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Police: Greenville man dies after altercation over rental property

By Dawn Gagnon on June 26, 2016, at 1:56 p.m.
No charges have been filed and no arrest had been made as of Sunday afternoon, according to a state police spokesman.

State police investigate death of Greenville man

Bangor Daily News on June 26, 2016, at 8:44 a.m.
A team of Maine State Police detectives have converged in Greenville to investigate what led to the death of a local man Saturday.
Garrett G. Brosnan

Brunswick officer resigns after arrest for sending naked photos to undercover agent

By CBS 13 on June 25, 2016, at 2:49 p.m.
The Brunswick police officer arrested after federal agents said he tried to send naked photos of himself to a 14-year-old girl resigned on Saturday.

Hampton Beach sand sculptures damaged in act of vandalism

By CBS 13 on June 25, 2016, at 12:42 p.m.
The Hampton Beach Master Sand Sculpting Competition has reported damage to five sculptures. The damage is believed to be caused by intentional vandalism and not weather or faulty construction.
Samuel Chernin, 24 of Sanford was charged with unlawful possession of a schedule W drug and possession of hypodermic apparatuses after North Berwick officers found cocaine, Suboxone, marijuana, a scale and several hypodermic needles.

Sanford man charged in drug bust

By CBS 13 on June 25, 2016, at 12:11 p.m.
A Saturday morning traffic stop in North Berwick landed a Sanford resident in jail after drugs and drug paraphernalia were found in his car.
A 12-year-old Bangor boy was taken into custody early Saturday morning after he allegedly stole a 2011 Kia van. Bangor police Sgt. Jason Stuart stopped the van with his cruiser at Broadway near Center Street after the driver refused to stop.

Boy who stole bus charged after crashing stolen van into Bangor police cruiser

By Judy Harrison on June 25, 2016, at 10:16 a.m.
A 12-year-old boy charged May 3 with taking a school bus for a joy ride was apprehended again Saturday morning after allegedly stealing a van and driving it through the streets of Bangor’s east side.
Steven Ricci

Man with lengthy criminal history set to be released from jail

By Ryan McLaughlin on June 24, 2016, at 2:59 p.m.
A man with a lengthy criminal history is scheduled to be released from jail Friday, and police consider him to be a high risk to reoffend.
Timothy Mclain

Steuben man charged with assault

By Johanna S. Billings on June 24, 2016, at 2:40 p.m.
A Steuben man was arrested Wednesday after allegedly attacking another man with a “blackjack” type weapon.

Three men charged in connection with credit card ‘cloning’ scheme

By Beth Brogan on June 24, 2016, at 2:21 p.m.
Cumberland County Sheriff’s deputies arrested three men from out-of-state on Saturday in Brunswick and charged them with forgery.

Driver charged in chase that ends with crash in Warren

By Stephen Betts on June 24, 2016, at 1:45 p.m.
A Jefferson man is behind bars after police say he led them on a chase that reached 100 miles per hour and ended in the suspect crashing his pickup truck.

Ellsworth police seek alleged school vandal

By Ryan McLaughlin on June 24, 2016, at 1:32 p.m.
City police are seeking a young man allegedly responsible for vandalizing the city’s new school, according to a posting on Ellsworth police’s Facebook page.

State police seeking public’s help in finding Clinton robbery suspect

By Ryan McLaughlin on June 24, 2016, at 7:48 a.m.
Maine State Police are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a robbery suspect, according to a statement released late Thursday.

State police warn about motorcycle safety this summer

By Ryan McLaughlin on June 22, 2016, at 2:11 p.m.
With summer in full swing and motorcycles out and about, state police are warning the public about motorcycle safety.

Five arrested in connection with Hancock County meth lab bust

By Ryan McLaughlin on June 22, 2016, at 2:02 p.m.
Five people have been arrested in connection with the sale of methamphetamine in Hancock County.
Four people were arrested in a heroin bust in Paris on Tuesday.

Four arrested in Oxford County heroin bust

By Ryan McLaughlin on June 22, 2016, at 12:05 p.m.
Four people were arrested Tuesday night in Oxford County for their roles in heroin trafficking throughout the county.
Garrett G. Brosnan

Brunswick officer charged in federal court with attempting to send obscene material to minor

By Beth Brogan on June 22, 2016, at 11:38 a.m.
A Brunswick police officer was arrested Tuesday and charged with two federal counts of attempting to transfer obscene material to a minor.

Meth labs found in Hancock, Patten

By Ryan McLaughlin on June 22, 2016, at 11:29 a.m.
Drug agents are investigating the discovery of a pair of methamphetamine labs Wednesday morning.

Bangor woman facing multiple heroin charges

By Ryan McLaughlin on June 22, 2016, at 11:06 a.m.
A local woman is facing multiple heroin charges after an investigation into the alleged sale of heroin in the city, according to the Maine Drug Enforcement Agency.
Bangor police are looking to speak with this man in connection with a burglary.

Bangor police seeking man in connection with burglary

By Ryan McLaughlin on June 22, 2016, at 9:30 a.m.
City police are looking to identify a man who may be responsible for a recent burglary, according to Sgt. Tim Cotton. Cotton said in a post on the department’s Facebook page the man is alleged to have used a credit card taken from a Bangor home shortly …

Portland Crime Scene Unit on scene near ferry terminal

By CBS 13 on June 22, 2016, at 8:33 a.m.
Police said it is a recovery effort.