Drug Seizure in Hancock County

Two people in Hancock County have been arrested and charged with aggravated drug trafficking offenses following a joint drug investigation among MDEA’s Down East Task Force, the Maine Warden Service, and the Maine Marine Patrol. Seized during the search warrant were drugs, cash and 46 firearms. From the Maine State Police: A Deer Isle man …

Belgrade Crash Under Investigation

This morning, Dec. 1, just before 6:30am, Maine State Police Troopers responded to a crash on Route 27 in Belgrade at a railroad crossing. From the Maine State Police: The driver of a blue Hyundai Elantra, 83-year-old William Bockman of Smithfield, was travelling south on route 27 when he collided with a machine called a …

Man Dies After Portland Shooting

A 26-year-old Maine man died last night, Nov. 29, after being shot in Portland near Sherman Street and Mellen Street. An autopsy is scheduled for today, Nov. 30. No other details are being released. NEWS RELEASE Police Investigate Sherman Street Death PORTLAND, Maine – On Tuesday, November 29, 2022 at 9:45 PM,… Posted by Portland …

Portland Death on November 18 Ruled Homicide

Portland Police say the death of Bethany Kelley, a 23-year-old unhoused woman from Portland, has been ruled a homicide. Her body was discovered by people walking on Kennebec Street near Chestnut Streeton early in the morning on Nov. 18. An autopsy has confirmed that the death is a homicide. Please call (207) 874-8575 with any …

Kilo of Fentanyl Seized in Corinna

As part of an ongoing investigation into the importation of fentanyl into Maine from Massachusetts, the Maine Drug Enforcement Agency has arrested two men in Corinna and charged them with Class A drug trafficking offenses. From the Maine State Police: On Tuesday, November 29, 2022, at approximately 8:00 pm, investigators from MDEA’s North Central Task …

USA Beats Iran; Advances in World Cup

The USA men’s soccer team defeated Iran, 1-0 today, Nov. 29, and kept their World Cup hopes alive. THE @USMNT IS MOVING ON pic.twitter.com/hPTG4uBsJA — FOX Soccer (@FOXSoccer) November 29, 2022 WE'RE NOT PACKING OUR BAGS. WE'RE NOT GOING HOME. WE'RE MOVING ON!!!!!!! — U.S. Men's National Soccer Team (@USMNT) November 29, 2022 They won, …

Man Arrested for Stealing Augusta Police Cruiser

27-year-old Kyle King is accused of stealing an Augusta police cruiser, unlocked and running outside the police station, Saturday, Nov. 26. According to the Augusta Police, the cruiser was stolen while an officer was taking a report in the lobby of the police station. The stolen car was located at the Shaw’s Plaza on Western …

Maine BMV Offices Closed for Remainder of Nov. 29 Because of Serious Threat

All Maine Bureau of Motor Vehicle branches are only open to scheduled appointments for the rest of today, Nov. 29. Officials say a serious threat was made against BMV branch offices, potentially from an aggrieved customer. The closure effects 13 branches. You can schedule appointments for future dates @ https://www.maine.gov/sos/bmv/locations/index.html. #BREAKING: All Maine BMV branches …

Bucksport Teacher Accused of Assaulting 5-Year-Old

52-year-old Christian Koelbl of Stockton Springs has been accused of assaulting a 5-year-old student in the RSU 25 school system. Koelbl is a kindergarten teacher at G. H. Jewett School in Bucksport. The alleged assault took place on October 20, and Koelbl, who is now on administrative leave, was charged with aggravated assault. A kindergarten …