Photo By Mark Good

Teen faces burglary, threatening charges following manhunt

Photo By Mark Good
Members of the Trenton Volunteer Fire Department maintain a roadblock at the intersection of the Bayside Road and Goose Cove Road last week while police search for a teenager accused of threatening a girl with a firearm.

TRENTON — The Trenton teenager who was the subject of a manhunt last week after allegedly threatening a girl with a gun remains in custody at Mountain View Youth Development Center in Charleston.

Dylan Sargent, 16, is facing charges of burglary with a firearm and criminal threatening with a dangerous weapon as a result of the June 7 incident.

According to Maine State Police Sgt. Alden Bustard, police first began looking for Sargent around 12:30 p.m., after receiving a call from the boy’s parents saying their son had ransacked their home and taken two firearms.

Police received another call at about 3:30 p.m. A person reported their teenage neighbor on Crystal Lane had just been in a confrontation with Sargent, whom she knew. The boy allegedly threatened her with a gun.

Around 6:30 p.m., Sargent was spotted walking near a police roadblock on the Bayside Road. He was taken into custody after a brief foot chase.

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