Stories about Maine Warden Service

Warden divers recovered the body of Jacob Caldwell last May after a canoe he was in with two other men capsized on Echo Lake.

Presque Isle man charged with furnishing alcohol to 19-year-old who drowned

By Kathy McCarty, Presque Isle Star-Herald on July 18, 2014, at 5:40 p.m.

Tales from a Maine Game Warden: Excuse me, sir. Is that a Snoopy rod?

By Sgt. Dave Craven, Maine Warden Service on March 17, 2014, at 9:34 a.m.

Wardens searching for missing man after boat collision on West Grand Lake

BDN staff reports on May 16, 2013, at 8:32 a.m.
Washington County Sheriff Donnie Smith pins an award marking his retirement on Lester Seeley, who died over the weekend.

Washington County mourns weekend death of longtime sheriff’s deputy Lester Seeley

By Tom Walsh on April 15, 2013, at 2:04 p.m.
Dan Carroll Jr. was named 2013 Maine Game Warden of the Year at Wednesday's annual recognition luncheon.

Carroll named Maine’s warden of the year

By John Holyoke on April 03, 2013, at 3:35 p.m.
Yellow leaves are the dominant color along the Penobscot River in Winterport (left) and Orrington (right) on Oct. 17, 2012. The Penobscot Nation is seeking an injunction to stop Maine game wardens from policing the river and preventing tribal members from engaging in sustenance fishing.

Potential intervenors lined up in Penobscot Nation lawsuit over authority of river

By Dawn Gagnon on Feb. 19, 2013, at 1:13 p.m.
Maj. Gregory Sanborn of the Maine Warden Service marches with the service's color guard. Sanborn died on Tuesday, Feb. 5, after battling cancer for more than a year.

Deputy chief warden Gregg Sanborn remembered by colleagues

By John Holyoke on Feb. 08, 2013, at 5:39 a.m.
Aerial photo of Milford Dam (foreground), Indian Island (in center), and Old Town Municipal Airport (in background) in April 2012.

Penobscot Nation lawsuit could have broad effects for river communities, businesses, says attorney

By Mario Moretto on Sept. 18, 2012, at 5:29 p.m.
A game warden leads a group of seachers down the LaGrange Road on Tuesday, April 24, 2012, to search a wooded area for Dean Levasseur.

Maine Warden Service, volunteers disagree on search protocols

By Nick Sambides Jr. on May 02, 2012, at 7:50 p.m.

Officials investigating oversize salmon catch reportedly shared on Facebook

By Tom Walsh on Feb. 15, 2012, at 12:53 p.m.
A tip-up sits on a freshly drilled ice hole on Pickerel Pond during Maine Youth and Fishing Association's annual ice fishing day off Stud Mill Road near Greenfield in January 2010.

Warm weather, rains put damper on kickoff of Maine’s ice fishing season

By Kevin Miller on Dec. 31, 2011, at 5:57 p.m.

Hiker reported missing in Hancock County turns up wet but safe

By Kevin Miller on Oct. 04, 2011, at 6:31 p.m.

Danforth man seriously hurt in bird hunting accident

on Oct. 04, 2011, at 6:19 p.m.
Albert C. Roberti Jr.

For too many ATV riders, safety not a priority, wardens say

By Tony Reaves, Lewiston Sun Journal on Oct. 01, 2011, at 5:18 a.m.
A black bear photographed in June 2010 in Township 36.

Bear sighting in Topsham prompts police warning

By Darcie Moore, Times Record on Sept. 21, 2011, at 3:25 p.m.
Adam Lynn

Monroe man facing pot cultivation charge, other charges may be filed

By Dawn Gagnon on Sept. 12, 2011, at 10:44 p.m.
Charlie Flint

Body of missing Presque Isle man found

By Jen Lynds on Aug. 19, 2011, at 5:31 p.m.
The Presque Isle Police Department said Tuesday, August 16, 2011, that this Jeep Wrangler is similar to the one owned by Charlie Flint, 58, who has been missing since last week. Detective Sgt. Wayne Selfridge of the PIPD said Tuesday that police received a tip that Flint was last seen in Washburn on Tuesday evening, and they have verified that sighting. Other than that, Flint has had no contact with anyone. This behavior is out of character for him, according to his family. Flint owns a gray Jeep Wrangler with a black top, and he may have a Pomeranian dog with his that answers to the name Rocky.

Police refocus efforts in search for missing Presque Isle man

By Jen Lynds on Aug. 16, 2011, at 6:47 p.m.

Hiker dies after falling, hitting head on Appalachian Trail, wardens say

By Dawn Gagnon on Aug. 12, 2011, at 3:44 p.m.

Wardens recover body of missing Massachusetts swimmer

By Dawn Gagnon on Aug. 03, 2011, at 6:49 p.m.