Police chief in Townsend creates more turmoil

02/17/2017 07:36 AM EST
Townsend Police Chief Robert Eaton has had a bad week, largely of his own making. Over the past five days, Eaton has done the following: * Downplayed the questionable actions of a former Townsend police IT employee, David Mazza, that surfaced in an Essex County investigation. 
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