A Maine political action committee that supported Donald Trump’s presidential campaign has asked the Cumberland County District Attorney to dismiss charges against three women who are alleged to have stolen Trump campaign signs from Route 1 in Falmouth.

The Making Maine Great Again PAC issued a statement Tuesday night saying it was time for the state and nation “to heal its wounds so we can move forward in a united manner.”

David Jones, chairman of Making Maine Great Again, said he met with an assistant district attorney Monday and she told him her office will consider dismissing theft charges against Elizabeth (Betta) Stothart of Falmouth and two other women.

The theft of the Trump signs, which were owned by the PAC, made national news. Stothart, a writer and editor, wrote an opinion piece about her role in the incident that appeared in the Washington Post.

At one point during the days leading up to the Nov. 8 election, there appeared to be dozens, if not hundreds of Trump election signs posted on both sides of Route 1 in Falmouth.

“I certainly do not want to minimize the severity of the issue, but I think we are all better served by allowing this issue to come to an amicable resolution,” Jones said in a statement. “I believe no one should be defined by a single action. I also believe we must find a way to work together and move Maine and America forward. “While this does not heal all the wounds from this past election, hopefully it will be a start,” Jones said.

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