Belfast Crime

Belfast Crime

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  • Jury begins deliberating in trial of ex-lawmaker acc...

    Wednesday Nov 7 | via Bangor Daily News 

    A jury on Wednesday began deliberations in the case of a former Maine legislator accused of bilking two elderly widows, one in Belfast and one in France, out of more than $3.5 million and of not paying income taxes. Robert Kenneth Lindell Jr., 53, of Cloverdale, California, was charged with theft by unauthorized taking, a securities violation in connection with the alleged fraud, three counts of theft of federal income tax funds, and five counts each of intentional evasion of income tax and failure to pay Maine income tax.

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  • Trial begins for ex-lawmaker accused of bilking elde...

    Tuesday Oct 30 | via Bangor Daily News 

    The jury trial of a former Maine legislator accused of bilking two elderly widows, one in Belfast and one in France, out of more than $3.5 million and of not paying income taxes began Tuesday at Bangor's Penobscot Judicial Center. Robert Kenneth Lindell Jr., 53, of Cloverdale, California, is charged with theft by unauthorized taking, a securities violation in connection with the alleged fraud, three counts of theft of federal income tax funds, and five counts each of intentional evasion of income tax and failure to pay Maine income tax.

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  • Maine contractor accused of failing to complete $170...

    Friday Oct 26 | via Bangor Daily News 

    An unlicensed contractor accused of failing to complete more than $170,000 worth of work for a Monroe homeowner has been arrested and charged with theft by deception. David Webber, 48, of Monroe was taken into custody Thursday by Maine State Police detectives after being charged with Class B theft, according to a police release.

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