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Local News 12/02/22

Crime/Public Safety/Drugs Hancock County Pair Arrested on Drug Charges (Deer Isle)  Authorities seized fentanyl, crack cocaine, and 46 firearms from a Deer Isle home this week.  Public Safety Officer Shannon Moss reports to Star 97.7, a joint drug investigation that began with a night hunting investigation by the Maine Marine Patrol and Maine Wardens led […]

Local News 12/01/22

Crime/Public Safety/Drugs Robbinston Murder Suspect Gets 32 Years (Machias)  Charles Townsend was sentenced this week to 32 years for the death of a friend, after he admitted to setting the Robbinston man’s home on fire.  The Bangor Daily News reports Townsend and 66 yo Wayne Morrill had been socializing on October 7, 2020, but then […]

Local News 11/30/22

Crime/Public Safety/Drugs Evaluation Ordered for Suspect in Thanksgiving Murder (Poland)  A judge has ordered a Poland man accused of murdering his brother on Thanksgiving Day to undergo a psychological evaluation.  Authorities found the mutilated body of 38 yo Gabriel Damour of Poland at a trailer on Poplar Drive Thursday after reports of a disturbance.  34 […]

Local News 11/29/22

Crime/Public Safety/Drugs Eddington Business Fire (Eddington) Multiple crews responded to a fire at an Eddington business Monday morning.  The fire broke out a little before 10 a.m. in the boiler room of Peavey Manufacturing, a maker of logging tools.  No one was injured, but the Main Road building sustained heavy damage. (Eddington) An Eddington business […]

Local News 11/28/22

Crime/Public Safety/Drugs Body Washes Ashore on Sears Island (Searsport)  Police are searching for clues after hikers found a man’s body washed ashore on Sears Island Saturday morning.  The Waldo County Sheriff’s Office reports the body is believed to be that of a man in his 20’s.  Indications are the body had been in the water […]

Local News 11/25/22

Crime/Public Safety/Drugs Keep an Eye Out for Missing Man (Bangor)  As you’re traveling this week, you’re asked to keep an eye out for 38 yo Graham Lacher, who has been missing since he walked away from the Dorothea Dix Psychiatric Center in Bangor on June 6th.  According to the FB Group “Missing Graham Lacher”, Graham […]