April 18, 2019
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Two men accused of armed robbery at coastal Maine hotel

BOOTHBAY HARBOR, Maine — The Boothbay Harbor Police Department arrested a 55-year-old Edgecomb man and a 22-year-old Boothbay man for allegedly robbing another man at gunpoint in a hotel room on Atlantic Avenue early Sunday morning.

Jeff Cusumano, 55, of Edgecomb, and Tucker Lewis, 22, of Boothbay, face a single charge each of Class A robbery.

At about 2:34 a.m. Sunday, Boothbay Harbor Officer Tom Chryplewicz responded to the hotel room after receiving the report of the robbery. The victim suffered minor injuries during the event and was taken to a hospital for evaluation.

Boothbay Harbor officers Chryplewicz, Larry Brown, Nick Upham, and Chief Robert Hasch investigated the incident with the assistance of Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office Detective Jared Mitkus and Detective Sgt. Ronald Rollins.

Chryplewicz arrested Lewis at about 12:35 p.m., Monday, Sept. 19. Brown arrested Cusumano at about 3 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 20.


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