County leaders discuss sheriff misconduct allegations

Commissioners Meet to Discuss Sheriff's Lewd Text & Sex Claims

PARIS, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- Misconduct allegations against Oxford County Sheriff Wayne Gallant will be the subject of a meeting of county commissioners.

The meeting is schedule for Tuesday in Paris. Commissioners and their attorney plan to take their discussion into executive session where they can speak in private.

Questions about the sheriff arose last month when a union representative told NEWS CENTER that Gallant solicited two employees for sex and threatened to fire one after being rejected.

County administrator Scott Cole confirmed Gallant has been under investigation since early November.

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