Authorities were warned about Maine mass shooter Robert Card weeks ago: report

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Maine police were apparently tipped off last month about “veiled threats” from Robert Card , the suspect of two mass shootings in Maine that ended with the killing of at least 18 people Two local law enforcement officers told the Associated Press that a “statewide awareness alert” was sent in mid-September that cautioned authorities to be on the watch for Robert Card after the firearms instructor and US Army reservist allegedly threatened his base as well as other soldiers.

A visit was later made to Card’s home. He was not seen, and law enforcement moved on, according to the outlet.”

“We added extra patrols, we did that for about two weeks. … The guy never showed up,” said Jack Clements, the police chief in Saco, a town where Card had trained at the local Army Reserve base.

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