Bangor, Maine News Update: January 27, 2020
Police are asking for the public’s help locating two suspects in a shooting late Sunday night in West Paris, that wounded a victim who was taken to the hospital. Now, police are looking for John Crouch and Angelique Henderson, who they say are also from Paris. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Oxford County Sheriff’s Office.
A Gardiner man is in custody, accused of shooting one man and stabbing another early Saturday morning. Police were alerted when one of the injured men went to a neighbor's home, looking for help. Dylan Ketcham was found about a short distance away, hiding in the foundation of an abandoned building.
The Maine Warden Service is asking for the public's help locating a snowmobile driver responsible for a hit and run accident over the weekend involving a sled dog musher. Officials say the two crossed paths during a sled dog race in Brownville Junction that crossed a snowmobile trail. The sled dog musher refused medical treatment at the scene.
A pair of voting organizations is sending more than 120 thousand voter registration applications to Maine residents, as part of a drive to get more people to vote. The Voter Participation Center and Center for Voter Information say nearly 228 thousand people who can vote in Maine are not registered...many of whom are younger voters.
Habitat for Humanity of Greater Bangor is looking for volunteers to help build a 3-unit condo in Old Town. Volunteers are needed every Friday and Saturday to fill a variety of jobs. Find more information about how to get involved on the organization’s Facebook page.
Folks are invited to wear their favorite flannel this Saturday evening in Hermon, while raising money for the American Cancer Society. The Relay for Life event is being held at the Morgan Hill Event Center and will include dinner, dancing, and raffle items. Find more information on the Flaunt your Flannel Formal Facebook page.
A Mainer competing at the 2020 X Games in Colorado is coming home with a silver medal for placing second in the Para Snow Bike Cross event. Brandon Dudley finished 15 seconds behind the defending champion, Doug Henry. Dudley was paralyzed from the waist down after breaking his neck and back in a dirt bike accident four years ago.