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‘Subway vigilante’ Bernhard Goetz arrested on drug charges in New York

By Soumya Karlamangla, Los Angeles Times on Nov. 02, 2013, at 6:57 p.m.
Bernhard Goetz, the “subway vigilante” who set off a national debate about crime and race after he shot four black men in New York in 1984, has been arrested on drug charges. Goetz, 65, was arrested about 6:30 p.m. Friday in New York after he sold $30 worth of marijuana …

Grand jury indicts Skowhegan man accused of threatening to kill staff at Cornville school

By Alex Barber on Nov. 01, 2013, at 1:55 p.m.
A 42-year-old man who allegedly threatened to kill staff at the Cornville Charter School in September was one of 14 people indicted by a Somerset County grand jury on Thursday. James L. Mayo II of Skowhegan was indicted on two charges of terrorizing, two counts of refusing …

Bangor man indicted in connection with allegedly taking more than $50,000 in electronics, jewelry in burglaries

By Judy Harrison on Oct. 30, 2013, at 7:27 p.m.
A local man accused of taking more than $50,000 in electronics and jewelry in burglaries this summer was indicted Wednesday by the Penobscot County grand jury. Peter A. Carbone, 21, of Bangor was indicted on nine counts of burglary, eight counts of theft by unauthorized taking and …

Hancock County indictments feature assault, eluding police charges

By Bill Trotter on Oct. 11, 2013, at 11:12 a.m.
ELLSWORTH | A Hancock man accused of striking another with a weightlifting bar in an Ellsworth mall parking lot was among 13 people indicted Thursday by a Hancock County grand jury. An Orono man who was riding a yellow Kawasaki motorcycle when he allegedly led state troopers on a …

Assault, drug charges dominate Knox County grand jury indictments

By Stephen Betts on Oct. 10, 2013, at 3:28 p.m.
ROCKLAND | A Knox County grand jury indicted 28 people on 61 charges during a four-day session that concluded Thursday. Drug and assault offenses were among the charges levied against the defendants. John E. Thibeault, 34, Brewer, was indicted for felony failure to appear at a Sept. 5 hearing …

Grand jury indicts two 19-year-old men on kidnapping charges in connection with Chelsea incident

By Alex Barber on Oct. 04, 2013, at 6:43 p.m.
AUGUSTA | Two men were indicted by a Kennebec County Grand Jury on Friday after allegedly tying a man to a chair and holding him at knifepoint in Chelsea from July 16-17. Eugene R. Charleston, 19, of Manhattan, N.Y., and Ricardo David Perry, 19, of Lancaster, Pa., are both …

Belfast District Court cases Sept. 16-20, 2013

on Sept. 27, 2013, at 4:44 p.m.
Maysee M. Ames, Unity, driving without license, $150. Matthew L. Aranjo, Boston, theft by unauthorized taking or transfer, $500, restitution $85. Joel Bowley, Newport, operating vehicle while license suspended, $350. Kevin S. Clark, Swanville, cultivating marijuana, $500. Francis Sonny Clark, Belfast, minor consuming liquor, $400. Jennifer M. Dagostino, Northport, theft …

Aroostook County Superior Court cases in Houlton July 1-30, 2013:

on Sept. 20, 2013, at 8:31 a.m.
Melissa Beaulieu, 27, Houlton, theft by unauthorized taking or transfer, $100. Robert A. Beaulieu, 42, Lincoln, theft by unauthorized taking or transfer, restitution $1,000. Darlene Brown, 27, Houlton, theft by unauthorized taking or transfer, 30 days in jail; unlawful possession of scheduled drug, $400 fine, 364 days in jail, all …

Vermont caseworker indicted for unlawful sexual contact with Bangor girl

By Judy Harrison on Aug. 28, 2013, at 3:21 p.m.
A caseworker from the Vermont Department for Children and Families was indicted Wednesday by a Penobscot County grand jury on one count of unlawful sexual contact, a Class B crime. Jeffrey Parfitt, 26, of Middlebury, Vt., allegedly “performed an unnecessary and inappropriate examination” of a juvenile female …
Shane Wood

Vassalboro man indicted after police find 1,000 prescription pills, 8 pounds of marijuana

By Alex Barber on Aug. 23, 2013, at 5:58 p.m.
AUGUSTA | A Vassalboro man who police allegedly found with more than $20,000 worth of drugs was one of 29 people indicted by a Kennebec County grand jury on Thursday. Shane Leslie Wood, 46, was indicted on a Class A charge of aggravated trafficking in scheduled drugs and on …

Houlton District Court cases July 1-30, 2013

on Aug. 23, 2013, at 12:28 p.m.
Maurice Boyce, Jr., 33, Linneus, operating unregistered ATV, $200. Wayne A. Bradstreet, 74, Bridgewater, burning prohibited material, $100. Cody Brewer, 18, Linneus, two counts theft by unauthorized taking or transfer, $300 fine, restitution $126.15, one count dismissed. Raymond Carmichael, 60, Littleton, burning prohibited material, dismissed, $130 in court costs. Rickey …
Jerome Reynolds

Arson, sex, drugs and elver charges on Waldo County indictment list

By Abigail Curtis on Aug. 16, 2013, at 2:57 p.m.
BELFAST | A Brooks man who was acquitted in one of Waldo County’s most notorious murder trials eight years ago was indicted this week on two Class A counts of arson and other charges relating to his alleged efforts last month to set his wife’s car on fire. Jerome …
Mark Briggs

Alleged drug dealers, thieves among those indicted in Hancock County

By Bill Trotter on Aug. 12, 2013, at 11:50 a.m.
ELLSWORTH | A Surry man charged with trafficking in cocaine was one of more than a dozen people indicted on Aug. 8 by a Hancock County grand jury. Mark W. Briggs, 54, was arrested in March by members of the Maine Drug Enforcement Agency as a result of a …

Belfast District Court cases July 15-19, 2013

on July 29, 2013, at 7:15 p.m.
Paula M. Croce, PIttsfield, operating vehicle while license suspended or revoked, $1,000. Dan N. Cutter Jr., Farmington, N.H., operating vehicle while license suspended or revoked, $250. Jeffrey R. Dyer, Palermo, failing to make oral or written accident report, $500; failing to notify of motor vehicle accident, $500. Lisa Loraine Folkman, …

Rockland District Court Cases July 8-12, 2013

on July 26, 2013, at 11:22 a.m.
Jennifer Baxter, Downington, Pa., operating machinery without safety equipment, $100. Bradford A. Buttrick, Searsport, operating vehicle without license, jail seven days; failing to appear in court on criminal summons, jail two days. Burton Neil Carmichael, Liberty, operating without safety equipment, $100. Jason W. Carney, Surry, violating condition of release, jail …

Knox County indictments range from welfare fraud to assault

By Stephen Betts on July 11, 2013, at 2:22 p.m.
ROCKLAND | Thirty three people were indicted this week by a Knox County grand jury, accused of offenses ranging from welfare fraud to drug dealing and assault. Jeremy R. Dennison, 27, of Rockland, was indicted for aggravated assault, domestic violence assault, and assault stemming from a June 19 incident …

Belfast District Court cases from July 1 to July 5, 2013

By Natalie Feulner on July 10, 2013, at 11:25 a.m.
Stephen D. Clements Jr., Swanville, failing to register vehicle, $250. Christopher Cunningham, Belfast, keeping loaded firearm or crossbow in motor vehicle, $400. Danielle L. Demmons, Dixmont, unlawfully shooting or discharging firearm or crossbow, $200; entering or remaining in defiance of order, $200. Alex M. Erving, Burnham, operating vehicle without license, …

Waldo County Superior Court cases from July 1, 2013 to July 5, 2013

on July 10, 2013, at 11:19 a.m.
Glenn Reed, Lincolnville, assault, $300, jail six months; unlawful sexual touching, prison 364 days, all suspended, probation one year; disorderly conduct, jail six months.

Houlton District Court, cases April 1-30, 2013:

on June 04, 2013, at 6:38 p.m.
Houlton District Court, cases April 1-30, 2013 Richard A. Anderson, Oakfield, two counts criminal trespass, jail 48 hours. Ricky Allen Anderson, Houlton, violating protection order, jail 15 days. Jaron A. Austin, Presque Isle, disorderly conduct, jail 72 hours; domestic violence assault, dismissed. Dale E. Barrows, Oakfield, driving 30-plus mph more …

Sex assaults, robbery charges top Waldo County indictments

By Stephen Betts on May 17, 2013, at 11:52 a.m.
BELFAST | A Waldo County grand jury indicted 51 people this week on charges that included sexual assaults against children, robbery, drug violations and motor vehicle offenses. Indicted were the following people: Bryan C. Gower Jr., 21, Canaan; Daniel L. Green Jr., 27, Canaan; Paige Lanctot, 19, Skowhegan; and …
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