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November 15, 2012

Lawmaker arrested in family dispute

WINDHAM – Police have arrested Rep. Charles McMahon, R-Windham.

McMahon, 58, a former selectman, was arrested at his Floral Street home Tuesday night.

Windham police Capt. Mike Caron said McMahon was charged with obstructing a report of a crime or injury.

He was released and is scheduled to be arraigned Dec. 17 in 10th Circuit Court in Salem.

Police weren't releasing other details, though Caron characterized the incident as "family related."

Voters re-elected McMahon to another two-year term in the state Legislature Nov. 6. He also is a former Windham selectman.

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