Crime, law and justice, and police blotter near Augusta, ME or anywhere in the US.
Recent Crime News
Tuesday | via Foster's Daily Democrat
Maine police say a New York man has been arrested and charged with murder in connection with an Augusta homicide from last year. Twenty-six-year-old Aubrey Armstrong was arrested in Queens and appeared in a New York court on a fugitive from justice charge on Monday. Comment?
Saturday Jul 23 | via Foster's Daily Democrat
Maine Attorney General Janet Mills is launching a new public education campaign with a goal of curbing the state's problem with painkiller abuse. Janet Mills says the "Dose of Reality" campaign will include three television spots and a website. Comment?
Tuesday Jul 19 | via AmmoLand
SIG SAUER, Inc., is pleased to announce that Team SIG member, Max Michel, was named the Overall Champion, as well as the Open Division title winner, at the 2016 United States Practical Shooting Association Area 7 Championship held at the Capitol City Rifle and Pistol Club in Augusta, Maine. The recent victory marks Michel's fifth USPSA Area 7 division title and his fourth USPSA championship so far this season. Comment?
Wednesday Jun 29 | via Chattanoogan.com
In a puzzling time when the big daily newspapers have veered strongly away from "all the news that is fit to print," allow me to share a story that you very likely will not see on CNN, ABC News, or in the big media conglomerates that influence the way you think, the way you react and - as a result - easily warp our common senses. Comment?
Wednesday Jun 29 | via The Daily Caller
According to police in Augusta, Maine, two legally armed bystanders stepped in and ended a shooting in the parking lot of a local Walmart, local NBC affiliate WCSH 6 reports . Four suspects were taken into custody by police after the incident on Sunday. Comment?
Wednesday Jun 29 | via AmmoLand
A drug deal was going down in a WalMart parking lot. Some of the participants were not happy with the deal. Comment?
Tuesday Jun 28 | via Foster's Daily Democrat
Police are crediting two armed bystanders with breaking up a shooting involving two groups in a Wal-Mart parking lot in Augusta, Maine. Officials say Daniel Chavanne, a 39-year-old truck driver, and another man, both of whom were legally armed, intervened when two groups began fighting and gunfire erupted Sunday night. Comment?
Monday Jun 27 | via TheBlaze.com
Four suspects were taken into custody by police Sunday evening after allegedly firing guns in the parking lot of a Wal-Mart in Augusta, Maine, WCSH-TV reported. According to police, two bystanders who were legally carrying handguns of their own intervened, putting a stop to what could have ended in lives lost. Comment?
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