Man is facing charges after standoff in Island Falls

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Published: Feb. 10, 2023 at 5:38 PM EST
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ISLAND FALLS, Maine (WABI) - An Island Falls man is facing charges after a standoff with police on Thursday.

Michael Charette Jr., 19, is charged with criminal threatening with a dangerous weapon, reckless conduct with a dangerous weapon, creating a police standoff, and domestic violence assault.

The Aroostook County Sheriff’s Office says they were called to a house for a family fight.

Sheriff’s deputies say Charette Jr., displayed a firearm during the fight.

Police say they were able to find Charette Jr. and got a search warrant for his house.

The public is asked to call the Aroostook County Sheriff’s Office with any information related to this incident.