Police Beat

Garang Majok

Three teens accused of sexually assaulting 16-year-old girl in Westbrook

By CBS 13 on Feb. 06, 2017, at 8:35 p.m.
All three teens were charged with gross sexual assault, a Class A felony.

Teen accused of shooting into Maine home with children inside

By Dawn Gagnon on Feb. 06, 2017, at 6:11 p.m.
A 17-year-old boy was arrested Friday night after he fired three shots into a home on Mud Run Road, according to Somerset County Sheriff Dale Lancaster.
Amanda Crain

Woman accused of trying to sell heroin at Winterport store

By Nok-Noi Ricker on Feb. 06, 2017, at 6:02 p.m.

Police: Papa John’s delivery driver robbed of pizzas, cash at gunpoint

By Dawn Gagnon on Feb. 06, 2017, at 4:37 p.m.
One of the suspects allegedly displayed a small black handgun and demanded that the driver give him the delivery bag containing four pizzas and his wallet.

Man arrested in connection with hate crime near Portland school

By CBS 13 on Feb. 03, 2017, at 4:20 p.m.
A Portland man was arrested Friday in connection with what police are calling a hate crime near Casco Bay High School.
MDEA agents seized more than 4,000 pharmaceutical pills including Oxycodone and Valium along with steroids and a loaded handgun from a home in Topsham.

Police seize more than 4,000 pills in raid on Maine home

Bangor Daily News on Feb. 03, 2017, at 1:53 p.m.
Maine drug enforcement agents on Wednesday seized more than 4,000 pills during a raid on a Topsham home.

Hiram charged with manslaughter following fatal December crash

By CBS 13 on Feb. 03, 2017, at 8:49 a.m.
An arrest has been made in a crash that killed a Steep Falls woman in December.

Police: Maine teen inside home during burglary helps locate suspect

By Dawn Gagnon on Feb. 02, 2017, at 6:47 p.m.
The teen snapped a photo of the suspect’s vehicle and was able to obtain a license plate number, police said.
Franklin Avery

Hermon man accused of operating meth lab

By Dawn Gagnon on Feb. 02, 2017, at 6:10 p.m.

State police charge Fort Kent man with impersonating a police officer

on Feb. 02, 2017, at 10:26 a.m.
Police have charged a Fort Kent man with impersonating a public servant.
John F. Dumas

Fired employee charged with stealing cash register, booze, food from Maine eatery

By Staff Report, Lincoln County News on Feb. 01, 2017, at 12:32 p.m.

Jefferson man accused of possessing hundreds of images of child pornography

on Jan. 31, 2017, at 12:17 p.m.
Vincent Maltese, 51, was arrested at his home on Augusta Road and taken to Two Bridges Jail in Wiscasset.
Michael Morrison

Former Rockland inn employee accused of embezzling $200,000

By Alex Acquisto on Jan. 30, 2017, at 3:02 p.m.
Michael Morrison, 41, of Rockland was arrested on a charge of theft by deception, a Class B felony, according to the affidavit.
Nichole Farrar

‘It’s mind boggling,’ MDEA commander says of massive $1.8 million heroin bust

By Nok-Noi Ricker on Jan. 30, 2017, at 1:31 p.m.
Police are calling the biggest heroin bust in Maine history.
Casco Bay High School

Portland superintendent increases security after alleged hate crime toward students

By CBS 13 on Jan. 30, 2017, at 8:59 a.m.
The superintendent said he is relieved the students were not seriously hurt.

Five killed in shooting spree in Quebec City mosque

By Reuters on Jan. 29, 2017, at 9:52 p.m.

Kittery man, state troopers, police dog plunge into icy pond during chase

By CBS 13 on Jan. 28, 2017, at 11:53 a.m.
Jeremy Hovey LeCair was charged with reckless conduct and endangering the welfare of a child, among numerous other charges, after he led police on a four-hour chase through Maine and New Hampshire with his 4-year-old son in the car.
A Downeaster train hit a car on Brighton Avenue in Portland on Friday morning.

Driver in collision with Amtrak train could face charges

By CBS 13 on Jan. 28, 2017, at 8:45 a.m.
A Portland man could face charges after he drove his car around a railroad crossing and into the path of an Amtrak train on Friday.
Nicholas Perry

Bonny Eagle cheerleading coach accused of inappropriate contact with student

By CBS 13 on Jan. 27, 2017, at 5:38 p.m.
The Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office said it arrested 21-year-old Nicholas Perry, who lives in Standish.
Lisa Vicnaire

Bangor woman faces 23 charges in credit card scam

By Nok-Noi Ricker on Jan. 27, 2017, at 2:48 p.m.
“It was a three-month investigation involving multiple victims of credit card theft,” Sgt. Tim Cotton said.