More details released in arrest of Sagadahoc County sheriff’s deputy

Times Record - 07-16

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BATH — A Sagadahoc County sheriff’s deputy arrested last week is accused of choking his live-in girlfriend during an argument at his home in West Bath on June 23. Matthew Shiers, 35, of West Bath was arrested by the Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office Friday morning at the Sagadahoc County Sheriff’s Office in Bath. Shiers was arrested on a warrant for aggravated assault, which was elevated to a Class B felony punishable by up to 10 years in prison and a $20,000 fine, because the alleged assault involved strangulation.

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