Man charged with threatening family with machete, police say

Nov. 13—A Lebanon man was arrested Saturday night after threatening his family with a machete, according to the Maine State Police.

Troopers responded to a domestic disturbance at 34 Wiswell Lane in Lebanon at about 7:50 p.m., said Maine Department of Public Safety spokesperson Shannon Moss.

The caller told state police that her husband, Maxime Sainteloi, 41, was armed with a bladed weapon and threatening his family. Moss said the weapon was a machete.

Sainteloi left the home before troopers arrived. He was arrested at a Cumberland Farms on Levesque Drive in Elliot and charged with reckless conduct with a dangerous weapon, Moss said.

Sainteloi was transported to the York County Jail. The Maine State Police were assisted by multiple agencies.