Dover-Foxcroft Arrested, Faces Charges Of Aggravated Assault

Sep 24, 2020

The police chief of Dover-Foxcroft has been arrested for allegedly attempting to strangle a woman and then threatening her with a gun.

Ryan Reardon was arrested in Bangor Wednesday night on a warrant issued by Piscataquis County for an incident that allegedly took place on August 23.

According to the arrest warrant, Reardon was in a personal relationship with the woman he is accused of assaulting.

He faces charges of Class B aggravated assault and Class C domestic violence criminal threatening with a dangerous weapon. An initial court appearance is set for 1 p.m. Friday in Penobscot County Superior Court.

Reardon has been the Chief of Police in Dover-Foxcroft for three years. Prior to that, he worked law enforcement with the Kennebec County Sheriff's Department, as well as with the cities of Waterville and Oakland.