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Bail set at $25,000 for pair accused of stealing 9 mm handgun in nighttime break-ins

BANGOR, Maine — Two local men suspected of being part of a burglary ring that executed nighttime break-ins at homes in Bangor, Veazie and Orrington earlier this month made their first appearances before a judge Tuesday at the Penobscot Judicial Center. William Cushman, 22, of Brewer and Randall Cressey, 23, of Hampden each are charged …

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Veazie police officer lauded for saving UMaine chemistry student’s life

VEAZIE, Maine — Had it not been for a Veazie police officer, a promising University of Maine chemistry student likely would not have lived to see finals, not to mention graduation day. Officer Matthew Parkhurst was on routine patrol about 1 a.m. April 4, when he noticed the taillights of a running vehicle parked in …

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Connecticut man arrested after allegedly assaulting Veazie women

VEAZIE, Maine — A Connecticut man was arrested Thursday morning on assault and other charges after he allegedly assaulted two Veazie women Wednesday night at a Thompson Road apartment building. Charged with two counts of assault and one count each of burglary and criminal mischief was Rike Guerrier, 24, of Bridgeport, Conn., Veazie police Officer …

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