A Portland police officer was indicted for the second time in six years last week.

Brian Regan, 39, was indicted Friday on charges of reckless conduct with a weapon and criminal threatening with a weapon, both Class C crimes, as well as criminal threatening, assault and two counts of domestic violence assault, all Class D crimes.

Regan was arrested near his house in Westbrook March 18 after his wife called the Portland police seeking assistance with a domestic violence incident, said Westbrook police Chief Bill Baker.

Regan could face five years in prison for each Class C offense, and one year for each Class D offense.

At the time of his arrest, Regan was ordered to relinquish his police identification and weapon. As a condition of his bail, he is not to have contact with his wife. Regan, who has been employed by the Portland Police Department for 14 years, was placed on administrative leave with pay.

A court appearance had not been scheduled by American Journal deadline.

In 2002, Regan was indicted for police brutality and suspended from the department for six months, but was acquitted after a criminal trial.


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