Bangor, Maine News Update: April 9, 2019
Augusta Police are investigating the discovery of human remains by a person walking on the north end of Washington Street Sunday afternoon. Officials say identifying the remains could take some time because there was no evidence to suggest who it might be.
A Burlington woman is facing charges after allegedly sending threatening letters to Senator Susan Collins and her husband last October. 37-year-old Suzanne Muscara was accused of sending the letters that contained what was determined to be harmless white powder and letters that accused Susan of betraying the people of Maine. Officials say her fingerprint was found on one of the letters.
Maine Drivers licenses and ID's are getting a new look, with a design that features an outline of the state, a pine cone, a tassel, and a chickadee, along with a lighthouse and sailboat. The new design will also include security features that will make copying it more difficult. Maine is in the process of implementing Real ID's that will be needed after October of 2020, to board commercial airlines and access federal facilities.
People attending the funeral of Maine State Police Detective Ben Campbell in Portland today should park in the Maine Mall parking lot, in the area sectioned off by law enforcement vehicles. Shuttles will be carrying passengers from the lot to the Cross Insurance Arena, where the services will start at 11 a.m. Doors open at 10.
Hollywood Casino will hold a ‘Game of Thrones’ themed blood drive this Friday. Donors will each receive a Game of Thrones ‘Bleed for the Throne' poster and will be entered to win a full-size iron throne from the series. The blood drive will run from 11 to 4 Friday in the Lancaster Room of the Casino.