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November 14, 1988
A man posing as a police officer killed one person and wounded three others in a two-state shooting spree believed linked to the closing of a home for the retarded that he had managed, police in West Gardiner, Me., said. Police said the man killed himself while officers chased him at speeds up to 90 m.p.h. Alan Matterson, 36, former head of the Mechanic Falls group home, shot the home's former bookkeeper, two officials involved in regulating such homes and one of their relatives.
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March 1, 1997 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Defense Secretary William S. Cohen's brother was defending himself when he shot an armed intruder, prosecutors said as they announced charges against the wounded man and two others. Dist. Atty. Christopher Almy said in Bangor the three suspects were arrested and an investigation produced "no basis" for charging Robert Cohen, 51. Michael Chasse, 22, was released from a hospital, where he had been treated for what police said were several wounds.
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March 1, 1997 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Defense Secretary William S. Cohen's brother was defending himself when he shot an armed intruder, prosecutors said as they announced charges against the wounded man and two others. Dist. Atty. Christopher Almy said in Bangor the three suspects were arrested and an investigation produced "no basis" for charging Robert Cohen, 51. Michael Chasse, 22, was released from a hospital, where he had been treated for what police said were several wounds.
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November 14, 1988
A man posing as a police officer killed one person and wounded three others in a two-state shooting spree believed linked to the closing of a home for the retarded that he had managed, police in West Gardiner, Me., said. Police said the man killed himself while officers chased him at speeds up to 90 m.p.h. Alan Matterson, 36, former head of the Mechanic Falls group home, shot the home's former bookkeeper, two officials involved in regulating such homes and one of their relatives.
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April 19, 2006 | Elizabeth Mehren, Times Staff Writer
The Maine Department of Public Safety restored its Web-based sex offender registry Monday, following the Easter-weekend slayings of two convicted sex offenders and the suicide of the alleged killer. The site, which receives 200,000 visits per month, had been temporarily dismantled after the fatal shootings in Maine on Sunday morning of William Elliott, 24, and Joseph Gray, 57. The suspected killer, Stephen A.
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