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Bucksport police are investigating a convenience store robbery.

Bucksport police investigating Circle K robbery

By Ryan McLaughlin on May 16, 2016, at 10:20 a.m.
Anyone with information on the incident should call Bucksport police at 469-7951.

Brunswick police investigating stabbing of Ohio man

By Beth Brogan on May 15, 2016, at 9:06 p.m.
The man told police that he was attacked by two men, according to the news release.

Westbrook police investigate stabbing

By CBS 13 on May 15, 2016, at 9:12 a.m.
Local police charged a man with assault in connection to a stabbing that left one man hospitalized Saturday night.
Brian Beach, 45, of New York state faces several charges after Scarborough police say he tried to rob a bank Saturday afternoon.

NY man arrested after attempted bank robbery in Scarborough

By CBS 13 on May 14, 2016, at 1:27 p.m.
A New York man faces several charges after police say he tried to rob a Scarborough bank Saturday but ran off when a teller questioned him about his robbery note.
Michael Johnson, 52

Man accused of using brick to assault victim at Maine campground

By Deborah McDermott, The York Weekly on May 13, 2016, at 10:05 a.m.
The victim was taken to the hospital with serious injuries, police said.
A rat and a mouse snuggle together at the Old Town Animal Shelter on Thursday, after a local woman surrendered them and about 30 other animals.

More than 30 animals from woman’s home taken to Old Town shelter

By Nok-Noi Ricker on May 12, 2016, at 5:11 p.m.
A turtle, ferret, Betta fish and several rats, mice and reptiles were turned over to the Old Town Animal Orphanage on Thursday after police responded to a call at a local woman’s home on Wednesday and found them.
Students walk near the chapel on the Bowdoin College campus in Brunswick on March 9.

Police investigate report of lewd behavior near Bowdoin housing

By Beth Brogan on May 12, 2016, at 10:40 a.m.
A Bowdoin College security officer reported early Thursday morning that he spotted a man allegedly engaged in lewd public behavior near the college’s Mayflower Apartments housing complex on Belmont Street, according to police.

Grandfather jailed for leaving 5-year-old in desert with loaded gun

By David Schwartz, Reuters on May 12, 2016, at 7:57 a.m.
An Arizona man was sentenced to six months in jail for felony child abuse for leaving his 5-year-old granddaughter in the desert with a loaded and cocked handgun with the instruction to “shoot any bad guys,” prosecutors said Wednesday.

MDEA arrests 5 on drug charges in Somerset County

By Dawn Gagnon on May 11, 2016, at 5:15 p.m.
The Maine Drug Enforcement Agency on Tuesday arrested five people for their roles in distributing crack cocaine and fentanyl throughout Somerset County.
Randy Brewer

Bath man accused of assault, sexual abuse

By Beth Brogan on May 11, 2016, at 2:29 p.m.
A 25-year-old Bath man wanted by police for allegedly sexual abusing a 15-year-old girl was arrested Tuesday night in City Park after allegedly assaulting a man who spoke to the teen.
Matthew Petrucci

Lyman man facing drug charge after heroin found in groin area

By Ryan McLaughlin on May 11, 2016, at 11:30 a.m.
A Lyman man was arrested Tuesday after 21 grams of heroin was found on his person, according to state police.
Bonny Eagle High School was the target of vandalism Tuesday morning, forcing school officials to cancel all classes.

Vandals smash vending machines, release fire extinguishers at Bonny Eagle High School

By CBS 13 on May 10, 2016, at 11:10 a.m.
Bonny Eagle High School was the target of vandalism Tuesday morning, forcing school officials to cancel all classes.
Police in Old Orchard Beach are warning people to lock their doors and windows, after a man broke into a home at The Pines at Ocean Park.

Dog stops Old Orchard Beach home invasion

By CBS 13 on May 10, 2016, at 9:35 a.m.
Investigators say the suspect is described as a white man around 25 to 30 years old, 5-foot-10, wearing a hat and camouflage clothing.
Kerry Simoneau

Mother, son charged in connection with Caribou burglary

By Christopher Bouchard, Aroostook Republican & News on May 09, 2016, at 7:47 p.m.
Three people, including a mother and son, were arrested in connection with a burglary at a home on Sweden Street.
Ricky Plummer

Police: Surveillance video shows OOB fire chief in area when fire started

By CBS 13 on May 09, 2016, at 6:57 p.m.
Police say the tape shows the chief’s SUV pulling behind the building, parking, and a man in dark clothing getting out and heading into the woods for 25 minutes.

Lincoln man accused of tossing firecrackers from window

By Nick Sambides Jr. on May 09, 2016, at 6:10 p.m.
A local man was arrested Sunday after allegedly tossing firecrackers and smoke bombs out the window of his Main Street apartment, police said Monday. Michael Morrison, 36, of Lincoln was arrested on a charge of reckless conduct, a Class D crime. He also was issued several summonses …
Jeffrey Peaslee

Maine man accused of assaulting girlfriend, smashing windshield

By Beth Brogan on May 09, 2016, at 3:52 p.m.
Jeffrey Peaslee was charged with Class B felony domestic violence aggravated assault and misdemeanor criminal mischief.
Ricky Plummer

Mass. town had raised red flags about Maine fire chief charged with arson

By Tammy Wells and Liz Gotthelf, Journal Tribune on May 09, 2016, at 1:47 p.m.
Members of a Marlborough committee were concerned by Plummer’s frequent job changes.

Old Orchard Beach police investigate burglary

By Ryan McLaughlin on May 09, 2016, at 12:20 p.m.
The alleged burglary occurred around 10:20 p.m. Sunday at The Pines at Ocean Park.
Randall Weddle

Police: Truck driver in crash that killed two was drunk, speeding

By Stephen Betts on May 09, 2016, at 12:09 p.m.
The driver of a flatbed truck who crashed into oncoming traffic in March, killing two people, was speeding, had a revoked driver’s license and was drunk at the time of the incident, according to police.