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Damariscotta Man Pleads Guilty to Misdemeanor Assault Charge

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, District of Maine

Bangor, Maine:  United States Attorney Halsey B. Frank announced that Justin Woods, 32, of Damariscotta, Maine pleaded guilty today in U.S. District Court to knowingly and intentionally assaulting four people with a pistol.

According to court records, on August 28, 2017, the defendant, then a U.S. Navy contract employee participating in the training of active duty Navy personnel in Rangeley, Maine, threatened four Navy instructors by pointing a pistol at them following a social gathering.

The defendant faces up to six months in prison, a $5,000 fine and one year of supervised release.  He will be sentenced after the completion of a presentence report by the U.S. Probation Office.

The investigation was conducted by the U.S. Naval Criminal Investigative Service.


Jim Moore
Assistant United States Attorney
Tel: (207) 945-0373

Updated October 15, 2018