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Governor to decide whether to remove Oxford County sheriff

Posted on AllSides April 24th, 2024
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A hearing to help decide whether Sheriff Christopher Wainwright will stay in office finished Wednesday. AUGUSTA, Maine — The hearing to help decide whether Oxford County Sheriff Christopher Wainwright will stay in office finished Wednesday. Governor Janet Mills is the only person who can remove an acting sheriff from their position and will ultimately decide Wainwright's fate. In earlier testimony, an Oxford County deputy said Wainwright pressured him to dismiss a traffic violation for an acquaintance for consuming alcohol in a vehicle. The deputy said Wainwright told him to "make...

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