Milford man arrested at Husson University
BANGOR – A Milford man arrested on aggravated assault charges.
On Oct. 26, at about 4:20 p.m., Bangor Police Officers responded to Husson University to the report of a fight that involved brass knuckles.
Officer Kevin Haefele, the primary responding officer, reported that upon arrival he met with an 18-year-old male victim sitting in an entryway in Bell Dorm. Haefele he had a bandage wrapped around his right arm and blood pooled around him on the floor.
Officers then met with security officers inside Bell Dorm and identified Mickey Heath as the suspect in this case. Heath, of Milford, was subsequently arrested and charged with Class B felony aggravated assault. He was taken to Penobscot County Jail.
The altercation reportedly started when the two men had an argument over a woman. Information was also obtained that the suspect introduced a knife and brass knuckles to the fight. No weapons were recovered. The victim suffered an approximate three-inch cut on his right arm and was transported to St. Joseph’s Hospital, where he was treated and released.
Don’t drink and drive – especially with bail conditions
ORONO – An Orono man went back to jail on for violating his bail last Saturday.
On Oct. 30, around 1:08 a.m., Officer Wilfred King was on patrol when he stopped a vehicle for erratic operation.
He spoke to Jared Smith, 21, of Orono, noted signs of intoxication and had him step out of the vehicle for field sobriety tests. Smith did not pass to the officer’s satisfaction and was placed under arrest for operating under the influence. King learned that Smith was out on bail for an incident where he had been arrested for disorderly conduct on Oct. 17.
He was transferred to Penobscot County Jail and charged with OUI and violation of conditions of release.
Signs point to charges
ORONO – Police confiscated a beer pong tabletop that was made out of stolen street signs.
On Oct. 20, around 1:13 a.m., Officers Dan Merrill and Derek Dinsmore and Sgt. Scott Scripture responded to a noise complaint on Pond Street. The caller reported that there was loud music and yelling coming from the residence. Officers arrived and spoke to the tenants, who were issued disorderly conduct warnings. The party was dispersed. Scripture and Dinsmore saw a young man, later identified as Matthew Dowden, 20, of Orono, walk out on the porch with a large tabletop. Dinsmore noted that it was decorated with street signs from the Scarborough area. During the conversation, the officer realized that Dowden was intoxicated. Merrill issued him a summons for illegal possession of alcohol by a minor.
Orono officers are communicating with officers from Cape Elizabeth to see if they want to press charges for the stolen signs.
Bangor juvenile arrested for robbery
BANGOR – On Oct. 26, at about 11:30 a.m., Bangor Police officers were dispatched to the area of Pickering Square to the report of a robbery that had just taken place.
Officer Dan Sanborn, the primary officer in the case, spoke with the victim, a 38-year-old female from Orono. The victim stated that she had just stepped from the bus and was walking to an appointment when a male grabbed her purse. She stated that it took him two tugs to free the purse and then he fled on foot.
Also interviewed was a 17-year-old female transient. She told police that she followed the suspect and was able to get a very good description of him, and that she recovered most of the property that the suspect had discarded along the first leg of his getaway route.
As information was being radioed to officers, Lt. Timothy Reid of the Criminal Investigations Division happened to be driving in an unmarked police car in the area of State Street and Grove. Lt. Reid radioed to marked uniformed officers that he believed he had the suspect in sight in that area. Within seconds, marked units converged on the suspect and he was subsequently arrested and transported to the Penobscot County Jail. Police learned that the juvenile was wanted on several active warrants. He was also charged with robbery, a class B felony.
No injuries were reported. The juvenile’s name is being withheld.
Man charged with domestic assault
OLD TOWN – A man was charged with domestic assault.
Old Town Police were called to the Maine State Police Barracks in Orono, where a woman reported that she had been assaulted by her live-in boyfriend at her residence in Old Town. She told police that she was new to the area and didn’t know where the Old Town Police Station was located. Police noted she had injuries to her arm. She told the officers that Peter Stevens, 27, of Old Town, had pushed her into a bedroom and thrown her phone out an open window.
When police located Stevens, he told them that she had thrown her own phone and car keys out of the window.
Stevens was arrested and charged with domestic assault, violation of conditions of release and obstruction of the report of a crime.