• Maine State Police Mar 22

    Authorities ID 2 Mass. Hikers Found Dead in Maine's Acadia National Park

    Acadia National Park officials released the names of two Massachusetts hikers who apparently fell 100 feet to their deaths on Dorr Mountain. The victims were Wayne Beckford, 28, and Kassandra Caceres, 30, of Rutland, Massachusetts, park officials said Monday. Officials believe they fell from icy cliffs while hiking up the mountain, but no further details were released on Monday. Caceres…

  • Maine State Police Mar 21

    2 Mass. Hikers Found Dead After Apparent Fall in Maine's Acadia National Park

    The bodies of two hikers were found Saturday in Acadia National Park after being reported missing Friday night, authorities said. The woman, 30, and man, 28, from Rutland, Massachusetts, appeared to have fallen about 100 feet along an ice-covered cliff on Dorr Mountain, according to the National Park Service. The pair of hikers haven’t been identified. The search for the…

  • shooting Mar 15

    Police Investigate Double Shooting in Maine

    One man was shot in the chest and another man died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound in Wells, Maine, according to police. Shaun Simmons, 57, of Wells, took his own life as police officers were responding Sunday afternoon, police said. Police found another man with a gunshot wound. William Ness, 71, of Wells, was transported by LifeFlight helicopter to Portsmouth…

  • Lewiston Feb 22

    Maine Police Investigate Discovery of Body in Lewiston

    Police in Maine say they are investigating the discovery of the body of a young woman in a building in Lewiston. Police had not yet released the identity of the woman on Monday. Her body was found on Sunday afternoon.

  • Maine Jan 4

    2-Year-Old in Critical Condition After Being Shot in Head

    A two-year-old boy is in critical condition after being shot in the head at his home in Waterville, Maine, state police said. Waterville police received a 911 call about the shooting just before noon Saturday. Investigators determined that one of three siblings living in the Western Avenue home found the gun in the closet, loaded it and a round was…

  • Lewiston Nov 4, 2020

    Maine Man Charged With Murder in Halloween Night Shooting

    A 20-year-old Auburn man has been charged with murder in connection to a deadly shooting Halloween night in Lewiston, Maine State Police announced Tuesday. Authorities allege Abdikadir Nur fatally shot 18-year-old Hassan Hassan around 7:30 p.m. Saturday night on River Street. Hassan was taken to Central Maine Medical Center where he died from his injuries a few hours later, police…

  • Lewiston Nov 1, 2020

    Police in Maine Investigating Fatal Halloween Night Shooting

    Police in Maine are investigating a Halloween night shooting in Lewiston that killed an 18-year-old man. Lewiston police responded to the shooting on River Street around 7:30 p.m. on Saturday night. The victim, identified Sunday as Hassan Hassan, was taken to Central Maine Medical Center with critical injuries. Hassan died at the hospital just before 2:45 a.m. Sunday, Maine State…

  • shooting Oct 6, 2020

    Maine Man Fatally Shoots Sister, Brother-in-Law, Then Turns Himself in, Police Say

    A Maine couple was gunned down by a relative who went to a police station to report the shooting, officers said Tuesday. Glenn Brown, a Lincolnville resident who is 64, was charged on Monday with murdering his sister and her husband, according to Maine State Police. Tina and Richard Bowden, both also 64, were shot at their home in Waldo,…

  • Bangor Sep 26, 2020

    Bangor Driver Dies in Off-Ramp Accident: State Police

    A driver was killed in Bangor, Maine, this morning when his vehicle went off the road and struck a tree as he tried to exit the interstate, authorities said. The man had pulled onto the off-ramp from Interstate 95 toward Stillwater Avenue at 9:22 a.m. and didn’t make the curve, according to Maine State Police. The car travelled down into…

  • Maine State Police Aug 24, 2020

    Murder Suspect Still at Large in Maine After 19-Year-Old Killed Friday

    Maine State Police are continuing to search for a murder suspect wanted in connection with the shooting death of a 19-year-old woman in Lewiston. Jaquile Coleman, 26, of Lewiston, should be considered armed and dangerous, police warned on Sunday. Authorities allege Coleman shot and killed Natasha Morgan, also of Lewiston, Friday afternoon on Scribner Boulevard. Coleman is described as 5’6″,…

  • Fatal Shooting Aug 20, 2020

    Man Kills His Mother in Maine Double Shooting, Police Say

    A man was arrested in the shooting that killed his 63-year-old mother and put person in the hospital in Lincoln, Maine, Wednesday night, police said. Maine State Police arrested Adam Groves, 44, of Lincoln and charged him with murder for the death of Pauline Taylor at 940 Transalpine Road.  Another person was taken to the hospital after the shooting occurred…

  • michael pierce May 18, 2020

    Man Charged After 120 MPH Chase on Maine Turnpike

    Maine State Police say a Houlton man faces numerous charges after a highway chase that involved speeds of up to 120 mph. Forty-three-year-old Michael Pierce was charged Saturday with eluding a police officer, driving to endanger and driving with a suspended license. Troopers received multiple calls around 12:30 p.m. for a southbound vehicle driving erratically and speeding on the Maine…

  • Maine State Police May 2, 2020

    Maine State Police Looking for Missing 29-Year-Old Woman

    State and local police are asking for the public’s help in locating a Maine woman who has been missing since Tuesday. Jacqueline Reed, of Searsmont, was last seen April 28 around 10 p.m. on Center Street in Auburn, according to Maine State Police. The 29-year-old is described as 5’6″ tall, 130 pounds with brown hair and hazel eyes. Anyone who…

  • officer involved shooting Apr 26, 2020

    Man Killed After Overnight Standoff With Police in Maine

    A man was shot and killed by police Saturday following a 12-hour standoff at his home in Hiram, Maine, authorities said. Reed Rickabaugh, 59, fired multiple shots at troopers before he was killed, according to Maine State Police. Law enforcement became involved with Rickabaugh on Thursday when an Oxford County sheriff started investigating reported gunshots from Rickabaugh’s Tripptown Road home,…

  • Hampden Feb 18, 2020

    Woman Found Dead At Maine Home, Husband Found Unresponsive, Police Say

    A woman has been found dead at her home in Hampden, Maine, where her husband was unresponsive as well, police said. The man was taken to Eastern Maine Medical Center by ambulance, Maine State Police said in a statement Tuesday morning, hours after the couple was discovered. State police and Hampden Police are investigating the incident on Kennebec Road, according…

  • Maine Jan 16, 2020

    Maine K-9 Gets New Bulletproof Vest Thanks to Woman's Generosity

    A Maine police dog has some extra protection in the field thanks to a Massachusetts non-profit and a Maine woman’s generosity. Dutch, a Maine State Police K-9, has been sporting a sharp new bullet- and stab-proof vest for over a month. The 21-month-old Dutch shepherd puppy is trained for patrol and drug enforcement work and has already been out...

  • Maine State Police Jan 16, 2020

    Maine Woman Provides Bulletproof Vests for K-9's

    A police dog in Maine is getting some extra protection thanks to a local woman’s generosity.

  • Maine Dec 23, 2019

    Officer, Driver Wounded by Gunfire in Maine Police Chase

    A police officer in Waterville, Maine has been shot, according to the state’s Attorney General’s office. His injuries are not life threatening. The shooting led to a police chase, where officers followed the suspect from Waterville to Canaan, state police spokesman Steve McCausland said.

  • kidnapping attempt Dec 17, 2019

    Mass. Man Allegedly Kidnapped Woman, Tried to Take Her to Canada

    A Massachusetts man who was arrested this week for allegedly trying to take a woman to Canada against her will had previously been charged with attempting to kidnap her, according to Maine State Police. Stephen Pilson, 52, of Beverly, was arrested Sunday after state police received a call for a parked sedan off the Maine Turnpike in Augusta and a…

  • freezing rain Dec 15, 2019

    Freezing Rain Blamed for 11-Vehicle Pileup in Maine

    Freezing rain that caught motorists by surprise is being blamed for a 11-vehicle pileup on Interstate 95 in the Maine towns of Pittsfield and Palmyra. One minor injury was reported in the crashes that took place on Friday night. State police say the incident, which involved nine cars, a wrecker and a tractor-trailer truck, began when a car skidded into…

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