LUBEC, Maine — Two people was arrested Friday in connection with a home invasion the day before in which the victim was badly beaten, according to the Washington County Sheriff’s Department.
A press release from the Sheriff’s Department says that Walter Conlin, 38, of Lubec was arrested and charged with Class A robbery and Class A kidnapping.
Each Class A crime is punishable by up to 30 years in prison and a $50,000 fine.
Additionally, Jessica Ramsdell, 36, of Lubec was arrested and charged with Class B hindering apprehension and prosecution. Her bail was set at $50,000.
Conlin’s bail was set at $100,000, and Ramsdell’s was set at $50,000. Both are being held at Washington County Jail, according to the press release.
The victim, who lives on Straight Bay Road, also known as Young’s Point Road, told police that two males entered his home about 1:45 a.m. Thursday. The victim said the men tied him up, held him at gunpoint and beat him severely.
The suspects then took money and medications belonging to the victim and fled the residence. Police said the victim eventually was able to free himself and drive to a neighbor’s home where the authorities were called.
Dylan Lord, 25, of Lubec was arrested later Thursday morning and charged with Class A robbery, Class A burglary and Class A, B and C thefts, according to Washington County Sheriff Donnie Smith.
Lord is being held at Washington County Jail in Machias with bail set at $100,000 cash. Smith said Lord has previous convictions for burglary and theft. The sheriff said he also recently arrested Lord for violations of conditions of release when Lord tested positive for drugs.