AUGUSTA — A man who holed up for 13 hours in his Waterville apartment last month after police say he fired a gun into the downstairs apartment was indicted Thursday on three charges stemming from that incident.

A grand jury in Kennebec County indicted Michael James Joslyn Jr., 23, on charges of aggravated reckless conduct, aggravated criminal mischief and refusing to submit to arrest, all dated Dec. 9, 2017.

The first charge, which says Joslyn “with terroristic intent” created a “risk of serious bodily injury to Gregory Aucoin, with a firearm,” carries a maximum 10-year term of imprisonment.

Aucoin, Joslyn’s landlord, lived in the apartment below Joslyn’s at 124 College Ave. Police reported that Aucoin had confronted Joslyn on Nov. 23, 2017, to say that rent was overdue, and Joslyn showed Aucoin a firearm.

The shooting incident, which resulted in police closing down the neighborhood around the apartment building, came after Aucoin served Joslyn with an eviction notice.

Police searching Joslyn’s apartment after arresting him reported that the home had been defaced throughout.

Joslyn remains at the Kennebec County jail in Augusta.

An indictment is not a determination of guilt, but it indicates that there is enough evidence to proceed with formal charges and a trial.

A number of other people were also indicted Thursday by the same grand jury:

• Austin Lamont Bing, 22, of Winslow, burglary and theft by unauthorized taking March 17, 2017, in Winslow; theft by unauthorized taking Sept. 22, 2017, in Waterville.

• David Anthony Milo Bowring, 27, of Clinton, operating after revocation Oct. 15, 2017, in Clinton.

• Bobby Charles Campbell Jr., of Waterville, burglary and theft Nov. 20, 2017, in Waterville. He is accused of trying to steal hundreds of dollars in Christmas presents donated for the Sukeforth Family Festival of Trees.

• Ryan E. Corson, 34, of Clinton, operating after revocation Oct. 23, 2017, in Clinton.

• Albert Jonathan Dipietro, 32, of Oakland, eluding an officer, possession of a firearm by a prohibited person, unauthorized use of property (a vehicle), operating after suspension and refusing to submit to arrest, all Oct. 1, 2017, in Manchester; and two counts of receiving stolen property Oct. 1, 2017, in Readfield.

• Jesse L. Gray, 42, of Windsor, domestic violence assault, assault, criminal mischief, theft by unauthorized taking, and criminal threatening with a dangerous weapon (a cinder block), all Oct. 27, 2017, in Windsor,

• Erin E. Holt, 44, of Fairfield, theft by unauthorized taking and unlawful possession of Suboxone, both Aug. 29, 2017, in Waterville.

• Elwood Jade Patterson, 48, of Waterville, aggravated trafficking in cocaine base Nov. 21, 2017, and aggravated trafficking in cocaine base Nov. 22, 2017, both in Waterville.

• Jonathan A. Petgrave, 30, of Waterville, aggravated assault and domestic violence assault Aug. 13, 2017, in Clinton.

• Jake J. Pilsbury, 26, of Warren, unauthorized use of property, violation of condition of release, operating after suspension and leaving the scene of an accident involving property damage, all May 7, 2017, in Windsor.

• Christopher F. Ratte, 33, of Vassalboro, operating after revocation and unlawful possession of Suboxone on Sept. 7, 2017, in Winslow.

• Warren L. Sidelinger, 36, of Windsor, unlawful possession of heroin and unlawful possession of cocaine base, both Sept. 25, 2017, in Sidney.

• Michael W. Stevens, 26, of Vassalboro, aggravated trafficking in methamphetamine June 13, 2017; aggravated trafficking in methamphetamine June 15, 2017, and aggravated trafficking in cocaine July 11, 2017, all in Waterville.

• Jacob Arthur Willey, 26, of Clinton, operating after revocation Nov. 1, 2017, in Clinton.

Betty Adams — 621-5631

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Twitter: @betadams


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