BAILEYVILLE, Maine (WABI) - Police say a man who was arrested in Trenton Sunday led them on a chase in a truck he had stolen during a home invasion earlier that morning in Baileyville.
21-year-old James Berube is suspected of breaking in to a Houlton Road home and tying up the woman who lived there.
She was found in front of her home around noon after a neighbor heard her cries for help.
Police say she'd been tied up for some time and was able to describe the man who entered her home.
Police began searching for Berube in connection with that incident as well as three fires- 2 in Princeton, and one in Indian Township.
A bystander captured this video of Berube arrested by officers Sunday.
Authorities say Berube got out of the stolen truck near the IGA and went into the woods.
Police later found him.
Charges against him include driving to endanger, eluding police, kidnapping, robbery, burglary, and assault.
"She alleges that she heard a knock on the door. Opened the door to find a young man standing there who asked for a ride to Machias. She said no that's too far to go. He knocked her down, taped her hands and feet. Tied her with some electrical cords. Ransacked the house, broke phones, any means of communication, computers. Ransacked the home looking for cash. Didn't find much. Took the keys to her truck. Took her truck and left."
Berube was in court in Ellsworth on Monday.
His bail was set at $85,000.