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New Hampshire Man Sentenced to Almost 20 Years For Heroin and Cocaine Trafficking

New Hampshire Man Sentenced to Almost 20 Years For Heroin and Cocaine Trafficking

| May 15, 2015

Portland, Maine – United States Attorney Thomas E. Delahanty II announced today that Andre Hunter, 48, of Rochester, New Hampshire was sentenced today in U.S. District Court by Judge Nancy Torresen to 235 months in prison to be followed by three years of supervised release for conspiracy to distribute cocaine and heroin.  He pled guilty […]

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Man Arrested on Multiple Charges After Traffic Stop

Man Arrested on Multiple Charges After Traffic Stop

| May 6, 2015

Gardiner, Me – According to the Maine State Police, A man in Portland is facing multiple charges after he allegedly assaulted a State trooper Tuesday on I-295 in Gardiner. 27-year-old Andre Hicks of Portland is charged with assaulting a police office, possession of heroin, criminal mischief, obstructing government administration and disorderly conduct. All these charges […]

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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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