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Presque Isle Fugitive Returned to Star City

| March 27, 2014

A Presque Isle man who had been on the lam from the law for more than 7 years was brought back to the County Thursday evening. John Vaillancourt was extradited back to Maine and arrived in the Star City about 7:35 p.m., accompanied by Presque Isle Police Sgt. Eric Erickson and Officer Ryan Eagles who […]

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Lawmakers Tour Aroostook County Jail, Learn About Issues

| February 7, 2014

The Aroostook County Jail is overcrowded and underfunded. This was the message that Chief Deputy Sheriff Darrell Crandall and County Administrator Doug Beaulieu had for members of the Aroostook legislative delegation – who came to the facility on Friday. “The simple fact of the matter is we can’t just close the doors,” said Crandall. Fridays […]

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22 Year Old Presque Isle Man Arrested, Charged with Arson

| October 28, 2013

22-year-old Paul Wasson sits behind bars after allegedly committing arson on NMCC’s campus over the weekend. It was around 2:30 Saturday morning that NMCC officials got word of a fire in the Penobscot residence hall. Bill Egeler, Dean of Students at NMCC says, “at that point in time all of our emergency protocols went into […]

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