May 21, 2018
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Cumberland County deputy charged in domestic assault case

Paul Pettengill
By Beth Brogan, BDN Staff

STANDISH, Maine — A deputy with the Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office was arrested Monday night and charged with domestic violence assault and terrorizing following an alleged incident in Standish.

Officials from the sheriff’s office went to Bonny Eagle Road in Standish at 8:37 p.m. Monday after a call reporting a disturbance, according to a release from Cumberland County Sheriff Kevin Joyce.

Paul Pettengill, 42, was arrested and charged with misdemeanor domestic violence assault and terrorizing, Joyce said later on Tuesday.

Pettengill was taken to Cumberland County Jail and released early Tuesday morning. Joyce declined to release any additional details.

Pettengill was placed on administrative leave with pay pending investigation, according to the release.

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