Tag: Domestic Violence
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – While Gov. Paul LePage and Democratic leaders continue to spar over Medicaid expansion and the state budget, the Republican governor is signing several proposals lawmakers are sending to his desk. Among several bills LePage signed Sunday is one that bans alleged domestic violence and sexual assault offenders from contacting victims between […]
The State Medical Examiner’s Office says the victim from this weekend’s domestic violence homicide in Westbrook was shot twice. The autopsy results on Matthew Rairdon showed he died from gunshot wounds to the head and chest. The Medical Examiner said his assailant , Patrick Milliner, died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head. […]
State Police say a woman has been killed at an apartment along Main Street in Old Town. A State Trooper who responded to the scene, along with Old Town Police and Penobscot County Sheriff deputies, shot and killed the man involved in the domestic violence homicide. Police responded to the scene after the man called […]
Activities continue across the area coinciding with Domestic Violence Awareness Month. On Thrusday, law enforcement were educated on how to intervene and respond to such cases. News Source 8′s Jenna Callari has a look.
The Hope & Justice Project trains volunteers in Presque Isle to help victims of domestic violence. They can take your call 24/7 and provide personal assistance, or direct victims or poeple suspicious of domestic violence to the proper resources. And it’s free.