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    January 26, 2010

    Knox County grand jury indicts 15

    A Knox County Grand Jury indicted 15 people Jan. 26 on a variety of charges including escape, reckless conduct with a gun, drug violations and thefts. The grand jury met for two days at the courthouse. An indictment is a way to issue criminal charges. Defendants are presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty at a later criminal proceeding. The indictments include: Clifford James-William Perkins, 26, ...

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    January 26, 2010

    Environmental activist asks court to halt offshore wind power project

    A Rockland man, who for much of the past two decades has tackled a variety of environmental issues, has gone to court to halt the proposed demonstration wind power project off Monhegan Island. Ron Huber claimed in his appeal filed Jan. 26 in Knox County Superior Court that the designation of waters off Monhegan as a test site violates his constitutional rights to practice his religious stewardship of Penobscot ...

  • Published
    January 25, 2010

    Rockland police blotter

    An arrest or summons does not constitute a finding of guilt. An individual charged with a crime is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty at criminal proceedings. Rockland police responded to the following calls from Jan. 19 through Jan. 20. Jan. 19 Officer Lloyd Daniels responded to a property damage crash on Summer Street. There were no injuries. Sgt. Don Finnegan responded to a property ...

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    January 24, 2010

    Knox County Sheriff’s Office blotter

    An arrest or summons does not constitute a finding of guilt. An individual charged with a crime is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty at criminal proceedings. The Knox County Sheriff's Office responded to the following cases from Jan. 10 through Jan. 16. Jan. 10 Deputy Larry Hesseltine responded to a report of a motor vehicle crash on Vinalhaven involving a single vehicle whose operator struck ...

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    January 24, 2010

    Camden National sues former employee for $750,000

    A $750,000 lien has been placed on a Warren woman's property after a judge agreed that Camden National Corporation is more than likely to win a lawsuit against its former employee. And a second lawsuit has been filed against Christina L. Torres-York by the Maine Contractors and Builders Alliance Inc., which claims the former bank worker used her position as its treasurer and at the bank to siphon off nearly ...

  • Published
    January 22, 2010

    Lincolnville police blotter

    An arrest or summons does not constitute a finding of guilt. An individual charged with a crime is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty at criminal proceedings. The Lincolnville Police Department reported the following activity for the week ending Jan. 18. Jan. 12 Officer Robert Cartier responded to Searsmont Road for service of paperwork. Cartier responded to a panic alarm activation at ...

  • Published
    January 22, 2010

    Camden police blotter

    An arrest or summons does not constitute a finding of guilt. An individual charged with a crime is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty at criminal proceedings. The Camden Police Department reported the following activity from Jan. 14 to Jan. 18. Jan. 14 Sgt. Jason Hall responded to Sea Street with the Camden First Aid Association for a medical call. Officer John Tooley responded to the area ...

  • Published
    January 22, 2010

    Thomaston police blotter

    An arrest or summons does not constitute a finding of guilt. An individual charged with a crime is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty at criminal proceedings. Thomaston police responded to 53 incidents from Jan. 11 to Jan. 17. Those incidents included one 911 hang-up, one alarm, one animal problem, seven erratic vehicles, one harassment complaint, one operating under the influence case, one ...

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    January 22, 2010

    Rockland police blotter

    An arrest or summons does not constitute a finding of guilt. An individual charged with a crime is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty at criminal proceedings. Rockland police responded to the following complaints from Jan. 11 through Jan. 18. Jan. 11 Officer Lloyd Daniels responded to a theft complaint on North Main Street. Officer William Smith responded to a disorderly complaint at the ...

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    January 21, 2010

    Maine State Police blotter

    An arrest or summons does not constitute a finding of guilt. An individual charged with a crime is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty at criminal proceedings. Maine State Police responded to the following calls from Jan. 11 to Jan. 15. Jan. 11 Troopers Greg Vrooman and Scott Quintero responded to a report of a suicidal subject in Appleton. The male was transported to Penobscot Bay Medical ...

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