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Local News – September 21, 2018

Eddington Death (Eddington) – Police say an Eddington man’s death is under investigation after finding his body in a truck that veered off the road.  The Penobscot County Sheriff’s Department tells Star 97.7 that 86-year old Donald Voteur was dead at the scene off Route 178 in Eddington.  Voteur was the truck’s operator.  The medical […]

Local News – September 20, 2018

Pellet Mill Fire   (Corinth) – More than two dozen fire departments rushed to Corinth after a wood pellet making mill caught fire last evening.  The 9-1-1 call about the Corinth Wood Pellets plant came in around 6:30 last night.  WABI-TV reports the fire chief from Corinth ended up going to the hospital, but no […]

Local News – September 19, 2018

Old Town Sgt Sentenced (Bangor) – A former police Sergeant from Old Town will spend 9-months in jail for stealing money from the police evidence room.  Justice William Anderson sentenced Michael Hashey yesterday.  The Bangor Daily News reports Hashey also stole cash from the police department Association between March 2010 and April of 2015.  The […]

Local News – September 18, 2018

Escapee Search   (Charleston) – A helicopter hovered over the woods outside the Mountain View Correctional Center in Charleston.  Bloodhounds sniffed the forest, and police investigators fielded phone calls from folks with possible clues as to the whereabouts of escaped killer Arnold Nash.  The Department of Corrections tells Star 97.7 they’ve brought in surveillance and […]

Local News – September 17, 2018

Escapee Search     (Charleston) – A convicted killer from Hancock County continues to confound police search for him after he escaped from a minimum security prison in Charleston.  65-year old Arnold Nash took off last Thursday night. The Department of Corrections tells Star 97.7 they initially believed he was in the immediate area.  That […]

Local News – September 14, 2018

Prison Escape (Charleston) – Authorities say convicted killer Arnold Nash is likely still in the Charleston area after he escaped from prison last night.  The 65-year old career criminal was serving a 45-year sentence for killing a man during a robbery in North Sullivan in 1991.  He’s spent much of his adult life in prison.  […]

Local News – September 13, 2018

Bar Harbor Barber (Bar Harbor) – The only barber shop in Bar Harbor may reopen soon.  The Mt. Desert Islander reports that Raymond Gray shut down his shop in July, and another barber who took over the operation closed down last month because he could not find affordable housing.  Ellsworth barber Peter Warren contacted Gray […]

Local News – September 12, 2018

Robbery Arrest   (Augusta) – A 25-year old transient in Augusta faces robbery charges after Sunday’s holdup at the Walgreen Pharmacy on Memorial Circle.  Police report to Star 97.7 they picked up Dylan Karczewski yesterday on a probation revocation and later charged him with the drug robbery.  Karczewski allegedly handed a note demanding drugs to […]

Local News – September 11, 2018

Child Porn (Bangor) –A pair of child pornographers from Old Town face stiff prison sentences after pleading guilty in federal court yesterday.  The US Attorney’s office tells Star 97.7 that 52-year old Patrick Monahan faces 25-to-50 years in prison for posing on line as a teen and having other teens send sexually explicit videos to […]

Local News – September 10, 2018

WalGreen Robbery (Augusta) – The search is on for a pharmacy robber in Augusta.  A man described as in his late 20s or early 30s entered the WalGreen pharmacy on Memorial Circle around noon-time yesterday and handed the drug counter a note demanding prescription pills.  He got away with narcotics before the technician could contact […]