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Armed Standoff at Maine University Fraternity Ends
01/23/2014 09:53 AM ET  

Alan-Michael Santos, 23, of Winchester, Mass., was charged with criminal threatening with a firearm and causing a police standoff.

GORHAM, Maine (AP) _ A three-hour standoff with an armed member of a University of Southern Maine fraternity who entered his house and threatened to shoot other members has ended peacefully.

Authorities say 23-year-old Alan-Michael Santos, of Winchester, Mass., entered the off-campus Sigmu Nu fraternity in Gorham at about 8 p.m. Wednesday.

Police surrounded the fraternity at about 8:30 p.m. and the house was evacuated. Santos barricaded himself in a room until surrendering at about 11:30 p.m.

No one was hurt.

Police tell school spokesman Robert Caswell that Santos appeared intoxicated.

Santos was charged with criminal threatening with a firearm and causing a police standoff. He is being held at the Cumberland County Jail and is expected to be arraigned Friday.

It's not clear if he has a lawyer.


 

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