Man Police Say Caused 4th of July Standoff Makes First Court Appearance

BANGOR - The man who Bangor police say caused an armed standoff in downtown on Independence Day made his first court appearance Tuesday.


44 year old Perrin Oliver is charged with being a felon in possession of a firearm. He has yet to be indicted by a federal grand jury.


A detention hearing has been scheduled for October 1st.


The government is requesting Oliver be held without bail because he a poses a danger to the community.


Authorities say he was banned from having guns due to a prior conviction in New York. Oliver was arrested on July 4th after he allegedly fired dozens of rounds from a pistol inside an apartment on Park Street and from a window.

Lindsey Mills


Lindsey joined the WVII ABC7 and WFVX FOX Bangor news team in January of 2012. Raised in Arlington, Mass., Lindsey graduated from Endicott College located in Beverly, Mass. where she majored in Communication. While attending college on the North Shore Lindsey ran the campus newspaper, the Endicott Observer, lead the Endicott Gulls field hockey team as Captain in the 2009 & 2010 seasons, and played for the women’s club hockey team.

For two years Lindsey worked at WCVB Channel 5 News Boston as an ENG producer and writer, while also filling in for various positions in
Chronicle, the station’s nightly news magazine. Additionally, Lindsey contributed to the production of two MDA Labor Day telethons.

When she’s not in the field she can be found on the ice. Lindsey helps out with Brewer’s Youth Hockey Learn to Skate & Learn to Play program and plays on a men’s league team. She also helped to establish Brewer’s first youth under-12 girl’s hockey team.

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