Bail Set at $20,000 For Man Accused Of Assaulting Bangor Officer

Rob Poindexter

Updated 4 years ago

Bail has been set for the man accused of stabbing one man, assaulting his girlfriend, and breaking a Bangor Police Officer’s leg. 36-year-old Andrew Borg of Bangor made his first appearance in a Bangor courtroom and had his bail set at $20,000 by a Bangor judge. He’s also not allowed to go near the residence where the alleged assault took place and he’s been ordered to have no contact with his girlfriend who he’s accused of assaulting.Lawyers in the case briefly argued about bail. During the arguments the prosecutor referenced Borg’s criminal history which includes domestic assault charges against the same victim. Officers responded to a Hammond St. apartment to investigate a report of a domestic fight involving a knife. There they reported confronted a man identified as Borg who was wielding a baseball bat.During the struggle to arrest Borg, a large cast iron radiator fell onto Officer Jim Dearing, breaking one of his legs.After arresting Borg, officers discovered that an unidentified male, who is reported to have been stabbed by Borg, had fled the scene. He is being being treated at EMMC for non life threatening stab wounds.Borg’s girlfriend was also assaulted, but did not require treatment.Officer Dearing was transported to EMMC to be treated for a broken leg.


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