Maine’s highest court has upheld the attempted murder conviction of a man from Bangor.36-year-old David Archer was sentenced to thirteen years in prison last summer for stabbing his ex-girlfriend.He appealed the conviction, his lawyer claiming that some testimony from Archer’s mother should not have been admitted at trial.In court, Archer’s mother said he told her he would kill his ex-girlfriend when he saw her with a new boyfriend.The Maine Supreme Court unanimously upheld the conviction.
A man from Island Falls who’s accused of a sex crime against a minor pleaded guilty Thursday to failing to register as a sex offender when he moved to Maine.36-year-old Robert Goguen was required to tell the state when he came to Maine two years ago that he was a convicted sex offender because of a crime he committed in Connecticut in 1996.Goguen originally pleaded not guilty but changed his plea in federal court in Bangor.
It’s the end of an era for millions of fans nationwide.The final installment of the Harry Potter series hits the big screen tonight, and at the Bangor Mall Cinemas, the magic begins at midnight.Doors will open at ten tonight for muggles who were lucky enough to get a ticket.The theater sold out all five of its midnight shows days ago.And Thursday, ticket holders will get to enjoy face painting, homemade wizarding treats and a visit from some Hogwarts characters.It’s a night the cinema’s General Manager, Susan Bragdon, says is fun for everyone, young and old.”Lots of buzz, lots of fun.
The Bucksport Police Department needs your help in their search for a man who allegedly stole a woman’s purse from a convenience store.These are surveillance pictures from the Irving Store on Route One.Bucksport police say the man in the picture wearing a black baseball cap stole a purse off the counter of the store.The incident happened back in May.If you have any information, contact Sgt.
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A dog attack in the Lewiston area has left three people with serious injuries.Kennebec County Sheriff’s Office says a young man called Wednesday morning reporting that a pit bull had killed a smaller dog.When the young man tried to break up the dog fight, he was attacked.The boys grandmother, Lena Walker, and friend Anthony Manganella tried to protect the boy, and were attacked as well.A second young man, retrieved a shotgun from the house and shot the pitbull.When deputies arrived on the scene, they found Lena Walker with significant bite wounds covering her legs and arms.Anthony Manganella sustained bites to his arm and what appeared to be a broken wrist and forearm.Both Walker and Manganella were taken to CMMC in Lewiston and are in stable condition.The young man who shot and killed the animal also sustained bites in the arm pit area.The pitbull’s body is now being analyzed to determine a possible cause for the attack.
Pine Tree Hospice will be celebrating its 25th anniversary.It’s a way to thank folks who have helped the hospice out through the years.The lawn party is friday nght from 5pm to 8pm.Visitors can enjoy a free barbeque buffet, live jazz music and a silent auction.It will take place on the grounds of Mayo Regional Hospital on West Main Street in Dover-Foxcroft.
Get ready to grab some bargains!The 65th Annual Orono-Old Town Kiwanis Charity Auction is coming up this weekend.Thursday through Saturday, new and used items will be sold and auctioned.The items range from books to furniture to lawn equipment.You can bid on them at the auction barn site on Forest Avenue in Orono.Gates open each night at 5pm.