Medway Man Formally Charged for Allegedly Trying to Run Over Officer

Catherine Pegram

Updated 3 years ago

A man from Medway man accused of trying to run over an Orono police officer during a high speed chase has been formally charged with aggravated attempted murder. State police say Lauren MacArthur, 27, lead police through three towns during a pursuit on the highway in January.A trooper tried to pull him over in Old Town. Instead, MacArthur kept going and allegedly drove directly at an officer in Orono.Police say they stopped him after flattening a tire with a spike mat, then ramming into his car in Milford.MacArthur was indicted Wednesday by the Penobscot County grand jury on half-a-dozen other charges, too.


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