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Woman Sentenced for Bank Embezzlement

Woman Sentenced for Bank Embezzlement

| April 17, 2014

Bangor, Maine:  United States Attorney Thomas E. Delahanty II announced that Brittany A. Mace, 24, of Stockton Springs,  was sentenced Thursday in U.S. District Court in Bangor to eight months of imprisonment for bank embezzlement.  The court directed that seven months of the sentence be satisfied by home detention, imposed five years of supervised release […]

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Winterport Man Sentenced on Sex Charges

Winterport Man Sentenced on Sex Charges

| April 17, 2014

BELFAST, Maine (AP) – A Winterport man has been sentenced to nine months in jail for sexually abusing a child. David Hyatt was sentenced this week in Waldo County Superior Court to serve nine months of a six-year sentence and 12 years of probation. The 74-year-old Hyatt pleaded guilty last week to unlawful sexual contact […]

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Student Suspended for Having Squirt Gun

Student Suspended for Having Squirt Gun

| April 17, 2014

  LEWISTON, Maine (AP) – A 10th-grader in Maine has been suspended for 10 days for having a bright yellow squirt gun. The Sun Journal says the teen was suspended in accordance with Lewiston High School policy after the toy fell out of his backpack. The student wasn’t identified. School Superintendent Bill Webster tells the […]

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Democrats Make Final Attempt at Medicaid Expansion

Democrats Make Final Attempt at Medicaid Expansion

| April 17, 2014

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – Maine lawmakers will finish their legislative session with a familiar debate: whether to accept federal dollars to provide health care coverage to roughly 70,000 low-income people under the federal health care law. House Speaker Mark Eves of North Berwick is introducing a measure Thursday under which the state would apply for […]

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Former Maine State Police Chief Pleads Not Guilty to Sexual Assault Charges

Former Maine State Police Chief Pleads Not Guilty to Sexual Assault Charges

| April 17, 2014

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – A former Maine State Police chief has pleaded not guilty to charges that he sexually assaulted a 4-year-old relative. A lawyer for Andrew Demers Jr. entered the not guilty pleas to charges of unlawful sexual contact and gross sexual assault in Cumberland County Court on Wednesday. The 73-year-old Demers, of New […]

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