David Hench

David Hench

Staff Writer

dhench@pressherald.com
@MaineHenchman

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Latest Articles by David Hench


April 16, 2014

Police chief asserts Windham man waved gun before fatal shooting

That contradicts the account of Stephen McKenney’s wife. Video from police cruisers may show what happened.


April 16, 2014

Mercedes-driving Portland man charged with crack trafficking

Undercover agents purchased crack from Ian ‘Night’ Nono on multiple occasions, police say.


April 16, 2014

Man drowns in Aroostook County

Paul Oliver, 74, was swept downstream when he tried to walk across a flooded portion of Oliver Road in Caswell.


April 16, 2014

Flooding claims one victim in northern Maine

A 74-year old Caswell man was swept downstream and drowned Tuesday night.


April 15, 2014

Husband didn’t point gun before police fired, Windham widow says

The woman’s attorney questions why Stephen McKenney was shot by a deputy, but the sheriff says her account differs from others.


April 15, 2014

Saco man accused of EBT card fraud

Police say Donchian Murray, 21, tried to sell an undercover officer the remaining balance on his electronic benefits transfer card.


April 15, 2014

Biddeford man steals pot, points ‘dangerous weapon,’ police say

During a search, police find a BB gun – a replica of a Walther PPK – tucked into the man’s boxer shorts, police say.


April 14, 2014

Windham man killed by police had shown no distress to outside world

On Saturday, however, Stephen McKenney, 66, was suicidal, confronted Windham police, may have pointed a gun and was fatally shot.


April 11, 2014

Maine prison officials’ indifference led to fatal stabbing, inmate says

Richard Stahursky will be prosecuted for a second inmate’s death, even though he’s already facing decades in prison.


April 11, 2014

Flames engulf Portland man’s car on I-95

A state trooper says he saw Godfrey Watchiba’s car with flames shooting out from under it as it traveled.