Portland Man Arrested for Elevated Aggravated Assault Leaving Victim in Critical Shape


Everett H. Meserve (11/8/56) was arrested and charged with Elevated Aggravated Assault on Saturday, August 3, 2019 at 11:00 pm after an investigation into the assault of his neighbor.

On Saturday, August 3, 2019, just after 4:00 pm. police were called to 81 Danforth Street for the report of a man that had been assaulted.  Rodney Cleveland, 63, was found in his apartment where he had been a victim of an assault.  He was transported to Maine  Medical Center where he is currently in critical condition.

Meserve and Cleveland live in the same building and were acquaintances.