CARRABASSETT VALLEY — A Carrabassett Valley police officer was arrested by Farmington police Tuesday afternoon on a charge of domestic violence assault.

Corrado Ceccarelli Franklin County Jail photo

Corrado Ceccarelli, 55, was arrested in Carrabassett Valley and taken to the Franklin County Detention Center in Farmington, said arresting Officer Darin Gilbert of the Farmington Police Department.

The assault took place at 8:30 p.m. Monday in Farmington, Gilbert said, but he did not give a location.

According to the detention center arrest log, Ceccarelli was released Tuesday afternoon on $250 cash bail. He is expected to make his first court appearance May 21  in Farmington.

A conviction carries a penalty of 364 days in jail.

Maine Criminal Justice Academy Director John Rogers confirmed Wednesday Ceccarelli’s status as a full-time Carrabassett Valley police officer.

Chief Mark Lopez did not return phone calls or an email made Tuesday afternoon.

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