Wednesday, 11 July 2018 10:22

East Machias man indicted on charges connected to December robbery

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EAST MACHIAS - An East Machias man who was shot following an alleged robbery is among those indicted by a Washington County grand jury.

Jason Jackson, 34, is facing charges that include robbery, burglary and criminal threatening with a dangerous weapon.


Authorities said that in December, an armed Jackson went to a woman's home in East Machias and demanded money.


He took off when he didn't get anything but ended up in an armed confrontation with authorities when he was found at a home in Machiasport.


Both Jackson and his former girlfriend were shot when officials said he reached for a gun.