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Stolen Truck Recovered

Stolen Truck Recovered

| January 27, 2014

State and municipal law enforcement were on the lookout late Saturday evening for a blue 2013 Volvo bob tail truck tractor stolen from Van Buren that same evening.  The vehicle was believed to be traveling South from Van Buren.  Later that same evening, at approximately 12:50 a.m., Tpr. Rob Flynn encountered the vehicle on Route 1 […]

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State Police Strictly Enforcing “Move-Over” Law

State Police Strictly Enforcing “Move-Over” Law

| January 17, 2014

Slow down and move over. That’s what State Police are reminding people to do when police cars and other emergency vehicles are stopped along the road with their emergency lights on. Recently a number of cruisers were hit by drivers. Maine State Police Sergeant Brian Harris says, “it’s quite unnerving to have cars going past […]

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Cruisers Being Run Into

Cruisers Being Run Into

| December 17, 2013

SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – Maine State Police are asking motorists to slow down and move over when they see an officer conducting a traffic stop on the state’s roadways, after several cruisers have been struck in the past few months. Maine State Police Corporal Lance McClish tells WCSH-TV that crashes have been caused when […]

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Hollis Shooting Update

Hollis Shooting Update

| December 12, 2013

State Police say the man killed Thursday afternoon in an armed confrontation with Troopers was 61 year old John Knudsen.  He was shot and killed after he fired a shot from a handgun in the direction of troopers, who were outside his HOLLIS home.  Knudsen came to the front doorway of his house, made comments […]

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Hollis Man Shot and Killed by State Police

Hollis Man Shot and Killed by State Police

| December 12, 2013

    HOLLIS, Maine (AP) – Maine State Police say a Hollis man has been shot and killed in armed confrontation with police. Authorities have not released the name of the deceased. Police say a standoff started around noon on Thursday when the man’s wife fled the couple’s home and he fired a gunshot. Authorities […]

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