from CBS Connecticut 

Police Commissioner Resigns After State Lawmaker Kills Several Ducks

NASHUA, N.H. (CBS Hartford) – A police commissioner resigned from his position after he assisted a New Hampshire state representative who ran over and killed several ducks in December.

Nashua Police Commissioner Tom Pappas wrote a letter to Gov. Maggie Hassan citing that he regrets his role in the incident, WMUR reported.

“I deeply regret my part in the events of December 23, 2013, and apologize to you, the Nashua Police Department and the public for the disruption that has occurred as a consequence of them,” Pappas wrote in the letter, according to WMUR.

State Rep. David Campbell ran over and killed several ducks outside of the Crowne Plaza Hotel in December and left the scene before police arrived. Pappas called the police department asking if it was alright if Campbell came in for questioning the next day because they were friends and the police agreed.

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