A Maine Man is Wanted by Police after Removing his Ankle Monitor
A man last known to live in Anson is now wanted by police, after removing his court-ordered ankle monitor.
Who Is the Suspect Sought by the Sheriff's Office?
The Somerset County Sheriff's Office says 32-year-old Virgil White is sought for charges including aggravated domestic violence assault, aggravated criminal mischief, violating conditions of release, and obstructing the reporting of a crime. White is required to wear an ankle monitor under the Somerset County Community Corrections Program for previous domestic violence-related charges.
On Saturday, White reportedly removed the ankle monitor and his whereabouts are unknown, at this time. Anyone with information that could help law enforcement locate him is asked to contact the Somerset County Sheriff's Office tip line at 207-474-0230 or the Somerset County Communications Center at 207-474-6386.
Didn't This Happen With 2 Other Men Recently?
Last month, the Somerset County Sheriff's Office were looking for two other men that had slipped their ankle monitors. Terry Nurmi has since been located and taken into custody while, at last report, Jacob Savage remained at large.
What is the Program the Men Were a Part Of?
The Somerset County Community Corrections Program's Home Release Monitoring Program aims to allow early release for some inmates and focuses on rehabilitation, reintegration, education, and employment. Some of the requirements for enrollment in the program include obtaining outside employment, enrolling in education or counseling, as well as maintaining a stable residence. The offenders who are chosen for this program must have committed crimes that are nonviolent in nature and must have no significant criminal history.