November 1, 2013

Man arrested after entering Stephen King’s home

The Orono man was told by staff to leave, then got into a confrontation with officers, police say.

The Associated Press

BANGOR – Police say a man who entered the home of horror writer Stephen King is facing charges.

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An intruder was arrested after he entered author Stephen King’s house in Bangor, then got involved in a confrontation with an officer, police said.

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Police on Friday identified the intruder as 29-year-old Christopher Prince, who got into a confrontation with police officers who tried to question him about the incident in Bangor.

The episode unfolded Tuesday.

Police say Prince went inside King’s home but was ordered to leave by staff members. The trouble grew when the Orono man became combative with officers who tried to question him.

Police ended up arresting him on charges of failure to submit to arrest. They also issued him a criminal trespass warning. No phone listing could be found for Christopher Prince.

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