Bangor, Maine News Update: April 24, 2018
Police say a Litchfield woman was killed by her 15-year-old son and two of his friends from out of state. Kimberly Mironovas had told a coworker that her son was angry about moving to Maineand wanted to move back to Massachusetts. Her son and another 15-year-old are charged with murder, while a 13-year-old who was also in the house is charged with conspiracy.
More details are coming to light about a brother and sister from Kenduskeag who were originally reported as missing but later arrested. Michael and Crystal Smith are accused of damaging and stealing from a camp near where they lived with their parents. The siblings reportedly have a 6-month old son together and have been ordered by the court to have no contact with each other.
Convenience store and bar workers in Bangor will soon have to undergo proper training about state alcohol laws. The ordinance comes on the heels of a Bangor Police Department sting that resulted in nearly 70 citations being issued for alcohol-related incidents, like selling to minors or serving alcohol to people who are already drunk.
It was like a scene from the movie Caddyshack when an employee at a Monmouth apple orchard started a brush fire by trying to smoke a woodchuck out of its hole. The Kennebec Journal reports the fire burned almost two acres of grass and brush. No one was hurt in the incident and it’s unclear whether the woodchuck got away.
Faith leaders, law enforcement officials, healthcare workers, and others will gather in Bangor tomorrow night to discuss changing the way Maine’s drug problem is being handled and lifting the stigma from those affected. The Interfaith Community Opiate Healing Service will start at 6:30 Wednesday evening at St. John’s Catholic Church in Bangor.