A Cape Elizabeth man was arrested after allegedly firing shots from a handgun and threatening a taxi driver on Sawyer Street in South Portland Sunday morning, South Portland police said.

Police said Adam Stockley, 51, was charged with reckless conduct, criminal threatening and theft. Police said the incident happened around 1 a.m. in the area of 340 Sawyer St.

Police said they found several shell casings in the road near the taxi cab, which the driver had fled from in fear for his life. Police found Stockley in an apartment at 340 Sawyer St. He was identified by the victim, police said. A handgun was recovered from the apartment.

Police said the driver was not hurt.

Stockley was taken to Cumberland County Jail where his bail was set at $25,000.

Police said alcohol was a factor in the incident.

 


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