A medal for a Maine man killed in Vietnam in 1966 has made it’s way back to family in Orono.For much of the last decade it wasn’t very far away.His brother is just happy it’s back where it belongs.Allen Nadeau was just 8 or 9 years old when his brother Larry Nadeau was killed in Vietnam in January of 1966.
Bangor police arrested the drummer for Ted Nugent last night.Mick Brown reportedly stole a golf cart used by Waterfront Concert personnel and was driving it recklessly around the Front Street area just before 10 last night.Police say several people tried to stop him.Brown is charged with OUI, driving to endanger, theft and assault.He’s been released on $4,000 bail and is scheduled to be in court in August.Ted Nugent was performing on the waterfront last night.
The Attorney General’s Office says a state trooper who shot and killed a man in Dover-Foxcroft in November was justified.Police say 46-year-old Michael Curtis, a dispatcher for the Piscataquis County Sheriff’s Department, went to the Hilltop Manor Nursing Home and shot and killed his wife’s ex-husband, 53-year old Udo Schneider.After fleeing in his pick-up, Curtis was shot dead by State Trooper Jon Brown at the county fairgrounds.The report says Brown told Curtis to show his hands and Curtis did not comply.The report also says Trooper Brown fired at Curtis without realizing Curtis was speaking with the sheriff on a different radio channel.Brown shot as the sheriff was approaching Curtis.The A-G says Brown’s actions were justified because he felt the sheriff was under imminent threat.
Three people were behind bars Monday morning following a home invasion in Swanville last week.18-year old Shawn Perito, 20-year old Cierra Cassidy and 23-year old Jonathan McCue, all of Belfast, were arrested after a robbery on Nickerson Road last Sunday.Officials at the Waldo County Sheriff’s office said Cassidy knew the victim and went to the home to help orchestrate the robbery.According to authorities, McCue drove Perito to the home, who then knocked on the door, fought with the home owner and stole a purse.Police said the three wanted money and prescription medications that were inside.
Authorities are searching for two inmates who escaped from the Charleston Correctional facility.They have been identified as Randall Moulton, 20 years old, of Bangor and Phillip Gardiner, 24 years old, of Belfast.A spokeswoman with the Maine Department of Corrections say the men walked away from the minimum security facility around 8 Sunday night.She says there is no fence around the perimeter.Authorities from state police, the Department of Corrections and Penobscot County Sheriff’s Office were searching the area around Pushaw Road in Glenburn Monday morning.A man working at a home on Pushaw Road tells us police showed up around 7:30 a.m.
A juvenile reportedly escaped from the Mountain View Youth Development Center in Charleston.State Police and Penobscot County Sheriff’s Department deputies responded to a residence on Pushaw Road in Glenburn this morning after they received reports the juvenile had left the residence on foot.We have a crew on scene and will have more information as it becomes available.
Two bulldogs that attacked a 65-year-old Freeport woman and sent her to the hospital with bites to her ear and shoulder are scheduled to be euthanized.Animal welfare officials say it was the second unprovoked attack on a human in weeks.Both dogs were quarantined at the Costal Humane Society following the attack last Thursday.On June 17, the two dogs also bit a teenage boy in an incident that did not require emergency medical transport.Karen Stimpson, executive director of Coastal Humane Society, tells The Times Record that both dogs were up to date on shots and did not pose a danger of transmitting rabies.Stimpson says after a 10-day quarantine, town officials determined that the dogs will be put down.
Wilton Recycling has begun working actively to protect the public from asbestos at a demolition site it owns.A written remediation plan for the site is due to be submitted to the Maine Department of Environmental Protection on Monday.The demolition site, formerly Forster Mill, has been the focus of DEP enforcement efforts since last July, when the Occupational Safety and Health Administration first documented high levels of the cancer-causing material.Adam Mack, of Wilton Recycling, tells the Morning Sentinel that the company has boarded up windows, covered a debris pile and a Dumpster with secured tarps, secured a fence, and blocked a path.Officials think the site should be cleaned up within a few months.
Lewiston police are investigating what they say was a late night fight and possible stabbing but they have not been able to find any suspects or a victim.Officers responded to the neighborhood near the Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul at about 10:20 p.m.
University of Maine System trustees are voting on a new president at the University of Southern Maine.Trustees are voting at a meeting Monday in Bangor.Chancellor James Page is recommending that trustees approve the appointment of Theodora Kalikow to head USM.
Democratic lawmakers are calling on governor Paul LePage to apologize following his remarks comparing the Internal Revenue Service to the gestapo.Democratic leaders of the house and senate issued a statement on Sunday calling LePage’s language “intentionally offensive.”In his weekly radio address governor LePage attacked the supreme court’s decision upholding president Barack Obama’s health care law.LePage said the court’s decision has “made America less free,” and people have no choice but to buy health insurance or “pay the new gestapo – the I.R.S.”Representatives said holocaust survivors and World War II veterans “should not be trivialized…for political shock.”
A 15 year old boy from Palmyra who went missing Friday night has been found.Police say, Adam Domonski was last seen at his fathers from in Palmrya on Friday night.He was located sometime Sunday night, no other details are at this time available.Authorities were concerned about Domonski because there is a protection from abuse order in place preventing him from being with his father.
The 17th annual arts in the park took place this weekend…Artists from all over Maine came together to showcase their favorite works.The annual arts show is a fundraiser for improvements for parks around the state, but between the jewelry, photography, and handmade baskets, everyone had a great time.Over 85 artists participated in the fair.