Police Beat


Report of man with gun prompts school lockdowns in Gorham

By CBS 13 on Feb. 27, 2017, at 1 p.m.
Gorham police blocked off South Street after getting a report of a man walking around with a rifle.

Surveillance camera catches 2 teens allegedly trying to break into Bagel Central

By Nok-Noi Ricker on Feb. 27, 2017, at 12:58 p.m.
The videos show the girls trying to access doors on the backside of the Central Street building as well as one girl dancing and one falling off a trash container.

Windham man allegedly tried to grab a gun from arresting deputy’s holster

By Nick McCrea on Feb. 27, 2017, at 8:01 a.m.
Richard Valliere, 40, faces charges of refusing to submit to an arrest, assault on a police officer, and disorderly conduct.

Three arrested in robbery, beating at South Portland motel

By Dawn Gagnon on Feb. 26, 2017, at 1:56 p.m.
Three people were arrested at an apartment complex Sunday morning as police executed a search warrant in connection with a violent crime that occurred Saturday night in South Portland.

Standoff ends with arrest in Fort Kent

on Feb. 26, 2017, at 10:32 a.m.
James A. Stone, 45.

Man allegedly lures woman to Maine to steal money from her

By Dawn Gagnon on Feb. 24, 2017, at 6:15 p.m.
James A. Stone, 45, faces two felony theft charges.

Trio accused of making up armed robbery story to conceal an alleged theft

Bangor Daily News on Feb. 24, 2017, at 2:39 p.m.
Three local residents face charges after allegedly making a false report in December about an armed robbery at the Thirsty Dawg, a redemption center and beer store, to hide their involvement in the theft of an undisclosed amount of money.
Pamela L. Morin, 45.

Customer accused of threatening Bangor motel manager with hammer

By Nok-Noi Ricker on Feb. 24, 2017, at 12:13 p.m.
A woman who was upset with management at the Riverview Motel on State Street last week was arrested for threatening one day and again the next day for returning to the motel, according to Bangor police Sgt. Tim Cotton.
Glenn Reed, 69, of Searsmont was arrested Feb. 22 for unlawful sexual touching, a Class D crime. He has a long history of sexual crimes in the midcoast.

Midcoast man with long history of sex crimes arrested again

By Nick McCrea on Feb. 24, 2017, at 12:12 p.m.
A Waldo County man with a 30-year history of sexual crimes is back in jail after he allegedly touched a woman in a “sexually inappropriate manner” while they were in a vehicle together, according to police.

Estranged wife accused of killing husband in Acton

By Nok-Noi Ricker on Feb. 23, 2017, at 6:44 a.m.
An estranged wife in the small border community of Acton was charged with murder late Wednesday, accused of mortally wounding her husband in his front yard.
University of Maine's Wes Myers (right) drives the lane past University of New Hampshire's Jaleen Smith during their basketball game at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor on Jan. 19, 2017.

Locker room altercation resulted in UMaine men’s basketball suspensions

By Larry Mahoney on Feb. 22, 2017, at 8:42 p.m.
The suspensions of five University of Maine men’s basketball team players last week stemmed from an altercation in the locker room during which Wes Myers punched teammate Marko Pirovic in the face, breaking his jaw, a police report reveals.

State police investigate homicide in Acton

Bangor Daily News on Feb. 22, 2017, at 8:34 p.m.
Scott Weyland, 42, died at Southern Maine Medical Center in Biddeford Wednesday afternoon after police say he suffered fatal injuries.

Five, including two from New York, arrested in Hancock County drug bust

on Feb. 22, 2017, at 12:21 p.m.
Five people, including two men from the Bronx, New York, have been arrested in connection with the alleged sale of heroin and crack cocaine in Hancock County.

Maine woman tells police she hit three pedestrians in New Hampshire

By CBS 13 on Feb. 22, 2017, at 7:52 a.m.
Three people suffered life-threatening injuries, after police said they were hit by a car Monday night.
Robert H. Edmunds III

A decade after indictment, former Nobleboro man back to face fraud charges

By J.W. Oliver on Feb. 21, 2017, at 7:28 p.m.
The indictment names 20 victims and charges Edmunds with conduct dating from 2000-2004.
Wayne Little

Jefferson man wanted for aggravated assault turns himself in

By Beth Brogan on Feb. 21, 2017, at 1:57 p.m.
A Jefferson man sought by police following a domestic dispute on Saturday has turned himself in.

‘Mime’ accused of attacking professional MMA fighter

By Beth Brogan on Feb. 21, 2017, at 12:15 p.m.
Police have not received other reports involving men in white face paint and black clothing.
Joseph Bagdanovich

Man accused of assaulting juvenile in Limerick

By CBS 13 on Feb. 21, 2017, at 7:31 a.m.
A man is accused of assaulting a juvenile and his sister in Limerick on Monday afternoon.

Man accused of beating girlfriend in Frankfort arrested at Portland bus terminal

By Dawn Gagnon on Feb. 20, 2017, at 7:40 p.m.
A man accused of assaulting and terrorizing his live-in girlfriend in Frankfort on Saturday was arrested Sunday.

Florida middle schooler could face charges after throwing wood at Trump motorcade

By Reuters on Feb. 19, 2017, at 1:28 p.m.
A Florida middle school student may face criminal charges after confessing to throwing a wooden block at a vehicle in President Donald Trump’s motorcade as it drove through West Palm Beach.