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Arson Charges Dropped

| February 18, 2014

LEWISTON, Maine (AP) – Prosecutors have dropped arson charges against one of the two boys charged with setting a fire that destroyed three apartments last spring in Maine’s second-largest city. The Sun Journal reported Tuesday that the decision to dismiss the charges came after a judge dismissed the boy’s confessions. He and another boy were […]

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Man Arrested in Bank Robberies

| February 5, 2014

LEWISTON, Maine (AP) – Police have charged a man with two bank robberies in Lewiston. Police say they arrested 30-year-old Brent Roaix of Sabattus on Tuesday afternoon in Lewiston following a robbery at the Rainbow Federal Credit Union. No injuries were reported. Police said they have probable cause to believe Roaix also is suspected of […]

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Lewiston Woman Facing Welfare Fraud Charge

| December 6, 2013

LEWISTON, Maine (AP) – A Lewiston woman has been charged with fraudulently obtaining about $10,000 worth of welfare benefits. Amina Ege was indicted this week on multiple counts of theft by deception, aggravated forgery and unsworn falsification. The Sun Journal reports that authorities allege the 41-year-old Ege lied about the fact that she was living […]

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Heroin Arrest

| December 6, 2013

LEWISTON, Maine (AP) – Maine drug enforcement officials say they’ve arrested a Lewiston man in connection with illegal distribution of heroin. Maine Drug Enforcement Agency Commander Scott Pelletier said 40-year-old Macarthur Taylor was arrested on Thursday at his Lewiston apartment. Pelletier says police have been investigating illegal heroin distribution between Lewiston and the Bath area […]

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Lewiston Man Gets 55 Years in Death of Christina Fesmire

| October 18, 2013

AUBURN, Maine (AP) – A Maine man has been sentenced to 55 years in prison for the beating and drowning of a young woman who lived in his apartment building in Lewiston. The sentence was imposed Friday on 32-year-old Buddy Robinson in Androscoggin County Superior Court. He was convicted of murdering 22-year-old Christiana Fesmire. Prosecutors […]

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