Brooklin man arrested after driving home drunk, beating his girlfriend, police say

By Mario Moretto, BDN Staff
Posted Oct. 31, 2012, at 3:21 p.m.

BROOKLIN, Maine — A 58-year-old Brooklin man was arrested Tuesday after driving home drunk and and assaulting his girlfriend, according to Hancock County Sheriff’s Office reports.

A caller to the Hancock County dispatch reported around 4:20 p.m. Tuesday that David Harriman was driving while intoxicated. Dispatch sent deputies to locate Harriman and while they were on the road, another call came in from Harriman’s girlfriend.

The girlfriend reported that Harriman had arrived at the couple’s shared home and had assaulted her, according to the police report. Deputies responded to the home and spoke with the victim, who declined medical treatment. By the time they arrived, Harriman was on the road again, police said.

Deputy Chris Sargent caught up with Harriman on the Naskeag Point Road. Harriman was arrested on charges of domestic violence assault, operating under the influence, operating without a license and violation of conditions of release.

Harriman was brought to Hancock County Jail, where he remained as of 2:30 p.m. Wednesday.

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