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Deputies Arrest Machiasport Man - Sep. 16, 2018

Washington County Sheriff’s Office
83 Court Street Machias Maine 04654

Sheriff Barry A. Curtis

***For Immediate Release***

   On 09/16/2018 at approximately 8:00pm the Washington County RCC received a 911 call from a Machiasport residence reporting her Husband had smashed up the house and threatening suicide.  Deputies and Troopers responded and staged near the residence.  At the time 1 adult female and two juvenile females were inside the residence.  During the call several shots were fired outside the residence by the suspect.  The suspect threatened to harm himself if Law Enforcement arrived.  All three females were able to leave the residence.  At approximately 6:45 Am Deputies Arrested 42 year old David Smith of Machiasport for Terrorizing Class C and he was taken to the Washington County Jail.  Smith was cooperative with the Deputies at the time of his arrest. Smith is currently being held at the Washington County Jail without bail pending his initial appearance in Machias District Court.  The Sheriff's Office was assisted by the State Police and the Marine Patrol.    

Chief Deputy Michael Crabtree
Washington County Sheriff's Office
83 Court Street
Machias, Maine 04654