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A Prentiss Plantation man was arrested Saturday after police were called to his Park Street home for a family fight, according to the Penobscot Sheriff’s Office.
Matthew Thomas Cole, 33, is charged with domestic violence assault and possession of a firearm by a prohibited person, both Class C crimes.
He was released Monday from the Penobscot County Jail after posting $500 cash bail.
Deputies were called to the home about 1:36 p.m. Saturday and were told that Cole had fled the scene, according to Chief Deputy William Birch. Cole was found a short distance from his house.
Cole was arrested without incident, Birch said.
There was a large police presence at the scene because Cole reportedly was armed and had fled.
If convicted, Cole faces up to five years in prison and a fine of $5,000.