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2nd Man Arrested in Connection with Portland Fires

| April 1, 2014

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – A second man has been arrested in connection with a series of arson fires that happened last month in Portland. Eighteen-year-old Aaron Hornbeck-Fielder of Portland was arrested Monday. He’s accused of starting a fire in a Dumpster on Sunday, March 23. It wasn’t immediately known if he had a lawyer. Police […]

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Arson Charges Dropped

| February 18, 2014

LEWISTON, Maine (AP) – Prosecutors have dropped arson charges against one of the two boys charged with setting a fire that destroyed three apartments last spring in Maine’s second-largest city. The Sun Journal reported Tuesday that the decision to dismiss the charges came after a judge dismissed the boy’s confessions. He and another boy were […]

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Former USM Student Arrested in Connection With Dorm Fire

| January 21, 2014

GORHAM, Maine (AP) – The state fire marshal’s office has arrested a former University of Southern Maine student in connection with a dorm fire on the Gorham campus in 2012. Twenty-three-year-old Thomas “TJ” Williams was arrested Monday at his home on Harlow Hill Road in Mexico. He was charged with two counts of arson following […]

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Gray Man Charged with Torching Mobile Home

| January 16, 2014

The State Fire Marshal’s Office has charged a man from Gray with burning down the mobile home he recently lived in.  The fire was reported about 2 a.m. this morning.  Investigators arrested 50 year old Paul M. “Charlie” Barry and charged him with arson and burglary.  Investigators say Barry was evicted from the home on […]

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Man Charged in Waldoboro Arson

| November 22, 2013

A 34 year old man from Waldoboro has been arrested for arson. The charge stems from an intentionally set fire at 50 Union Rd in  Waldoboro on November 14 that destroyed a mobile home.   Arrested and charged with arson is 34 year old Eric J. Buckley who was living at the mobile home. He […]

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