Ryan McLaughlin

Police responding to accident in Holden on Route 1A

HOLDEN, Maine — Police are responding to an accident on Route 1A in Holden on Friday morning, according to a Penobscot Regional Communications Center dispatcher. No other information was immediately available. Watch bangordailynews.com for updates.

Police responding to accident in Holden on Route 1A

HOLDEN, Maine — Police are responding to an accident on Route 1A in Holden on Friday morning, according to a Penobscot Regional Communications Center dispatcher. No other information was immediately available. Watch bangordailynews.com for updates.

Gardiner police investigating Rite-Aid pharmacy robbery

GARDINER, Maine — Police are looking for a suspect who robbed the Rite-Aid Pharmacy on Spring Street Thursday morning. The robbery was reported at 10:35 a.m., according to Gardiner Police Chief James Toman. The robber entered the store and proceeded to the pharmacy area and handed a technician a note …

Scarborough man faces manslaughter charges in connection with Winthrop car crash

AUGUSTA, Maine — A Scarborough man is facing two manslaughter charges in connection with a fatal car crash in Winthrop in November 2013. Jeffrey Ray, 44, was indicted by the Kennebec County grand jury last week, according to Kennebec County District Attorney Maeghan Maloney. Ray is scheduled to appear in …

Farmington man accused of sexually assaulting dog

FARMINGTON, Maine — A 24-year-old local man is facing a cruelty to animals charge after allegedly performing a sex act on a dog, according to police. The sequence of events leading to the arrest of Albert Farmer started when police were called to a residence around 5 p.m. Monday for …

Charges unlikely in Winterport crash that sent 13-year-old bicyclist to hospital

WINTERPORT, Maine — Charges are not expected to be filed in connection with a collision that sent a 13-year old bicyclist to a Bangor hospital Wednesday, according to authorities. Chief Deputy Jeff Trafton of the Waldo County Sheriff’s Office said Thursday the boy is in serious but stable condition at …

Kennebec County sheriff’s deputies seek Manchester Rite Aid robbery suspect

AUGUSTA, Maine — Kennebec County sheriff’s deputies have issued an arrest warrant in connection with a pharmacy robbery in Manchester earlier this month. On Tuesday, a warrant for the arrest of Thomas Bourque was issued, according to Chief Deputy Ryan Reardon. Bourque, whose age and hometown were not available, is …

Nighttime road work to close I-195 ramps in Saco

SACO, Maine — Several on- and offramps will be shut down to traffic on Interstate 195 on Thursday and Friday while nighttime road work continues, according to the Maine Department of Transportation. Paving and milling work will require the on- and offramps for Exit 1 to periodically be shut down, …

State police investigating death of 3-year-old girl

LOVELL, Maine — State police are investigating the death of a 3-year-old girl, according to a police spokesman. Sophia Mae Frost, who lived in Lovell with her mother and a 5-year-old sibling, died Monday, according to Department of Public Safety Spokesman Stephen McCausland. While foul play is not suspected in …

Rangeley man arrested after allegedly stealing bicycles, attempting to sell one on Craigslist

RANGELEY, Maine — A local man was arrested Saturday after allegedly stealing a pair of mountain bikes and trying to sell one for $4,800 on Craigslist, according to police. The bikes that Randall Thompson, 18, of Rangeley stole from a condo in town on Aug. 1 were valued at $6,000 …