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The hood ornament on a 1913 Rolls Royce. A similar ornament was stolen from a 1913 Rolls Royce in Portland on Friday night. A suspect has since been arrested.

Man charged in theft of rare car hood ornament

By Nick McCrea on May 15, 2017, at 11:16 a.m.
The vehicle, once owned by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow’s daughter, was being stored inside a trailer parked inside the garage in advance of its appearance in that weekend’s Maine Historical Society fundraiser event.
Investigators from the Maine Drug Enforcement Agency seized crack cocaine, Suboxone strips and more than $8,000 during a raid at an apartment in Mexico occupied by a couple they had arrested less than three months ago.

Maine couple arrested on crack charges — again

By Dawn Gagnon on May 13, 2017, at 1:15 p.m.
A Mexico woman and her live in boyfriend from Boston were arrested early Friday morning on crack cocaine trafficking charges for the second time in less than three months.
An image of the "Topless Cleaning" flyer found in Megan McGraw's possession.

Purveyor of ‘Topless Cleaning’ service charged with stealing lingerie

By Judy Harrison on May 12, 2017, at 3:50 p.m.
A Bradford woman who advertises “Topless Cleaning” picked up some “naughty underthings” without paying for them, according to the Bangor police.

New sexual abuse allegations arise against former Biddeford cop

By Alan Bennett, Journal Tribune on May 12, 2017, at 2:15 p.m.
A new case filed this week in U.S. District Court alleges a former Biddeford police officer sexually abused a teenage boy nearly 30 years ago.
Joy Smith of Manchester is charged with disorderly conduct.

New Hampshire woman arrested for allegedly throwing bowl of noodles

By CBS 13 on May 11, 2017, at 3:58 p.m.
Joy Smith, 45, of Manchester was charged with disorderly conduct.

Accused drunken driver in California was deported 15 times

By Dan Whitcomb, Reuters on May 11, 2017, at 7:19 a.m.
A Mexican national charged in a San Diego, California, car crash that badly injured a 6-year-old boy was in the country illegally and had been deported at least 15 times.

Police: Baby who died was in foster care at day care center

By Judy Harrison on May 10, 2017, at 3:30 p.m.
Maine State Police said Wednesday that a 16-month-old who died at a Raymond day care center Tuesday was there in foster care.

Two people accused of making meth while traveling in car

By CBS 13 on May 10, 2017, at 10:34 a.m.
They were arrested after Lincoln police pulled over their car on High Street and found the two were making meth inside the vehicle.
Local police charged Robert Dobbins, 20, of Caribou, with theft after they say he was identified from surveillance images taken at the Caribou Recreation Center on Saturday night. Dobbins is accused of stealing about $365 in Canadian money from visiting Canadian roller skaters during a Roller Derby match that night.

Police accuse Caribou man of stealing cash from visiting Canadian roller derby team

on May 09, 2017, at 3:12 p.m.
“We’re promoting Caribou, Aroostook Roller Derby, and the Rec Center, so it’s upsetting to have that happen.”
Kevin Carey

Portland man charged with 19 sex crimes against a child

By Jake Bleiberg on May 09, 2017, at 1:27 p.m.
Kevin Carey, 47, was arrested on March 19 after the Portland police investigated allegations that he sexually assaulted a child multiple times over a period of nine years.

Two injured trying to stop dog from killing another dog

By CBS 13 on May 08, 2017, at 2:42 p.m.
Deputies said one of the visitor’s dogs, reported to be a large pit bull, lunged at Kramer and bit his neck.

Police: NH store owner and employee busted by their own surveillance cameras

By Paul Feely, The New Hampshire Union Leader on May 08, 2017, at 1:58 p.m.
Police reported recovering video surveillance footage from the store showing the men vandalizing the cars.
Elvers in a net

Massachusetts man nabbed with $21,700 worth of illegal elvers

By Nick McCrea on May 08, 2017, at 1:29 p.m.
A Massachusetts man faces up to a year in jail and a $2,000 fine after he was caught with an estimated $21,700 worth of allegedly poached elvers.
Police said Alisha Brooks, who was reported missing on Saturday, has been found and is safe.

Police say missing Bowdoin woman is safe

By CBS 13 on May 07, 2017, at 8:24 a.m.
Police said a Bowdoin woman reported missing Saturday, Alisha Brooks, is believed to be safe.
Police arrested 46-year-old James Pelletier of Hollis after DHHS reported that two boys, ages 9 and 11, were shot with a BB gun.

Hollis dad accused of shooting kids with BB gun

By CBS 13 on May 06, 2017, at 8:52 a.m.
According to police, the boys say their father shot them because they didn’t do their chores.

Police: Portland taxi driver, 60, stabbed for ‘no apparent reason’

By Nick McCrea on May 05, 2017, at 7:50 a.m.
Police have arrested a Portland man after an early-morning knife attack on a taxi cab driver.

Lincoln’s town manager faces criminal charges for alleged trespass

By Nick Sambides Jr. on May 03, 2017, at 7:45 p.m.
John Sutherland, 50, of Lincoln, was issued summonses by state police on Feb. 14 for allegedly breaking into a garage in Castle Hill and damaging a door.

Fort Kent turns swastika vandalism on roadway into tic-tac-toe

on May 03, 2017, at 3:32 p.m.
You can’t look at the swastika and see any positive nature of that symbolism based on its recent history.

Kittery police arrest man on sex assault charge

By Alex LaCasse, Portsmouth Herald on May 03, 2017, at 1:37 p.m.
Police arrested Jason Mayo, 38, formerly of Kittery, on three felony charges alleging gross sexual assault, domestic violence criminal threatening and domestic violence criminal threatening with a dangerous weapon.
Thomas Proctor Jr.

Boothbay man accused of shooting neighbor in leg

By Beth Brogan on May 02, 2017, at 4:03 p.m.
A 66-year-old Boothbay man was charged with reckless conduct with a firearm Monday after allegedly shooting a neighbor in the leg.