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Local News – December 3, 2015

 

Bangor Shooting

(Bangor) – The 23 year old man shot to death by a Bangor police officer had an extensive criminal record and was wanted on an outstanding warrant when an officer pulled him over Tuesday night. Police chief Mark Hathaway confirmed Joshua Jozefowicz died in the woods behind a Hammond Street convenience store. The officer who fired, Ryan Jones, is on paid administrative leave while the attorney general’s office investigates the shooting. Jozefowicz lived on Swan’s Island for a while and his history includes several drug and weapons convictions. A sister told WABI-TV she didn’t believe Josefowicz had any weapons with him and she thinks police were out to shoot her brother.

 

Woman Arrested at Shooting Site
(Bangor) – A 25-year old woman arrested at the scene where police shot a man to death in Bangor is charged with drug possession and bail violations. Kayla Massicotte is originally from the Ellsworth area and appeared in a Bangor court yesterday. Police say Massicotte had heroin and another drug when they arrested her. She has an extensive criminal record in Hancock County including drug possession and theft.

 

Tremont Trailer
(Tremont) – Town officials in Tremont have told a flatbed trailer owner to move it out of the road, or the town will tow it. The Mt. Desert Islander reports Jasper Cousins owns the un-registered trailer parked on the edge of Flat Iron Road next to the former Cap’n Nemo’s Restaurant that burned two years ago. Cousins’ parents owned the restaurant and have filed numerous unsuccessful lawsuits against the town’s fire department. Town Manager Dana Reed wrote to Cousins saying the trailer is a road hazard and could interfere with snow plowing.

Drugs – Child
(Dedham) A Dedham man has been charged with endangering the welfare of a child. The Hancock County Sheriff’s Office reports 27 year old Jonathan Green of Dedham allegedly gave a 14 year old family member “illicit” drugs. The child was taken to the hospital by their mother. Green also was charged with aggravated furnishing drugs.

Blue Hill boy on Food Network 
(Blue Hill) An 11 year old from Blue Hill will compete on Food Network’s “Kids Baking Championship.” Colby Lacasse will compete against 9 other kids from through out the country for a 25 thousand dollar prize. FoodNetwork.com reports the first challenge will be to create a perfect pie and flavored ice cream from scratch. Set your DVR’s for the show’s start on January 4.

Richmond Cows Shot
RICHMOND, Maine (AP) – Police say two cows were each killed by a single arrow shot to their chest last month at a southern Maine farm. The Kennebec Journal reports police say the killings in Richmond were intentional and they believe the culprit used either a compound bow or crossbow. The cows’ owner, Daria Goggins, found their carcasses around 3:30 p.m. on Nov. 19. The Holsteins were killed just outside the gate of their pasture off Savage Road. Richmond Police Chief Scott MacMaster released a photo Tuesday of a green 2000 Dodge 2500 pickup truck with an extended cab and tinted rear windows that may have a connection to the killings.

Woodlawn Trees
(Ellsworth) You might hum “O Christmas Tree” to yourself after you see the decorated trees on display at Ellsworth’s Woodlawn Museum. Woodlawn Executive Director Joshua Torrence tells Star 97.7, they wanted to deck the halls in a new way this year with help from the community. You can check out the Christmas trees in the Black House yourself. Tours will run through the Holiday season.

Wreaths Across America
(Ellsworth) The Wreaths Across America convoy will stop in Ellsworth Sunday as it heads for Arlington National Cemetery. Chamber of Commerce Director Susan Farley tells Star 97.7, the public is invited to attend a special ceremony at the Ellsworth stop.  In the ceremony, a wreath for each branch of the military will be presented to honor veterans in attendance.

Sports
NBA: Golden State 116 Charlotte Hornets 99 (20th straight win for Warriors)
Tonight: The Celtics play Sacramento in Mexico City
NHL: Edmonton Oilers 3 Boston Bruins 2 (Shootout)
MLB: The Red Sox have finalized a 2-year, $13-million dollar deal with outfielder Chris Young
College Basketball (Men): Army 84 Maine 71
High School Basketball’s regular season starts tomorrow.

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