Maine (WABI)- A Mexico man has been arrested for threatening the life of incoming Oxford County Sheriff James Theriault.
State Police say 56-year old Joseph Salatka called the State Fire Marshall’s office to make the threat.
Police say he in possession of an air pistol when he was arrested walking a short distance from his home.
Sheriff Theriault was appointed by governor LePage earlier this week to replace Wayne Gallant.
Salatka was taken to the Oxford County Jail.