February 4, 2013

Police arrest wanted man after trailer park standoff

From staff reports

JAY – After a standoff at the Pine Haven Trailer Park that lasted for several hours police arrested a fugitive who fled a traffic stop Friday night.

WGME-TV reported that police used tear gas to try to get Michael Gatcomb, 29, to surrender.

Police then went into a mobile home and found him hiding under a sink, according to WGME.

Gatcomb was wanted on several charges, including domestic assault and violating conditions of release.

Police were not providing details of the arrest Sunday night.

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