The Maine Supreme Court yesterday refused to hear the town of Cumberland's appea
The Maine Supreme Court yesterday refused to hear the town of Cumberland's appeal of a Superior Court judge's award of about $55,000 in back pay to Cumberland police chief Leon Planche who was fired after a hearing conducted by Town Manager Robert Bensen concluded that Planche had been drinking while on duty at the Cumberland Fair on October 3, 1993 Justice Howard Dana of the Supreme Court refused the case because Justice Lipez has not yet ruled on a second component of Planche's appeal--whether Benson could reasonably have concluded, based on the evidence, that Planche had been drinking at the fair
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