• Maine police September 5, 2022 7:08 am

    32-Year-Old Man From Maine Dies From Stab Wound

    A 32-year-old man from Sanford, Maine, is dead after being stabbed on Friday, according to authorities. Police say Dane Brooks of Sanford had already been taken to a nearby hospital on Friday afternoon when they arrived at the intersection of Bates and Bowdoin Street in response to a reported stabbing. State police and Sanford police say they are working together…

  • Maine July 3, 2022 10:34 am

    Motorcyclist Dies In Central Maine Crash

    One man was killed Friday after his motorcycle collided with a pickup truck in central Maine. The Maine State Police say 60-year-old Merle Page was pronounced dead at the scene of Friday night’s crash in Corinna. Page, a Corinna resident, was riding north on Route 7 when his motorcycle crossed the center line and struck a Chevy Silverado, according to…

  • Maine November 17, 2021 11:15 am

    Evidence Tossed in Case That Started Maine Racial Profiling Debate

    A federal judge has ruled that evidence seized by police officers during a traffic stop cannot be used in a case that has touched off a debate about racial profiling in Maine. The case concerns Trooper John Darcy, who was recorded talking to another trooper on a cruiser microphone just before stopping a Black motorist driving through York in August…

  • Maine October 29, 2021 10:18 am

    Police Aided Illegal Marijuana Operation in Maine, Feds Say

    Two sheriff’s deputies accepted new cars and an ownership stake in an operation that illegally sold more than $13 million in pot grown for Maine’s medical marijuana program, federal prosecutors said. Two other law enforcement officers and a prosecutor aided the operation by providing intelligence and tipping off participants, prosecutors said. Federal documents unsealed Wednesday when one of the...

  • Maine June 25, 2021 10:12 am

    Speeding Motorist Who Said Passenger Had to Go Arrested

    A Maine driver clocked at 110 mph in a 45 mph zone told police his passenger had to go. As in, find a restroom. An officer gave pursuit after the motorist traveled at a whopping 65 mph above the posted speed limit on Tuesday in Fairfield. No one was hurt in the pursuit, which ended in a convenience store parking…

  • Maine June 23, 2021 12:02 pm

    Police Investigate Death of 3-Year-Old Maine Boy

    Police in Maine are investigating the death of a 3-year-old boy who died after a family member brought him to a hospital in Belfast. Police have not released the name of the child or family members. The Bangor Daily News reports the state police’s major crimes unit is investigating the death, which happened in Stockton Springs. Police have also...

  • Traffic Stop June 20, 2021 2:35 pm

    Maine Might Ban Traffic Stops Used to Investigate Unrelated Criminal Activity

    Maine might ban traffic stops that are intended as a way to investigate unrelated criminal activity. Such traffic stops are sometimes called “pretextual” stops. A proposal by Democratic Rep. Victoria Morales of South Portland would end the practice. The Maine House of Representatives voted to advance the proposal on Tuesday. The Maine Legislature House Democratic Office says the bill is…

  • Maine February 19, 2021 7:31 pm

    Maine Baby Left Alone in Cold Vehicle; Mother Facing Charges

    A frantic search for a missing 1-year-old ended with the discovery of the baby in a car seat in a cold vehicle, Maine police said. The child was taken to a hospital for treatment of hypothermia and frostbite on Thursday and the child’s mother was charged with endangering the welfare of a child and domestic violence reckless conduct, police...

  • Maine September 24, 2020 9:07 am

    Maine Police Chief Charged With Aggravated Assault

    Officials say a Maine police chief has been arrested for aggravated assault and criminal threatening with a dangerous weapon. Dover-Foxcroft Police Chief Ryan Reardon was charged on a warrant issued by Piscataquis County officials. No further information was immediately available. The district attorney didn’t immediately return a message, and it was unknown if Reardon has an attorney. Reardon has...

  • DRIVER November 26, 2019 5:26 pm

    Maine Worker Struck, Killed By Bucket Truck

    A city worker was killed Monday after police say he was struck by the bucket truck he had been driving while he and another worker were hanging Christmas wreaths in Sanford, Maine.

  • DRIVER November 26, 2019 5:40 pm

    Sanford City Employee Struck, Killed by Bucket Truck He Was Driving

    Maine police say a city employee was struck and killed by the bucket truck he had been driving while he and another worker were hanging Christmas wreaths. The Portland Press Herald reports the two workers were hanging wreaths on light poles Monday afternoon outside Springvale District Court on Main Street in Sanford.

  • Maine November 24, 2019 12:20 pm

    Officer Shoots Man During Altercation in Maine: Augusta Police

    Maine police say an officer nonfatally shot a man who was wanted on charges of domestic assault and cruelty to animals. The Augusta Police Department says officers responded to a residence on Sunday morning to locate the man, who was wanted by the Fairfield Police Department. They say Officer Sabastian Guptill shot the man during an altercation.

  • Maine November 14, 2019 2:44 pm

    2 Bodies Discovered Inside Maine Home, Drugs Suspected

    Police in Maine say they are investigating the discovery of two bodies inside a home in Greenbush

  • Boston September 16, 2019 1:03 pm

    Trial Set for Man Without First Name Charged in 2018 Maine Killing

    The trial of a man charged with homicide is set to begin in Maine. The Bangor Daily News reports that the man is accused of shooting to death 51-year-old Israel Lewis of Bangor on Jan. 7, 2018 in Bangor. The man doesn’t have a first name and goes by F Daly.

  • Maine July 1, 2019 4:08 pm

    Maine Police Ask for Public's Help in Missing Girl Case

    Authorities in Maine are asking for the public’s help in locating a 15-year-old girl who went missing in March according to News Center Maine.

  • Maine June 17, 2019 2:51 pm

    Trial Wrapping Up for Man Charged with Killing Deputy

    The trial of a Maine man who’s accused of killing a sheriff’s deputy by pressing a gun to his neck and pulling the trigger has been delayed.

  • Governor June 10, 2019 5:40 pm

    Maine Man Goes on Trial for Killing of Cpl. Eugene Cole

    A Maine man accused of murdering a sheriff’s deputy then leading police on a four-day manhunt last year, is now on trial. John Williams, of Norridgewock, is charged with fatally shooting Cpl. Eugene Cole on April 25, 2018. Williams appeared in a Portland courtroom Monday morning for the first day of what some attorneys expect could be a two week...

  • Governor June 10, 2019 5:40 pm

    Maine Man Goes on Trial for Killing of Cpl. Eugene Cole

    A Maine man accused of murdering a sheriff’s deputy then leading police on a four-day manhunt last year, is now on trial. John Williams, of Norridgewock, is charged with fatally shooting Cpl. Eugene Cole on April 25, 2018. Williams appeared in a Portland courtroom Monday morning for the first day of what some attorneys expect could be a two week...

  • Attorney June 5, 2019 2:11 pm

    Jury in Place in Trial for Maine Sheriff Deputy's Death

    An attorney says a jury is in place for the trial of a man charged in a Maine sheriff deputy’s death. Jury selection began Monday in the case of John Williams, who is charged with the April 25, 2018, killing of Somerset Sheriff’s Department Cpl. Eugene Cole in Norridgewock. Williams was arrested outside a remote cabin after a massive four-day...

  • New Hampshire May 31, 2019 9:08 am

    NH Driver Charged After High-Speed Pursuit in Maine

    Police say a New Hampshire driver faces numerous charges after leading police on a chase that neared speeds of 100 mph through Maine’s Oxford County.

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