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Caribou Robbery

| September 3, 2014

Caribou Police received a call Sunday night from a taxi driver reporting that he had just been robbed at knife point by an unknown male. After taking an undisclosed amount of cash and checks, the male fled from the area on Hammond Street. After searching for the male through most of their shift, Caribou Police […]

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Robbed Maine Man Gets Back Wallet With His Life Savings

| May 20, 2014

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – A Waterville man who was robbed while his wallet contained his life savings in February has recovered his money. Edward Cook told police he had been robbed in his North Street home and hit on the head by someone who took his wallet, which contained $3,050. Police found the wallet and […]

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Lawyerless Defendant Gets Seven Years for Robbery

| May 20, 2014

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – A judge ruled a Maine man who was stripped of his right to a court-appointed lawyer before being convicted of robbery will serve seven years in jail. Justice Thomas Warren on Tuesday sentenced Joshua Nisbet of Scarborough to a 14-year sentence, half of which will be suspended. Nisbet had two lawyers […]

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Getaway Driver in Robbery Arrested

| May 1, 2014

A task force involving State Police, US Marshal’s Service and the Maine Drug Enforcement Agency arrested 35-year old Gene Dares, Thursday morning, on a warrant charging him with class A Robbery. DARES was the getaway driver in an armed robbery that took place in Lebanon on March 20, in which HEATHER LEWIS, 26, produced a gun […]

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Lawyerless Defendant Wants to be Sentenced Right Away

| May 1, 2014

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – A robbery defendant who stood trial in Maine without a defense lawyer is in a hurry to be sentenced. Joshua Nisbet, who’s been jailed since July 2011, asked the judge to sentence him on the spot Wednesday after a jury convicted him of robbing a convenience store at knifepoint. The judge […]

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