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Posted on: March 19, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Press Release March 19, 2020 COVID-19 Jail Update

Incident Date:           March 18, 2020

Incident Time:           21:00 hours

Incident Location:    Cumberland County Jail

Release Date:             March 19, 2020

Release Time:            11:00 hours     

On the above date and time a 41 year old male participating in our Community Corrections Work Release Program returned from his job as a mason’s tender. The Cumberland County Jail Community Corrections Center is located on County Way in Portland. The inmate, from Portland resides at the Community Corrections Center as he is being held on a Probation Hold for traffic offenses. The inmate was not feeling well and had an elevated body temperature. The inmate walks to and from work. As a precautionary measure he was evaluated by our contract in-house medical provider. He is now being quarantined and waiting for COVID-19 testing results to be returned.  

The Community Corrections Center program is suspended for the time being.

The Community Corrections Center provides a safe, healthy environment where inmates are held to a high standard of conduct and are provided with opportunities for personal growth that allow them to return to society as productive citizens. Inmates participate in community service programs, work release programs i.e. outside employment, and treatment programs. The Community Corrections Center’s goal is to prepare inmates for successful re-entry into society upon release. These inmate are trusted to maintain this freedom and be productive and provide for themselves once they are released.  

Further inquiries can be addressed to:

 Chief Deputy Naldo Gagnon

Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office

207-774-1444 ext. 2115

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