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Amity Standoff Over

| October 22, 2013

    State Police say an Amity man surrendered peacefully Tuesday afternoon at his remote camp site following a day long standoff with Troopers in Amity, which is about 20 miles south of Houlton.   Charged with criminal threatening with a dangerous weapon is 65 year old Gary Knapp, who lives in a small camper, off […]

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Orient Man Sentenced to Four Years Behind Bars

| May 24, 2012 | 0 Comments

The man who helped convicted murderer Thayne Ormsby has been sentenced. Robert Strout faced the judge Wednesday in Houlton– he previously pleaded guilty to hindering apprehension and arson in connection with the triple murders in Amity in June of 2010. News Source 8′s Gina DiPietro has the latest on the sentencing. Note: Strout’s four-year prison term includes the sentence […]

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Ormsby Found Guilty

| April 13, 2012 | 0 Comments

23 year old Thayne Ormsby has been found guilty on three counts of murder and one count of arson. The verdict was handed down Friday afternoon– our Jenna Callari was in the courtoom and has the details.

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Day Two of Ormsby Trial Hits Snag

| April 10, 2012 | 0 Comments

The triple murder trial of Thayne Ormsby hit a snag Tuesday when a juror reported an incident to court officials, involving a family member of one of the victims. Trial was delayed for about 45 minutes until the issue was resolved. News Source 8 reporter Jenna Callari has more details of the incident as well as a […]

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Ormsby Trial Gets Underway

| April 9, 2012 | 0 Comments

A jury has been seated and the triple murder trial of Thayne Ormsby has begun in Houlton. Ormsby is accused of killing three people, including a ten year old boy, in Amity back in June of 2010. News Source 8 reporter Jenna Callari has a look at the start of what could be a long […]

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