Derek Sam Killed by Presque Isle Police Department

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631 Main St
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Sam was shot by Presque Isle police officer Lucas Hafford. Responding to calls about erratic behavior, Hafford encountered Sam carrying a knife and used verbal orders and a stun gun before shooting and killing him, according to police.

Victim's Name: Derek Sam

Agency Responsible: Presque Isle Police Department

Gender: Male

Age: 29

Race: Unknown race

Date of Death: May 7, 2016

County: Aroostook

Cause of Death: Gunshot, Taser

Official Disposition: Pending investigation/No Known Charges

Criminal Charges: No known charges

Mental Illness: Unknown

Armed: Allegedly Armed

Weapon: knife

Threat Level: other

Fleeing: Not fleeing

Body Camera: No

Washington Post Database ID: 1529

Geography: Rural

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