March 18, 2018
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Man bolts Bangor fair during arrest attempt

By Dawn Gagnon, BDN Staff

A Bangor man wanted on five outstanding warrants was charged with refusal to submit to arrest after he was recognized by a police officer at the Bangor State Fair on Saturday.

Jay Joseph Scott Fader, 20, was visiting the fair when he was spotted by Bangor police Officer Shawn Green. Green began to escort Fader off the fairgrounds and to Penobscot County Jail, but when the two reached the front gate, Fader bolted on foot, Bangor police Sgt. Catherine Rumsey said Wednesday.

Fader managed to run beyond the Bangor Daily News parking lot, across Buck Street from the fairground, before he was recaptured and taken into custody, Rumsey said.

According to Rumsey, four of the active warrants were for failure to appear for various court dates, and the fifth one was for a bail violation.

Fader remained behind bars late Wednesday night, a jail official confirmed. (Dawn Gagnon, BDN)


A Veazie woman was arrested early Monday for driving with a suspended license after Orono police ran a check on her license plate number because her registration sticker was obscured by road dust.

When the officers looked up her license status, they learned that Jeannie Marie Chapman, 29, held a license that was under suspension for failure to pay fines and fees, Orono police Capt. Josh Ewing said Wednesday.

Ewing said that two town police officers noticed Chapman shortly before 2 a.m. on Kelley Road, near the Interstate 95 interchange, and followed her to Godfrey Drive, where they pulled her over.

He said the officers also charged Chapman with sale and use of drug paraphernalia after they saw a glass marijuana pipe within her reach.

Chapman, who was taken to Penobscot County Jail in Bangor after her arrest, since has been released on bail, Ewing said. (Dawn Gagnon, BDN)

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