peace and two counts of resisting arrest after Administrative Assistant Mary AnnGendron called police from the third-floor meeting room above the police station in theHenry Woods Building to report that Mr. Shibley was giving the board a "hard time,"according to a police report.Police wrote in their report that they observed Mr. Shibley on June 19 interruptingboard members and attempting to act as a member of the planning board, though hehad not yet been sworn in. Police said he was causing a disturbance, and when herefused to leave, one officer placed his hand on Mr. Shibley, who tensed and became"actively resistant."The charge of disturbing the peace was dismissed several months ago, and Judge PaulMcGill found Mr. Shibley not guilty on the two remaining charges during a bench trialin Western Worcester District Court on Wednesday.Mr. Sibley is awaiting trial on trespassing charges brought recently after Police ChiefErik Demetropulos allegedly found him driving on public property. Mr. Shibley hadbeen served with a notice to stay off town property and out of town buildings except inspecial circumstances.
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Member-elect charged with disrupting Barre board meeting
BARRE— A local political blogger who was elected to the Planning Board earlier thisyear by write-in votes but has not been sworn in was arrested Tuesday night after heallegedly disrupted the board's meeting, then resisted when police tried to remove him.Craig P. Shibley, 44, of 151 Butterworth Road, Barre, was arraigned in WesternWorcester District Court in East Brookfield yesterday on a charge of disturbing thepeace and two counts of resisting arrest.