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. welcomes thoughtful comments and the varied opinions of our readers. We are in no way obligated to post or allow comments that our moderators deem inappropriate. We reserve the right to delete comments we perceive as profane, vulgar, threatening, offensive, racially-biased, homophobic, slanderous, hateful or just plain rude. Commenters may not attack or insult other commenters, readers or writers. Commenters who persist in posting inappropriate comments will be banned from commenting on