Kennebec County Newswire

Kennebec County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Kennebec County, ME.

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  1. Maine man claims he served his sentence 3 times due to jail errorsRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

    An Augusta man has sued former Kennebec County Sheriff Randall Liberty and jail employees claiming that he served a 10-day sentence three times because of administrative errors made by the jail administrator and corrections officers. Sedgewick Armstrong, 64, claims he lost his job of 21 years as a school janitor because of his illegal incarcerations.

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  2. Here's what happens when patients need mental health treatment at a Maine hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

    Brandan Gilliam's repeatedly failed attempts to get help for his bipolar disorder expose the gaping holes in Maine's mental health system. Chief among them are a shortage of hospital beds for psychiatric patients and a time-consuming process for securing one for an individual in crisis.

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  3. Man wanted in Augusta homicide arrested in New YorkRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | Bangor Daily News

    ... Marie Fritze, 27, and her boyfriend, Michael Sean McQuade, 45, both of Augusta were indicted in January by a Kennebec County grand jury on charges of intentional or knowing or depraved indifference murder, felony murder and robbery, according to a ...

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  4. Former Maine youth pastor indicted on sex abuse chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | Bangor Daily News

    A former Canaan youth pastor was indicted this week by a Kennebec County grand jury on an unlawful sexual contact charge involving a minor. Lucas Savage, 37, of Clinton could spend up to 10 years in prison on the Class B felony charge if found guilty.

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  5. Portrait of late Judge Morton Brody unveiled in AugustaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Bangor Daily News

    ... Bangor since six months after his death. Marden felt that because Brody spent much of his career working in Kennebec County, his picture should be displayed in the new Capital Judicial Center. "He spent so much time trying cases in Kennebec County ...

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  6. Augusta man who stabbed girlfriend to serve 50 years for murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Bangor Daily News

    A local man was sentenced Thursday at the Augusta Judicial Center to 50 years in prison for slaying his girlfriend nearly three years ago, according to the Maine attorney general's office. Justin Pillsbury, 41, of Augusta was convicted in March of murder by a Kennebec County jury, according to a previously published report.

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  7. Police: Woman arrested in connection with Waterville stabbingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Bangor Daily News

    ... Wednesday. She is facing a Class A felony charge of elevated aggravated assault. Boivin was taken to the Kennebec County Jail, where bail was set at $5,000, along with conditions not to possess alcohol or drugs or to have contact with the victim. ...

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  8. Maine delegation pushes for party reformRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | The Hastings Tribune

    ... the convention, she would vote for Cruz. "I did run as a Cruz delegate. I voted for him as a delegate, and Kennebec County went 51 percent for Cruz," said Parker, of Sidney. Maine Rep. Stacey Guerin, elected as a Cruz delegate from Glenburn, warned ...

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  9. Portland's chief of police wants a more diverse force. Here's what it looks like nowRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | Bangor Daily News

    ... of the Maine Medical Association, called administration's comments "harmful, for a host of reasons." And Kennebec County Sheriff Ryan Reardon said it's clear that naloxone "was never and will never be a cure," but his deputies have saved two people ...

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  10. Doctors, police say LePage is wrong on opiate overdose antidoteRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | Bangor Daily News

    ... of the Maine Medical Association, called administration's comments "harmful, for a host of reasons." And Kennebec County Sheriff Ryan Reardon said it's clear that naloxone "was never and will never be a cure," but his deputies have saved two people ...

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  11. Fatal Litchfield accident under investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | WVII

    Maine State Police said a second person has passed away from injuries sustained in a crash involving a tractor trailer in Litchfield. Kennebec County Sheriff's said a sedan driven by Grace Marston, 92, was struck broadside by a tractor trailer, both ending up in the ditch, with the car lodged under the truck.

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  12. 2 Maine women killed in tractor-trailer, car collisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    Authorities say two West Gardiner women died and a 14-year-old girl was injured when their car collided with a tractor-trailer in Litchfield. Kennebec County Sheriff Ryan Reardon says 92-year-old Grace Marston was driving a Chevrolet Impala on Tuesday when her car collided with a tractor-trailer that was heading south toward Tacoma Lakes.

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  13. Finding hope for law enforcement is finding hope for all of usRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 12 | Bangor Daily News

    ... recent conversations and previous ones with law enforcement, like with Sheriffs Liberty and Reardon at the Kennebec County Sheriff's Office, have left me thinking we need to offer a more substantive kind of hope to law enforcement. In no way am I ...

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  14. Police accuse Gardiner man of burning former employer's camperRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 11 | Bangor Daily News

    ... ely was [set] to cover up the theft of tools from the camper," McCausland said. Manganella was being held at Kennebec County Jail Monday morning, according to a jail official. His bail is set at $50,000.

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  15. Sunday headlines from WMTW News 8Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 10 | WMTW-TV Auburn

    ... AUGUST FOR THE POLICE OFFICERS...AND HUNDREDS OF PEOPLE PROTEST. FOUR PEOPLE AWAITING COURT A DRUG BUST IN KENNEBEC COUNTY. DRUG ENFORCEMENT AGENTS SAY THEY ARRESTED DANIEL ACKERLY, MICHELLE SAINT LAURENT AND FREDERICK WERNER - ALL OF WINTHROP -- ...

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  16. WMTW News 8 Saturday evening headlinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 9 | WMTW-TV Auburn

    MAINE'S TOTAL WEATHER AND NEWS, I'M DAVID CHARNS. AWAITING COURT APPERANCES AFTER A KENNEBEC COUNTY.

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  17. Maine police charge 4 with heroin traffickingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 9 | Foster's Daily Democrat

    The Maine Drug Enforcement Agency says it has charged four people from Maine and Connecticut with dealing heroin throughout Kennebec County. Authorities say 28-year-old Michelle St. Laurent, of Winthrop, is charged with aggravated heroin trafficking due to the amount of heroin seized, which was 76 grams.

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  18. Police accuse 4 of heroin trafficking in WinthropRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 9 | Bangor Daily News

    The Maine Drug Enforcement Agency recovered $15,000 worth of heroin at a Mount Pisgah Road home Friday after arresting three residents and a Connecticut man during an investigation into drug trafficking in Kennebec County. Agents from the MDEA South Central Task Force in Augusta arrested two local men Thursday following an investigation that included the undercover purchase of heroin, Stephen McCausland, spokesman for the Maine Department of Public Safety, said Saturday.

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  19. 4 arrested in MDEA Kennebec County heroin investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 9 | WMTW-TV Auburn

    ... South Central Task Force in Augusta, the Winthrop Police Department, the Monmouth Police Department, the Kennebec County Sheriff's Office and State Police. Ackerly and Werner were both charged with Class B drug trafficking offenses and had bail set ...

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  20. Kennebec County Sheriff warns public of scamRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2016 | Bangor Daily News

    Kennebec County sheriff's deputies are warning the public of a scam after a theft complaint was fielded on Monday, according to Sheriff Ryan Reardon. The victim was contacted by a person claiming to be a deputy stating the person had an arrest warrant for not paying their taxes, Reardon said.

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