Lewiston Police: Officer stabbed 5 times by local man

Police: Man stabbed officer 5 times

LEWISTON, Maine (NEWS CENTER) - -  According to the Lewiston Police Department they arrested the suspect wanted to stabbing an officer in the early hours of Monday morning. 

The Lewiston Police Department  said the suspect is identified as 27-year-old Jonathan Order of College Street.

Lewiston Police said they went looking for Order after they were notified by the Sabattus Police Department that they had an arrest warrant for him on a domestic violence aggravated assault charge stemming from an incident which occurred in the Town of Sabattus, on Monday. 

"Order refused to open the door. While still in his apartment, Order made threatening comments toward the officers," according to Lewiston PD.

"During that time period, Order opened the door and attacked Corporal Dumond with a knife. Order stabbed Corporal Dumond five-times, to his upper torso and hand, before retreating back into the apartment and securing the door." police said. 

Officers said they negotiated with Order for more than 30 minutes, during that time they informed him that they had probable cause to arrest him. 

Police said the injured officer is identified as Corporal Dumond, he was immediately transported to Central Maine Medical Center where he was treated for non-life threatening injuries. 

According to police, Order surrendered to police a short time later, and was transported to the Androscoggin County Jail. After arriving at the jail, police said Order had drugs on his possession and he assaulted two Androscoggin County Corrections officers.

Police confirm Order was charged with Aggravated Attempted Murder, Two counts of Assault on an Officer, two counts of Assault on Corrections Officers and Violation of Conditions of Release. 




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