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According to a police report filed in Westborough District Court on Thursday, the veteran Worcester police officer went to his ex-wife’s Shady Lane home on June 17 and began banging on the door, yelling to be let in while yelling profanities.
"According to (the ex-wife), her ex-husband was in his full Worcester Police Department uniform at the time he forced his way into her house and he did have his gun, which was holstered in his belt/waist area," the report said.
Stout then went to a bedroom, where he attacked his ex-wife’s "companion" by "grabbing him by the neck and punching him several times, striking him in the face and neck area," the report said.
Throughout the attack, Stout yelled "I will kill you," over-and-over
Home invasion in the first degree is a felony punishable by imprisonment for not more than 20 years or a fine of not more than $5,000.00, or both.
Also, the reason he wasn't charged for the weapon is likely because he left it holstered.
charged with home invasion, assault and battery, breaking and entering, trespassing and threatening to commit a crime.
The law states that whoever, while in the commission of or the attempted commission of an offense which may be punished by imprisonment in the state prison, has in his possession or under his control a firearm, rifle or shotgun shall, in addition to the penalty for such offense, faces a mandatory five year state prison sentence. If that firearm is found to be a large capacity weapon or machine gun, faces a mandatory ten year state prison sentence.