Standoff Ends in Amity

Updated 6 months ago

 A police standoff is over in Northern Maine.

State Police say 65 year old Gary Knapp surrendered this afternoon at his remote campsite in Amity.

Police say he lives in a small camper deep in the woods off Monument Road and threatened his brother, Larry Knapp, with a rifle last night.

Gary Knapp is charged with criminal threatening with a dangerous weapon.

State Police say the communicated with him by a PA system and convinced him to walk out of the woods and surrender around three this afternoon.

 

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