HALLOWELL — A New York City man who police say became aggressive toward them was subdued with a stun gun and arrested Thursday night.

Hallowell Police received a complaint of a possibly intoxicated person swinging a bat and striking windows and street signs near the intersection of Winthrop and Second streets around 6:30 p.m. Thursday.

Police Chief Christopher Lewis said Friday that officers located the person, who he said “became aggressive and confrontational toward the officers. During the incident, the subject had to be subdued using a Taser.”

Bradley Houghtaling, 36, of New York City, was arrested on charges of disorderly conduct, refusing to submit to arrest or detention and refusing to provide name and date of birth.

Lewis said after Houghtaling was subdued by the stun gun he was taken by ambulance to MaineGeneral Medical Center in Augusta to be evaluated. He was medically cleared then taken to Kennebec County jail.

Information on what, if any, damage to property was done in the incident was not immediately available Friday.

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