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Official Says Prisons Safer Despite Recent Slaying

Official Says Prisons Safer Despite Recent Slaying

| March 7, 2014

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – A Maine official says prisons are safer than they were three years ago despite last week’s slaying of an inmate at the Maine State Prison. WMTW-TV reports that Maine Department of Corrections Commissioner Joseph Ponte says little could be done to prevent the murder of Micah Boland. Boland died after he […]

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Inmate Charged in Death of Fellow Inmate

Inmate Charged in Death of Fellow Inmate

| March 4, 2014

State Police today formally charged Richard Stahursky with murder in connection with the stabbing death of a fellow inmate at the Maine State Prison Friday afternoon.   Stahursky will make his first appearance in Knox County Superior Court Thursday at 1 pm,  and he continues to be held at the prison. Detectives , working with the […]

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Man Pleads Not Guilty in Killing of Alleged Molester

Man Pleads Not Guilty in Killing of Alleged Molester

| January 28, 2014

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – A 30-year-old Maine man has pleaded not guilty to murder in the fatal stabbing of a Waterville man who he said had molested him as a boy. The Vassalboro man was arrested Nov. 22 after he called police to report the body of an unnamed man was in his driveway. The […]

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Rooming House Stabbing

Rooming House Stabbing

| December 9, 2013

ORONO, Maine (AP) – Police say they’ve made an arrest after two men were injured, one of them seriously, during a fight inside an Orono rooming house. Officers responded to the Park Street building after 2 p.m. Sunday. There they found a 50-year-old man suffering from life-threatening stab wounds. He was taken to a Bangor […]

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Augusta Man Said He Blacked Out Before Allegedly Killing Girlfriend

Augusta Man Said He Blacked Out Before Allegedly Killing Girlfriend

| November 18, 2013

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – Court records indicate a Maine man charged with murdering his 24-year-old girlfriend told a roommate that he blacked out after catching her on the phone with another man. Thirty-eight-year-old Justin Pillsbury, who appeared Monday in Kennebec County Superior Court, was ordered held without bail until a hearing Friday. The body of […]

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