Sex Offender Nabbed In Maine Manhunt After 4 Shot In 3 Communities
Anthony Lord was taken into custody after a manhunt following shootings inn Maine.
Police had been looking for Lord in a stolen pulp truck.
The four were shot overnight in the towns of Lee, Benedicta, and Silver Ridge. There was no immediate word on their conditions.
Maine State Police converged on Lee to look for Lord, who was believed to be from the Houton and Crystal area. Police said Lord was considered armed and dangerous…
Lord has a criminal record that includes convictions for domestic assault, criminal threatening and assault. He’s also on the state’s sex-offender registry y after being convicted of unlawful sexual contact with someone under the age of 14.
The Maine Sex Offender Registry listed Lord as a lifetime registrant.
State police also are investigating the death of his 6-month-old son, who was discovered unresponsive by his mother in Millinocket in May, Stephen McCausland, a spokesman for the Maine Department of Public Safety, said.
Police are seeking a gunman who they believe is responsible for a shooting spree in Maine.
Steve McCausland of the Maine Department of Public Safety said Friday that four people were shot overnight in the towns of Lee, Benedicta and Silver Ridge. There was no immediate word on their conditions.
He said the search is concentrated in the Lee area.
The man being sought is named Anthony Lord.
Lord is 5 feet 9 inches tall, weighs 263 pounds, and has blonde hair and blue eyes. He is a registered sex offender. Troopers also suspect he has a stolen a pulp truck and are asking the public for help in locating either Lord or the truck. The pulp truck is a 2010 maroon Peterbilt with green lettering on the side saying “McCarthy.” Anyone with information on Lord or the location of the truck is asked to call state police in Bangor at 973-3700. Lord is considered armed and dangerous. The four people were shot in Lee, Benedicta and Silver Ridge, state police said.
“This is a very active scene. State police are searching for the suspect in Lee,” Stephen McCausland, spokesman for the Maine Department of Public Safety, said.