Waterville man arrested, accused of threatening ex-wife

Posted May 23, 2013, at 12:36 p.m.

WATERVILLE, Maine — A local man was arrested Tuesday after threatening to harm his ex-wife, police said.

Christopher Levesque, 36, of Waterville is accused of domestic violence criminal threatening, a Class D misdemeanor punishable by up to a year in jail, said Waterville Deputy Chief Charles Rumsey.

The woman had contacted police around 6:30 p.m. Tuesday after Levesque had telephoned her and made threats to harm her physically, the deputy chief said.

Shortly after police were called, Levesque showed up at the woman’s residence, but officers arrived soon after and arrested Levesque.

Levesque was brought to Kennebec County Jail and later released on bail.

If you or someone you know is experiencing domestic violence and would like to talk with an advocate, call 866-834-4357, TRS 800-787-3224. This free, confidential service is available 24/7 and is accessible from anywhere in Maine.