71-year-old Carl Hiebert of Belgrade has been arrested after a standoff with police in Readfield earlier this week.

From Maine State Police:

On Tuesday, June 18, 2024, at approximately 6:02 pm, the Augusta Regional Communications Center received a domestic violence complaint from a 70-year-old woman in Readfield. The woman told dispatchers her ex-husband 71-year-old Carl Hiebert of Belgrade had a firearm and assaulted her at her Morrill Road home. Also in the home at the time was the couple’s 41-year-old son who resides at the residence. Troopers arrived on scene and found the female victim in the driveway. She was safely removed from the location and treated by Winthrop Rescue. A perimeter was set up around the residence with the help of Troop G, Troop I and Kennebec County Sheriff’s Office. The son was able to remove himself from the residence and was unharmed. The Maine State Police Tactical Team and Crisis Negotiation Team responded to the residence and was able to take Hiebert into custody. Hiebert was arrested and charged with DV Criminal Threatening with a Dangerous Weapon, Reckless Conduct with a firearm and DV Assault. Hiebert was transported to the Kennebec County Correctional Facility.

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