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Trooper Stunned in New Sharon 

A 65-year-old woman from New Sharon, convicted of mistreating animals, landed in jail after being accused of using a stun gun on a state trooper.Carol Murphy was being investigated on a complaint that she was hoarding animals at her home.In 2004, 70-animals were seized from her property.A year later, she was found guilty of animal cruelty.Following that, Murphy was under a court order barring her from keeping animals.Wednesday, trooper Aaron Turcotte showed up at Murphy’s home to see if she was in violation.Court documents say she used a stun gun on him.Turcotte was not seriously hurt.A central Maine newspaper says at least 40 domestic and farm animals: including a donkey, two alpacas and a potbellied pig were seized the next day.