Reports of a man with a gun near Micmac Drive in Presque Isle leads to police response, no arrest

Published: May. 16, 2023 at 4:23 PM EDT
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PRESQUE ISLE, Maine (WAGM) -Reports of a man with a gun near Micmac Drive in Presque Isle this afternoon led to a police response, but no arrest. According to the Presque Isle police Department, they received reports around 2:30 Tuesday afternoon of either one or two individuals walking in the area of MicMac Drive and carrying rifles. Police responded to the area, which is located close to Presque Isle Middle School, According to a letter to the MSAD1 Community, Superintendent Ben Greenlaw stated The individual who was carrying the firearm has been located and identified by the Presque Isle Police Department. The individual was carrying two pellet guns that were picked up out of a dumpster in the area. There is no threat at this time. Deputy Chief Chris Hayes adds that the case is closed and they are not currently continuing to investigate.