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Panel: Sheriff’s Deputy Justified in Shooting Man

Panel: Sheriff’s Deputy Justified in Shooting Man

| June 16, 2015

PARIS, Maine (AP) – A statewide panel has cleared an Oxford County sheriff’s deputy of wrongdoing for shooting a 31-year-old man during an armed confrontation in Lovell. Sheriff Wayne Gallant tells the Sun Journal the panel found Cpl. George Cayer’s actions were justified and called the department’s policies for handling armed confrontations more than adequate. […]

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Police Charge Man After Weekend Standoff

Police Charge Man After Weekend Standoff

| March 4, 2014

PARIS, Maine (AP) – An Oxford County man involved in a weekend standoff with police has been charged with two misdemeanor offenses. Corey Taylor of Peru was charged in court Monday with criminal threatening and terrorizing. Both carry a sentence of a year in jail and a $2,000 fine upon conviction. He was granted $5,000 […]

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MDEA Raids Oxford County Meth Labs

MDEA Raids Oxford County Meth Labs

| February 7, 2014

OXFORD, Maine (AP) – The Maine Drug Enforcement Agency says it’s found evidence of two methamphetamine labs during a series of raids in Oxford County. Drugs agents, state troopers and Oxford County deputies served search warrants at five houses in Oxford, Greenwood, Albany, Mason Township and Gilead on Friday. Public Safety Department spokesman Steve McCausland […]

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