Wintle Expected to Plead Guilty Thursday

Updated 3 years ago

A former state lawmaker charged with pulling a loaded gun on a news photographer has reached a plea deal with the state.A local newspaper is reporting that deal is contingent on approval from the alleged victim.59-year-old Frederick Wintle has agreed to plead guilty to Class C Crimnal Threatening Charges.Police said Wintle pulled a gun on a man in a waterville parking lot last May, 2011.Wintle stepped down from the house of representatives in September.Wintle’s attorney told TV5 Wintle suffered a mental breakdown that led to the incident.He has remained free bail.


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