Police: Stockton Springs man kicks, threatens to kill girlfriend

By Ben Holbrook | Mar 13, 2017

Stockton Springs — Police on March 12 charged a Stockton Springs man who they say assaulted and threatened his girlfriend with a knife.

David Pattershall, 70, was arrested and charged with aggravated assault, Class B, and domestic violence terrorizing, Class C, after officers responded to a 911 call from a residence on Pout Town Road, police said in a news release.

Waldo County Sheriff's Deputy Daniel Thompson, Sgt. Cody Laite and Searsport Police Officer Dennis Remillard responded to the complaint, which was reported at 1 a.m.

After speaking to Pattershall and the victim, police learned the man allegedly kicked and strangled his girlfriend, and threatened to kill her with a knife.

Pattershall is being held at Two Bridges Regional Jail without bail pending his arraignment. The victim was taken to Waldo County General Hospital to be treated for her injuries.

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