Stories about Maine Department of Public Safety


Driver racks up $600 bill for unpaid turnpike tolls, fees

By Bonnie Washuk, Sun Journal on March 27, 2011, at 3:34 p.m.
PORTLAND | A driver from Gray is accused of racking up $600 in unpaid tolls and fees by using his Maine Turnpike E-ZPass without paying for it. Clayton Berry, 45, was charged with theft of services, Maine Department of Public Safety spokesman Stephen McCausland said Friday. Berry recently was …

Gambling board: Oxford County casino requires new hires

By Kevin Miller on Nov. 17, 2010, at 8:54 p.m.
AUGUSTA | Public safety officials estimate that the Gambling Control Board will need to hire nearly a dozen additional staff — at a cost of more than $2.7 million over three years — in order to monitor the Oxford County resort casino approved by voters. But at the same …