I Am A Lineman For The County. And We Have To Use Cones. So I’m Fighting With Policemen In The Gully By The Road

OLD TOWN, Maine — An Indian Island man who police say refused to sign a ticket and then elbowed one officer and hit a deputy while they were trying to handcuff him was arrested and charged with assault, Old Town police Capt. Kyle Smart said Friday. Raymond Chavaree, 52, was charged at around 10:35 p.m. on New Year’s Eve with assault, refusing to submit to arrest, refusing to sign a summons, and improper passing of a police vehicle, the lieutenant said. Chavaree was originally stopped on Stillwater Avenue by Officer Christine McAvoy after he drove by and nearly sideswiped Officer Lee Miller, who was conducting a traffic stop, Smart said. “He immediately started yelling at her, saying she had no right to pull him over,” the lieutenant said of Chavaree.(read more at the BangorDailyNews)