A man who was sought by Bangor Police in connection with several robberies was located in a homeless encampment.

Who is The Suspect?

Bangor Police Sergeant Jason McAmbley says law enforcement has been looking for Allen Everett, 48, of Glenburn for a number of crimes, including theft from Walmart on Saturday. In addition, Everett is suspected of four other thefts in the Bangor/Brewer area, as well as one burglary. The details of those crimes have not been released.

How Did Police Find Him?

On Sunday, Bangor Police Officers found a car that belongs to Everett near the homeless encampment at 49 Cleveland Avenue, which is located behind the Hope House Health and Living Center. Police spoke with several of the people at the encampment before finally locating Everett in one of the tents at the site. McAmbley says Everett is not believed to staying at the encampment since he has a local address. Instead, officials believe he was hiding out there in order to evade arrest.

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Allen Everett was taken to the Penobscot County Jail, where he remains pending his arraignment on multiple charges, including charges of theft and burglary.

Wasn't Another Suspect Found Hiding in a Homeless Camp Just Recently?

This is the second time in a week that police have found a suspect allegedly hiding out in a homeless encampment in Bangor. On Wednesday, October 12th, police responded to a report of a man allegedly brandishing a weapon and threatening people at a homeless camp on Valley Avenue. That man turned out to be Trevor James Lyons of Bangor who was wanted on a number of warrants. Police had been unable to find him at his residence.

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