The Penobscot County grand jury indicted two men today in connection with a drug bust at a Brewer motel.29-year-old Leroy Dunn of Hampden is charged with two counts of selling drugs.Police say they were tipped off earlier this month that he was dealing crack out of his motel room.The man police say was Dunn’s supplier was also indicted on four counts of selling drugs, among other charges.Police say 37-year-old Shawn Bradley of New York City was staying at the motel, too.We’re told he’s also wanted in New York on a probation violation and served time for a 1991 murder.Two other people were arrested in the bust, too.
The Penobscot County Grand Jury indicted a woman from Orono Wednesday, accused of breaking her 9-month-old son’s leg.23-year-old Lynn Crossman of Orono is charged with assault.She was arrested last month after police questioned her about her sons injury.A doctor from Eastern Maine Medical Center alerted authorities, saying the boy’s injury was not consistent with Crossman’s story.
Bangor City Council meets Wednesday night to talk about possibly hiring professional services for gaming legislation.Councilor Gerry Palmer says council will consider hiring someone to represent the city in Augusta.Palmer says he wants Hollywood Slots to be able to have table games, saying that would bring in more money which will add to funding for a new arena.The council meets in executive session at 6:15 p.m..
One person is dead and four others injured after a head-on collision in northern Maine Tuesday evening.According to Sergeant Joey Seeley with the Presque Isle Police Department the crash happened on Route 1 about one mile south of the Caribou town line at 6 p.m..Route 1 was closed for three hours while the crash was investigated.The names of the victims have not yet been released.
For the second time in less than a year, Lincoln is looking for a new police chief.Scott Minckler moved from Northfield, Massachusetts to take the job in March.His wife remained behind until she could land a job in the Lincoln area, but didn’t have any luck doing that.So Minckler is resigning, effective at the end of next month, so he can move back to Massachusetts to be with his family.Lincoln Town Manager Lisa Goodwin says the search for a replacement will start immediately.
Maine’s attorney general says federal authorities were justified in shooting and killing an Outlaws Motorcycle Club member last summer.Thomas Mayne, 58, was shot in June when agents with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives tried to arrest him at his home in Old Orchard Beach.
It may be school vacation, but these kids are still hard at work.”We’re kind of making like a frisbee, but it just has points at the end instead of being round.”But no text books are needed to do it.They’re taking part in Bangor Public Library’s origami workshop.It’s part of the library’s vacation week activities.”It’s like calming me, and school like stresses me.”Which is exactly why a local high school senior wanted to host the workshop.Colby Houghton does origami as a hobby.He recently started working with kids in the area to teach them a creative way to wind down.”It keeps their mind engaged and still continuing to learn something even though they’re not still in school”And the kids seem confident in how they’re doing.”Pretty good.
Just before 12:30 Tuesday afternoon a pick up truck flipped on its side on Route 1A in Dedham across from the Lucerne Inn.According to a dispatcher with Hancock County, the driver lost sight of the road because of snow on the road and the truck ended up on its side.No injuries wee reported and we’re told there is no reportable damage to the pick up.
The owner of a dog accused of attacking a woman in Bangor has moved.Kim Giles says her neighbor’s dog attacked her, her dog and her son outside of her home in November.Giles says the dog mauled her hand.Since then she’s undergone physical therapy.