Ryan McLaughlin

Waterville police seize heroin and paraphernalia, charge three men

WATERVILLE, Maine — Two men were arrested and another charged Wednesday as police seized 37 baggies of heroin and about $1,000 in cash. Arrested were Zachary Gilbert, 31, of Waterville and Charles Santana, 26, of Vienna, while Noah Michaud, 22, of Waterville was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia but …

Warehouse at Madison business destroyed by fire

MADISON, Maine — A warehouse at Campbell’s Building Supply on Main Street was gutted by fire Thursday, but a quick report by employees likely kept it from spreading to the business. “The workers at Campbell’s did the right thing,” said Madison Fire Chief Shawn Howard. Employees were locking up shortly …

State police: Speed a factor in Carmel accident that sends man to hospital

CARMEL, Maine — A Levant man was injured Thursday night after losing control of his Volkswagen on Horseback Road and striking a utility pole, state police said. Andrew Rediker, 18, was traveling north when he lost control on a curve shortly after 11 p.m., State Police Lt. Sean Hashey said. …

Biddeford man facing two murder charges OK after jumping off second-floor railing at York County Jail

ALFRED, Maine — A Biddeford man being held on murder charges in connection with a deadly September fire in his hometown was injured at the York County Jail after jumping off a railing at the facility on Thursday morning. Dylan Collins, 18, was injured in an apparent attempt to harm …

Caribou fire claims lives of woman, three children

CARIBOU, Maine — A deadly fire at the Westgate Mobile Home park claimed the lives of four people on Thursday morning, according to state police. The deceased included three young children and a woman, Department of Public Safety spokesman Stephen McCausland said in a statement. The names of the victims …

Caribou fire claims lives of woman, three children

CARIBOU, Maine — A deadly fire at the Westgate Mobile Home park claimed the lives of four people on Thursday morning, according to state police. The deceased included three young children and a woman, Department of Public Safety spokesman Stephen McCausland said in a statement. The names of the victims …

Bronx man gets five years on oxycodone distribution charge

BANGOR, Maine — A New York man will spend five years behind bars after he was sentenced Wednesday on a drug charge, according to the U.S. attorney’s office. William Waters, 33, of the Bronx, also will serve three years of supervised release once he completes his prison term on a …

Man found dead on Long Island off Portland, police investigating

PORTLAND, Maine — Investigators are probing the death of a man on Long Island Wednesday, officials said. In Cumberland County, a middle-aged man was found dead by two men walking on Long Island, which is off Portland, Department of Public Safety spokesman Stephen McCausland said. That death is “unexplained,” according …

Jeep strikes utility pole in Kenduskeag, knocks out power

KENDUSKEAG, Maine — Hundreds of Emera Maine customers in Kenduskeag were without power Tuesday afternoon after a Jeep struck a utility pole on Route 15. Maine State Police Lt. Sean Hashey said the accident occurred shortly before 1 p.m. near the intersection with Ames Road. Hashey said the driver, whose …

Bangor man accused of driving drunk, without license

WINTERPORT, Maine — A Bangor man is facing a drunken driving charge after allegedly driving in the wrong direction on Interstate 95 on Monday, police said. The sequence of events leading to the arrest of William Musor, 46, started around 4:45 p.m. when Waldo County deputies received a call for …