Lincoln County,

Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office: Four accidents

The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office responded to 318 calls for service for the period of June 8 to June 15. Year to date, LCSO has responded to 5,190 calls for service. A 15-year-old male juvenile from Dresden was issued summonses June 13 for Criminal Mischief and Burglary, for an incident, which occurred on Middle Road, Dresden, by Deputy Michael Godin.
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Waldoboro Forest Fire Raises Concerns Over Fire Safety

If your travels take you to Waldoboro in the next day or so be aware of a fire that local fire departments and Maine forest crews are still working to put out. This is a "forest fire" that began Sunday afternoon and has claimed over 6 acres of land thus far and although it has been contained, it is still active.
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Driver Will Recover After Crash in Bristol, Police Say

A 21-year-old Bristol man suffered serious head injuries but police say he appears likely to recover after a crash on Benner Road in Bristol the afternoon of Saturday, June 12. Drake Towman was driving his purple 1989 Jeep Wrangler north on Benner Road when he lost control of the vehicle,...
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911 hang-up results in Camden and Rockport police, county K9 search

ROCKPORT — At approximately 9 p.m. Sunday night, June 13, Knox County Communications Center in Rockland received a 911 hang-up, which prompted several Rockport and Camden police officers to respond to a home on Union Street in Rockport. They learned upon arrival that a male in distress had left the...
Hancock County,

Warren woman indicted on attempted murder charge

ELLSWORTH — The Hancock County grand jury has indicted a Warren woman on a variety of charges, including attempted murder. Police said 49-year-old Sherry Smith and her husband Larry Smith were arrested after an alleged robbery and shooting in Trenton. The incident happened on December 20 of last year. According...

Massachusetts man charged with drug trafficking in Rockland

ROCKLAND — A Massachusetts man remains at the Knox County Jail after his bail was set at $10,000 for allegedly dealing cocaine and fentanyl in Rockland. Joseph Rodriguez, 26, of Haverhill, Mass., was arrested June 8 by the Maine Drug Enforcement Agency. Rodriguez is charged with Class A aggravated trafficking in fentanyl and Class B unlawful trafficking in cocaine.

Warren woman indicted by grand jury for attempted murder, robbery

TRENTON, Maine (WABI) - A Warren woman who authorities say was involved in a violent incident with her husband in Trenton last year has been indicted by the Hancock County Grand Jury. 49-year-old Sherry Smith is charged with attempted murder and robbery. Two men were shot at a Trenton residence...

Two vehicles catch fire in Ridgewood Drive driveway

WARREN — A pickup truck in a private Warren driveway burst into flames Thursday, June 10, 2021 following attempts to jumpstart the truck using a Ford Escape. At approximately 12:20 p.m., Knox Regional Communications Center received a report of a fully-engulfed car fire on Ridgewood Drive that was very close to a garage.

MAINE: Officials identify fisherman whose body was recovered off Waldoboro

June 10, 2021 — The state has identified the 34-year-old fisherman whose body was recovered Tuesday morning following an all-night search by federal, state and local crews in the waters off Waldoboro. The Maine Marine Patrol reported Wednesday morning that James Guptill was the man whose body was recovered at...
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Local fisherman recovered from Waldoboro waters identified

A man whose body was found in the Medomak River in Waldoboro has been identified, the Maine Marine Patrol said Wednesday morning. James Guptill, 34, of Waldoboro, was a local fisherman with shellfish and lobster licenses. His 16-foot-skiff was found aground and empty by other fishermen on Monday night. After searching late into the night and beginning again early on Tuesday morning, the Maine Marine Patrol recovered his body around 6:30 a.m. on that day.
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Thomaston approves funding to grow police department

The once shrinking Thomaston Police Department will now be able to grow by an additional officer after voters approved allocating $81,000 for the department to expand its roster. Residents approved the ballot measure Tuesday by a vote of 193 to 88. By adding an additional officer, Thomaston Police Chief Tim...

Officials identify man pulled from Medomak River in Waldoboro

WALDOBORO, Maine — Maine Marine Patrol has released the name of the man whose body was recovered in the Medomak River in Waldoboro Tuesday morning. James Guptill, 34, of Waldoboro, had a commercial shellfish harvester license as well as a non-commercial lobster license, Marine Patrol said. Crews started searching for...
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Body of Waldoboro Fisherman Recovered from Medomak River

Officials have released the name of a fisherman whose body was recovered from the Medomak River on Tuesday. The Maine Marine Patrol has identified the man as James Guptill, 34, of Waldoboro. His body was recovered from the river at 6:30 Tuesday morning, near Johnson Island. Guptill held a commercial shellfish harvester license, as well as a non-commercial lobster license. His body was taken to the Medical Examiner's office for an autopsy.