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Man in Standoff Commits Suicide

| June 30, 2014

SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – Police say a man was found dead in a South Portland garage after a standoff. Police say the man died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound on Monday in the garage of his Memory Lane home. They did not release the name of the man. A criminal investigation team is still […]

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Police Charge Man After Weekend Standoff

| March 4, 2014

PARIS, Maine (AP) – An Oxford County man involved in a weekend standoff with police has been charged with two misdemeanor offenses. Corey Taylor of Peru was charged in court Monday with criminal threatening and terrorizing. Both carry a sentence of a year in jail and a $2,000 fine upon conviction. He was granted $5,000 […]

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Standoff in Harrington Comes to an End

| November 21, 2013

A six-hour standoff at a house in Harrington ended peacefully tonight when the two men inside the home surrendered to State Police.  Both have been charged with criminal restraint.  Under arrest are 60 year old Elliot Robinson and his 78 year old father, Vernon Robinson.  The two are charged with preventing the matriarch of the […]

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Family Dispute Turns Into Standoff

| November 21, 2013

State Police remain at this hour outside a house in the Washington County town of Harrington at the site of a family dispute that has evolved into a standoff.  The house is located along Route 1 and traffic is being detoured around the area.  The State Police tactical team and negotiators were called to the […]

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Amity Standoff Over

| October 22, 2013

    State Police say an Amity man surrendered peacefully Tuesday afternoon at his remote camp site following a day long standoff with Troopers in Amity, which is about 20 miles south of Houlton.   Charged with criminal threatening with a dangerous weapon is 65 year old Gary Knapp, who lives in a small camper, off […]

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