Comments for: Washington County has no record of ‘special deputy’ appointment of man who left gun at L.L. Bean

Posted Jan. 03, 2013, at 4:57 p.m.
Last modified Jan. 03, 2013, at 5:57 p.m.

ELLSWORTH, Maine — The “special deputy” appointment of a Winter Harbor doctor by Washington County Sheriff Donnie Smith was never validated according to Maine law. Despite that, Smith gave the man an ID that wrongly identified him as a qualified police officer with the right to carry a concealed weapon. …

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