Bangor man accused of fleeing Sears with jewelry, running across I-95 indicted

Posted Nov. 27, 2013, at 4:37 p.m.
Chad Beal
Chad Beal

BANGOR, Maine — A local man arrested in October after allegedly stealing jewelry from Sears, then fleeing was indicted Wednesday by a Penobscot County grand jury.

Chad M. Beal, 24, of Bangor was indicted on charges of robbery and theft by unauthorized taking.

An arraignment date has not been set.

He remained Wednesday at the Penobscot County Jail unable to make $10,000 cash bail.

Sears employees called 911 on Oct. 29 after Beal jumped a fence and ran across Interstate 95 when chased by store security, according to a previously published report.

Beal was arrested by Bangor police on the Eastern Maine Community College campus. The stolen jewelry was found in his pants pockets, police said.

If convicted, he faces up to 10 years in prison and a fine of up to $20,000 on the robbery charge alone.

Also indicted Wednesday were:

Frederick H. Beem, 38, of Exeter, operating after revocation.

Eric Bofinger, 47, Orrington, possession of gift deer, fraudulently obtaining or possessing a hunting license, marijuana cultivation, unlawful possession of gift deer.

Scott Boobar, 20, Corinth, eluding an officer, driving to endanger, refusing to submit to arrest, criminal speeding, operating without a license.

Ransford W. Bubar III, Greenbush, two counts of assault, domestic violence assault.

Peter A. Carbone, 21, Bangor, attempted burglary, unauthorized use of property.

Brien M. Corriveau, 39, Howland, aggravated assault, violation of condition of release.

Scott A. Cote, 26, Southwest Harbor, failure to appear, violation of condition of release.

Christopher Danchunk, 43, Raymond, three counts of seuxal abuse of a minor.

Michael Alan Drake II, 43, LaGrange, burglary, theft by unauthorized taking, criminal mischief.

Donna Dray, 45, Brewer, theft by unauthorized taking.

Joseph M. Earle, 45, Brewer, aggravated assault, assault.

Terra Lee Farnham, 30, Plymouth, two counts of forgery.

Jack H. Fraser, 37, Bangor, Robbery.

Joel A. Frigon, 33, Dover-Foxcroft, unlawful trafficking of scheduled drugs, two counts of unlawful trafficking of scheduled drugs.

Jarrett J. Gauvin, 30, Dexter, operating after revocation.

Sharon R. Gilley, 57, Holden, criminal operating under the influence of intoxicants, operating after suspension, operating beyond license condition or restriction.

Robert Lee Hackley Jr., 35, Corinth aggravated assault, reckless conduct.

Bruce P. Herbert, 38, Old Town, four counts of theft by unauthorized taking, burglary, attempted theft by unauthorized taking.

McKenzie J. Kaphammer, 23, Corinth, passing a roadblock, aggravated criminal mischief, criminal operating under the influence of intoxicants, leaving the scene.

Danielle R. King, 31, Old Town, burglary, two counts of theft by unauthorized taking.

Lewis L. Lachance, 44, St. Albans, four counts of violation of condition of release.

Timothy Lesiczka, 33, York, unlawful trafficking of scheduled drugs, criminal forfeiture.

Thomas J. Lynch, 42, Bangor, stealing drugs, two counts of unlawful possession of scheduled drugs.

Vince Charles Mellor, 48, Golden, Colo., unlawful trafficking of scheduled drugs, unlawful possession of scheduled drugs, criminal forfeiture.

Justin Moleon, 32, Hermon, criminal operating under the influence of intoxicants.

Shane M. Morris, 29, Enfield, arson.

Nicholas W. Norris, 32, Newport, violation of condition of release.

Brent D. Pelkey, 18, Lincoln, burglary, two counts of theft by unauthorized taking.

Dale S. Phillips Jr., 20, Milford, burglary, theft by unauthorized taking.

Edward J. Reardon III, 28, Old Town, domestic violence stalking, violation of a protection order.

Heather Sabattus, 28, Indian Township, theft by unauthorized taking, failure to appear, violation of condition of release.

Eric M. St. Peter, 25, Howland, receiving stolen property.

Samantha F. White, 30, Bangor, three counts of burglary, three counts of theft by unauthorized taking.

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