Comments for: Bangor man snorts drugs off truck, police say

Posted Oct. 15, 2012, at 7:21 p.m.
Last modified Oct. 15, 2012, at 8:29 p.m.

BANGOR | A local man kicked in the front door of an apartment house last week, and when police Officer Richard Polk arrived at the scene, he saw him snorting cocaine off a truck parked in a garage next door, Bangor police Sgt. Paul Edwards said. Joseph A. Cammack …

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  • Anonymous

    I guess he did not have a mirror handy to use. I hope that it was at least his own truck.

    • Anonymous

      It was a truck in a garage that belonged to someone else all together. 

  • Anonymous

    What is the name of the landlord that owns the Birch Street property?

    • Anonymous

       Look it up at city hall.

      • Anonymous

        I understand that we can all look it up at city hall but unless the media is willing to pick up the story there will not be enough pressure put upon the slumlords to make a change. The local media will not pick up the story even it was compelling as we live in such a small community most of the slumlords are potential advertisers. let me give you proof, we had our own prostitution ring in the bangor/brewer area, remember cinnamon treat/sweets? Where is the list of Johns from that event? Selective journalism due to the size of the advertiser base. 

    • Anonymous

      I do like this line of questioning. I especially like the way some local well-to-do’s make money off section 8 people and basically run a slum building. Not only does it devalue the neighborhood it also taxes the local police department. These slumlords are often the people who pipe up about saving taxpayers money and fiscal responsibility…… blah blah blah. Lets uncover the slumlords….

      • Anonymous

        don’t encourage him please

    • Anonymous

      Your actually blaming the landlord for this guys actions?He doesn’t even live there.Next time someone robs a Rite Aid we probably should blame them and shut it down!

    • Anonymous

      You.

  • Anonymous

    You stay classy Joseph A. Cammack Jr.

  • Anonymous

    It was the neighbors truck.
    That is a man with a bad habit.

  • Anonymous

    loss of control, a major symptom of substance abuse problem. 5 charges in one arrest. Well done sir!

  • Anonymous

    I know the kid and his parents. In my personal opinion the Mother is a perpetual loser, father a perpetual loser……sad that you are born innocent and then you have to adapt.

    • Anonymous

      At 30 years old he’s not a kid and is old enough to know right from wrong.

      • Anonymous

        You are right. I unfortunately still think of him as a kid. Guess I am getting old.

    • Anonymous

      That is the  sad case in many situations.  But there comes a time when we choose our own fate & are responsible for how we want to live life & he is certainly past the age of the blame game.

      • Anonymous

        I agree but unfortunatly his parents (both) have ingrained a life of drugs and failure. These people often try to get up but then fall when they need support because their support systems are their parents. We all need better role models but in this case the parents are beyond lost.

    • Anonymous

      I have known the family for over 25 years and i would like to say the mom has busted her butt trying  to help the two children,yes the bio dad is a bum.The kids step father is no prize, he has fathered two kids outside of the marriage, certianly not a good role model.Have to remember the kids dont pick their parents or their step parents

  • Anonymous

    Well done Officer Polk!! I hope they keep him in jail, and not just slap his hand.

  • Anonymous

    who writes these friggen articles? Try telling the story in a sequence.. stories tend to make more sense that way

  • Anonymous

    Another pillar of the community.

  • Anonymous

    This guy was a really good kid, a Veteran, and a war hero who saw horrific things in Iraq. This is a textbook case of young man with severe PTSD. If his family, the legal system, and the VA don’t find a way to force him to get the care he needs this whole thing will end or continue badly.

    Good luck Joe…

    • Anonymous

      So whats the excuse for his sister who has been in and out of prison her whole life? Stop making excuses for these people, look at the parents and put the blame on the people who created this mess….two kids that are drug addicts……..

      • Anonymous

        I can’t speak to his sister. But I knew him in HS before we both went off to war and it is obvious his experiences changed him.

        PTSD is real. Those of us who went to war know that. Given what Joe has sacrificed for his country and the tools like you who live in it, you should have some respect and sympathy.

  • Anonymous

    I don’t think they should have released his name until he was found guilty.. The BPD and the DA’s office aren’t witholding names of suspects. I don’t understand it. it might ruin his reputation.. Oh I get it. he is not one of the special people.  

    • That doesn’t even make sense. WHY shouldn’t his name be printed and the story be told? It’s public knowledge for a reason. We, as a community, have the right to know who and what is being done in our city. People need to stop making excuses and trying to justify the actions of criminals. If you don’t want your actions reported or your name in the paper, then maybe people will think twice about being stupid. Time to make some changes in his life. 

      • Anonymous

        great series of posts!

    • and trust me they aren’t ruining his reputation he has done that damage himself a long time ago

  • Anonymous

    Oh, Joe.  You used to be a great guy and athelete.  Hugs Not Drugs! 

    • Anonymous

      He was never a great athlete or he would have done the college thing and made something of himself

  • I hope you get help Little Joe,I know you have PTSD.You need to turn your life around.You have so much potential.Don’t waste it on stupid drugs.Cocaine,she does lie.She wrecked your life.Snap out of it and go to rehab.Take Care and Take Care of your Life.

  • I just did

    • Anonymous

      Congrats……btw

  • hope he has fun in solitary confinement the entire prison stay!!! this kid is a piece of dog feces and likes to wear wires on people, have fun in jail you RAT!!!!!! Also on an unrelated matter his father is one of Bangor’s slum lords, I rented an apartment from him and while i was staying there a man from the bank showed up informing me that I was being evicted because the building was foreclosed on a year before i even rented it!!! so like they say the apple doesn’t fall far from the tree and in this case it is true they are both scumbags.

  • I am so sick and tired of people making excuses and trying to justify the actions of others. Oh, he has PTSD and he is a war veteran? Well that just changes everything!! He shouldn’t be held accountable for being a criminal, we should give that man a medal!! BOO on all of you who think that he should get a pass because he served our country. If anything, he should be held to a higher standard and made an example for others who think that they can get away with something because they have a disease like PTSD. Drugs will get you no where in life and this is a perfect example of why you shouldn’t do them!! Bangor has made a turn for the worst and if something doesn’t change then our city is in for it. Time to grow up and realize that there are consequences for your actions, hopefully he learns something from this and becomes a productive member of society like most of us already have!! I have no pity for him.

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