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Rite Aid robbery suspect one of 27 indicted by Knox County grand jury

By Heather Steeves on Oct. 06, 2011, at 7:12 p.m.
ROCKLAND, Maine — A man accused of robbing Camden’s Rite Aid was one of 27 people indicted by the Knox County grand jury Wednesday evening. Sean Higgins, 29, of Camden was indicted for robbery, stealing drugs and violation of condition of release. On Aug. 2, Higgins walked into Rite Aid …
Arnold Diana looks toward the gallery during his initial appearance on Monday, November 29, 2010 at Knox County Superior Court. With Diana is his temporary attorney Jeremy Pratt. Diana is charged with murder in connection with the death of Katrina Windred.

Accused murderer’s confession released

By Heather Steeves on Sept. 23, 2011, at 6 p.m.
ROCKLAND, Maine — “I didn’t want her to die. I loved her,” accused murderer Arnold Diana told police last November, according to transcripts of his recently released interview with investigators. The documents filed in Knox County Superior Court give Diana’s account of the night Katrina Windred died. It was two …
A plea agreement was rejected in Superior Court on Thursday, Aug. 4, 2011, for Christopher Riley, 31, of Searsport, who allegedly scalded a 3-year-old girl, scarring her for life. Justice Jeffrey Hjelm said a maximum penalty of three years for aggravated assault and assault on a child was too lenient.

Justice: Searsport man should get at least 7 years in prison for scalding 3-year-old girl

By Heather Steeves on Aug. 04, 2011, at 7:03 p.m.
ROCKLAND, Maine — A Superior Court justice on Thursday rejected as too lenient a plea agreement for a Searsport man accused of inflicting what the justice called “horrific injuries” on a 3-year-old girl. The District Attorney’s Office and defense attorney had agreed to cap the time Christopher Riley, 31, would …
Charles Black in Rockland District Court Tuesday, April 19, 2011.

Camden man accused of pushing wife off cliff indicted on attempted murder charge

By Heather Steeves on July 14, 2011, at 8:32 p.m.
ROCKLAND, Maine — A Camden man accused of trying to push his wife off a cliff was indicted on multiple charges by a grand jury on Thursday. Charles Reed Black, 68, who now lives in Rockland, was charged with attempted murder and myriad assault charges that could earn him up …

Man who tried to hire hit man to kill pregnant wife faces new charges

By Heather Steeves on May 04, 2011, at 6:18 p.m.
ROCKLAND, Maine — A man convicted in 2006 of attempting to hire a hit man to kill his pregnant wife and her lover was brought into court Wednesday to determine if he was competent to stand trial on new criminal charges. Yes, the doctor said in court Wednesday, Victor Frascone, …

Judge orders Appleton building permit rescinded

By Abigail Curtis on Feb. 21, 2011, at 9:33 p.m.
APPLETON, Maine — Although a Knox County Superior Court judge finally has made a decision in a property dispute case against the town that was filed nearly two years ago, both parties involved said this week that they are left with more questions than answers. In the decision, Justice Jeffrey …

Judge orders building permit rescinded in Appleton property dispute

By Abigail Curtis on Feb. 21, 2011, at 12:44 p.m.
APPLETON, Maine — Although a Knox County Superior Court judge finally has made a decision in a property dispute case against the town that was filed nearly two years ago, both parties involved said this week that they are left with more questions than answers. In the decision, Justice Jeffrey …
 
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