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Police: 24-year-old arrested, charged with assault in Carmel incident

At the time of his arrest, the man had been released on six separate sets of active bail conditions, deputies said.
Credit: NEWS CENTER Maine

CARMEL, Maine — Deputies have arrested a 24-year-old transient man on assault and other charges after an incident in Carmel on Monday. 

At approximately 1 a.m., Penobscot County sheriff's deputies were called to a home on Irish Road for a reported assault with a firearm, the sheriff's office said in a news release. 

Once on scene, deputies reportedly found an individual who had allegedly been struck multiple times by a handgun and suffered injuries to their head and face. The individual was brought to a hospital with injuries not considered life-threatening. 

After a search throughout Carmel, Exeter, and Bangor, deputies located and arrested 24-year-old Zachary Boggs. 

Boggs was arrested for elevated aggravated assault (Class A felony) and six counts of violation of conditional release (Class E misdemeanor), deputies said. He was brought to the Penobscot County Jail. 

"At the time, Boggs has been released on 6 separate sets of active bail conditions," deputies said. 

The investigation remains ongoing. 

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