Comments for: Man charged with bringing handgun into Portland courthouse

Posted March 16, 2011, at 9:45 a.m.

PORTLAND | Police say a man attempted to bring a gun into a protection-from-abuse court hearing in Portland, underscoring ongoing concerns about courthouse security in Maine. Police say 42-year-old Val Graffa was arrested after court marshals at a security checkpoint found a .45-caliber, Derringer-style handgun zippered in a pouch. …

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