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  • Brunswick man charged with five counts of felony arson

    Friday Nov 9 | via Bangor Daily News 

    David J. Burch, 41, of Brunswick was indicted by a Cumberland County grand jury on those charges as well as one Class C felony count of aggravated criminal mischief with damage totaling more than $2,000, and seven misdemeanors including five counts of failure to control or report a dangerous fire, and one count each of reckless conduct, theft and refusing to submit to arrest, according to the Cumberland County District Attorney's office. Burch was arrested the afternoon of Aug. 27 after police allegedly saw him set the fifth of five fires behind businesses on Bath Road.

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  • Former nurse pleads not guilty to bilking $274,000 f...

    Sep 18, 2018 | via Bangor Daily News 

    A former nurse at Brunswick and Lewiston hospitals pleaded not guilty in Cumberland County Superior Court on Monday to bilking an elderly couple out of $274,000 in an effort to finance a "boutique" senior housing complex in downtown Brunswick. Amy McLellan, 61, of Brunswick pleaded not guilty to misuse of entrusted property of a vulnerable person more than $10,000 and theft by unauthorized taking of more than $10,000, both Class B offenses for which she faces a maximum of 10 years in prison.

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    Related Topix: Brunswick, ME, Elderly (Senior Citizen), Family, Lewiston, ME