Rockland Woman Spared Jail Time After Being Convicted of Assualt
A Rockland woman convicted of assaulting another woman having an affair with her husband has been spared time behind bars.Jessica Arsenault was sentenced Wednesday in Knox County Superior Court to a 30-day suspended jail term and given a year of administrative release, which is similar to probation.The judge called the 30-year-old Arsenault’s assault on the other woman last year an isolated and situational offense that did not require jail time.Prosecutors asked for jail time because Arsenault had pulled hair from the other woman’s head and bruised her eye during the attack.The Bangor Daily News, reports that Arsenault’s lawyer said the attack was out of character, prompted when she caught her husband and the other woman in bed together.
Man Arrested at Colby College for Protesting Tony Blair Claims He’s Been Fired
The Maine man arrested while protesting an appearance at Colby College by former British Prime Minister Tony Blair says he’s been fired as a substitute teacher.Lawrence Reichard says he was called to substitute teach at an area high school on 12 of the 16 school days before his May 20 arrest but has not been called since.
Dexter Man Involved in Fatal Crash to Contest License Suspension
A Maine tractor-trailer truck driver who was involved in a crash that took the life of a 12-year-old girl is contesting his three-year license suspension stemming from last year’s wreck in Farmington.Charles Willey of Dexter plans to challenge the suspension at a Maine Bureau of Motor Vehicles administrative hearing Thursday.Police found excessive speed to be the primary cause of the August 2011 crash between Willey’s tractor-trailer and a van that was carrying young campers.
Two Men Arrested Following Rite Aid Robbery
The Rite Aid on Union Street in Bangor was robbed at 7:35 Wednesday night.That makes two robberies at the pharmacy in just nine days.We’re told an off-duty police officer was in the pharmacy Wednesday night and called in the robbery.Two suspects, were arrested a short time later: 33-year-old Sheldon Hopkins, and 18-year-old Darian Young, both of Bangor.Authorities say they were found in the nearby woods, and a bag of prescription pills was also located.Both men are charged with class B robbery, and are being held in the Penobscot County Jail.This robbery comes just nine days after the same pharmacy was robbed by a suspect that was described as an older man, about 6 feet tall with salt and pepper hair.