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Criminal Mischief (08/07/2019)

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Milford man burns ex-girlfriend’s clothing

MILFORD – A Milford man was arrested after setting fire to his ex-girlfriend’s clothing outside his home last week.

According to the State Fire Marshal’s Office, 26-year-old Justin Loring was arrested after he set fire to his ex-girlfriend’s clothing in the front yard of his home. Loring is charged with aggravated criminal mischief. 

The fire was in the early morning hours Tuesday at Loring’s home at 1081 Main Road in Milford. Destroyed in the fire was the woman’s clothing, backpack and shoes.  She was not at the house at the time.  

Loring was taken to the Penobscot County Jail and later released on $850 bail. 

Drug arrest in Unity

UNITY – Two people are facing charges after a traffic stop uncovered approximately 70 grams of crack cocaine and heroin.

At around 10:30 a.m. on the morning of Aug. 1, Trooper Tom Bureau stopped a vehicle on school street in Unity for having no front plate. As a result of the roadside investigation, Tpr. Bureau called for a K9, and Trooper Luke Martin arrived as back-up and Cpl. Derrick Record with his K9 Tess arrived to assist. Troopers located 70 grams of crack cocaine and what is believed to be heroin in hypodermic needles.

The driver, Elisha Savoy, 28, of Washington was charged with expired registration (Class E). Tyrone Saunders, 49, of Brooklyn, New York, was charged with aggravated trafficking in scheduled drugs (Class A). Also recovered from the vehicle was approximately $1,000 in cash, prescription medication, and loaded needles.

Further charges may be pending.

Arrests made in waterfront assault

BANGOR – Arrests have been made following an incident that took place on the Bangor waterfront last week.

At approximately 8 p.m. on the evening of July 31, officers responded to the area of Front and Railroad Street for an assault complaint. A local man – a transient – reported having just been attacked by two male suspects as he was making repairs to a bicycle.

As a result of this complaint, 18-year-old Liam Geagan of Brewer was arrested and charged with Assault class-D. Also charged was 19-year-old Benjamin Gilliland of Bangor.

During the investigation, Bangor PD became aware of videos which had been posted on Facebook. The videos depicted this incident and an additional assault, believed to be carried out by more than one suspect. One of the suspects identified as being involved in these attacks is a juvenile male. That juvenile male has since been charged with assault.

The investigation into this matter remains ongoing as of press time. Additional charges are likely.

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