Monday, December 9, 2013
From staff and news services
Out-of-state men sought in car fire, triple homicide
Police are seeking two men from Rhode Island and Massachusetts in the deaths of three Maine residents whose bodies were found in a burning car in Bangor.
Bangor police Lt. Timothy Reid said Monday that Nicholas Sexton, 31, of Warwick, R.I., and Randall "Ricky" Daluz, 34, of Brockton, Mass., are considered armed and dangerous. The burning car, which had Rhode Island license plates, was discovered early on Aug. 13 in a parking lot in Bangor.
Reid disclosed that the three victims were shot before the car was set on fire. The victims were identified as Daniel Thomas Borders, 26, of Hermon; Nicolle Ashley Lugdon, 24, of Eddington; and Lucas Alan Tuscano, 28, of Bradford.
Police say robbery suspect fled in car onto golf course
A robbery suspect who tried to elude police by driving onto a golf course and circling the fairways has been arrested.
Bangor police said Jeffrey Macy, 46, of Eastbrook was charged with felony drug and other charges after being apprehended Sunday at Bangor Municipal Golf Course.
Officers responding to a robbery at a Rite Aid drug store about 3:45 p.m. tried to stop Macy's car, but he drove to the golf course and began circling the 17th and 18th fairways. At one point, he hit a Chevrolet Tahoe driven by a police sergeant.
An officer used his vehicle to puncture the left front wheel of Macy's car, rendering it immobile.
Damage estimates for the golf course were not immediately known.
Lobster Institute is training buyers from around world
Maine lobster will play a prominent role at a four-day school for lobster buyers from around the world.
The Lobster Academy runs through Thursday in St. Andrews, New Brunswick. The dean of the school is Bob Bayer, head of the University of Maine's Lobster Institute.
Participants have come from around the world, representing supermarket chains, restaurants, cruise ship lines and other companies that buy lobster. They will attend lectures and tour a processing plant, and learn about pricing, processing, regulatory needs, marketing opportunities and sustainability certification.
The academy evolved from the Lobster Institute's Lobster College, which was held in Boothbay Harbor and Winter Harbor for several years.
Police: Murder suspect says victim cut off drug supply
A man accused of shooting a man multiple times, killing him, told police that the victim was a drug dealer who had cut off his supply.
Andrew Kierstead of Tenants Harbor has been charged with murder in the shotgun killing of Richard Mills, 48, on Thursday. Mills was found in his driveway in Cushing.
Kierstead, who was ordered held without bail Monday in Rockland District Court, told police that Mills got him hooked on drugs and then was his dealer for years before cutting him off.
Kierstead, 40, was taken to Pen Bay Medical Center for evaluation after the shooting and was transferred to the Knox County Jail over the weekend. Police have said Kierstead was suffering from an undisclosed medical problem.
City seeking public's ideas on reuse of Clifford School
City officials are asking the public for ideas about what to do with the Nathan Clifford School.
The Nathan Clifford Re-Use Advisory Task Force will host a meeting at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday in Room 209 at City Hall.
The task force and the city staff will discuss the current condition of the building and ideas for its reuse. The public is invited to offer additional ideas and prioritize uses, for the City Council's consideration.
The school is now vacant. Earlier this year, it was declared surplus by the school district.
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