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March 14, 2012

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Shooting in Lamoine 

LAMOINE Police are investigating a shooting that happened outside of a house in Lamoine on March 11. One man has died and three others were injured, with one remaining in critical condition at the hospital. A fifth man was present at the house, but was not injured.

Maine State Police detectives are currently investigating the shootings.

The Maine Edge does not publish the names of victims without an overwhelming public need.

Gimme a break light

BREWER A vehicle defect led to drug-related charges for a Bangor woman.

On March 6, around 9:40 p.m., Officer Kristie Bouchard stopped a car for a broken tail light on South Main Street. When she approached the vehicle to speak to the driver, she detected the odor of marijuana.

A search of the vehicle revealed a plastic bag containing marijuana, part of a marijuana cigarette and a glass pipe. The driver, Brittany Laprell, 24, of Bangor, was summoned for possession of a useable amount of marijuana and sale and use of drug paraphernalia.

I'm calling police. No, I'm calling police

ORONO Several people called police to report an altercation and alleged assault, including the person ultimately arrested for assault.

On March 8, around 12:27 p.m., police received the report of a scuffle at the Havasu Trailer Park from several sources callers told police hair-pulling was involved. The first call came from a relative of someone who claimed to have been assaulted, but the second call was placed by a woman later identified as Sheena Pelletier, 27, of Bangor who also claimed to be assaulted.

Police arrived, as a result of the investigation, Pelletier was charged with assault.

Can you blame him?

ORONO A terminated employee faces charges for allegedly punching a wall after learning he was fired.

The 23-year-old man from Verona Island was charged with criminal mischief after reportedly creating an indentation in the drywall with his fist.

Put that in your pipe and... oh. No, don't do that

BREWER A Holden woman is facing drug charges after a search revealed a packed pipe in her purse.

On March 5 around11:41 p.m., Officer Mike Wilson stopped an erratic driver on Wilson Street. When he approached the vehicle he smelled burned marijuana coming from insides.

As a result of the subsequent search, police located a glass pipe packed with marijuana inside a purse belonging to Brittany Emerson, 21, of Holden.

She was summoned for possession of a useable amount of marijuana and sale and use of drug paraphernalia.

More marijuana

HOLDEN A St. Albans man was cited for allegedly having marijuana in his car.

On March 10, around 1:56, Officer Bruce Graybill stopped a vehicle. When he approached to speak with the driver, Gregory Morse, 30, of St. Albans, he detected the odor of marijuana. A search revealed 1.5 grams of marijuana in the center console, as well a a glass pipe located in a velvet bag.

Morse was charged with possession of a usable amount of marijuana and sale and use of drug paraphernalia.

No wonder he wasn't invited

BREWER - On March 2, around 1:41 a.m., police removed a man who wasn't welcome from a Chamberlain Street residence.

A caller told authorities that Trevor Porter, 20, of Orrington, had walking into the residence uninvited and refused to leave. When Officer Liz Kelley and Sgt. Tony Pinette arrived, they located Porter, who was now outside the residence and screaming at the caller.

He was charged with criminal trespass.


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