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Judge orders gentleman held with no bail

ROCKLAND — A 28-yr-previous Rockland person who has been totally free on bail for practically two decades — on expenses that he fired a gun at an occupied pickup truck — is back guiding bars right after the state argued he violated his circumstances of release.

Dorian Ames, 26, was arrested Aug. 19 by Monmouth law enforcement on a warrant received by Rockland police two times earlier, which alleges that Ames moved out of Rockland, but failed to notify the courtroom. A condition of probation from the 2019 incident essential that he notify the courtroom when he moves.

Ames was also charged Aug. 19 for failing to give law enforcement his accurate name when he was stopped in Monmouth.

Rockland law enforcement said in an affidavit that it stopped at the dwelling in Rockland, in which he claimed to dwell and was notified he was dwelling among Westbrook and a fishing boat.

Ames created his first physical appearance Aug. 25 in the Knox County court docket in Rockland. Assistant District Lawyer Lynn Madison questioned that Ames be held with out bail until a listening to can be held on the state’s motion to revoke. The decide agreed and a listening to is scheduled for Oct.

Ames denied he violated bail and claimed he notified the courtroom of a modify of handle.

Ames is awaiting trial on expenses of reckless conduct with a firearm, possession of a firearm by a prohibited particular person, prison threatening with a perilous weapon, felony mischief and discharging a firearm in the vicinity of a dwelling.

That incident, according to police, was that Ames was with a team of folks at a residence on Vinalhaven and was intensely intoxicated. The witnesses mentioned he commenced arguing with just one of the people today in the home and pushed the particular person. That man or woman then pinned Ames to the ground.

Ames still left the household and reported he was heading to his dwelling to get a gun, in accordance to the law enforcement affidavit.

The resident of the residence requested the person who was in the altercation with Ames to go away, indicating it would be safer, considering the fact that there were children in the home and he did not want Ames coming back again to the residence with a gun.

The person left along with a female. That pair went to another household about a mile away to see if they could expend the night there. The gentleman acquired out of the pickup truck and went up to the home, though the girl acquired into the driver’s aspect of the vehicle.

Ames arrived there in his motor vehicle and right away approached the pickup truck with a gun in his hand, yelling that he was likely to kill the gentleman who pinned him previously that night time, in accordance to the affidavit. The lady explained to Ames the person was not in the auto, but Ames approached and pointed the gun at her ahead of firing the gun and putting the vehicle in close proximity to the place the fuel cap is positioned.

He then received in his vehicle and drove away.

The deputy said he recovered the bullet fragment from the car or truck and interviewed witnesses ahead of arresting Ames.

Ames is prohibited from acquiring a gun simply because of a 2015 conviction in Knox County for domestic violence terrorizing.

Ames was also the subject of an investigation into the June 14, 2020, stabbing loss of life of 28-12 months-aged Roger Feltis on Vinalhaven. The Maine Lawyer General’s Office introduced that case to a grand jury in Knox County during the initially week of July 2020. The jury issued two no charges, meaning a vast majority of jurors did not uncover probable cause to consider Dorian Ames and Briannah Ames, 31, fully commited a criminal offense.

Feltis’s father submitted a lawsuit to get data from investigators, and promises in that lawsuit that witnesses dispute the state’s summary on the deadly confrontation.

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