Ellsworth police officer notified of Robert Card’s threats in mid-September

An Ellsworth police officer was one in every of a number of regulation enforcement officers notified of the Lewiston mass shooter’s threats of violence within the months earlier than he killed 18 folks and injured 13 extra at a bar and bowling alley final Wednesday.

Ellsworth police Chief Glenn Moshier advised The Maine Monitor on Tuesday one in every of his officers served as taking pictures suspect Robert R. Card II’s superior in the identical army coaching unit.

The officer was notified of Card’s threats by different superiors in that unit on Sept. 15, which included a direct risk to the Ellsworth officer and the Saco army base the place they served collectively.