Tuesday, 08 January 2019 13:26

Maine fugitive arrested in Rhode Island Featured

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SKOWHEGAN - Police in Maine had been searching for 32-year-old Christopher Monroe since New Year's Day and on Monday, police in Newport, Rhode Island arrested Monroe on an active warrant. 

Monroe is charged with aggravated assault from a New Year's Day attack in Skowhegan. Police believe Monroe stabbed a Norridgewock man multiple times in the chest and neck during the alleged assault.


The victim is still recovering but has been released from Redington-Fairview General Hospital in Skowhegan.


Monroe had been evading police since Jan. 1 and is being processed for extradition back to the state of Maine.