MACHIAS — The Washington County grand jury has indicted a Baileyville man on a number of charges.
According to District Attorney Matthew Foster, a law enforcement officer went to Walter Durgin’s house on April 12 to serve papers and found his son there who had an outstanding warrant.
Foster said when the officer attempted to apprehend his son, Durgin allegedly threatened to shoot the officer.
According to Foster, the son appeared to be armed and other officers were called in.
Foster said after the son surrendered, the officer attempted to arrest Durgin for his alleged threat but Durgin resisted and both of them fell to the ground.
Foster said that’s when Durgin allegedly punched the officer in the face.
Durgin was tased and taken into custody.
The grand jury indicted Durgin on charges of assault on an officer, terrorizing, and refusing to submit to arrest.