Caribou man arrested after two hour standoff with police

On Sunday morning, at approximately 5:30 a.m., Caribou Dispatch received a 911 call from a subject claiming there was an altercation on the Old Washburn Road in Caribou and one victim needed medical attention.

Officers responded to find one victim in the driveway of the residence and another walking down the road.

Caribou Fire and Ambulance was notified and transported one subject to Cary Medical Center where he remains.

The other individual was transported to Cary Medical Center by an officer and was treated and released.

The suspect, 30 year old Zachary Smith of Caribou, had returned to inside the residence and barricaded himself inside with possible weapons. The Maine State Police Tactical Team was notified and a perimeter was established. Smith gave up without incident after a 2 hour standoff. One weapon was recovered.

Smith is charged with Class A aggravated assault, Class B aggravated assault, two counts of domestic assault, creating a police standoff and criminal mischief.

He was arrested and transported to Aroostook County Jail where he remains.

Bail was not set at the time of the incident due to the Class A charge. His initial court date is March 8th.