Brunswick man arrested after standoff in Portland Burger King car parking zone

A Brunswick man was arrested after a standoff that lasted greater than two hours within the car parking zone of a Burger King in Portland on Friday night time.

Portland police arrived on the Burger King at 449 Forest Avenue at round 7 p.m. for a report {that a} man had pushed by way of the drive by way of, threatened an worker and waved a rifle, based on interim assistant chief of police Robert Martin. The person, recognized as 44-year-old Gabriel McKusick, then drove into the car parking zone.

Officers tried to get McKusick to go away the car, however he refused, and a disaster negotiator from the Westbrook Police Division was known as to the scene. Native companies had been evacuated on the time, and two armored autos had been delivered to the car parking zone.