A man wanted by Sabattus police for domestic violence and other charges turned himself into police Thursday morning.

Police were looking for 34-year-old Scott Albert of Sabattus following a daylong standoff at a home on Kristy Lane. Police said Albert was considered armed and dangerous.

Scott Albert

Scott Albert

An arrest warrant for Albert charges him with domestic violence assault, domestic violence reckless conduct and possession of a firearm by a prohibited person.

Albert turned himself in at the Androscoggin County Jail just after 7 a.m. Thursday.

Police were called to the home on Kristy Lane around 9:55 a.m. Wednesday to investigate a report of a domestic violence assault. Police said the victim told them Albert had assault her Tuesday night and into Wednesday morning.

Police were told Albert had a handgun and access to several weapons. Police were not able to reach him by phone and called for backup from the Maine State Police Tactical Team and for a state police crisis negotiator to help with the situation.

The tactical team went into the home around 7:30 p.m., but Albert was not inside.

Police Chief Gary Baillargeon had urged Albert to turn himself in. Baillargeon said in a Facebook post Thursday morning that he is “extremely pleased” with the outcome because it ensures the safety of Sabattus residents, police and Albert.


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