Augusta Man to Spend Two Years Behind Bars For Holding Knife at Two Police Officers

Updated 3 years ago

An Augusta man will spend two years in jail for holding a knife at two police officers.Wayne Thompson, 47, pleaded guilty Wednesday to five charges. In May, police were responding to a domestic violence complaint on Penobscot Street in Augusta when Thompson pulled the knife.He’s charged with criminal threatening with a dangerous weapon, domestic violence assault, domestic violence terrorizing and assault.Police eventually used tear gas to force Thompson outside the building.


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