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MDEA Arrests Man with Caribou Address on Drug Trafficking Charges

| June 11, 2014

On Saturday, June 7,  Maine Drug Enforcement Agents arrested Joel Gomez-Perez on felony drug trafficking charges in Bangor. For the past several months, the Maine Drug Enforcement Agency’s Downeast Task Force based in Ellsworth has been investigating the drug trafficking activities of Gomez-Perez. Through this investigation, agents learned that Gomez-Perez was responsible for the importation […]

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Safety Checkpoints This Weekend

| June 3, 2014

The Caribou Police Department, in conjunction with the Presque Isle Police Department and the Maine Bureau of Highway Safety’s 2014 “DriveSober, Maine” Impaired Driving Enforcement Campaign, will be conducting a safety checkpoint on Routes 1, 89 and 161 and Bennett Drive in Caribou during the weekend of June 6, 2014. The checkpoint will ensure all […]

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The Memorial Day Severe Weather Situation

| May 30, 2014

Tornadoes in Northern Maine don’t occur very often, with Aroostook County averaging around 1-3 tornadoes a year. “They are weak in nature number one, and they don’t last long. Due to our topography here in Maine, they skip. They touch down, they go back up. So by the time they actually take off, they are […]

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Tornado Safety and Myths

| May 30, 2014

The County may not be tornado alley, but tornadoes can happen. So it’s important to know what to do. Lead Forecaster at the National Weather Service in Caribou, Joseph Hewitt says stay inside. “Go to the lowest part of your house, which would be the basement. Or, if you don’t have a basement, then to […]

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On Memorial Day, Fallen Heroes Remembered

| May 26, 2014

Whether they came to the ceremony at the Northern Maine Veteran’s Cemetery in Caribou or had a meal at the VFW in Presque Isle, on this day veterans all over the county had fallen heroes on their minds. Korean War veteran Floyd Belmain said,  “I have a good friend while I was over there that […]

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