December 15, 2017
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Lewiston man indicted in stabbing

By Sun Journal
Androscoggin County Jail | BDN
Androscoggin County Jail | BDN
Bryan Peabody

AUBURN, Maine — A grand jury Wednesday indicted a Lewiston man on charges that he stabbed a man in a dispute over a couch.

Bryan Peabody, 18, of 24 Cottage St., was indicted on charges of elevated aggravated assault and aggravated assault. He is accused of attacking George H. Ross with a knife in Mechanic Falls.

The incident was reported at about 2 a.m. July 20 at 3 North Main St. in Mechanic Falls. Mechanic Falls police reported Ross suffered numerous knife wounds in his side, abdomen and head that did not appear to be life-threatening.

Ross was transported to Central Maine Medical Center in Lewiston.

Peabody was transported to St. Mary’s Regional Medical Center in Lewiston, where he was treated for a cut on his hand and bruises, according to Mechanic Falls police.

Peabody was arrested July 20 on a charge of aggravated assault and held at the Androscoggin County Jail on $10,000 cash bail.


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