Orono man facing charges after altercation left Brewer police officer injured

Published: Aug. 2, 2022 at 5:37 PM EDT
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BREWER, Maine (WABI) - An Orono man is facing charges after an altercation that left a Brewer police officer injured.

Richard May, 25, of Orono has been charged with assaulting an officer and refusing to submit to arrest.

The incident happened last Tuesday in Brewer behind Walmart.

Officers were called to help locate a person in crisis.

When police go there they say there was a scuffle with May, and an officer was hurt.

We’re told the officer has been unable to return to work after suffering a head injury and whiplash.

May was taken for an evaluation and was arrested later that day.

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