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Grand Jury Indicts Milbridge Woman for Stealing from Purses 

Catherine Pegram

The Hancock County grand jury handed up an indictment of a woman from Milbridge, accused of stealing from purses during a high school graduation.Police say in June, 35-year-old Erica Atcherson was caught rifling through purses left in the Ellsworth High School cafeteria while seniors received their diplomas elsewhere in the building.School staff members called police after spotting her in the cafeteria. Atcherson was arrested at a nearby mall.Police say they recovered $381, as well as driver’s licenses, gift cards, clothing, a digital camera, a cell phone, and an i-pod.