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Infamous art thief revisits criminal past in Ellsworth

By Bill Trotter, BDN Staff

Myles J. Connor Jr., a Massachusetts rock and roll icon from the 1960s and renowned art thief, was in Ellsworth on Wednesday, March 5, 2014, to recount how he escaped from the Hancock County Jail in Ellsworth in 1965 by using a bar of soap he had blackened with shoe polish and carved into the shape of a gun.

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