Police Beat

Jeremy Link

Coach accused of sexual abuse of a minor

By CBS 13 on April 25, 2017, at 7:38 a.m.
Prosecutors said he had been hired to coach the girl in tumbling and cheer.
Jacob Bastarache

Brunswick man charged following altercation with gun

By Beth Brogan on April 24, 2017, at 1:01 p.m.
A Brunswick man who allegedly pointed a loaded handgun at several others outside a Brunswick restaurant Friday night remained in Cumberland County Jail Monday afternoon.
David Alan Torres

Lisbon man accused of assaulting woman outside Brunswick restaurant

By Beth Brogan on April 24, 2017, at 12:38 p.m.
A Lisbon man allegedly dragged his girlfriend across a parking lot and attempted to strangle her outside a restaurant.

Paul Grandmaison of Portland was arrested on Portland's Back Cove Trail after police said he stolen a bicycle on Forest Avenue and tried to flee from police.

Portland police arrest bicycle thief on Back Cove Trail

By CBS 13 on April 24, 2017, at 7:20 a.m.
Paul Grandmaison, 38, is being held without bail for violating his probation on a felony theft charge.
Bryan Farr-Luciano, 21, of Sanford.

Tipster leads Sanford police to man on lam for 9 months

By Dawn Gagnon on April 23, 2017, at 11:59 a.m.
The tip that led police to Bryan Farr-Luciano came in after the Sanford Police Department posted on its Facebook page an offer of lunch worth up to $20 with police in exchange for information leading them to him.
Maine Attorney General Janet Mills

Civil rights charge filed against man accused of racial hate crime near Portland school

By Jake Bleiberg on April 21, 2017, at 12:45 p.m.
Before the incident allegedly became violent, he told the group of students — including ones originally from Mexico, Sudan and the Republic of Congo — that immigrants should go back to their own countries and die, according to the attorney general.

Police: Fairfield man shoots ex-girlfriend in shoulder

By Nok-Noi Ricker on April 20, 2017, at 9:57 a.m.
Her injury was not considered life-threatening.
MADAWASKA 04/18/2017

Police taped cordons off the Thibeault home at 507 Main Street in Madawaska, Tuesday afternoon, April 18. Wednesday morning MDEA agents collected evidence inside the home of an alleged meth lab.

Police make ‘one of the largest’ meth busts in downtown Madawaska

on April 19, 2017, at 3:05 p.m.
Seized from inside the home was a “considerable amount of materials” used to make the drug, including a quantity of meth and more than 80 containers.
A shattered window at the Lewiston Public Library.

Stray bullets shatter windows at Lewiston library

By Marissa Bodnar, CBS 13 on April 19, 2017, at 9:34 a.m.
Police said shots were fired from the Park Street Alley behind city hall, sending stray bullets into the Lewiston Public Library.
The Blue Knights Motorcycle Club is seen in Bangor Wednesday.

Suit: Woman stole $200,000 from police motorcycle club

By Judy Harrison on April 18, 2017, at 6:28 p.m.
If convicted, Bessie Small, 46, of Carmel, faces up to 10 years in prison and a fine of up to $20,000. She also could be ordered to pay restitution.
Andrew Seddon

Registered sex offender arrested at Wiscasset school concert

By Beth Brogan on April 18, 2017, at 2:51 p.m.
Wiscasset police arrested a registered sex offender at a recital at Wiscasset Middle High School.

Portland man tells police he hit 80 mph before driving into pond

By Beth Brogan on April 18, 2017, at 1:16 p.m.
A 34-year-old Portland man was charged Friday with driving to endanger after driving his Volkswagen into a pond at the Mere Creek Golf Club.
Antoinne J. Bethea

Reward posted in search for Bangor homicide suspect

By Nok-Noi Ricker on April 18, 2017, at 7:18 a.m.
Bangor police have issued a reward for information leading to the arrest of a man they say shot and killed another man on Ohio Street on Sunday afternoon.

Man charged with photographing, sharing picture of two young girls

By Judy Harrison on April 17, 2017, at 5:32 p.m.
Jeffrey D. Swimm, 37, of Bangor, allegedly took sexually explicit photos and videos of two girls, ages 8 and 10, and traded them for other images of child pornography on the Internet.
BANGOR, Maine -- Police are investigating a report of a shooting on Ohio Street.

Bangor police investigating shooting on Ohio Street

By Dawn Gagnon on April 16, 2017, at 5:26 p.m.
City police are investigating a shooting Sunday afternoon on Ohio Street that was reported to have occurred at a residence there.

Massachusetts police arrest suspect in jogger’s murder

By Reuters on April 16, 2017, at 12:07 p.m.
Angelo Colon-Ortiz, 31, was arrested in connection with the August killing of woman who had been out jogging in the woods in Princeton.

Boothbay man arrested after fire, standoff with police

Bangor Daily News on April 15, 2017, at 1:21 p.m.
A Boothbay man has been arrested following an altercation with Lincoln County police Friday night.

Auburn woman accused of selling cocaine, heroin out of Lewiston motel room

By Dawn Gagnon on April 14, 2017, at 6:21 p.m.
Jacinta Hunt, who was out on bail for an unrelated charge, was located in Room 207 at the Motel 6 with 17 grams of crack cocaine and 48 grams of heroin.

Naples man detained by ICE, faces deportation to Guatemala

By Nick Sambides Jr. on April 13, 2017, at 7:57 p.m.
Otto Morales-Caballeros, 37, was being held at Cumberland County Jail on Thursday after federal agents took him into custody in compliance with a federal immigration judge’s deportation order issued in June 2010.

Drug agents find alleged meth lab in Cornish home

By Dawn Gagnon on April 13, 2017, at 6:50 p.m.
Wednesday’s arrest was the 14th methamphetamine-related response by MDEA this year.