Comments for: Judge rejects deal for man who stole welfare benefits from Rockland

Posted Oct. 31, 2012, at 1:52 p.m.
Last modified Oct. 31, 2012, at 3:54 p.m.

ROCKLAND, Maine — Calling the theft of money from taxpayers “outrageous,” a Superior Court judge on Wednesday rejected a sentence agreement reached between the district attorney’s office and the attorney for the defendant. Justice Jeffrey Hjelm instead imposed a 30-day jail term for the 45-year-old man who provided false statements …

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