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June 6, 2012

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Transient arrested following stabbing on Ohio St. 

BANGOR - A 23-year-old man was arrested Monday at the Bangor Area Homeless Shelter and charged with elevated aggravated assault following an early morning stabbing on Ohio Street.

Police were called to 219 Ohio Street at around 6:36 a.m. for a report of a man who had been stabbed in the back. The victim, who has not been identified, was transported to the emergency room at Eastern Maine Medical Center while authorities immediately searched the area for the suspect, who was described as a young, thin African American male who was approximately 5'10" tall. He was last seen wearing black pants and a purple hooded sweatshirt.

Less than four hours later, a man fitting that description was arrested at the Bangor Area Homeless Shelter and identified as 23-year-old Daniel Bolden, a transient, who police say recently moved to the area from Georgia.

Two men arrested in Union St. Rite Aid robbery

BANGOR - On May 30, at approximately 7:30 p.m., several units responded to the Union Street Rite Aid after receiving a call that a robbery had just taken place at the business. The alleged suspects didn't get far though.

Off-duty Det. Erik Tall, along with a nearby citizen, began chasing the two suspects on foot in the wooded area between Sunset Boulevard and traffic on the southbound lane of Interstate 95. As a result, 33-year-old transient Sheldon Hopkins and 18-year-old transient Darien Young were apprehended by Officer Wade Betters, Det. Larry Morrill and a special agent from the Bangor MDEA office.

Hopkins has been charged with robbery and violation of probation for his alleged involvement, while Young has been charged with robbery.

Horses rescued following rollover on I-95

NEWBURGH - Three horses being transported along Interstate 95 last Tuesday had to be rescued after the horse trailer they were riding in and the pickup pulling that trailer were involved in a rollover crash near mile marker 174 in Newburgh.

State Tpr. Brian Bean and Sgt. Sean Hashey responded to the call. When they arrived on the scene, they noticed that the horse trailer had come to rest on two of the animals, pinning them, with the third horse trapped inside the trailer. Once the horse inside was removed, the two that were pinned where extricated from under the trailer.

All three horses received minor injuries in the crash.

Two men charged in road rage incident on I-95

CARMEL - Two men are facing charges after allegedly engaging in an act of road rage on Interstate 95 near Carmel on May 25.

According to state police, 26-year-old Bruce Lane of Corinna was attempting to pass 46-year-old James Cote of Levant around 11:20 a.m. when Cote allegedly sped up. When Cote exited the interstate in his van, police say Lane chased him down in his Volkswagen Jetta.

Police eventually located Cote at his residence and charged him with criminal mischief. When authorities later found Lane in Bangor, he was charged with driving to endanger.

Leg found after hit and run in Exeter

EXETER - State police were called to an unusual hit and run on the Exeter Road in Exeter last month.

At around 8:41 p.m. on May 17, a man with a prosthetic leg was struck by a pickup truck as he was outside of his own truck checking his trailer. During the incident the victim lost his prosthetic leg and was unable to find it. However, it was later recovered at the scene.

No more information on the hit and run has been made available.

Missing Lamoine vehicle turns out to be repossessed

LAMOINE - A Lamoine man contacted the Hancock County Sheriff's office on May 22 after discovering his 2003 Chrysler PT Cruiser was missing from his driveway. However, before authorities could begin an investigation on the alleged stolen vehicle, the resident called back and confessed to police he no longer needed their help.

According to the complainant, his vehicle had been repossessed and he was all set.

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