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Oxford County arrest log

• Sandra Louise Goodman, 53, of Auburn, violating conditions of release, 10:03 a.m. Sept. 19 in Cumberland County, Oxford County Sheriff’s Office. • Meghan L. Nyberg,...

Former priest, Cheverus teacher due to go on trial on sex assault charges

Michael Doherty remembers the moment he finally saw James Talbot in handcuffs. Talbot has a history of alleged sexual abuse of children dating to the...

Sting operation targets sex trafficking in downtown Lewiston

LEWISTON — When police arrested seven women for engaging in prostitution one night last week, they took them to the police station, not the...

Farmington man accused of assaulting a police officer at the fair's truck pull

FARMINGTON — A local man is accused of assaulting a police officer who tried to get him off the track during a truck-pull contest...

Westbrook officer exposed to fentanyl during traffic stop, goes to hospital

A Westbrook police officer was briefly hospitalized Tuesday after he was exposed to suspected fentanyl powder during a late-night traffic stop and began to...

Brunswick man's attempted murder case argued before judge

AUGUSTA — The prosecution maintains Scott Bubar placed a shotgun and car keys under his father’s dead body after a shootout with police May...

Rumford woman jailed for high-speed chases through Turner

LEWISTON — A Rumford woman who led police on multiple high-speed chases in March pleaded guilty to related misdemeanor charges Thursday. Heather Grant, 42, of...

Suspect in threat against CMCC arrested on bail violation then released again

TOPSHAM — Police arrested a Bowdoinham man accused of threatening to “shoot up” Central Maine Community College for violating the conditions of his bail,...

4 dead, including suspect, after Maryland Rite Aid warehouse shooting

ABDERDEEN, Md. (AP) — An employee at a Rite Aid warehouse opened fire at work Thursday, killing three people before taking her own life,...

Former SAD 15 bus driver charged with assaulting autistic student

A former bus driver for Maine School Administrative District 15 is charged with misdemeanor assault for allegedly hitting an autistic student. Raymond Files, 58, is...

Video: Teacher accused of putting girl in game machine to steal prizes

SALEM, N.H. (AP) — A Massachusetts teacher has been charged with putting his toddler into a game machine at a New Hampshire shopping mall...

Lewiston police continue crackdown on prostitution; seven arrested

LEWISTON — Police on Wednesday charged seven more people in what investigators say is a crackdown on human and sex trafficking. Police said they arrested...

Former Edward Little teacher denies charges of driving without a license

LEWISTON — A former Edward Little High School teacher Wednesday denied two charges of driving after his license was revoked. Andrew Cessario, 26, of Limerick...

Former Bethel Police lieutenant found guilty of gross sexual assault

PARIS — An Oxford County Superior Court jury found a former Bethel police lieutenant guilty Tuesday of felony gross sexual assault against a woman in...

Winthrop teen pleads guilty to murdering parents

AUGUSTA — In front of a courtroom packed with news media, Andrew Balcer, 19, pleaded guilty Wednesday to murdering his parents on Halloween morning...
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