April 23, 2018
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Bangor police investigate Broadway mugging report

Bangor police are investigating the alleged robbery of a Bangor man early Monday morning on Broadway.

The man reported that he was walking along the section of Broadway that runs from State Street to Somerset Street when he was jumped by four men wearing masks and dark clothing shortly before 2 a.m., Bangor detective Sgt. Paul Kenison said Monday, citing a police report.

The victim said the unknown men, whom he described as average in height, took $60 in cash from him and then fled the area. Kenison said.

The man was not seriously hurt in the attack, he said. (Dawn Gagnon, BDN)


A Bangor man was arrested Sunday night after he allegedly punched his landlord in the arm during a dispute about his being evicted from his Hammond Street apartment.

It wasn’t the punch that got Garvin Gibbs, 53, arrested, however, it was the fact that he refused to sign the summons he was issued after he was charged with assault, Bangor police Lt. Tom Reagan said Monday night.

Gibbs, who was taken to Penobscot County Jail after his arrest, was released on bail on Monday, a jail official said. (Dawn Gagnon, BDN)


A Belfast man was arrested after reportedly stiffing a cabdriver out of much of his fare.

Bangor police charged Taylor Wentworth, 22, with theft of services about 3:20 a.m. Friday after he gave the driver $40 for a $70 ride, Bangor police Lt. Tom Reagan said Monday night, citing an arrest report.

Wentworth also reportedly refused to clean up vomit he left behind in the vehicle, according to the report.

Wentworth, who was arrested at the Circle K gas station and convenience store on Main Street, was taken to Penobscot County Jail after his arrest, since has been released on bail, a jail official said Monday. (Dawn Gagnon, BDN)

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