Nok-Noi Ricker

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Police are looking for information about this woman, who they say robbed the Wal-Mart store Monday night.

Bangor police looking for female Wal-Mart robbery suspect

By Nok-Noi Ricker on March 07, 2017, at 1:23 p.m.
Police have posted pictures of a woman who reportedly robbed the local Wal-Mart store Monday night and her get-away vehicle, Sgt. Tim Cotton said Tuesday on the department’s Facebook page.
A Belfast man died Monday afternoon when his pickup struck collided with an oil tanker truck on Route 3, sending the oil truck into a bog. No oil leaked, troopers said.

Belfast man, 70, identified in fatal crash with oil truck in Liberty

By Nok-Noi Ricker on March 07, 2017, at 7:23 a.m.
A Belfast man died Monday afternoon when his pickup struck an oil tanker truck on Route 3, Maine Department of Public Safety spokesman Stephen McCausland said late Monday.
Senator Susan Collins, center, was presented with the Veterans of Foreign Wars 2017 Congressional Award on Friday. Collins is a life member of VFW Auxiliary Post 9389 in Caribou.

Maine VFW members go to Washington D.C. for Collins award

By Nok-Noi Ricker on March 06, 2017, at 4:12 p.m.
“I submitted her name because of the fact she’s backed vets for a long, long time. She’s a veteran advocate and she’s dedicated.”
Former state Rep. Susan Morissette.

Former state representative from Winslow found ‘safe and sound’

By Nok-Noi Ricker on March 06, 2017, at 10:42 a.m.
Susan Morissette, who was last seen Saturday leaving for lunch with a friend, was found “safe and sound” in Sidney on Monday morning.
Former state Rep. Susan Morissette of Winslow.

Former state representative from Winslow last seen leaving for lunch with a friend

By Nok-Noi Ricker on March 06, 2017, at 7:27 a.m.
Susan Morissette left her home around 1 30 p.m. Saturday driving a White Jeep Cherokee to have lunch with a friend in Waterville.
Maiysha Somers-Jones

Fire that killed three in Old Town still under investigation 4 months later

By Nok-Noi Ricker on March 03, 2017, at 1:53 p.m.
Friends of the family question why the investigation is taking so long.
Troy McVey appears in court for his arraignment to be charged with the murder of a man in Hollywood, with his lawyer Arthur P. Lindars, in Los Angeles, California January 21, 2015.

Former Maine man sentenced to 16 years in death of homeless man in Hollywood

By Nok-Noi Ricker on March 02, 2017, at 4:47 p.m.
Troy T. McVey, 24, was convicted of fatally shooting transient Richard Miller, 52, just before midnight on Jan. 4, 2015.

Orono residents to choose town council, school board March 14

By Nok-Noi Ricker on March 02, 2017, at 2:43 p.m.
Five people are running for two town council seats and two others are running unopposed for open positions on the school board in the upcoming March 14 election.
Bangor policeman Jason McAmbley, the department's community relations officer, talks Wednesday about the city's new pilot Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion program that will assist some drug users who commit low-level, nonviolent crimes with resources designed to help stabilize their lives, instead of sending them to jail. Also pictured are Gretchen Ziemer, criminal justice coordinator for Health Equity Alliance, and Kenney Miller, executive director of the alliance, which successfully applied for funding for the LEAD program.

New Bangor program seeks to help drug users rather than put them in jail

By Nok-Noi Ricker on March 02, 2017, at 1:24 p.m.
“The most important thing is to help folks be stable and healthy.”

Injured man found on I-95 believed to have jumped from overpass

By Nok-Noi Ricker on March 01, 2017, at 1:10 p.m.
An unidentified man was injured Wednesday morning when he apparently jumped from a bridge onto Interstate 95.

11 Bangor officers respond to reported mugging on Third Street, two arrested

By Nok-Noi Ricker on Feb. 28, 2017, at 6:53 p.m.
Two people are facing felony charges after police say they were allegedly involved in an attempted mugging on Third Street and a robbery at a nearby apartment building.

South Thomaston man fails field sobriety test after Orono officer smells marijuana

By Nok-Noi Ricker on Feb. 28, 2017, at 6:27 p.m.
The sergeant “smelled marijuana, put Luttrell through field sobriety tests and [charged] him for OUI drugs.”

Alleged meth lab found in multi-unit Bangor apartment building

By Nok-Noi Ricker on Feb. 27, 2017, at 5:05 p.m.
Caleb Hathaway, 21, and Andrew R. Chalila, 26, were charged with aggravated unlawful operation of a meth lab.

Surveillance camera catches 2 teens allegedly trying to break into Bagel Central

By Nok-Noi Ricker on Feb. 27, 2017, at 12:58 p.m.
The videos show the girls trying to access doors on the backside of the Central Street building as well as one girl dancing and one falling off a trash container.

Fatal snowmobile crash in Eustis is Maine’s 7th this year

By Nok-Noi Ricker on Feb. 27, 2017, at 10:30 a.m.
Dennis Picard, 60, died Sunday after he failed to negotiate a sharp turn and struck a tree.
Ambroshia “Amber” Fagre, 18, of Oakland was mortally shot by police in Vassalboro on Feb. 10 as a passenger in a truck driven by Kadhar Bailey, 25, of Gardiner, who also was shot after ramming the truck into a Maine State Police cruiser. He died at the scene and she died the next day.

Family struggling to bury 18-year-old killed by police

By Nok-Noi Ricker on Feb. 25, 2017, at 1:14 a.m.
The family of Ambroshia “Amber” Fagre , one of two people shot by police Feb. 10 in Vassalboro, say they are struggling to come up with the funds to bury her and can’t afford to pay for an obituary.
Jessica Fagre talks about her daughter, 18-year-old Ambroshia Fagre, who was fatally shot by police on Feb. 10. Ambroshia was a passenger in a vehicle driven by Kadhar Bailey who also was killed. Officers, who were investigating reported burglaries in the area, fired at the pickup truck the two were in after Bailey rammed it into a police cruiser, according to police.

‘They killed an innocent girl’: Family, friends question why police shot 18-year-old passenger

By Nok-Noi Ricker on Feb. 25, 2017, at 1:14 a.m.
Since at least 1990, the Maine attorney general’s office has never ruled a fatal shooting by a law enforcement officer unjustified.
Pamela L. Morin, 45.

Customer accused of threatening Bangor motel manager with hammer

By Nok-Noi Ricker on Feb. 24, 2017, at 12:13 p.m.
A woman who was upset with management at the Riverview Motel on State Street last week was arrested for threatening one day and again the next day for returning to the motel, according to Bangor police Sgt. Tim Cotton.

Report: Turner woman dies in Auburn crash

By Nick McCrea and Nok-Noi Ricker on Feb. 24, 2017, at 7:17 a.m.
One person has died and another has been injured in a two-vehicle crash in Auburn.

Estranged wife accused of killing husband in Acton

By Nok-Noi Ricker on Feb. 23, 2017, at 6:44 a.m.
An estranged wife in the small border community of Acton was charged with murder late Wednesday, accused of mortally wounding her husband in his front yard.