From the Maine State Police:

On Wednesday, May 8, 2024, at approximately 8:15 am, the Maine State Police received information that 33-year-old Marlon Cloutier of Augusta, was at a relative’s home on Sunset Ridge in the town of Sidney. Cloutier was wanted out of Penobscot County on Felony Burglary, Theft of Firearms, Violation of Conditional Release, Violation of a Protection Order and Possession of a Firearm. Troopers responded to the area and confirmed Cloutier was inside the residence. Residents of the home left shortly after Cloutier arrived. Nearby residents were evacuated from their homes and Sunset Ridge Road was shut down to traffic. Due to the nature of the warrant and recent threats of violence, the State Police Tactical Team and Crisis Negotiation Team responded to assist just after 12:00 pm. After more than eight hours of negotiations Cloutier was taken into custody. Cloutier was transported to the Kennebec County Jail where he will be booked on the warrants and charged with Creating a Police Stand Off, Violation of Bail, Possession of Scheduled W Drugs and Refusing to Submit to Arrest of Detention.


The Maine State Police is on the scene at a home on Sunset Ridge in Sidney this afternoon, May 8.

NewsCenterMaine reports the response is because a barricaded person. Nearby homes have been evacuated.

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