Wednesday, 21 November 2012 14:42

November 21, 2012

Armed robbery in Veazie

VEAZIE Veazie police are looking for two men who reportedly held up the Veazie Mini Mart.

Police were called to the convenience store by a frantic owner on Nov. 18, around 7:55 p.m. They learned that two men had entered the store. One, wearing black clothing, displayed a gun and demanded all the money. The other man, wearing light-colored jeans and a black and white flannel shirt, walked around the back of the counter to take money from the owner, while the man with the gun opened the register and removed an undisclosed amount of money.

Chief Mark Leonard is asking that anyone with information call the Veazie Police Department at 947-2358.

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Wednesday, 14 November 2012 16:48

November 14, 2012

Man arrested in Harlow Street stabbing 

BANGOR A Deer Isle man is facing felony charges after he allegedly cut someone with a knife at a Bangor nightclub.

Bangor police was sent to Diamonds on Harlow Street at around 11 p.m. on Nov. 7 for the report of a stabbing in the parking lot. Several bystanders alerted officers that the man responsible was fleeing along Harlow Street.

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Wednesday, 07 November 2012 18:40

November 7, 2012

Stay on target

CORINNA An area garbage man called the cops when he thought a resident target shooting was targeting him.

On Oct. 30, Maine State Police responded to Corinna for a report from a garbage truck driver that he had been shot at as he emptied a dumpster.

The investigation revealed that the homeowner was sighting in his rifle by firing out his window across the road.

The garbage truck driver heard the shot, looked up to see the subject in the window with the weapon and surmised he had been shot at.

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Thursday, 01 November 2012 10:10

October 31, 2012

Man arrested for assault and threatening with gun

BANGOR An area man was arrested for allegedly brandishing a shotgun and assaulting a woman.

On Oct. 26 around 4:35 a.m., Bangor police were called to Seamus' Store on the corner of Blue Hill East and Finson Roads for the report of an assault. Police were told that two women (a mother and her adult daughter) were in their home on Dirigo Drive when Jared Ross who was also in the home became angry. He reportedly brandished a shotgun and assaulted the mother.

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Wednesday, 24 October 2012 19:59

October 24, 2012

The customer isn't always right

ORONO A Bethel man is facing charges springing from an ID issue at the Thriftway.

On Oct. 19 around 10:30 p.m., Officer Stephen Marko was called to the Thriftway to check on a suspicious identification. The employee told authorities that the man was being uncooperative. When Marko arrived he saw a man running out of the store with an employee following behind and yelling at him. Unsure if it was the same subject he was called about, Marko ordered the man to stop, but instead he fled across the Islamic Center and the Washburn Apartments and into the woods. Due to the thick undergrowth, he was unable to proceed and Marko took him into custody.

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Wednesday, 17 October 2012 13:30

October 17, 2012

Diamonds patron arrested for drug trafficking

BANGOR - A Massachusetts man was arrested at Diamonds Gentlemen's Club on Harlow Street Friday night after allegedly dropping a bag of cocaine on the floor.

Police say Lakeem S. McFadden, 29, of Brockton, Massachusetts, was inside the club on Oct. 12 when someone reportedly saw him accidentally drop a bag containing a white substance from his pocket while en route to the restroom. Authorities say an employee walking right behind McFadden picked up the baggie and turned it into the office. Management thought it looked suspicious and contacted Bangor police to come check it out.

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Wednesday, 10 October 2012 13:04

October 10, 2012

Two men arrested in Bangor triple homicide

BANGOR - A Massachusetts and Rhode Island man are currently behind bars in connection with a homicide that took the lives of three Penobscot County residents back in August.

The bodies of Daniel Borders, 26, of Hermon, Nicolle Lugdon, 24, of Eddington and Lucas Tuscano, 28, of Bradford were discovered in a burned-out car located in the parking lot of a Target Industrial Circle business on Aug. 13.

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Wednesday, 03 October 2012 13:35

October 3, 2012

Eastbrook man arrested following Bangor pharmacy robbery 

BANGOR - An Eastbrook man is behind bars for allegedly robbing the Rite Aid pharmacy on Union Street in Bangor on Sunday.

Authorities say at 3:45 p.m. on Sept. 30 they received a 911 call that the Rite Aid at 556 Union Street had just been robbed and the suspect had fled in a 1995 gold Pontiac Bonneville. Sgt. Robert Bishop and officers Jim Dearing and Dan Sanborn spotted the vehicle behind a maintenance building near the Bangor Municipal Golf Course. They attempted to stop the motorist, who drove onto the golf course instead with the police in pursuit. The suspect, later identified as Jeffrey Macy, 46, of Eastbrook, drove on and around the 17th and 18th fairways before eventually hitting Bishop's Chevy Tahoe in the left front fender.

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Wednesday, 26 September 2012 14:06

September 26, 2012

Ellsworth motorist arrested for failing to brake for police 

TRENTON - A motorist traveling along Oak Point Road in Trenton on Saturday night kept at least one resident from getting a good night's sleep.

The Hancock County Sheriff's Office says that just after 1 a.m. on Sept. 22, they responded to a complaint made by an Oak Point Road resident that a vehicle was squealing its tires. While two deputies were in the resident's driveway, they saw the suspect's vehicle and immediately activated the emergency blue lights. Instead of coming to a stop, however, authorities said the vehicle sped toward Dep. Chris Sargent on Route 3.

Jason Hinckley, of Ellsworth, eventually stopped at the Trenton IGA where he was arrested for failure to stop for a police officer, operation of a motor vehicle with a prior habitual offender conviction, OUI and violation of bail. Hinckley was then transported to Hancock County Jail.

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Wednesday, 19 September 2012 13:10

September 19, 2012

Intruder from Indian Island charged with sexual assault 

BANGOR - An Indian Island man was arrested last week after allegedly forcing his way into a Hammond Street apartment and assaulting the female living there.

Police say just after midnight on Sept. 2, a 23-year-old woman contacted authorities after a man later identified as Shane Sapiel, 32, of Indian Island forced his way into her apartment, assaulting her with a knife and then sexually assaulting her before fleeing.

Sapiel was arrested and taken to the Penobscot County Jail where he was charged with gross sexual assault and aggravated assault.

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