Maine police arrest home invasion suspect

Posted May 25, 2010, at 4:52 a.m.

GRAY, Maine — Maine state police say a man suspected of shooting a man in the head during a home invasion in Gray has been arrested at a rental cabin along Roosevelt Trail in Windham.

Officials say members of the State Police Tactical Team captured John A. Brown on Monday evening. The 52-year-old has no known address and is a suspect in the nonfatal shooting just before 11:30 p.m. Sunday.

Officials say the suspect went to the Gray home on Route 26 and tied up Harold Small before the victim was beaten with a blunt object and then shot in the head.

Small freed himself and called for help from a neighbor’s house.

Story continues below advertisement.

Police say Brown will be charged with attempted murder, elevated aggravated assault and robbery.

Officials say Brown has served time in prison for violent crimes.


Similar Articles

More in State