The man, who peacefully surrendered to authorities at the Irving Circle Okay relaxation cease on Center Road in Fairfield per week in the past, was needed by police after allegedly firing pictures at a automobile carrying his ex-girlfriend and her girlfriend had been touring.
These new particulars surfaced on Friday when Lt. Brad Hubert of Winslow Police gave particulars of the taking pictures allegations towards Steven Pratt, which befell round 9pm on October 21.
Pratt, 39, a truck driver whose place of residence was not listed, was arrested at Fairfield Truck Stop on October 22, hours after he allegedly fired pictures at a automobile on China Road in Winslow. He stays in jail following the home violence incident and is because of seem in court docket on December 12, police say.
According to Hubert, Pratt and his ex-girlfriend lately break up up. Before the taking pictures, they met someplace in Fairfield for a chat, after which she and her buddy left, Hubert stated.
“The victim and friend spun around and Mr. Pratt eventually pulled up behind them on China Road in Winslow and shot their vehicle,” he stated. “Nobody was injured.”
At the time, Pratt was driving his private pickup truck, however the long-haul truck he drives was parked at the Fairfield truck cease, in keeping with Hubert. Police issued a “be-on-the-lookout” bulletin for Pratt and his automobile, they usually additionally issued a preliminary warrant for his arrest as a result of, in keeping with Hubert, they could not discover him. Police had been conscious that Pratt’s tractor-trailer was parked at the remaining space and continued to examine the world, he stated.
Pratt drove round in his pickup truck after the taking pictures and ultimately drove to the Fairfield Truck Stop, obtained out of his automobile, and obtained into his semi-truck, Hubert stated.
Fairfield Police stated Sunday they labored with officers from Winslow and Waterville Police Departments and the Maine State Police to safe the rear car parking zone and set up a fringe round Circle Okay.
The Maine State Police Tactical Team and Crisis Negotiation Team responded to the incident and spoke with Pratt, and after he surrendered peacefully, he was turned over to the Winslow Police Department.
Hubert stated Pratt was arrested and charged with tried aggravated assault, a Class A felony; aggravated reckless conduct, Class B; home violence felony menace, Class D; two counts of elevated grievous bodily hurt; and two counts of aggravated reckless conduct. Hubert stated the costs included two counts as a result of there have been two folks within the goal automobile at the time of the taking pictures.
After the incident, Pratt was taken to the Kennebec County Jail in Augusta and held with out bail, in keeping with Hubert. He was scheduled to look in Kennebec County Superior Court on Dec. 12, he stated.
A jail spokesman stated Friday afternoon that Pratt was nonetheless in jail and his bail was $25,000 in money.
Central Maine Arrest Record: Aug. 21-28 October