Sep 25, 2013

Penobscot County Sheriff seeks missing person

Juliet Hendsbee
(Photo courtesy of PSCO)

WINN - The Penobscot County Sheriff’s Office is looking for assistance locating Juliet Hendsbee, 35, who was last seen on the North Road in Winn at 9 a.m. 

She is described as 5-foot, 10-inches,, 230 pounds, brown shoulder length hair, with hazel eyes. She was wearing a green hooded sweatshirt, blue jeans and a hunter-orange baseball hat. She walks with a cane, has a limp and other medical issues. Anyone who has contact with Juliet Hendsbee should contact the
Penobscot County Sheriff’s Office at 947-4585

Sep 24, 2013

Man charged with murder in Oakfield deaths

OAKFIELD, Maine -  Maine State Police have charged a Houlton man with two counts of murder  in connection with the deaths of an Oakfield couple on Sept. 23, inside their home.  Detectives informed Matthew Davis, 32, on Sept. 24 at the State Police barracks in Houlton, where he had been transported for questioning from the Aroostook County Jail. The decision to file murder charges was made by the Attorney General’s Office.

At this point in the investigation, there is no known connection between the couple and Davis, who works as a carpenter.  The State Fire Marshal’s Office also says Davis is the suspect in the three fires that are being  investigated, at the Oakfield home of Pratt, at the Katahdin Forest Products facility in Oakfield, and a pickup truck lit on fire near a boat launching ramp in nearby Island Falls.

Davis will appear in Aroostook Superior Court in Houlton at 11:30 on Sept. 25.

Bob Bishop promoted to lieutenant

Lt. Bob Bishop (Courtesy of Bangor Police Department)
BANGOR, Maine –  Bob Bishop was promoted from sergeant to the rank of lieutenant effective Sunday, September 22, 2013. Bishop is a long-time resident of Orrington, Maine and graduated from the University of Maine in Criminal Justice.
Bishop entered the National Park Service as a Ranger at Acadia National Park for three years. He then worked as a patrol officer from 1980 to 1984 for City of Ellsworth and joined the Bangor Police Department in September 1984.
Bishop served as the departments training officer from 1988 to 1992, and promoted to Sergeant in January 1992. He was assigned to the departments Training Division and as the primary firearms instructor, both at Bangor Police Department and the Maine Criminal Justice Academy (MCJA).  Bishop is Chairman of all firearm activity for the law enforcement community in Maine law enforcement and for MCJA.