The mayor of Leominster today terminated a police officer who allegedly yelled a racial epithet at Red Sox player Carl Crawford during a minor league game in New Hampshire earlier this month. Mayor Dean Mazzarella fired Officer John Perrault, effective immediately, saying Perrault’s actions were in violation of department rules and brought discredit upon the police department. “Your actions are so egregious that severe discipline is warranted,” Mazzarella wrote in the letter firing Perrault.
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