The Presque Isle Police Department made an arrest July 5, 2021 around 2 a.m. on the Parsons Road in Presque Isle. The subject was charged with Unlawful possession of methamphetamine, Operating after Suspension, possession of a firearm by a felon, Violation of Conditions of Release and several traffic violations. 

Officials at the Presque Isle Police Department said the vehicle took off at a high rate of speed when Sgt. Cote attempted to stop it.

The vehicle and subject were located a few moments later trying to hide in a driveway at a local residence.

Presque Isle Police said a firearm was found with the trigger, grip and hammer covered in electrical tape to avoid fingerprints. PIPD added on their Facebook post. “This firearm being seized by officers potentially stopped a dangerous criminal offense from occurring.”

The subject's name was not released. This story will be updated when any additional information is made available.

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The Presque Isle Police Department is located at 43 North Street in the City of Presque isle. The Chief of Police is  Laurie Kelly. You can see more posts from the Presque Isle Police on their Facebook. They update the site on a regular basis with announcements. Some of those articles are news events like arrests or advisories to the community. Many times on the Presque Isle Police Department Facebook, you see shared information from other agencies about investigations or updates on staff or local events. The business line is (207) 764 - 4476. Their email is Addition Info about the city of Presque Isle: The City Manager of Presque Isle, Maine is Martin Puckett. Presque Isle City Hall is located at 12 2nd Street. The phone number is (207) 760 - 2700.

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