Police chief cleared for utilizing lethal power in 2021 capturing

Fort Fairfield Police Chief Matthew Cummings has been cleared in his use of lethal power throughout a 2021 incident in Presque Isle when he labored for the Aroostook County Sheriff’s Workplace.

Shannon Wilcox, 53, of Presque Isle died on July 8, 2021 when Cummings shot him in self-defense, Lawyer Normal Aaron Frey mentioned in a letter to Aroostook County Sheriff Shawn Gillen Thursday.

The lawyer common’s workplace investigates all circumstances of police use of lethal power to find out if the officers’ actions have been justified, nevertheless it has by no means discovered an officer unjustified.