Thomas A. Powell III Killed by Maine State Police

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Category: Police - State
Old Crime Scene Address:
28 Bodwell St.
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Thomas Powell was wanted as a suspect in a burglary reported about 3 p.m. Powell allegedly stole a Honda Pilot SUV from the residence that later was located at his home on French Island. Old Town police went to the home, and shots allegedly were fired from the home at them. Officers attempted to contact Powell about 2:30 a.m. using a loudspeaker but got no response. About 8:30 a.m., Powell briefly appeared in a doorway and fired shots from a rifle at officers before he went back into the residence. About 10 minutes later, Powell again came out of the home and was shot and killed.

Victim's Name: Thomas A. Powell III

Agency Responsible: Maine State Police

Gender: Male

Age: 31

Race: White

Date of Death: April 14, 2020

County: Penobscot

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Official Disposition: Pending investigation/No Known Charges

Criminal Charges: No known charges

Mental Illness: No

Armed: Allegedly Armed

Weapon: gun

Threat Level: attack

Fleeing: Not fleeing

Body Camera: No

Washington Post Database ID: 5681

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