Police & Fire

State Police: Standoff in Dover-Foxcroft ends

DOVER-FOXCROFT – A standoff between police and a barricaded subject in Dover-Foxcroft has ended, said Shannon Moss, a spokesperson for the Maine Department of Public Safety.

“I can confirm that the Maine State Police Tactical Team and Crisis Negotiation Team were in Dover-Foxcroft assisting with a barricaded subject,” Moss said just before 8:30 p.m.

Dover-Foxcroft Police is the primary agency that handled the standoff, though officers from the Maine State Police assisted, she said.

An officer reroutes a vehicle traveling along Bangor Road in Dover-Foxcroft just after 7 p.m. Dec. 3, 2021. The vehicle had to turn onto Atkinson Road.

A location for the standoff was not provided.

A section of Route 15 was closed Friday due to the standoff.

Just after 7 p.m., an officer was redirecting vehicles traveling south on state Route 15. Vehicles had to turn onto Atkinson Road.

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