Fort Fairfield Police Charge Juvenile with Terrorizing
Fort Fairfield Police responded to the Community Recreation Center, October 31, for a report of a juvenile brandishing a handgun.
Multiple Fort Fairfield officers, along with U.S. Border Patrol agents & Presque Isle Police, arrived at the community center within minutes of the report around 4:15 PM.
Several juveniles who were at the community center and witnessed the event were interviewed. Police said they identified the suspect and determined he displayed what appeared to be a .357 magnum handgun from the waistband of his pants.
Officers went to the residence of the alleged offender and he was taken into custody.
The weapon was seized - officials said it was a non-functional pellet gun. The case is being investigated by Officer Jesse Cormier.
The 11-year-old juvenile was charged with a class D crime of terrorizing and has a December court date. He was released to his parents’ custody.
Police said no further information will be provided due to the age of the suspect and victims.