November 21, 2017
Portland Latest News | Poll Questions | Charles Manson | North Korea | Susan Collins

Police arrest Cumberland County Jail work release inmate accused of not showing up for work

By Abigail Curtis, BDN Staff

PORTLAND, Maine — A Cumberland County Jail work release inmate who went missing Friday afternoon was found Saturday and taken into custody by a Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office detective, according to a news release issued Saturday afternoon by the agency.

Preston Cooper, 50, who works at Ready Seafood in Portland, faces a felony escape charge after he did not show up at work on Friday, according to a report from Portland television station WGME, CBS 13. He was reportedly found walking on Congress Street and has been taken back to the county jail.


Have feedback? Want to know more? Send us ideas for follow-up stories.

You may also like