- Associated Press - Wednesday, July 13, 2016

CANTERBURY, N.H. (AP) - The town of Canterbury, New Hampshire, has hired a new police chief, two weeks after its former chief was acquitted of sexual assault charges.

The Concord Monitor reports (https://bit.ly/29DCP9x ) Lt. Michael Labrecque, who worked in Hooksett, will assume the post beginning Aug. 1.

Former Chief John LaRoche formally resigned in January. The Merrimack County Sheriff’s Office assisted Canterbury police in their search for a new chief.

Town Administrator Ken Folsom says Labrecque is a good fit and he’s confident that his arrival will bring a fresh start for the department.

Labrecque will earn an annual salary of $54,000 for a 32-hour work week. He previously worked for the Bow Police Department and the state Department of Corrections.

___

Information from: Concord Monitor, https://www.cmonitor.com


Copyright © 2018 The Washington Times, LLC.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times welcomes your comments on Spot.im, our third-party provider. Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.

 

Click to Read More and View Comments

Click to Hide