September 3, 2013

Man subdued with stun gun near Cornville charter school

The man allegedly threatened people at the school and then threatened a Somerset County sheriff's deputy.

Morning Sentinel staff report

CORNVILLE — A man on was arrested on West Ridge Road, near Cornville Regional Charter School, after he reportedly threatened people at the school and then threatened a Somerset County sheriff's deputy.

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Somerset County deputy sheriffs, center, and a Maine State Police trooper, right, speak to a male subject, inside a Madison Police Department cruiser, who was arrested near the Cornville Regional Charter School today. Cpl. Eugene Cole of the Somerset County Sheriff's Office said the man threatened people at the school, and a deputy sheriff, and was twice subdued with a stun gun. A game warden is seen at left, behind the state police cruiser.

Staff photo by David Leaming

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The man was subdued with a stun gun after he refused to submit to arrest, according to Somerset County sheriff's Cpl. Eugene Cole.

Cole said the man then ran into the woods and was stunned again.

He was apprehended just after 2:30 p.m. and placed in a cruiser. Further details, including the man's name, were unavailable.

The school is the former Cornville Elementary School.

Several game wardens, deputies and state police were at the scene.

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