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Police: Two Bangor men with knives threaten neighbor

Posted March 20, 2011, at 8:34 p.m.
Last modified March 21, 2011, at 8:16 a.m.

A Pine Street man and two of his neighbors got into a fight Saturday evening and it escalated to a point where knives were drawn, Bangor police Lt. Jeff Millard said Sunday.

Charles Abbott, 43, and Robert Cormier, 46, both were carrying knives when they were stopped by police around 5:15 p.m. in the parking lot of the victim’s apartment.

The victim, also 46, reported that “one held [a knife]  to his throat and the other had the knife out and was threatening him,” Millard said.

Both Abbott and Cormier were arrested and charged with felony criminal threatening with a dangerous weapon and taken to Penobscot County Jail. Abbot later was released, but Cormier remained in jail Sunday evening, a jail official said. (Nok-Noi Ricker, BDN)

An alert pharmacist at the Rite Aid on Union Street called to check on a prescription that a Bangor woman attempted to fill on Friday night and found out she was trying to acquire drugs by deception, Bangor police Lt. Jeff Millard said Sunday.

Angela Bragdon, 37, handed the pharmacist a prescription from a local dentist for hydrocodone, a painkiller, and the anti-anxiety drug Klonopin and “she tried to pass it off as her own,” the lieutenant said.

The pharmacist called the dentist, who said he did not write the prescription. The pharmacist then called police at around 3:45 p.m. Friday.

When arrested, Bragdon was found with two pill containers in her possession, and both “pill bottles had someone else’s name on them,” Millard said.

Bragdon was charged with felony acquiring drugs by deception, as well as two other charges for possessing drugs. She was taken to Penobscot County Jail after her arrest and remained there Sunday night, Millard said. (Nok-Noi Ricker, BDN)

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