Use of force on Maine teen leads to lawsuit

Parents claim excessive force although a state probe cleared the officer


Portland Press Herald

PORTLAND, Maine — The parents of a teenager who was shot and killed by a Waldoboro police officer more than two years ago have filed a wrongful-death lawsuit.

The civil action, filed Monday in U.S. District Court in Portland, seeks unspecified monetary damages from the former officer and the town of Waldoboro.

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