Comments for: Missouri man with 5 guns, 200 rounds, machete in trunk charged in Portland with interstate stalking

Posted Dec. 05, 2012, at 5:39 p.m.

PORTLAND | A Missouri man has been charged in U.S. District Court with interstate stalking. Benjamin Lee, 52, threatened to kill his estranged wife and “mount her head on the wall,” according to an FBI affidavit. He made his first appearance Wednesday in federal court in Portland. U.S. Magistrate …

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  • Anonymous

    whoa! …

  • StuckinNorthCarolinaMainer

    Good work, it could’ve been a different ending.

    • Given his statement (i have no scedule i can wait for ever) and apparent lack of grasp on reality, I unfortunately wouldn’t close the book on this fruit loop yet.

      • Anonymous

        This woman needs to move asap. Relying on 24 hour a day police protection isn’t an option, so she should find a way to relocate fast. Isn’t there a network of “underground” places for women in her situation?

    • Anonymous

      So sad to see this traveler struggling and crying out for help.
      I hope he may find some comfort , somewhere.

      • Anonymous

        OMG are you kidding? That kind of thinking is what sends people like him back out to finish the job…just like the dad from Dexter….wow

        • Anonymous

          Definitely a “wired differently” kind of spin on it, isn’t it?

      • Anonymous

        Yeah in prison with some guy named Bubba…..

  • Fed’s BOP has that new prison in NH just waiting for someone to christen the front gate. Looks like Maine’s gonna be the one to do it. And it couldn’t happen to a nicer jerk !

  • Anonymous

    Once he is in prison, hope they throw away the key. Good work Feds.

  • Anonymous

    Scary guy!!!

  • Anonymous

    Guns don’t kill people, people with guns kill people. This junk should be regulated. Sorry NRA-heads, but some of you are nuts and the rest of us have a vested interest in staying alive

  • County Escapee

    This is way more than lovesick, folks! I’m glad that he was caught and is now under the Fed’s control. Anybody that’s ever been stalked knows the 24/7 fear and he sounds more determined than usual…

  • Anonymous

    OMG sounds like a story from Law & Order SVU……….scary. Thank God she reported him and thanks the police for doing their jobs!

  • Anonymous

    Sounds like they got this guy just in time…….

  • This guys been watching too much dexter…sounds like he was planning to setup a kill room and everything

  • Anonymous

    This is a sick person, hope he goes to jail a long time.

  • Anonymous

    five firearms (and over 200 rounds of assorted ammunition matching the
    caliber of the firearms), a machete, a bayonet, a folding knife,
    handcuffs, duct tape, packing tape, rubber gloves, camouflage face
    paint, a map of Maine with [a Maine town] circled in pen, a roll of
    plastic trash bags and a roll of plastic sheeting.”

    And a Partridge in a Pear Tree.

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