Republican Party Vice-Chairman’s Ex-Husband Pleads Not Guilty 


The ex-husband of Maine’s Republican party vice-chairwoman pled not guilty Wednesday to charges he threatened her, her boyfriend and one of her children with a loaded gun.

Police say Wilfred Morissette was intoxicated when he pulled a weapon on Susan Morissette outside of her Winslow home. The couple divorced in 2012.

Morissette faces three counts of aggravated reckless conduct, two counts of domestic violence criminal threatening with a dangerous weapon and one count of criminal threatening with a dangerous weapon.