Auburn, ME Crime & Safety

Lewiston police identify man found with arm injury last week

LEWISTON, Maine (WABI) - Police in Lewison have identified the man injured at a market Friday morning. Police say 25-year-old Abdiaziz Hussein of Lewiston was injured at AK market. Public works employees were in the Maple Street area when they found Hussein with his arm cut off. One worker called...
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Man Found Stumbling in the Streets Carrying His Own Severed Arm After Possible Workplace Accident: Police

A man was found carrying his own severed arm in Maine on Friday morning in what police are investigating as a possible workplace accident, according to multiple reports. A 25-year-old man, who has not been publicly identified by police, was seen stumbling along Maple Street around 9 a.m. that morning, the Sun Journal newspaper reported. Witnesses observed the man was carrying his arm, which had been cut off around his shoulder.
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Police Need Your Help Locating This Missing Maine Woman

The Lewiston Maine Police Department is seeking the publics help in locating a missing woman. Kaitlyn Danforth, 26, of Litchfield, Maine has been missing since 1/20/22. Kaitlyn was last seen in Lewiston on January 20th. She has dark hair with some blonde in it. She is 26 years old, weights approximately 85lbs, and is 4'2" tall.
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Missing Arizona teen found in Auburn parking lot

AUBURN, Maine — On Friday, an Arizona teen reported missing was located early Tuesday morning in a car in an Auburn parking lot. Auburn police were notified at about 1:37 a.m. on Tuesday that the 15-year-old girl from Phoenix, Arizona, was in a vehicle outside the Circle K convenience store at 1813 Washington St., Auburn Police Deputy Chief Tim Cougle said in a release Tuesday afternoon.

Augusta Maine’s Police Chief to Take on New Role For The City

You would think that being the Chief of Police would be such a time-consuming job in Maine's Capital that there would be no time for other commitments. Well, we're fortunate here in Augusta to have a superhero as our Police Chief. According to the Kennebec Journal, Augusta's Jared Mills is...

Man survives band saw accident

LEWISTON (WGME) — There is new information about a man who lost his arm Friday in an accident with a band saw at a Lewiston market. Police and a public works crew are credited with saving the man’s life. “Right now, Lewiston police aren’t releasing the name of...

Apartment building destroyed by fire in Bowdoinham

BOWDOINHAM (WGME) – A multi-family home in Bowdoinham went up in flames and is now leveled to the ground Tuesday. Firefighters rushed to the scene and battled the flames for hours. A six-unit family home once stood at the corner of Main Street and River Road in Bowdoinham, until...

Maine Workers Rush to Help Save Man Who Was Holding His Own Severed Arm

Three Department of Public Works employees in Lewiston, Maine are being lauded for helping save a man’s life after one of those workers spotted the man on the street holding his own severed arm. According to city officials in Lewiston, the incident happened around 9:00 a.m. this past Friday...

Man found walking down street with severed arm after workplace accident

A man who suffered an apparent workplace injury was rescued in Maine after he was spotted walking on a street with his severed arm on Friday morning, a report said. Two public works employees sanding the sidewalks in Lewiston intervened and applied tourniquets to the victim after they saw him stumbling along Maple Street at about 9 a.m., the Sun Journal reported.

Six-unit home destroyed in Bowdoinham fire

BOWDOINHAM, Maine — A six-unit family home was destroyed by a fire Tuesday on Main Street in Bowdoinham. No injuries were reported in the fire. Only two people were in the building at the time of the fire, with both escaping unharmed. Local crews tore down the structure due...

Man seen walking around carrying his own severed arm, police respond

LEWISTON, Maine (WGME) – Lewiston, Maine police responded to a report Friday of a man walking around carrying his own severed arm. Police say the man was injured at AK Market on Park Street. Police and public works crews are credited with saving the life of the man who lost his arm.

Auburn Arrests Outside the Jail Lead to $250K Drug Bust in Bangor

The arrest of two people with counterfeit jail money outside the jail in Auburn last week has led police to a significant drug seizure in Bangor. On Thursday, Angelena Quirion, 39, of Bangor and Adam Jalbert, 33, of Caribou were arrested outside the Androscoggin County Jail, after they allegedly tried to use counterfeit money to pay someone's bail.