ELLSWORTH — The Hancock County Sheriff’s Office arrested a man, armed with two large knives, who held officers at bay until he lost consciousness from alcohol and drugs, on Downeast Highway in Ellsworth March 8, police said.

Lt. Tim Cote arrested Mark Freeman, 54, of Hancock on charges of domestic violence aggravated assault, a Class A felony, and Class C domestic violence criminal threatening.

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