Bangor, Maine News Update: April 10, 2018
It took a jury only 40 minutes to reach a guilty verdict after murder suspect Luc Tieman gave his own closing argument. The 34-year-old now faces a sentence of 25 years to life for the shooting death of his wife Valerie Tieman, whose body he buried on his parents’ land in 2016.
Police are investigating the discovery of skeletal remains in Falmouth on Sunday morning. A couple walking in a heavily wooded area, off Route 100, found the remains and contacted authorities. The State Medical Examiner’s office is now working on determining identity and cause of death.
Deputies are investigating a robbery yesterday at the Unity Pharmacy, which is located inside Edward’s Shop n Save. Officials say a 6-foot-tall man walked up to a clerk at the pharmacy, with his face covered by a mask, and gave her a note demanding prescription medications and then left in a red car. Anyone with information is encouraged to contact the Waldo County Sheriff’s Office.
The future of Bangor’s affiliation with Waterfront Concerts was a topic of discussion at last night’s city council meeting, with some councilors concerned about the city’s dealings with founder Alex Gray after he pleaded guilty to domestic abuse last year. Some councilors feel it sends the wrong message about the city’s stance on domestic violence. While it was suggested at the meeting that perhaps Gray should step away from the company, WABI-TV reports Gray says it’s not something he’s considered.
Volunteers are needed to help clean up the grounds at Fort Knox and get it ready for the upcoming season. Folks are needed to rake, sweep, and clean up the debris left by a long, snowy winter. Anyone interested in helping out should report to the fort visitor’s center at around 10 a.m. on Saturday April 21st where they’ll be given a free t-shirt, a fort tour, and the tools necessary for the job.