Bangor, Maine News Update: April 12, 2018
Bangor Police are asking for the public’s help identifying the people responsible for firing shots at homes Tuesday night. At least two homes on Buck and Fifteenth streets were damaged by shots from a BB or pellet gun from a gold colored car. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Bangor Police.
A Connecticut man who robbed two Stillwater Avenue businesses last year will spend nine years in prison. 30-year-old Seth Blewitt pleaded guilty to the charges that stemmed from a robbery at the TD Bank and Dollar Tree store. His wife, Cara Blewitt was sentenced last month to nearly three years in prison for driving the getaway car.
It was a scary high speed chase from Belfast to Searsport Monday night when a Wisconsin man who had walked out of a bar with a beer and got behind the wheel shut off his headlights and fled from police. Police aren’t sure of Luke Morzenti motives but say they found a 22-caliber rifle in the back seat of his car.
The Maine Supreme Court has been asked to offer a decision on whether ranked choice voting is constitutional. The system that allows voters to rank their top 3 choices for office was approved by voters in 2016, but has raised concerns about its implementation. The court will have to render its decision soon so ballots can be printed up later this month for the upcoming election.
The American Red Cross is looking for folks interested in learning how to become volunteer disaster responders. Participation in the program can involve a wide scope of cases, from helping families deal with home fires to aiding in emergency shelters. Find more information about the training that will be held in Brewer on April 21st at the Maine Red Cross website.