NAPLES — A local man was arrested on several charges Friday after a child in his home called the police to report a domestic disturbance.

The Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched at 11:19 p.m. Friday to 331 Lambs Mills Road in Naples, where officials discovered a man armed with a handgun. 

Brian Horton, 39, of Naples was identified as the suspect, according to a press release from the Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office. 

Deputies were able to evacuate four children from the home but Horton was holding his girlfriend on the floor with him.

He was non-compliant with the police officers and was eventually tazed after a “brief, yet tense standoff,” according to police. 

Horton’s girlfriend was able to get his handgun away from him and officers tazed him, police said.

Horton was first transported to Maine Medical Center for medical evaluation, then to the Cumberland County Jail, where is he currently being held without bail.

He has been charged with domestic violence terrorizing, domestic violence assault (victim 15 years old), aggravated reckless conduct with a dangerous weapon, endangering the welfare of a child and refusal to submit to arrest.

The Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office was assisted by members of the Bridgton Police Department.

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