Donated gun alarms thrift store worker

ELLSWORTH — A Goodwill employee called police July 30 to report the store had “a handgun that was found in a box of donated items,” and that the store was “not able to keep it.”

An officer arrived and found it was a pellet gun — albeit a very realistic-looking one — but the store did not want it. It was brought to the police station.

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Steve Fuller

Steve Fuller

Reporter at The Ellsworth American,
Steve Fuller worked at The Ellsworth American from 2012 to early 2018. He covered the city of Ellsworth, including the Ellsworth School Department and the city police beat, as well as the towns of Amherst, Aurora, Eastbrook, Great Pond, Mariaville, Osborn, Otis and Waltham. A native of Waldo County, he served as editor of Belfast's Republican Journal prior to joining the American. He lives in Orland.
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