UPDATE (8:40 pm): ****Houlton Police Chief Butch Asselin says Mr. Swimm has been located in Exeter. He is safe and fine. Police are interviewing him. ****
The Houlton Police Department is requesting the public’s assistance in locating Jeffrey D. Swimm, age 34 of Houlton who was last known to be at his residence on Water Street at 1:30 AM, Thursday. Mr. Swimm may be operating a tan 2006 Chevrolet Cobalt bearing Maine registration 3797 RZ. The police department would like to speak to Mr. Swimm in regards to his well-being. While no threat has been made, the police department requests that you not approach Mr. Swimm. Police have reason to believe Mr. Swimm may have a 9mm handgun in his possession. Instead, please contact the nearest law enforcement agency in your area. Mr. Swimm is described as being Caucasian, 5’11”, 150 lbs., brown hair, and blue eyes. A statewide alert for Mr. Swimm has been issued to all law enforcement agencies across the state. Det. Stewart Kennedy is the investigating officer. Anyone with information is encouraged to call the Houlton Police Department at 532-2287.