Alleged Killer of Sgt. Gannon Arraigned on New Charges

Related to a slashing incident at Barnstable County Jail...
Thomas Latanowich (2015 Yarmouth Police booking photo)

From the office of Barnstable County Sheriff Jim Cummings...

BOURNE - Thomas Latanowich, currently facing a murder charge in last April’s shooting of Yarmouth K9 Sergeant Sean Gannon, was arraigned last week on a separate attack allegedly perpetrated while awaiting trial at the Barnstable County Correctional Facility in Bourne.

Latanowich, 30, is charged with assault to maim and assault and battery with a dangerous weapon. He is alleged to have used an altered shaving razor to slice a two-inch cut on the face and left ear of another inmate.

The incident occurred on November 10th and reportedly began as a fist fight between the two inmates. Latanowich is seen (on Sheriff’s video system) pulling a small, straight-edged razor from his waistband and using it to slash the other inmate.

Latanowich’s arraignment was conducted using a videoconference link between the correctional facility and Falmouth District Court.


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