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Aroostook County Grand Jury hands up 36 indictments for September, including Fort Kent man for multiple attempted murder charges

HOULTON, Maine — The Aroostook County grand jury indicted 36 people during its September session, including a Fort Kent man facing multiple charges for attempted murder and criminal threatening with a dangerous weapon. 

The indictments were released on Sept. 20 by District Attorney Todd Collins, who said that among those being indicted was Michael C. Baron, 24, of Fort Kent for his involvement in a July 31 incident in Stockholm.

Baron was indicted on three counts of aggravated attempted murder; four courts of criminal threatening with a dangerous weapon; theft; burglary; aggravated reckless conduct; and creating a police standoff.

During the July 31 incident, Baron allegedly tried to steal a vehicle and shot at deputies from the Aroostook County Sheriff’s Office, as well as local residents. He then engaged police in a nearly four-hour standoff, which included barricading himself in an apartment complex before surrendering peacefully.

Other indictments included in the September release were: 

Travis J. Theriault, 32, Caswell, burglary and theft.

Ashley L. Lopez, 33, Presque Isle, theft (two counts); and receiving stolen property.

Garnet A. Estey, 32, Mars Hill, violation of sex offender registry.

Gretchen Scott, 40, Van Buren, theft.

Tony L. Dubuc, 35, Westfield, operating a motor vehicle after license revocation and improper plates.

Donya L. Fuhrmann, 49, Caribou, domestic violence assault and violating conditions of release.

Daniel C. Smart, 46, Presque Isle, theft (two counts), unlawful possession of scheduled drugs.

Jordan A. Field, 39, Blaine, operating after license revocation and violating conditions of release.

Thirisha O. Simon, 44, Caribou, theft.

Lessent Stapleton, 76, East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania, theft.

Jesse H. Reese, 30, St. Agatha, domestic violence terrorizing with a dangerous weapon and domestic violence criminal threatening.

Leslie P. Collagan, 35, Stockholm, trafficking prison contraband; theft, burglary and violating conditions of release.

Joshua R. Jandreau, 38, Allagash, unlawful possession of drugs and aggravated assault.

Shaun R. Sylvain, 40, Houlton, attempted gross sexual assault and aggravated criminal trespass.

Clifton Leager, 40, Ashland, aggravated assault.

Wendy Brooker, 52, Fort Fairfield, tampering with a witness and violating conditions of release.

Sheldon Thibodeau, 65, Fort Kent, aggravated assault.

Ted L. Zarins, 30, Fort Kent, theft (two counts); operating after suspension; and violating conditions of release.

Kobe J. Hafford, 25, Fort Kent, criminal threatening with a deadly weapon; reckless conduct with a dangerous weapon; violating conditions of release; criminal mischief; creating a standoff.

Chad L. Bouchard, 47, Fort Kent, domestic violence stalking; violation of a protection order; and violating conditions of release.

Nicole M. Loch, 30, Norway, aggravated assault and violating conditions of release.

Nicholas A. Epstein, 27, Madawaska, violation of a protection order.

Jeffrey H. Chasse, 51, Washburn, eluding; driving to endanger; operating after suspension; and violating conditions of release.

Larry Graham, 45, Washburn, domestic violence criminal threatening with a dangerous weapon; domestic violence assault (two counts); and reckless conduct with a dangerous weapon.

Raymond T. Pinkham, 29, Washburn, domestic violence assault (two counts); retaliation against a witness; creating a standoff; domestic violence  terrorizing; harrasment by phone.

Scott A. Larson, 50, Limestone, assault on an officer; unlawful possession of drugs; refusing to submit to arrest; falsifying physical evidence; criminal speed; criminal threatening; and unlawful trafficking of drugs.

Brandon Corriveau, 27, Limestone, domestic violence assault; domestic violence reckless conduct; and refusing to submit to arrest.

Zachary S. Pike, 32, Mapleton, aggravated assault; tampering with a victim; and domestic violence assault. Also, eluding; refusing to submit to an arrest; reckless conduct with a dangerous weapon; and violating conditions of release (two counts).

Timothy Reid, 23, Limestone, aggravated assault and assault.

George T. White, 35, Limestone, operating after revocation and violating conditions of release.

Tyler W. Doody, 46, Caribou, theft; criminal mischief; and violating conditions of release.

Sean M. Cloney,  32, Caribou, operating after revocation.

Greg N. Ouellette, 54, Fort Kent, aggravated criminal mischief (two counts); aggravated assault; and domestic violence assault.

Wendy Brooker, 52, Fort Fairfield, tampering with a witness; criminal threatening; and violating conditions of release.

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