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Local News AM 03/31/23

Crime/Public Safety/Drugs Marine Patrol Identifies Victim of Medomak River Boat Accident (Waldoboro)  Authorities have identified the victim of Wednesday’s boat accident on the Medomak River.  The Maine Marine Patrol said the body recovered along the shoreline was that of 45 yo Dale Boyington.  Boyington, a shellfish harvester from Waldoboro, was reportedly returning from harvesting clams […]

Local News 03/30/23

Crime/Public Safety/Drugs Bar Harbor Man Sentenced in Domestic Violence Case (Ellsworth)  A Bar Harbor man was sentenced in court in Ellsworth yesterday to two years in jail for a domestic violence incident that occurred in Orland in 2018.  WABI-TV reports 59 yo Thomas Alley was previously found guilty on six charges, including aggravated assault and […]

Local News 03/29/23

Crime/Public Safety/Drugs Maine Mother Who Triggered Amber Alert Arrested (Topsham)  The Maine mother who triggered the statewide Amber Alert on March 19th has been found and arrested.  WMTW reports Danielle Dyer, who reportedly has a history of drug use, allegedly took her 11 year old daughter from a supervised visit with her foster providers, setting […]

Local News 03/28/23

Crime/Public Safety/Drugs Illegal Labor Increasingly Flowing Through Maine (Houlton)  Customs and Border Protection agents in Maine say they’re seeing a sharp increase in the flow of illegal labor in and out of Maine.  Last week, federal authorities busted an elaborate human smuggling scheme in Lisbon involving more than a dozen people being housed in a […]

Local News 03/27/23

Crime/Public Safety/Drugs Airline Road Rollover (Amherst)  A tractor-trailer driver is lucky to be alive after his rig went off the Airline Road Friday morning and burst into flames.  The Hancock County Sheriff’s Department reports to Star 97.7, 54 yo Saraphin Puccetti of Baltimore was driving through Amherst around 7:20 a.m. when his truck went off […]

Local News 03/24/23

Crime/Public Safety/Drugs SW Harbor First Responders Celebrate Upgrades (SW Harbor)  The Southwest Harbor Fire Department is celebrating upgrades that will help elevate those intricate emergency systems the town has in place.  The improvements include upgraded radios, programming, and a new console.  The Fire Department said the town was a huge help in securing the upgrades […]

Local News 03/23/23

Crime/Public Safety/Drugs Ellsworth Attorney Suspended from Practicing in Maine (Ellsworth)  An Ellsworth attorney has been suspended from practicing law in Maine.  The Portland Press Herald reports Scott Fenstermaker, who was charged with assault and trespassing last fall, can no longer take any new clients and must surrender all his existing clients and their files to […]

Local News 03/22/23

Crime/Public Safety/Drugs Hermon Crash Victim Identified (Hermon)  The Penobscot County Sheriff’s Office has released the identity of the person killed in a rollover crash in Hermon Sunday morning.  They say a vehicle driven by 22 yo Matthew Sforza of Hermon went off the road, hit an embankment and a utility pole.  The car rolled several […]

Local News 03/21/23

Crime/Public Safety/Drugs Authorities Release Details of Amber Alert (Topsham)  Authorities have released details of Sunday’s Amber Alert, along with an arrest warrant for 29 yo Danielle Dyer.  Dyer is accused of taking her biological daughter, 11 yo Jaiden Morrison, from DHHS custody during a supervised visit in Topsham with Jaiden’s foster care guardians.  During an […]

Local News 03/20/23

Crime/Public Safety/Drugs Hermon Fatal Crash (Hermon)  A man was killed Sunday morning in a single vehicle crash on Route 2 in Hermon.  The Penobscot County Sheriff’s Office reports the sedan was traveling toward Hermon when it left the roadway, struck an embankment, a utility pole and a small business property, rolling several times.  The victim […]