LEWISTON – A Lewiston police officer responding to a noise complaint at the bus station Friday night ended up arresting a suspect wanted in Everett, Mass.
At about 5 p.m., police said, Officer Brian Beauparlant spotted a man walking across the parking lot between the bus station and Park Street. Beauparlant had been told that a wanted fugitive might be coming into Lewiston via bus. After interviewing the suspect, he learned that it was Ralph Valbrun, a 27-year-old from Malden, Mass., who was wanted on warrants charging him with mayhem and attempt to kill.
Valbrun was arrested and taken to the Androscoggin County Jail in Auburn where he was being booked Friday night.
Police said Valbrun has a criminal history of assaults and other violence. He is listed on the Everett Police Department as one of their top "significant wanted persons."
Details about the crime for which he was wanted were not available Friday night.