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Doug Morin (left), his niece Lillian (center) and his father, Doug Morin Sr., have a happy moment in this undated family photo.

Massachusetts men to be charged in Sherman homicide

By Nick Sambides Jr. on Oct. 25, 2016, at 3:42 p.m.
Both men will face a murder charge in connection with the death of Douglas Morin, 31, of Oakfield.
Aaron Wagner of Ellsworth

Shooting suspect arrested after 33-hour manhunt

By Bill Trotter on Oct. 25, 2016, at 6:49 a.m.
Aaron Wagner, 41, was arrested around 4 a.m., nearly a day and a half after the alleged shooting.
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Police arrest Madawaska man accused of holding woman at gunpoint

on Oct. 25, 2016, at 1:04 a.m.
Police have arrested a 19-year-old Madawaska man, currently facing charges related to a St. Francis convenience store burglary, for allegedly holding his girlfriend against her will at gunpoint.
Portland police say they were called to the area of Congress and High streets Monday afternoon for a report of a man dressed as a tree standing in the street.

Man dressed as tree arrested for obstructing traffic in Portland

By CBS 13 on Oct. 24, 2016, at 4:09 p.m.
Portland police officers say they were called to the area of Congress and High streets Monday afternoon for a report of a man dressed as a tree standing in the street.

Biddeford police investigating Sunday morning stabbings

By Dawn Gagnon on Oct. 24, 2016, at 6:18 a.m.
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Ryan Harris

Sanford police arrest suspect in 2015 motel robbery case

By Dawn Gagnon on Oct. 21, 2016, at 6:57 p.m.
According to police, Ryan Harris entered the motel in Nov. 24, 2015, armed with a knife and demanded money from the clerk.
Derek Blake, 30, of Sidney

Early morning raid nets four arrests for drug trafficking

By Nok-Noi Ricker on Oct. 21, 2016, at 3:53 p.m.
One ounce of crack cocaine, 8 grams of heroin, a half pound of marijuana and $1,000 cash were seized.

Warren woman accused of swindling state out of $250,000 in welfare benefits

By Stephen Betts on Oct. 21, 2016, at 3:23 p.m.
Robin L. Snell, 44, of Warren was indicted last month on charges of felony theft and forgery.

Midcoast woman says man blew powder in her face, sexually assaulted her

By Nick McCrea on Oct. 21, 2016, at 3:06 p.m.
Investigators say the suspect was described as an “older male,” with brown wavy hair standing 6-feet to 6-feet-2-inches tall.

Winthrop man accused of burning down his own home for second time

By Tony Reaves on Oct. 20, 2016, at 1:09 p.m.
A local man was charged with burning down his own home early Thursday morning.

Georgia car thief suspect found in Ashland arrested again in Easton Millinocket

By Anthony Brino on Oct. 19, 2016, at 12:24 p.m.
When asked by the officer why they were in Ashland, the individuals said they had come north to “go fishing for lobster and clams.”

Police: Street racing in Levant leads to injuries and charges

By Dawn Gagnon on Oct. 18, 2016, at 7:37 p.m.
Two drivers who were racing on Tay Road are facing charges after a crash that resulted in injuries last week, Maine State Police said.
Sections of smashed glass and graffiti hint at the damage done inside the former Crow's Nest restaurant during a spate of vandalism this past summer. Five juveniles face class C felony charges in connection with the vandalism.

5 teens face felony charges for $200,000 in vandalism at vacant restaurant

By Anthony Brino on Oct. 18, 2016, at 12:56 p.m.
Five teenagers are facing felony charges for allegedly vandalizing the long-vacant Crow’s Nest restaurant building on Maysville Road during the summer.
Two people have been charged with felony drug trafficking following a drug bust on Lubec on Oct. 12. According to Maine Drug Enforcement Agency, police seized heroin and cocaine with a total estimated street value of $15,000 and nearly $5,000 in cash believed to used to buy drugs during the bust.

Two charged with trafficking in Down East drug bust

By Bill Trotter on Oct. 18, 2016, at 8:23 a.m.
The street value of the seized drugs is estimated to be $15,000, police said.
Travis Stinson

Milford man arrested in connection with pawn shop gun thefts

By Dawn Gagnon and Judy Harrison, BDN Staff on Oct. 17, 2016, at 4:03 p.m.
He also is a suspect in a Sept. 30 burglary and theft at the same pawn shop.

Mapleton man charged with OUI, resisting arrest

By Jen Lynds on Oct. 17, 2016, at 2:36 p.m.
A Mapleton man was arrested and charged with OUI after allegedly crashing his car in a field and fleeing from police.

Victim calls police to report he was shot in Portland apartment

By CBS 13 on Oct. 17, 2016, at 10:51 a.m.
Portland police said a 32-year-old man was shot in an apartment early Monday morning.
A car vandalized with spray paint during a rally for Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump pulls out of the Cross Insurance Center parking lot after the rally on Saturday afternoon.

Police on lookout for vandals who spray-painted cars outside Trump rally in Bangor

By Michael Shepherd on Oct. 15, 2016, at 6:44 p.m.
Several attendees left Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump’s Saturday rally in Bangor to find their parked cars vandalized with white spray paint.
James Dumond

Presque Isle man arrested after crashing truck in Easton

By Dawn Gagnon on Oct. 15, 2016, at 1:06 p.m.
A man from Presque Isle was arrested and charged with operating under the influence late Friday afternoon after a rollover crash in Easton.
Jacob Vanedestine

Palmyra man arrested on sex charges after alleged assault on 11-year-old girl

By Dawn Gagnon on Oct. 14, 2016, at 2:42 p.m.
Vanadestine is being held at Somerset County Jail.