Ellsworth Police Officer in Trouble with the Law

HOLDEN - An Ellsworth Police Officer is in trouble with the law after being charged with a domestic violence assault.
Police say 30-year-old Andrew Weatherbee got in a fight with his 32-year-old girlfriend at her home early Sunday morning.  It happened after a text message he had sent, which police say was potentially to another female.  
The argument led to Weatherbee pushing and shoving the woman and then holding her down on the sofa and choking her.  Once she was able to  free herself, she called  police.
Weatherbee was then arrested but has since posted bail. The matter is being investigated.  Weatherbee is on administrative leave and is to have no contact with the woman.  He is expected to make his first court appearance on March 14.
Andrew Scheinthal

Weekend Anchor/Reporter

Andrew joined the WVII ABC 7 and WFVX FOX 22 News team in June of 2012. Since a young child he always wanted to pursue a career in Broadcast Journalism, and is honored to start his journey in Eastern Maine. He enjoys nothing more than meeting the members of the community and sharing their stories with our viewers.

Raised in Houston, Texas, Andrew graduated from Suffolk University located in Boston, Massachusetts where he majored in Communications. Before moving up to the Pine Tree State, Andrew was a student reporter for The Morning Show on New England Cable News (NECN).

When not in the newsroom, Andrew enjoys volunteering at the Bangor Humane Society. You can see him there at least once a week interacting with many of the dogs. He also enjoys cooking, reading, watching his favorite movies, and going to the gym.

Make sure to say hi when you see him on the streets, and mention Finding Nemo (his favorite movie) if you want some brownie points!

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