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Local News 12/01/23

Happy December!  Crime/Public Safety/Drugs U.S. Marshals Service Warns of Increase in Phone Scams (Bangor)  The U.S. Marshals Service is warning of a significant increase in Maine residents reporting a phone scam involving individuals claiming to be U.S. Marshals or other federal officials.  They say the scams are occurring throughout New England states.  Authorities say scammers […]

Local News 11/30/23

Crime/Public Safety/Drugs Maine State Police Investigate Two Suspicious Deaths (Fairfield)   The Maine State Police Major Crimes Unit keeping busy these days investigating two more deaths across the state.  In Fairfield on Tuesday, police discovered the body of a man in a residence on Main Street.  The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner is working to […]

Local News 11/29/23

Crime/Public Safety/Drugs Sullivan Woman Sues Dollar Tree (Ellsworth)  A Sullivan woman is suing Dollar Tree over a crash last year at the Ellsworth store.  The Bangor Daily News reports 67 yo Diane Martin was shopping at the store near Marden’s on Route 3 when the driver of a pickup accidentally accelerated and crashed through the […]

Local News 11/28/23

Crime/Public Safety/Drugs Searsmont Suspicious Deaths (Searsmont)  The discovery of two bodies at a home in Searsmont Monday resulted in the Maine State Police Major Crimes Unit being called in to investigate.  The Waldo County Sheriff’s Office was called to the home on Borough Road shortly before 2 yesterday afternoon.  The bodies will be taken to […]

Local News 11/27/23

Crime/Public Safety/Drugs Fletcher’s Landing Attempted Burglary (Fletcher’s Landing)  Authorities are searching for a person they believe was involved in an attempted burglary in Fletcher’s Landing near Ellsworth on Sunday.  Maine State Police report they received a complaint someone’s vehicle was being broken into off Dana’s Ledge Road yesterday afternoon.  That was followed by reports someone […]

Local News 11/24/23

Crime/Public Safety/Drugs Topsham Homicide (Topsham)  A 71 yo Topsham man is charged with murder after police responded to a report of an assault on Elm Street in Topsham on Tuesday.  An employee of the River Landing apartment building called 9-1-1 about 9:30 a.m. to report the incident.  Law enforcement and EMS personnel responded to the […]