Winslow man surrenders to police after 6-hour standoff

Posted Aug. 25, 2011, at 5:14 p.m.

WINSLOW, Maine — A Winslow man who held authorities at bay in a six-hour standoff has surrendered to police, according to the Morning Sentinel.

William Dolley, 40, barricaded himself inside a home off North Pond Road, and was armed, according to police.

The man had reportedly threatened to commit “suicide by cop.”

Maine State Police troopers and Winslow police officers went to the scene. Police say at least one shot was fired during the standoff.

Dolley surrendered to authorities at 3 p.m., and several firearms were confiscated from the home.

Dolley is facing charges of terrorizing, and other charges could be pending. He is being held at the Kennebec County Jail.

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