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Former drug prosecutor pleads guilty to charge in connection with flight to New Mexico

By Judy Harrison on Feb. 19, 2013, at 9:40 a.m.
PORTLAND, Maine — The state’s former top drug prosecutor, who was convicted of downloading child pornography, pleaded guilty Tuesday in U.S. District Court to a charge related to his fleeing to New Mexico late last year. James Cameron, 50, of Rome changed his plea after having pleaded not guilty Jan. …
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Cameron to plead guilty to charge related to flight to NM on Feb. 19

By Judy Harrison on Jan. 16, 2013, at 8:46 p.m.
BANGOR, Maine — The state’s former top drug prosecutor, who was convicted of downloading child pornography, next month will plead guilty to a charge related to his flight to New Mexico. James Cameron, 50, of Rome pleaded not guilty Jan. 8 in U.S. District Court in Portland to one count …
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Ex-prosecutor convicted in child porn case pleads not guilty to new charge, faces possible life in prison

By Seth Koenig on Jan. 08, 2013, at 1:38 p.m.
PORTLAND, Maine — A federal judge told embattled former state drug prosecutor James Cameron on Tuesday he could face life in prison for the charge of criminal contempt of court arising from his alleged escape and disappearance while awaiting the resolution of a child pornography case against him. Cameron entered …
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Contempt of court charge filed against ex-prosecutor James Cameron

By Andrew Neff on Jan. 02, 2013, at 7:55 p.m.
PORTLAND, Maine — James Cameron, Maine’s former top drug prosecutor, has a new charge to face when he comes back to Maine next week. The 50-year-old man from Rome, has had a criminal contempt of court charge filed against him for fleeing custody after being sentenced to serve 16 years …
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Judge in NM orders fugitive James Cameron returned to Maine

By Judy Harrison on Dec. 04, 2012, at 2:25 p.m.
PORTLAND, Maine — A federal judge in New Mexico on Tuesday ordered James M. Cameron returned to Maine, according to the U.S. attorney’s office. At an identity hearing in Albuquerque before U.S. Magistrate Judge Robert Hayes Scott, Cameron admitted he was the person named in the warrant issued Nov. 15 …
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Federal judge in New Mexico orders James Cameron held without bail

By Judy Harrison on Dec. 03, 2012, at 3:29 p.m.
BANGOR, Maine — A federal judge in New Mexico ordered Monday that Maine’s former top drug prosecutor be held without bail pending a detention hearing set for Tuesday morning in U.S. District Court in Albuquerque. James M. Cameron, 50, of Rome made his first court appearance Monday before United States …
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Former state prosecutor jumps bail after appeals court ruling

By Judy Harrison on Nov. 19, 2012, at 2:23 p.m.
PORTLAND, Maine — Less than 12 hours after a federal appeals court upheld seven of his 13 convictions on possession of child pornography counts, former drug prosecutor James Cameron cut off his ankle bracelet and disappeared last week. The U.S. Marshals Service issued an arrest warrant for Cameron, 50, formerly …
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Trial attorney: Ruling in case against former state prosecutor helpful for cops, lawyers in future

By Judy Harrison on Nov. 15, 2012, at 7:40 p.m.
The ruling issued Wednesday by the 1st U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Boston that vacated some of the convictions against a former state prosecutor for downloading child pornography will be helpful to police and lawyers in future cases, according to James Cameron’s trial attorney. Cameron, 50, of Hallowell was …
In this image released by Paramount Home Entertainment, Kate Winslet and Leonardo DiCaprio are shown in a scene from James Cameron's "Titanic."

‘Titanic’ to be re-released in 3-D next year

The Associated Press on May 19, 2011, at 4:18 p.m.
NEW YORK — “Titanic” is coming back to theaters in 3-D. Paramount Pictures and 20th Century Fox announced Thursday that James Cameron’s Oscar-winning film will be re-released April 6 next year. It will coincide with the 100th anniversary of the Titanic setting sail on April 10. Cameron says the film …

James Cameron’s statement at his sentencing

By Judy Harrison on March 10, 2011, at 6:48 p.m.
BANGOR, Maine — James Cameron, 48, of Hallowell read the following statement to U.S. District Judge John Woodcock on Thursday shortly before the judge sentenced Cameron to 16 years in federal prison on child pornography charges. The statement was provided to the Bangor Daily News by Cameron’s attorney, Michael Cunniff …
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Ex-state prosecutor sentenced to 16 years for child porn offenses

By Judy Harrison on March 10, 2011, at 12:36 p.m.
BANGOR, Maine — James Cameron had it all — devoted parents, educational opportunities, a prestigious position with the Maine Attorney General’s Office, a loving family, a home in Hallowell and a camp on a lake. He lost it all, a federal judge said Thursday, when he went online in search …
Former Assistant Attorney General James Cameron speaks during a 2001 interview with WGME-TV of Portland. Photo courtesy of WGME-TV.

Prosecutor seeks long sentence for ex-AG on child porn charges

By Judy Harrison on March 08, 2011, at 7:26 p.m.
BANGOR, Maine — A federal prosecutor thinks the man who was Maine’s top drug prosecutor should be behind bars for at least 21 years. The attorney for the former assistant attorney general believes his client should spend no more than five years in federal prison on child pornography charges. How …
 
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