Bangor, Maine News Update: February 28, 2018
Police say a 10-year-old child who died at her home in Stockton Springs over the weekend was a victim of months of horrific abuse at the hands of her parents. Julio and Sharon Carillo allegedly put the child at the bottom of the basement stairs when they realized she wasn’t breathing and told authorities that she’d fallen. Two other children, ages 1 and 2, have been placed in the custody of DHHS.
A huge drug bust in Lewiston netted more than 100 pounds of marijuana, six mason jars partially filled with butane hash oil, and a kilogram of shatter. 52-year-old Richard ‘Stitch’ Daniels is facing multiple charges after acting under the cover of, but in violation of Maine’s Medical Marijuana law because he was allegedly selling it to people who were not participants, including people from out of state.
Governor Paul LePage is once again trying to require Mainers to present a photo ID when they vote. The proposal would only allow the vote of a resident without a photo ID to be registered if they can present one within three days.
Female lobbyists will testify in Augusta today in support of a proposed law that would mandate stricter anti-harassment training and education for lawmakers and their staffs. Sarah Bigney, a lobbyist for the AFL-CIO has testified that she’s dealt with unwanted touching and lewd comments from lawmakers.
A fundraiser in Bangor this Saturday will benefit a local musician who has survived a bout of cancer and recently sustained a head injury. The dinner, wilent auction, and karaoke party will benefit Jessi Mallory and starts at 5:30 at the Bangor Grange on Ohio Street.