Missouri Man Charged With Stalking His Estranged Wife

Updated 2 years ago

A Missouri man federal authorities say drove to Maine with a car full of guns intending to kill his estranged wife has been ordered held without bail. Benjamin Lee was ordered held pending a detention hearing at his initial appearance Wednesday in U.S. District Court in Portland on a charge of interstate stalking. The 52-year-old Lee was arrested in September. Authorities say Lee was stopped after his estranged wife called police to say she saw him drive past her home in Limerick. Police say they found five guns and more than 200 rounds of ammunition, a machete, a bayonet, a folding knife, handcuffs, duct tape, rubber gloves, camouflage face paint, a map of Maine with Limerick circled, and other items in his car. Lee’s lawyer could not be reached.


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