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Maine Crime

FAIL: Wanted Man Posts Hiding Spot On Snapchat

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 03.25.2015 | Weird News

A man wanted for burglary in central Maine avoided arrest until he revealed his hiding spot on Snapchat. Police in Somerset County had been searchi...

Maine Man Convicted Of Murdering Teen He Met On Facebook

AP | Posted 05.06.2015 | Crime

BANGOR, Maine (AP) — A Maine man was convicted Friday of using a bogus Facebook profile to lure a 15-year-old girl to her death in a botched plot to...

Man Allegedly Killed Girlfriend, Her 2 Chirldren

AP | Posted 12.22.2014 | Crime

GARLAND, Maine (AP) — Authorities in Maine say a man killed his girlfriend and her two children, whose bodies were found in the mobile home they sha...

786 CHILDREN DEAD: Abuse, Neglect Reportedly Occurred In Plain View Of Authorities

Associated Press | HOLBROOK MOHR AND GARANCE BURKE | Posted 12.18.2014 | Crime

BUTTE, Montana (AP) — At least 786 children died of abuse or neglect in the U.S. in a six-year span in plain view of child protection authorities ...

Maine Woman Convicted Of Murdering Daughter

AP | Posted 12.16.2014 | Crime

BANGOR, Maine (AP) — A Maine woman has been convicted of killing her 2-year-old daughter by giving her allergy medicine and then covering her mouth ...

Maine Teen Charged With Naked Break-Ins

Associated Press | Posted 11.17.2014 | Crime

FALMOUTH, Maine (AP) — Police say an 18-year-old Maine man has been arrested after allegedly breaking into two homes while naked, at about the same ...

Mugshot Within A Mugshot Is Incarception (PHOTO)

The Huffington Post | Hilary Hanson | Posted 08.19.2014 | Weird News

Yo dawg, we heard you liked mugshots. Robert Burt of Pittsfield, Maine was arrested for drunk driving in June. When the 19-year-old was booked into...

Family Of 5 Shot Dead In Maine

AP | DAVID SHARP | Posted 09.26.2014 | Crime

SACO, Maine (AP) — A family of five, including three children ranging in age from 4 to 12 years old, were found shot to death Sunday inside a southe...

RETURN TO SENDER: Alleged Masturbator Miffs Mailman

Posted 09.24.2013 | Weird News

He had a package for the mailman, but it wasn't well received. Nathan Harrington, 38, received a criminal summons for indecent conduct after his ma...

11-Year-Old Suspected Of Killing Infant Won't Stand Trial -- Yet

AP | Posted 06.30.2013 | Crime

SKOWHEGAN, Maine -- A Maine judge has ruled that an 11-year-old girl charged in the death of an infant remains incompetent to stand trial. The Fairfi...

Bungled Kidnapping Was Designed To Make Suspect Look Heroic: Police

AP | DAVID SHARP | Posted 07.30.2013 | Crime

PORTLAND, Maine — The death of a 15-year-old Maine girl allegedly killed in a bizarre kidnapping plot involving a fake Facebook profile has prom...

Remains In Woods Could Be Missing Teen

AP | DAVID SHARP | Posted 07.21.2013 | Crime

BANGOR, Maine — When 15-year-old Nichole Cable left home May 12, she told her family she was heading out to see someone she'd met on Facebook. ...

Car Seller Says He Got Stuffed Into Trunk And Kidnapped By Customer

Posted 05.16.2013 | Crime

A Maine man who attempted to sell his car online says he wound up stuffed into the trunk and driven to Delaware. Alexander Filatov, 19, posted a C...

Maine Hermit Was Quiet, Smart, Nerdy

AP | Posted 04.14.2013 | Crime

PORTLAND, Maine -- Former classmates of a man who kept hidden in the woods of Maine for 27 years and who's known as the North Pond Hermit remember him...

Maine Woods 'Hermit' Accused In More Than 1,000 Burglaries

AP | GLENN ADAMS | Posted 06.10.2013 | Weird News

ROME, Maine — A man who lived like a hermit for decades in a makeshift camp in the woods and may be responsible for more than 1,000 burglaries f...

Hidden Video Cameras In Zumba Prostitution Case

AP | DAVID SHARP | Posted 03.07.2013 | Crime

ALFRED, Maine -- The focus of a small-town prostitution scandal has turned to a Zumba fitness instructor captured in scores of sex videos now that an ...

Officer: Zumba Teacher Had Badge In Her Office

AP | DAVID SHARP | Posted 05.01.2013 | Crime

ALFRED, Maine — The lead investigator in the case against an insurance agent accused of helping a fitness instructor use a Zumba studio as a fro...

Jurors Watch Sex Video Showing Alleged Encounter With Prostitue In Fitness Studio

AP | DAVID SHARP | Posted 04.30.2013 | Crime

ALFRED, Maine — The jury in the trial of an insurance agent charged with promoting prostitution watched a 45-minute video Thursday showing a sex...

Steamy Details Discussed In Zumba Prostitution Case

Posted 01.20.2013 | Crime

Steamy details emerged about the physical relationship between a middle-aged businessman and a zumba instructor accused of running a brothel in Maine....

High School Students Suspended Because Of Pot Cookies

AP | Posted 12.10.2012 | Crime

CAPE ELIZABETH, Maine -- Marijuana-laced cookies taken by a student to a Maine high school on a day ethics and values were being discussed have sicken...

Police On Drug Bust Find Child Molester Babysitting Suspect's Kids

Posted 10.25.2012 | Crime

Authorities working an undercover narcotics bust discovered a convicted child molester babysitting the children of suspected drug offenders. Offici...

10-Year-Old Charged In Baby's Death Has Behavior Disorder, Case Worker Says

AP | DAVID SHARP | Posted 12.22.2012 | Crime

SKOWHEGAN, Maine — The youngest person to be charged with homicide in Maine in at least 30 years – and possibly ever – twiddled her ...

This Woman Is Accused Of Using Her Zumba Studio For Prostitution

AP | CLARKE CANFIELD | Posted 12.09.2012 | Crime

KENNEBUNK, Maine -- This upscale southern Maine town is known for its ocean beaches, old sea captains' mansions and the neighboring town of Kennebunkp...

Police Discover Arsenal, 'Dark Knight' Clippings In Speeding Man's Car

Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 07.24.2012 | Crime

Maine State Police say they discovered a small arsenal and several Aurora shooting news clippings on Sunday when they arrested a man speeding at 112 m...

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Maine Police Believe Ayla Reynolds Is Dead

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 05.31.2012 | Crime

Authorities in Maine held a news conference Thursday afternoon to update the public on the case of missing toddler Ayla Reynolds. The two-year-old has...