Mid-Maine

 

Ex-clerk at DA’s office to serve 16 months, repay $60,000 for theft

By Judy Harrison on Aug. 05, 2016, at 3:50 p.m.
A former clerk at the Somerset County district attorney’s office was sentenced Friday to three years in prison with all but 16 months suspended in connection with the theft of more than $90,000, much of which was intended to reimburse crime victims.
Joshua Houle, 20, of Anson suffered serious injuries when the 1996 Dodge Intrepid he was driving left the roadway and crashed into a large tree.

Anson man seriously injured in single-vehicle crash

By Dawn Gagnon on July 31, 2016, at 4:09 p.m.
The vehicle struck a utility pole and then several trees before coming to rest about 400 feet from the road.
Michael Bokun

New York man fatally shot in Rangeley

By Nok-Noi Ricker on July 29, 2016, at 4:49 p.m.
Michael Bokun, 29, “died from a gunshot wound to the chest,” according to the state medical examiner’s office.

Skowhegan man accused of sexually assaulting teen girl

By Ryan McLaughlin on July 29, 2016, at 3:17 p.m.
A local man is facing multiple sex assault charges after a search warrant resulted in his arrest on Friday, according to police.

Officials: Crash near construction area slows I-95 traffic

By Ryan McLaughlin on July 29, 2016, at 2:22 p.m.
Traffic on Interstate 95 was snarled Friday afternoon by an accident near a construction site, according to officials.
Rusty Grignon

Somerset County authorities seeking alleged assault suspect

By Ryan McLaughlin on July 29, 2016, at 8 a.m.
Sheriff’s deputies are actively looking for a man allegedly responsible for an assault last weekend.

Rangeley incident leaves one person dead, two injured

By Ryan McLaughlin on July 28, 2016, at 6:15 a.m.
A man is dead and two others injured after a confrontation at a home early Thursday morning.

Skowhegan man accused of threatening man with knife

By Ryan McLaughlin on July 26, 2016, at 2:41 p.m.
A local man was arrested on Monday after allegedly threatening a family member with a knife, according to Skowhegan police.

Skowhegan man accused of trying to grab officer’s firearm

By Ryan McLaughlin on July 25, 2016, at 4:03 p.m.
A local man is facing multiple charges after he allegedly attempted to grab a police officer’s firearm during a struggle Saturday.

Man steals drugs from Rite Aid pharmacy in Naples

By Christopher Burns on July 23, 2016, at 8:50 a.m.
A man robbed a Rite Aid pharmacy in Naples Friday evening, making off with an undisclosed amount of drugs.
Larry Swett

Anson man arrested in connection with hit and run

By Ryan McLaughlin on July 22, 2016, at 4:02 p.m.
Larry Swett of Anson is accused of leaving the scene of an accident involving injury.

More plead guilty to charges stemming from Dexter drug ring

By Judy Harrison on July 20, 2016, at 2:57 p.m.
Four more people charged in connection with a drug distribution ring that allegedly operated in the Dexter area for a dozen years pleaded guilty Wednesday in U.S. District Court to drug conspiracy charges.
Ashley Boivin

Police: Woman arrested in connection with Waterville stabbing

By Ryan McLaughlin on July 20, 2016, at 1:43 p.m.
A local woman has been arrested in connection with stabbing that sent one man to the hospital Tuesday evening, police said.

Waterville police investigating stabbing

By Ryan McLaughlin on July 20, 2016, at 11:13 a.m.
Police are investigating a stabbing that sent one man to the hospital Tuesday evening.

Two charged in connection with Litchfield camp break-in

By Ryan McLaughlin on July 19, 2016, at 2:01 p.m.
A break-in at a vacant camp on Pleasant Pond has led to charges for a couple.
A felled tree on a road in Strong,

Cleanup begins after powerful storms move through Western Maine

By CBS 13 on July 19, 2016, at 8:24 a.m.
Tom Mauzaka says in his 32 years living in Strong he’s never seen such a powerful storm.
A trash truck driver prepares to dump his load of municipal solid waste at Penobscot Energy Recovery Co. in Orrington on Sept. 17, 2009.

The long history of lobbying behind Maine’s trash fight

By Darren Fishell on July 18, 2016, at 6:10 a.m.
In large part, these efforts centered on the same bills, setting restrictions on new landfill capacity, influencing the state’s waste management priorities and attempting to create new incentives for energy generated from trash.
Guy Stevens

Police arrest two on heroin trafficking charges in Farmington

By CBS 13 on July 15, 2016, at 7:49 a.m.
Assault-style weapons, rifles, shotguns and handguns were seized, Farmington Police said.
Investigators say they're currently looking for a late '90s black Buick Park Avenue that should have some major front-end damage.

Police searching for driver after hit-and-run in Anson

By CBS 13 on July 13, 2016, at 8:46 p.m.
Police are searching for a driver after a couple was hit by a car in Anson.
A ski lift is closed off after it mysteriously collapsed at Sunday River.

Ski lift mysteriously collapses at Sunday River

By CBS 13 on July 13, 2016, at 8:03 p.m.
A ski lift is closed off after it mysteriously collapsed at Sunday River.