Gardiner Police Looking For Armed & Dangerous Man 

Coyne, Paul 1-23-14


Gardiner Police are looking for a man considered armed and dangerous.

Paul Nicholas Coyne, 30,  is a convicted felon with warrants out for his arrest.

Early this morning, Gardiner Police responded to a report of a shooting on Spring Street.

They found a victim who had been shot in the leg. He was taken to a Lewiston hospital.

Police are looking for Coyne, who they said fled the scene.

He’s described as 5 feet, 10 inches, 170 pounds with brown hair and blue eyes.

They say he should be a passenger in a silver, Chevrolet Impala,  a car that looks like the one in the picture. Officials say the licence plate number is 6178 TN. His girlfriend, 21 year old Martha Brown, is the driver. 


Coyne has an address in Augusta, but is known to frequent the Waterville, Winslow area and Mercer.

Police say he is armed and dangerous, but they do not believe this was a random act.

If you have any information, call Gardiner Police at 582-3211.