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State Police ask for public’s help in homicide investigation

State Police ask for public’s help in homicide investigation

| March 3, 2015

The Maine State Police Major Crimes Unit was parked at 412 Hillview Avenue again on Tuesday, as the investigation into Keith Suitter’s death continues. “I was a little shocked when I heard it, it doesn’t happen here ya know? I was concerned,” said Sheila McKay of Houlton. State police are calling the death a homicide. A friend […]

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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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National Distracted Driving Awareness Month Sparks State Police Increased Patrols

National Distracted Driving Awareness Month Sparks State Police Increased Patrols

| April 11, 2014

Maine State police have joined a nationwide effort to reduce auto accidents that result when drivers don’t pay attention to the road. April is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month. State Police and the Bureau of Highway Safety met in Augusta today to redefine what distracted driving means and to increase awareness.  We spoke with a […]

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State Police And MDOT Work Together On Message Boards And Speed Advisory Signs

State Police And MDOT Work Together On Message Boards And Speed Advisory Signs

| February 28, 2014

Maine state police are working with the department of transportation to keep drivers advised.   They have set up remote operated highway and roadway advisory signs. They allow for real time communication with motorists.  These signs will have messages and speed limits for current road conditions. Maine State Police Troop F LT. John Cote,  “It could […]

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Backlog of Concealed Weapons Permits Cleared

Backlog of Concealed Weapons Permits Cleared

| January 17, 2014

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – Maine state police have cleared a backlog of concealed weapons permits, issuing a total of 11,000 of them. Gov. Paul LePage said Friday that there was a backlog of 5,000 requests that were cleared by the Maine State Police Special Investigations Unit within the Maine Department of Public Safety. Last year, […]

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