Ryan McLaughlin

Cornish man accused of assaulting, threatening to kill girlfriend

CORNISH, Maine — A local man was arrested Friday morning after allegedly threatening to kill his girlfriend, according to police. The trouble between Eric Borgeson-Amico, 25, and the woman started when he allegedly accused her of cheating on him, according to Chief Deputy William King of the York County Sheriff’s …

Five new Bangor police officers among 56 Maine Criminal Justice Academy graduates

VASSALBORO, Maine — Five new Bangor police officers were among 56 who earned their badges at the Maine Criminal Justice Academy’s commencement ceremonies on Friday. The new officers have spent 18 weeks studying and training on topics ranging from crime scene processing to investigating domestic violence and sexual assault, Department …

Police: Man who killed himself in school parking lot had sexually assaulted girl

WATERVILLE, Maine — A local man who took his own life in the parking lot of Benton Elementary School on Wednesday had apparently sexually assaulted a teenage girl earlier in the day, according to Waterville police. Anthony Harding, 41, sexually assaulted the girl at a storage shed that he had …

Police continue to investigate shooting during Saco home invasion

SACO, Maine — Police on Thursday afternoon continued to investigate a shooting during a home invasion that occurred early Thursday morning. A resident of the Hillview Avenue home, Steven Chabot, 55, suffered multiple gunshot wounds from an unknown intruder, Saco Deputy Chief Jeffrey Holland said in a statement. Rachel Owens, …

Windsor woman arrested after nearly shooting Kennebec County deputy

WINDSOR, Maine — A local woman is in jail Thursday after a Wednesday night incident in which a Kennebec County sheriff’s deputy was nearly shot. The sequence of events leading to the arrest of Allison Trask, 31, started at 7 p.m. when Sgt. Galen Estes responded to a Legion Park …

Man arrested at Maine State Museum after attempting to leave with 2-year-old girl

AUGUSTA, Maine — A Bath man was arrested Tuesday morning at the Maine State Museum after attempting to leave with a 2-year-old girl, state police said. James Cavallaro, 58, is facing charges of assault and violating conditions of release, Department of Public Safety spokesman Stephen McCausland said. Capitol Police is …

Man arrested at Maine State Museum after attempting to leave with 2-year-old girl

AUGUSTA, Maine — A Bath man was arrested Tuesday morning at the Maine State Museum after attempting to leave with a 2-year-old girl, state police said. James Cavallaro, 58, is facing charges of assault and violating conditions of release, Department of Public Safety spokesman Stephen McCausland said. Capitol Police is …

Crash claims life of man from Jay

WILTON, Maine — A man from Jay was killed early Thursday morning in a single-vehicle accident on Route 156, according to police. Dennis Hanson, 37, was traveling west when he lost control of his Chevy Blazer, according to Wilton police Chief Heidi Wilcox. Hanson was traveling home from work at …

Winter storm expected to wind down throughout Thursday

CARIBOU, Maine — Much of Maine woke up Thursday morning to fresh snow on the ground, including more than a foot in some spots. Timothy Duda, a forecaster at the National Weather Service’s Caribou office, said the Houlton area has already experienced about 13 inches of snow, with a total …

Winter storm expected to wind down throughout Thursday

CARIBOU, Maine — Much of Maine woke up Thursday morning to fresh snow on the ground, including more than a foot in some locations. Timothy Duda, a forecaster at the National Weather Service’s Caribou office, said the Houlton area already has about 13 inches of snow, with a total of …