Early this morning, March 25, the Maine State Police recommended people who live on Drake Road in the town of Bradford, to shelter in place.

From Maine State Police:

On Monday, March 25, 2024, at approximately 7:00 am, the Maine State Police responded to a residence on Drake Road in Bradford for the report of a domestic violence incident involving an armed male and his wife. Troopers arrived on scene and made contact with 60-year-old Timothy Philpot of Bradford. Philpot was carrying a firearm and was outside his residence on a public way refusing to comply with commands to surrender himself. For the safety of the public in that area a shelter in place advisory was issued. Philpot’s wife was able to get out of the house safely and was not injured. After several hours of negotiation with the Maine State Police Crisis Negotiation Team Philpot was taken into custody by the Maine State Police Tactical Team and Troopers from the Northern Field Troop.

Philpot was transported to Eastern Maine Medical Center and then to the Penobscot County Jail. Philpot has been charged with Domestic Violence Criminal Threatening, Refusing to Submit to Arrest or Detention, Reckless Conduct with a Dangerous Weapon, and Felony Level Criminal Mischief.

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