Bangor man charged with carrying 2 knives

Posted Aug. 03, 2009, at 10:48 p.m.

A Bangor man who was swinging a stick and stopped by a passing Bangor police officer Saturday night, was arrested for carrying a concealed weapon when a butcher knife fell out of his shorts, Sgt. Paul Edwards said Monday.

When Keith Rhodes, 20, was placing the stick on the ground at about 9:15 p.m. the officer noticed part of a small carving-type knife sticking out of the waistband of his shorts, Edwards said. When the officer asked about that knife, Rhodes raised his hands and “that’s when the butcher knife fell from his pants,” Edwards said.

Rhodes, who did not give police a reason for carrying the two knives, was charged with carrying a concealed weapon and taken to Penobscot County Jail. He later was released, a jail official said. (Nok-Noi Ricker, BDN)

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A Greenbush man who was arrested in Old Town for driving under the influence Saturday was arrested again Sunday for drinking in the impound lot where his car was located, Old Town police Sgt. Scott Casey said Monday.

Robert Davis, 39, was arrested around 4:50 p.m. Saturday for operating under the influence and was taken to Penobscot County Jail in Bangor and later released with conditions that included he not drink alcohol, Casey said.

On Sunday, an employee of the auto impound lot in Old Town called police about people drinking on the property, and when officers arrived, they found Davis drinking alcohol.

He was arrested at 6:30 p.m. Sunday for violating a condition of his release and was returned to jail. Davis later was released, a jail official said. (Nok-Noi Ricker, BDN)

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