CAMBRIDGE, Md.– A former candidate for Dorchester County sheriff was issued a criminal summons on assault and related charges.
Cambridge police said John Foster, of Cambridge, was issued a criminal summons for second-degree assault and false imprisonment in connection with an incident that allegedly happened July 7.
Foster was a police officer for 20 years, served in the military, served as mayor of Denton and has been a councilman. He lost to incumbent Dorchester County Sheriff James Phillips in Maryland's Democratic primary election on June 24.
Police said Foster will appear in court on July 15 to answer to the criminal summons.
Tuesday, July 22 2014 11:33 PM EDT2014-07-23 03:33:21 GMT
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