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State Police respond to Brittany Irish’s criticism

State Police respond to Brittany Irish’s criticism

| July 22, 2015

Chief of the Maine State Police Colonel Robert Williams has released a statement about their actions in last week’s shootings, in which Anthony Lord allegedly killed two people, and injured several others. “State Police wish to express sympathy and condolences to all of the victims of the events last week in Benedicta, Silver Ridge and Lee.  Brittany Irish […]

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Locals react to Baltimore officers charged in Freddie Gray death

Locals react to Baltimore officers charged in Freddie Gray death

| May 1, 2015

“I have to be honest, it seems so screwed up down there, I didn’t know what to expect,” said Presque Isle Police Chief Matt Irwin. Chief Irwin is talking about the charges filed against six police officers in Baltimore. The State’s Attorney is now calling the death of Freddie Gray while in police custody a […]

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American Legion member says Houlton homicide victim had a heart of gold

American Legion member says Houlton homicide victim had a heart of gold

| March 6, 2015

“Every time you met him on the street or he met you, it was ‘hi Gene,’ ‘hi Keith.’ So, friendly man.” And it’s that small, friendly greeting that Gene Ross will miss most about Keith Suitter. Like so many in the Houlton community, he was shocked by the 61 year old’s sudden death on Sunday […]

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State police detectives working long hours, still need public’s help in Houlton homicide investigation

State police detectives working long hours, still need public’s help in Houlton homicide investigation

| March 5, 2015

On Thursday detectives with the Maine State Police continued to piece together evidence to figure out what happened to 61-year-old Keith Suitter of Houlton. “Detectives have worked through the night and this is an intense investigation in Houlton with a great many of our team putting in some long hours in the aftermath of the […]

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State Police treating Houlton man’s suspicious death as a homicide

State Police treating Houlton man’s suspicious death as a homicide

| March 2, 2015

An event police are treating as a homicide has stunned the Houlton community. “Makes you worry about your neighborhood I guess,” said Liz Hutchinson. The Houlton Police department responded late Sunday evening to a call of a possible accident on Hillview Avenue. They found an abandoned pickup truck, and were told by folks nearby that there appeared […]

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