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RCMP Arrest Two Men Following Drug Seizure, McQuade, N.B.

| October 14, 2014

McQuade, N.B. - Two men were arrested following the search of a residence in McQuade, N.B. executed by the Riverview RCMP, the Southeast Integrated Intelligence Unit and the Codiac Crime Reduction Unit on October 4, 2014. Police seized approximately 100 marihuana plants from the property along with a large quantity of dried marihuana. The plants alone […]

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State Police Charge Smyrna Man

| October 14, 2014

Smyrna, ME – State Police have charged a Smyrna man in connection with an armed home invasion in Bridgewater on Sunday.  Arrested is 48 year old Timothy Slaton who was charged with burglary and criminal threatening with a firearm.  Slaton was taken into custody at his home Sunday and taken to the Aroostook County Jail […]

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Great Northern Paper Filings Show Financial Hole

| October 14, 2014

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – Recent court filings have revealed the depths of Great Northern Paper Co.’s financial hole. Great Northern, the operator of the paper mill in East Millinocket, Maine, filed for bankruptcy last month. The Portland Press Herald reports that the company, managed by New Hampshire-based private equity firm Cate Street Capital, has roughly $28 million […]

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Hallowell votes on sex harassment policy changes

| October 13, 2014

HALLOWELL, Maine (AP) – The Hallowell City Council is scheduled vote this week on a proposal to ban romantic relationships between city supervisors and their subordinates. The proposed change scheduled to be voted on Tuesday comes after it was revealed that police Chief Eric Nason had a romantic relationship with a female officer of lower rank. […]

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Maine Man Accused of Shaking Baby Pleads Guilty

| October 11, 2014

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – A Maine man accused of violently shaking his baby daughter, causing injuries that led to a court battle over a no-resuscitate order, has pleaded guilty to aggravated assault. Twenty-two-year-old Kevin Peaslee entered the plea yesterday in Superior Court. Under an agreement, two other charges were dropped and prosecutors are seeking a […]

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