Lewiston police name those arrested in early morning melee at Bates College

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LEWISTON — Police arrested 11 people on the Bates College campus early Wednesday for refusing orders to disperse. Those arrested:

• Samuel Guilford, 23, of Surry, on charges of aggravated assault, refusing to submit to arrest, disorderly conduct and failure to disperse;

• Paul Chiampa, 21, of Bryantville, Mass., on charges of failing to disperse and refusing to submit to arrest;

• Zachary Fenno, 21, of Armonk, N.Y., on charges of disorderly conduct and failure to disperse;

• Sarah Ewing, 22, of Washington, Conn., on charges of disorderly conduct, failure to disperse and refusing to submit to arrest;

• Kelvin Gutierrez, 19, of New York, N.Y., on a charge of failure to disperse;

• Charles Carey, 20, of Lincoln, Mass., on a charge of failure to disperse;

• Andrew Livingston, 23, of Waterville, on charges of disorderly conduct, failure to disperse and refusing to submit to arrest;

• Francis Suozzo, 21, of Golden Bridge, N.Y., on a charge of failure to disperse;

• Kevin Hanrahan, 21, of Glen Mills, Pa., on charges of disorderly conduct and failure to disperse;

• Kush Mahan, 22, of Kalamazoo, Mich., on charges of disorderly conduct and failure to disperse;

• Mark Stehlik, 22, of Buffalo, N.Y., on charges of disorderly conduct and failure to disperse.

All had made bail by Wednesday morning, according to an Androscoggin County Jail official. Their various bail amounts were not immediately available.

During his press conference, Chief Michael Bussiere of the Lewiston Police Department, joined by Bates College head of security Tom Carey, said officers didn’t use Tasers when breaking up the crowd on Bardwell Street but did use pepper spray. Bussiere said one officer also displayed or used a baton. The crowd, as big as 250 to 300 people, outnumbered police and security 10 to 1, Bussiere said.

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