Wareham Police Arrest Man Who Threatened to Kill Police

Four others also arrested on Monday
Richard Lepage, age 70, of Douglas was arrested by Wareham Police after allegedly threatening to kill a police officer. (WPD booking photo)

From the Wareham Police Department:

Wareham Police arrested five people on Monday, July 23rd.

The first subject is a man who reportedly told a town official he wanted to kill a police officer.  The town official warned police that Richard Lepage, 70, of Douglas, had allegedly stated that he had the means to kill an officer and planned to do so.

After receiving this information, Officer Richard Robidoux spotted Lepage by the intersection of Main Street and Cedar Street around 11:30 a.m. Officer Robidoux arrested him on an outstanding warrant as well as for the threat.

Lepage was booked at Wareham Police headquarters before being transported to Wareham District Court.

Mr. Lepage was arrested by WPD earlier this month after he was found intoxicated on board his board with a loaded gun on the console. (See related content link below)

At 2:30 p.m. Monday, Raynell Fisher, 22, of Buzzards Bay, was arrested by Officers Robidoux and Zina Kelsch following a shoplifting incident at Walmart. Police said Fisher stole $25.95 worth of items from the store. Fisher was taken into custody after an on-scene investigation.

At about 10:15 p.m., Teena Hill, 46, of Onset was arrested by Officers Charles Pillsbury and Joseph Cardoza for a disturbance call on Cleveland Way. Hill had two active warrants for her arrest and was held overnight at police headquarters.

In other Monday arrests, two individuals were arrested for domestic violence with one individual being placed into protective custody. The two incidents were unrelated.


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