Accused home invader dragged from courtroom

LEWISTON — A Massachusetts man accused of invading an Auburn home and pistol-whipping three people was dragged from a courtroom Wednesday after a disagreement with the judge.

Kourtney Williams

Kourtney Williams

Kourtney Williams, 22, of Dorchester, Mass., was in Lewiston District Court for his initial appearance on charges of aggravated assault, elevated aggravated assault, robbery and burglary.

Minutes after Judge Rick Lawrence set Williams' bail at $10,000 cash, Williams made a comment to the judge that could not be heard from the gallery.

"Do you have an apology for me?" Lawrence asked.

"No, I do not," Williams said. The judge ordered court officers to remove the man from the courtroom.

Williams yelled to attendees, "Have G come get me!" and flopped onto other shackled prisoners. Officers grabbed Williams' arms and dragged him out.

He was returned to the Androscoggin County Jail in Auburn.

Williams and two other men are accused of entering a home at 123 Winter St. in Auburn at about 10 p.m. Monday, all wearing masks. They demanded money and marijuana. And they beat the three people inside — Joe Remillard, Brenda Henry and Megan Poulin — with their fists and a wood-handled revolver, according to a police affidavit.

Henry was beaten so badly that her jaw was broken in three places, according to the court document. Poulin jumped from a second-story window to avoid further beating, hurting her leg.

Early reports at the scene described the woman who jumped as pregnant, though police have not confirmed that.

Williams was stopped a few minutes later on Lincoln Street in Lewiston, driving an Oldsmobile with a damaged quarter panel and a flat front tire. When he refused to tell police his name or produce a driver's license, he was taken into custody, according to the sworn statement of Auburn Police Cpl. Scott Corey.

Williams had a cash roll of $242 and his hand was injured. Tattoos and other marks helped police establish his identity.

In addition to the new charges in Lewiston, Williams has been accused of a pair of three-week-old felonies in Massachusetts, a lawyer for the state said Wednesday. Among them is a charge of assault and battery of a police officer. His record includes prior convictions for armed robbery and larceny.

dhartill@sunjournal.com

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FRANK EARLEY's picture

How much you want to bet.....

How much you want to bet, this "MassHole" is out on the streets six months from doing the same thing? These guys don't get serious time unless they kill someone.
By the way, I'll be updating my profile shortly, from now on, I am officially from "Idaho", I'm hoping we won't be getting any home invaders, drug dealers of killers up here from Idaho, to give me a bad name......

Mark Elliott's picture

"These guys don't get serious

"These guys don't get serious time unless they kill someone".....and then the guns get blamed!

PAUL ST JEAN's picture

Some of us had better be

Some of us had better be cautious in our comments. This guy shows a propensity for making house calls.

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this guy will walk. he'll

this guy will walk. he'll make bail, and never be seen again until he gets caught again. Massachusetts small time thug wanna be, and there is nothing anyone can do to stop them from coming here and causing trouble.

Jeff Kelley's picture

throw the book at him

This person and i use that term loosely needs a long jail term he is a punk who beats up on a women get a job you loser and work for your money like everone else, i hope the judge makes his life a living hell and that would be going easy on this puke,

PAUL ST JEAN's picture

A few years sharing a cell

A few years sharing a cell with a 300 pound dude named Bubba might be a great attitude adjustment tool.

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Friends

He is probably friends with Bubba already.... lol

PAUL ST JEAN's picture

Good point.

Good point.

Robert McQueeney's picture

This person is a danger to

This person is a danger to society. I do hope that the judge takes that point into consideration when it comes to sentencing time.

PAUL ST JEAN's picture

He's already pissed off the

He's already pissed off the judge. That's a good start to a long incarceration.

waste of time

Why do we waste our time with punks like this..obvious that he will do what he wants and has no respect for anyone if he can beat up on a woman..hope he gets the full punishment due him..it's guys like him I really wish I were the one dishing out the punishment...they wouldn't waste our time or money..

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