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Chief Stands Behind Officer Involved in High Speed Chase

| September 1, 2014

The Presque Isle Police Department may have to deal with a damaged cruiser, but Chief Matt Irwin is standing behind a member of his department. “What Ryan did was in the best interest of the citizen,” said Irwin. On Friday night the PD got a call about a disorderly man walking in the middle of […]

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Maine Man Dies Before Accident That Cuts Power

| July 1, 2014

ELLSWORTH, Maine (AP) – Authorities say an 81-year-old Ellsworth man suffered a medical emergency and died before crashing into a utility pole in an accident that knocked out power to most of the city’s downtown. WNSX-FM reports Edward McFarland was apparently dead before crashing on Water Street on Tuesday morning. Police told the station McFarland […]

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St. Francis Crash

| May 16, 2014

Sheriff’s Deputies were called to a single vehicle crash in St. Francis a little after 10:00 p.m. Thursday night. Corey Ouellette, 37, of St. Francis was traveling at a high rate of speed and rolled his Chevrolet Impala over on Main Street. The vehicle then caught on fire. Local residents helped Ouellette out of his […]

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Car Hits Horse-Drawn Buggy in Island Falls

| May 12, 2014

  A horse drawn buggy operated by four Amish children were struck by a vehicle In Island Falls earlier Monday afternoon. State Police received the call shortly after 2:30. 63-year old Stephen Porter of Sherman was driving his 2003 Volkswagen station wagon on Route 2. He was passing an Amish residence when 4 children, ages 9, […]

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Wrong-Way Crash Kills 2

| April 7, 2014

HAMPDEN, Maine (AP) – State police say two motorists are dead after a wrong-way collision on Interstate 95 in Hampden. Investigators say the crash happened in the southbound lanes around 7 p.m Sunday. State police say those lanes were reopened around 11:35 p.m. Sunday. Officials say an SUV was going the wrong way when it […]

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