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Bail Set Again for Glenburn Man Accused of Swimming from Police 

Catherine Pegram

Bail was set today, for the second time, for a man from Glenburn who tried to swim away from police in July.20-year-old Allan Burke-Sapiel is back behind bars, on $1,000 bail. He was re-arrested earlier this month for violating bail conditions in connection with a crime in July.Police say that’s when Burke-Sapiel stole a car in Bangor, but when officers caught up to him, he reportedly abandoned the car and ran away.He made it across the Brewer bridge, where Brewer police were waiting on the other side.Police say he then jumped into the Penobscot river and swam as far as the Penobscot Plaza before surrendering.Burke-Sapiel is charged with receiving stolen property and unauthorized use of a motor vehicle.