Kennebec County Newswire

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  1. Maine horseman Peter Hanley, 86, diesRead the original story

    Yesterday | HarnesRacing

    ... of Randolph, Maine, where he resided. After moving there he served as Constable and Deputy Sheriff for the Kennebec County Sheriff's Department. He served on the Board of Selectmen in Randolph for many terms between 1967 and 2013. While on the board ...

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  2. Ex-Kennebec County prison guard sentenced for touching young girlRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Sun Journal

    Travis Lyon was ordered Thursday in Kennebec County Superior Court to serve eight years of a 10-year sentence and 16 years' probation following his conviction in October on three counts of unlawful sexual contact. Prosecutors say the 38-year-old Lyon touched the girl a number of times starting when she was 11, from March 2011 until August 2013.

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  3. Maine Sheriff's Association names Oettinger deputy of the yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Republican Journal

    ... a co-recipient of the deputy of the year award. Oettinger, a 10-year law enforcement veteran, worked for Kennebec County Sheriff's Office and served as a deputy in Monroe County, Fla., before joining Waldo County Sheriff's Office in 2010. In 2013, ...

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  4. Parent who denies abuse charged has Bath court appearanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | WMTW-TV Auburn

    ... his child and believes a medical condition is to blame. HE IS BEING HELD ON $100,000 CASH BAIL AT THE KENNEBEC COUNTY JAIL. KATIE: AND UPDATE ONLY SEEN ON WMTW NEWS 8. A BATH MAN CLAIMING HE WAS WRONGLY CHARGED WITH CHILD ABUSE APPEARING IN COURT ...

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  5. Traffic stop leads to arrest of wanted Augusta manRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Bangor Daily News

    ... ne was charged with robbery, aggravated assault, aggravated trafficking in schedule W drugs and taken to the Kennebec County Jail.

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  6. Augusta police seek convenience store robberRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Bangor Daily News

    ... ing to Massey. No injuries were reported and the robber fled the scene, Massey said. A canine track from the Kennebec County Sheriff's Office was not successful.

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  7. Maine serial burglar gets 10 years in prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Sun Journal

    A serial burglar police say was responsible for multiple break-ins at homes across Kennebec County has been sentenced to 10 years in prison. According to the indictment, items were stolen in 2013 from homes, camps and garages in Belgrade, Fayette, Mount Vernon, Vienna, Wayne and Winthrop.

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  8. North Pond Hermit finishes court program, starts probationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Sun Journal

    The man known as the North Pond Hermit, who admitted to committing more than 1,000 burglaries over the course of the 27 years he spent living in the Maine woods, graduated Monday from the Co-Occurring Disorders Court, according to the Kennebec County district Attorney. Christopher Knight, 48, now will be on probation for three years, Maeghan Maloney said after the graduation ceremony.

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  9. North Pond hermit graduates from court program, will serve 3 years probationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Bangor Daily News

    ... he spent living in the Maine woods, graduated Monday from the Co-Occurring Disorders Court, according to the Kennebec County district Attorney. Christopher Knight, 48, now will be on probation for three years, Maeghan Maloney said after the ...

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  10. Former Wiscasset Man Gets Four Years for Heroin Trafficking, RobberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | Lincoln County News

    ... apartment at 386 Water St. in Augusta when he was selling heroin, however. A team of nine deputies from the Kennebec County Sheriff's Office executed a search warrant at the apartment May 1, 2014. Taylor initially said there were no drugs in the ...

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  11. Hometown Maine - RomeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 14 | WMTW-TV Auburn

    ... HEAD TO THE BELGRADE LAKES REGION FOR THIS WEEKEND'S HOMETOWN MAINE. THE TOWN OF ROME IS LOCATED IN WESTERN KENNEBEC COUNTY, ALMOST EQUIDISTANT BETWEEN AUGUSTA AND FARMINGTON. NORM: IT HAS BEEN AN IDEAL GETAWAY SPOT FOR SOME --THERAPEUTIC FOR ...

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  12. Natural resources work groups set meetingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 13 | Capital Weekly

    ... 21 Enterprise Dr., Augusta. The Local Work Group is made up of key people from Knox-Lincoln, Waldo, and Kennebec county natural resource agencies, along with local producers, conservation groups, and individuals. The meeting is open to the public, ...

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  13. Man accidentally released from jail turns himself inRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 13 | Bangor Daily News

    Chief Deputy Ryan Reardon of the Kennebec County Sheriff's Office said Friday that Freeman Taylor, 41, turned himself in around 10 p.m., hours after he was released.

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  14. Kennebec County inmate accidentally releasedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 13 | Sun Journal

    A Maine prison inmate who was accidentally released because of what was described as a "clerical error" is back in custody. Kennebec County Chief Deputy Ryan Reardon told WMTW-TV that 41-year-old Freeman Taylor Jr. turned himself in at about 10 p.m. Thursday, about nine hours after he'd been released.

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  15. 8 Things You Need To Know on Friday, March 13Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 13 | WMTW-TV Auburn

    ... AN INMATE IS BEHIND BACK -- BARS AFTER BEING ACCIDENTALLY RELEASED. MORGAN STURIDVANT IS LIVE AT THE KENNEBEC COUNTY JAIL THIS MORNING TO TELL US HOW THIS HAPPENED. MORGAN: THE DEPUTY CHIEF SAYS, WE OWN IT, IT IS OUR ERROR. FREEMAN TAYLOR JUNIOR WAS ...

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  16. Friday headlines from WMTW News 8Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 13 | WMTW-TV Auburn

    YOU ARE WATCHING NEWS 8 NOW, I'M MEGHAN TORJUSSEN. RIGHT NOW-- AN INMATE IS BACK BEHIND BARS...AFTER BEING aACCIDENTALLYa RELEASED NEWS 8'S MORGAN STURIDVANT IS AT THE KENNEBEC COUNTY JAIL THIS MORNING WITH MORE ON EXACTLY aHOWa THIS HAPPENED.

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  17. Augusta jail inmate returns after mistaken releaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 12 | WMTW-TV Auburn

    WMTW News 8's Courtney Sturgeon reports on Freeman Taylor, a Kennebec County jail inmate accidentally released on Thursday. He turned himself late in the evening after being in contact with the sheriff's office.

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  18. Kennebec County Jail inmate accidentally freedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 12 | Bangor Daily News

    The Kennebec County Sheriff's Office said Thursday afternoon Freeman Taylor Jr., 41, of Augusta was mistakenly released from the Kennebec County Jail due to a clerical error. The jail says they take responsibility for the mistake.

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  19. Maine man arrested for 'nonsensical' 911 callsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 12 | EMS1

    A Waterville man was arrested Sunday morning and charged with making a series of aggressive and "nonsensical" calls to the Kennebec County emergency 911 service. Damien J. Staples, of 7 Carrean St., was arrested at 7:30 a.m. on Sherwin Street and charged with misuse of the E-911 system, a class E offense.

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  20. Monmouth man to be evaluated after holding police at bayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 11 | Bangor Daily News

    A 23-year-old Monmouth man with a long history of mental illness was taken to the behavior unit of an area hospital late Wednesday afternoon after he barricaded himself in his home earlier in the day and set a fire, according to a Monmouth police officer. Police were able to quickly reach inside the door and extinguish the fire, but their attempts to calm the man down and get treatment for him were not successful, Monmouth police Officer Michael Parshall said shortly after the man was dropped off at the hospital.

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