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Wallagrass man arrested on domestic violence, terrorizing charges

WALLAGRASS, Maine — Aroostook County sheriff’s deputies arrested and charged 37-year-old Matthew Crisp with domestic violence assault and domestic violence terrorizing on Thursday, following an incident in Wallagrass.

The sheriff’s public safety dispatcher informed Sgt. Erica Pelletier, who responded to the 911 call, that the situation appeared to be escalating and that the dispatcher could hear the woman telling a man to stop, according to a statement released Sunday night by Aroostook County Sheriff Darrell Crandall.

Once in custody, Crisp was transported from the home by ambulance to Northern Maine Medical Center in Fort Kent, with cuts to his hands from smashing glass bottles, according to police.

After Crisp was medically cleared, officers charged and transported him to the county jail in Houlton. He is scheduled to make an initial court appearance on Monday. The victim, who was not identified, was not seriously injured, Crandall reported.

Crisp has no prior domestic violence charges or convictions, according to Crandall.

Sgt. Pelletier was assisted at the scene by Maine State Police Trooper Matthew Curtin.

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