May 26, 2018
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Bangor man breaks into ex’s house via kitchen window, police say

A 31-year-old Bangor man who decided to break into his ex-girlfriend’s home on Wednesday by climbing through the kitchen window was caught and charged with criminal trespassing, Sgt. Paul Edwards said on Thursday.

Glenn Curtis told police he had left some items behind when he moved out and was attempting to retrieve them, Edwards said.

Curtis was taken to Penobscot County Jail and remained there on Thursday, a jail official said. (Nok-Noi Ricker, BDN)


A 17-year-old Bangor teen was charged with carrying a concealed weapon and a wanted Bangor man was arrested Wednesday after Bangor police Lt. Tom Regan stopped by the corner of State Street and Broadway to see what two groups of young people were doing out at 11:21 p.m.

The teen was listed in the police computer system “as having weapons before,” Sgt. Paul Edwards said on Thursday. He was searched and had a pair of brass knuckles in his pocket, Edwards said.

Donald Galleck, 21, was wanted for unpaid fines for convictions for theft and carrying a concealed weapon. When he arrived at Penobscot County Jail, prescription pills reportedly were found in his boots and he was charged with possession of diverted prescription drugs. He remained in jail on Thursday, a jail official said. (Nok-Noi Ricker, BDN)


The smell of marijuana was reported on the fourth floor of Oxford Hall late Wednesday night and when University of Maine public safety officers arrived they found a green leafy substance and a glass marijuana pipe in one of the rooms, university spokesman Joe Carr said Thursday.

Andrew Fitzpatrick, 18, who lives in the dorm room, and fellow student Alexander Hess, 18, both were charged around 11:36 p.m. with possession of a usable amount of marijuana. (Nok-Noi Ricker, BDN)

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