By Judy Harrison on Sept. 29, 2016, at 5:23 p.m.
A local man was sentenced Thursday in U.S. District Court to 20 years and 10 months in federal prison for sexual exploitation of children, according to the U.S. attorney’s office.
By Beth Brogan on Sept. 29, 2016, at 3:22 p.m.
A 24-year-old Maine man will be sentenced Wednesday in U.S. District Court for scamming customers in Maine and Massachusetts out of tens of thousands of dollars.
By Beth Brogan on Sept. 29, 2016, at 1:53 p.m.
Under terms of a plea agreement, a West Bath man pleaded guilty to all charges Thursday in the state’s first “revenge porn” case and received a deferred disposition for one year.
By Judy Harrison on Sept. 29, 2016, at 1:21 p.m.
A Bangor man was arrested and charged nearly two years after his sister told police she found sexually explicit images on his computer.
By Judy Harrison on Sept. 29, 2016, at 1:14 p.m.
Julie K. Meek, 56, admitted to stealing cash, checks and gift cards between December 2015 and April 5, 2016.
By Judy Harrison on Sept. 28, 2016, at 7:28 p.m.
BANGOR | A Carmel man who was shot in June during a confrontation over custody with the mother of his child at her Eddington home was indicted Wednesday by the Penobscot County grand jury on one count each of burglary, aggravated criminal trespass, violation of a protective order, domestic …
By Judy Harrison on Sept. 28, 2016, at 1:36 p.m.
The former Mountie accused of smuggling narwhal whale tusks across the border and mailing them to buyers around the U.S. for eight years pleaded guilty Wednesday in U.S. District Court to multiple counts of conspiracy and money laundering.
By Dawn Gagnon on Sept. 26, 2016, at 8:15 p.m.
A 38-year-old Winthrop man was sentenced to more than two years in prison Monday for possessing with the intent to distribute heroin, possession of a firearm by a felon and possession of an unregistered sawed-off shotgun during a hearing Monday in U.S. District Court.
By Dawn Gagnon on Sept. 26, 2016, at 5:11 p.m.
The Norwegian tourist arrested in August after threatening to kill Portland police officers with explosives and assault rifles pleaded guilty Monday to a federal charge of making threatening interstate communications.
By Beth Brogan on Sept. 26, 2016, at 4:43 p.m.
A Topsham couple who used more than $100,000 in Social Security disability benefits paid to their disabled twin daughters for travel and items such as a motorcycle will serve five months in prison followed by five months of in-home detention.
By Beth Brogan on Sept. 26, 2016, at 4:22 p.m.
A former Brunswick school custodian who pleaded guilty to unlawful sexual touching of a minor will serve no jail time if he undergoes sex offender treatment to accept responsibility for the crime and abides by other conditions of a deferred disposition.
By Stephen Betts on Sept. 23, 2016, at 10:49 a.m.
A Rockland woman was sentenced to nine years in federal prison Thursday for dealing crack cocaine as part of a group of 11 people charged last year.
By Judy Harrison on Sept. 23, 2016, at 10:01 a.m.
Tieman was not asked to enter a plea because he has not yet been indicted by the grand jury.
By Judy Harrison on Sept. 22, 2016, at 6:28 p.m.
“To burn a lobsterman’s boat is to destroy his livelihood,” U.S. District Judge John Woodcock said in imposing the sentence.
By Dawn Gagnon on Sept. 22, 2016, at 5:57 p.m.
Documents filed Thursday at the Somerset County Courthouse indicate that Valerie Tieman of Fairfield died from two gunshot wounds to the head.
By Beth Brogan on Sept. 22, 2016, at 11:25 a.m.
Bath police discovered a cellphone that contained nine videos and more than 100 photos of nude and undressing Bowdoin College students.
By Bill Trotter on Sept. 22, 2016, at 9:51 a.m.
A man with a significant domestic violence history has been indicted in Washington County on multiple charges, including aggravated attempted murder, in connection with an alleged hatchet attack on a woman in Milbridge this past June.
By Dawn Gagnon on Sept. 21, 2016, at 8:51 p.m.
Jodi Webber faces up to 30 years in prison and a $1,000,000 fine.
By Abigail Curtis on Sept. 21, 2016, at 6:19 p.m.
“She said that he began filling the tub, telling her he was going to drown her.”
By Abigail Adams on Sept. 20, 2016, at 2:53 p.m.
The district attorney dismissed a charge of sex trafficking after the Whitefield man pleaded guilty to domestic violence terrorizing and other charges.