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Wednesday, 12 June 2013 13:30

June 12, 2013

Teen arrested after manhunt

TRENTON An area 16-year-old was arrested after a manhunt involving scores of police officers from a half dozen agencies when it was suspected he may have been armed.

The teen, who was not identified due to his age, was reported missing by his parents at around 1 p.m. on June 7. Police learned he had not been to school, and authorities were notified when his parents returned home to find the house in disarray. Police were told that he may have had a .40-caliber handgun in his possession. 

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Wednesday, 05 June 2013 11:01

June 5, 2013

Police call attempted kidnapping bizarre'

BOWDINHAM Maine State Police say a New Hampshire man remains behind bars following a bizarre incident last week in Bowdoinham in which he allegedly tried to kidnap a two-year-old boy from his grandmother at a commuter lot along Interstate 295.

James Graham, 30, a former Maine resident who currently lives in Newmarket, N.H., is being held in lieu of bail at the Two Bridges Jail in Wiscasset on charges of attempted kidnapping and assault. Police say Graham was taken into custody on May 22 along the Interstate south of Brunswick after police were called by the victim's mother and grandmother who reported the incident.

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Wednesday, 05 June 2013 11:01

June 5, 2013

Police call attempted kidnapping bizarre'

BOWDINHAM Maine State Police say a New Hampshire man remains behind bars following a bizarre incident last week in Bowdoinham in which he allegedly tried to kidnap a two-year-old boy from his grandmother at a commuter lot along Interstate 295.

James Graham, 30, a former Maine resident who currently lives in Newmarket, N.H., is being held in lieu of bail at the Two Bridges Jail in Wiscasset on charges of attempted kidnapping and assault. Police say Graham was taken into custody on May 22 along the Interstate south of Brunswick after police were called by the victim's mother and grandmother who reported the incident.

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Wednesday, 29 May 2013 12:57

May 29, 2013

Officers graduate from Criminal Justice Academy

VASSALBORO Maine's newest police officers have graduated from the Maine Criminal Justice Academy.  The 42 new officers from the state, county and municipal ranks have completed 18 weeks of study and training in the Basic Law Enforcement Training Program (BLETP).

 Among the many topics that the new officers studied were criminal and traffic law, firearms, domestic violence, first aid, emergency vehicle operation, crime scene processing and sexual assault. The graduation speaker was the Chief Judge of the Maine District Courts, Charles LaVerdiere.

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Wednesday, 15 May 2013 12:54

Run for your life

Emergency Service Challenge

CAMDEN Being a first responder is hard, physically as well as emotionally. And finding qualified applicants is always a challenge that is only compounded as many responders reach retirement age. To combat this, members of the Camden Fire Department, the Hope Fire Department and the Camden First Aid Association hope to increase recruitment as participants and spectators have a chance to meet first responders in various fields, including fire, EMS and law enforcement. Chris McCabe from 'Northwoods Law' has already registered as a member.

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Wednesday, 15 May 2013 11:59

May 15, 2013

Burglaries spur police to seek assistance

BREWER Authorities are investigating recent burglaries of vacant and abandoned properties for the purposes of copper theft. To help stem further incidents, police are asking for the public's help in reporting suspicious activity in and around vacant and abandoned homes and businesses.

Copper thieves often target abandoned properties to remove copper piping and wires and sell the material to metal recyclers and scrap yards. Once the copper has been removed from the property, it is very difficult to prove beyond a reasonable doubt that the material in question has been stolen, which makes prosecuting copper thieves very difficult.
Police are urging witnesses to call 911 to report suspicious activity in and around vacant and abandoned properties. Some things to watch out for include:

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Wednesday, 08 May 2013 12:49

May 8, 2013

Domestic violence homicide

BANGOR Bangor Police arrested David Coon, 50, of Bangor, for domestic violence homicide after the results of an autopsy. The cause of death is being withheld at this time.

Coon is charged with murdering the 49-year-old woman he was living with. Police were called to their Jefferson Street apartment on May 3, where a caller reported the woman had difficulties breathing. When police and rescue arrived they found the woman dead.

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Wednesday, 01 May 2013 10:00

May 1, 2013

Maine State Police seek Jamie Cox

ELLSWORTH Maine State Police are seeking the public's help in locating Jamie L. Cox, 36, of Stonington, who is wanted for sexual contact with a teenage girl. Cox was indicted earlier this month by the Hancock County Grand Jury. He faces three felony counts of unlawful sexual contact. 

Cox is 5-foot 10-inches tall, weighs about 200 pounds and has blue eyes and light brown hair. Police think he is still in greater Hancock County area, likely staying with friends. 

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Wednesday, 24 April 2013 12:44

April 24, 2013

That's not how self-checkout works

BANGOR A woman has been charged with felony theft for allegedly stealing $1,700 worth of goods from Wal-Mart on Stillwater Ave in Bangor. 

On April 4, 2013, Officer Dan Sanborn was dispatched to the Wal-Mart where employees reported that a woman, later identified as Linda Haines, 45, of Bangor, had wheeled a cart full of items past an assistant manager, loaded them in her car and then drove away. The assistant manager caught up with Haines and discovered she had left her purse at the bottom of the cart. It contained her driver's license. 

 

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Wednesday, 17 April 2013 11:20

April 17, 2013

Robbery suspect apprehended

ENFIELD Penobscot County Deputies, with the assistance of Maine State Troopers and Lincoln Police Department apprehended a 19-year-old robbery suspect that allegedly robbed the Bridge Street Market.

Police said that Brett Done, 19, of Howland admitted to being armed when he demanded the employee open the cash drawer. He reached in and took money from the drawer and also took the cash box from behind the counter. Authorities did not release what type of weapon Done used, citing the fact that the incident is still being investigated.

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