SOUTH BERWICK (AP) – Police in South Berwick say they’ve caught up with a man who swam across a river to New Hampshire to avoid arrest earlier this month.

Authorities say instead of pulling over for police on May 7, 29-year-old Jeffrey Hillsgrove jumped out of his van, ran into the woods and then swam across the Salmon Falls River to Rollinsford, N.H. Police lost track of him until Tuesday, when they got an anonymous tip.

Mainer dies when car hits grader

CASTLE HILL (AP) – State police say a Maine man was killed when his car hit a grader that was on the shoulder of the road.

Police said the crash happened on Wednesday as 48-year-old Terrance Lavway of Castle Hill approached a state road grader, which was on the road’s shoulder. Lavway apparently misjudged the distance between his car and the grader when attempting to pass and struck the grader.

Troopers say Lavway, who was not wearing his seat belt, died at the scene from massive internal trauma.

Man’s body found after sailboat check

BEALS ISLAND (AP) – The body of 60-year-old Jonesport man who went missing after going to check on his moored sailboat has been found in eastern Maine.

The Coast Guard says 60-year-old Roy Lenfesty went to check on his small sailboat Wednesday morning, as he did every day. The boat was kept off Indian Point on Beals Island.


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