Farmington man faces charges following standoff
FARMINGTON, Maine (WABI) - A Farmington man is facing a number of charges after a nearly 24-hour standoff with police.
Forty-three-year-old Matthew Allen was arrested Monday morning.
He’s charged with criminal threatening with a dangerous weapon, possession of a firearm by a prohibited person, and creating a police standoff.
It all started around 9:30 a.m. Sunday on Temple Road.
Farmington police say when they tried to make contact with Allen, he was uncooperative and threatened them with a gun.
Police say he surrendered just before 7a.m. Monday.
No injuries were reported.
Route 43 in the area of the standoff was blocked off during the incident but is now open.
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