Police Beat


Bangor police explain why woman not charged in possible hate crime assault

By Nok-Noi Ricker on Nov. 22, 2016, at 6:20 p.m.
A woman involved in a possible racially motivated altercation Friday night was not charged because her involvement with the alleged victim “was verbal only,” police said Tuesday.
A 2007 Camry driven by Karen Lewis, 38, of Houlton was forced off the road Monday evening when it was struck by another vehicle on the northbound lane of Interstate 95 near Smyrna. That vehicle did not stop and Maine State Police are searching for that operator.

Texas man summoned in Smyrna hit and run crash

By Jen Lynds on Nov. 22, 2016, at 2:26 p.m.
A Texas man was summoned on several charges Tuesday after he allegedly left the scene of an accident that sent a woman to the hospital.
Dustin Barrows

Maine man accused of assaulting woman, throwing her phone on roof

By Nick McCrea on Nov. 21, 2016, at 5:12 p.m.

Passadumkeag man charged with possession of meth

By Nick Sambides Jr. on Nov. 21, 2016, at 3:42 p.m.
David Adams, 33, was charged Saturday with unlawful possession of Schedule W drugs and violation of conditions of release.
Alec Cunningham

Portland police arrest 11 men in prostitution sting

By Dawn Gagnon on Nov. 18, 2016, at 7:08 p.m.
Portland police arrested 11 men Friday as the result of an undercover prostitution sting, Sgt. Robert Martin said Friday in a news release.

Man arrested in crash that killed bicyclist

By CBS 13 on Nov. 18, 2016, at 6:53 p.m.
Officials are charging Devin Brown, 33, of Scarborough with aggravated operating under the influence, aggravated assault and leaving the scene of a deadly crash.
Alisha Harmon

Second suspect arrested in theft of Bangor pawn shop guns

By BDN Staff on Nov. 18, 2016, at 4:41 p.m.
Alisha Harmon is the second person charged in connection with the break-ins at J.G. Pawn Shop.

Report: Police de-escalate standoff after report of man in road with gun

Bangor Daily News on Nov. 18, 2016, at 12:17 p.m.
Police de-escalated the situation and the man put down his gun and surrendered peacefully.
Jessie Tirrell

Union man charged with assaulting girlfriend, two young children

By Beth Brogan on Nov. 18, 2016, at 8:28 a.m.
A Union man remained at Knox County Jail on $10,000 cash bail Friday after police say he assaulted his girlfriend and her two small children Thursday night.

Hollis woman shot five times by man trying to save her

By CBS 13 on Nov. 16, 2016, at 9:02 p.m.
Police have charged the boyfriend of a Hollis woman with domestic violence and assault.
Karl Crute Jr.

Two midcoast residents charged after apparent drug overdose death

By Nick McCrea on Nov. 16, 2016, at 3:56 p.m.
Karl Crute Jr., 43, and Ranae Robbins, 45, were arrested after allegedly trafficking heroin.

One woman injured in Hollis shooting

By CBS 13 on Nov. 16, 2016, at 7:15 a.m.
The woman, who is in her 30s, was taken to Maine Medical Center in Portland, where she is undergoing surgery.

Woman suffers head injury in Holden home invasion

By Nick Sambides Jr. on Nov. 14, 2016, at 10:52 p.m.
Authorities continued to search for the suspect late Monday night.
Lauren Tozier

Man stabbed during domestic dispute in Warren

By CBS 13 on Nov. 14, 2016, at 7:54 p.m.
A man was stabbed by another person during a domestic dispute Sunday night.

Midcoast lobsterman charged with exceeding 800-trap limit

By Bill Trotter on Nov. 14, 2016, at 12:17 p.m.
The lobsterman is accused of fishing 956 traps, which is 156 more than the 800-trap limit.

Report: One dead in Hampden crash Sunday night

By BDN Staff on Nov. 13, 2016, at 8:39 p.m.
Three other people were said to have suffered injuries that were not considered life-threatening.
Firefighters from Woolwich and Bath worked Thursday afternoon to prevent oil spilled in a collision on Route 1 from draining into the Sasanoa River.

Woman allegedly triggered Woolwich crash after intentionally driving into path of tractor-trailer

By Beth Brogan on Nov. 11, 2016, at 12:40 p.m.
A Damariscotta woman faces multiple charges after investigators said she intentionally drove her Ford Focus into the path of an oncoming tractor-trailer Thursday afternoon on Route 1.

Police arrest Massachusetts man after Old Port shooting

By Beth Brogan on Nov. 11, 2016, at 11:40 a.m.
Noor Mohamed, 25, of Roxbury Massachusetts, was charged with reckless conduct with a dangerous weapon. He faces several other charges in connection with the incident.

Portland police investigate Old Port shooting

By CBS 13 on Nov. 11, 2016, at 10:07 a.m.
Multiple rounds were reportedly fired from a moving vehicle just after 11:30 p.m. Thursday, near Silver and Fore streets.
Jacob Davis

Brunswick man charged in alleged stabbing in Bath

By Beth Brogan on Nov. 09, 2016, at 12:38 p.m.
Jacob Davis, 25, was charged with Class B felony aggravated assault.