Comments for: Searsport man who took fifth-graders hostage at gunpoint still guilty, Maine Supreme Judicial Court says

Posted Nov. 20, 2012, at 6:59 p.m.

The Maine Supreme Judicial Court has upheld the conviction of the man who took a classroom of Stockton Springs Elementary School fifth-graders hostage at gunpoint in the fall of 2008. Randall Hofland, 59, of Searsport is serving consecutive 30- and five-year sentences for charges associated with the Halloween hostage-taking. The …

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