An Ellsworth man who pleaded guilty to child pornography charges is back in custody.Thomas King had been out on bail, but in federal court on Tuesday, he admitted to violating the terms of his release.King pleaded guilty last month to videotaping a girl under the age of twelve.He’s now being held without bail.
A Superior Court justice has rejected a request by a Limestone teenager accused of manslaughter in the 2009 death of his 3-month-old daughter to have statements he made to police dismissed.The Bangor Daily News reported Tuesday that the ruling in the case against 19-year-old Nicklas Jones was issued in September but not registered in court until late last month.Prosecutors say the then 17-year-old Jones threw his baby at her crib because he was frustrated by her cries.
A high speed chase in Lewiston ended in gunfire Tuesday with an officer being run into and another person shot.Lewiston’s Police Chief says officers chased a car through Lewiston, into New Auburn and back into Lewiston before it crashed in an alley near a parking garage around 1:30 Tuesday morning.
It’s a three horse race to become Waterville’s next mayor and this race hasn’t been without it’s share of controversy.Democratic incumbent Dana Sennett, Independent Karen Heck, and Republican Andrew Roy are vying to become the Elm City’s first elected mayor since Paul LePage stepped down to become governor.
Police are looking for a man they say robbed a pharmacy in Rockport this morning.It happened around 10 at Kennebec Pharmcacy and Home Care on Route 1.Police say a man passed a note to pharmacy staff, demanding oxycontin pills and took off with about 300 to 400 of them.
A former kindergarten teacher from Jackman who admitted to using some of his students to make child porn was sentenced to 16 years in prison on Tuesday.41-year old Rob Mocarsky entered a guilty plea in federal court over the summer.He was arrested in January after a parent complained he made one of his students dress up in a racy costume, then took photos of her.Court records say a search of his computers revealed he took sexually explicit photos of four of his students.
State Police say speed is the cause of a deadly car crash in Carmel.Two teenagers were killed Monday night.Police say 14-year old Richard Picken of Carmel and 16-year old James McPhearson of Levant died at the scene.We’re told the boys were about to become step-brothers.They were traveling along Irish Road when the car hit a utility pole near the Fuller Road intersection, knocking down power lines.The Irish Road was shut down while crews cleaned up the scene.Hermon High School provided counseling for students and staff Tuesday.
Two people from Waldo made it out of their house safely last night after noticing flames coming out of the walls in their living room.It happened around 9:30 on Waldo Station Road.Waldo’s fire chief says everyone made it out safely, including a cat.There is minimal damage to the home.The fire chief says the fire started in the chimney area of the woodstove.
A man from Belfast is in critical condition from an accident last night in Searsport.Searsport’s police chief says 22-year old Jonathan Carlson was driving along Brock Road when he lost control of the car, flipping it several times.21-year old Thorin Robbins of Northport was a passenger.Both men were taken to a Belfast hospital.Robbins was treated and released.
State police say the deaths of an elderly couple from Carmel is a murder suicide.State police have identified the victims as 69-year-old Patricia Johnson and her 74-year-old husband, Laurel Johnson.Detectives say Johnson shot his wife and then turned a gun on himself.When a hospice worker for the couple arrived at the home on Route 69 Tuesday morning, the door was locked.They called relatives who went to the home and found the two bodies inside.The couple was last seen alive about 7 pm Monday night.
Two teenagers were killed last night, after their car crashed in Carmel.Police say 14-year old Richard Picken of Carmel and 16-year old James McPhearson of Levant died at the scene.We’re told the boys were about to become stepbrothers.They were traveling along Irish Road when the car hit a utility pole near the Fuller Road intersection, knocking down power lines.The Irish Road was shut down while crews cleaned up the scene.The accident is still under investigation.