Bangor, Maine News Update: June 19, 2018
A Bucksport man will be sentenced in August after being found guilty of killing a Kansas man during a burglary of the man’s home. Officials say Robert Colson also stole Matthew Schoske’s truck and his dog before trying to escape an Amtrak train in California where a passenger was stabbed. The dog was returned to the victim’s family.
A video of an employee at the Concord Coach Lines terminal in Bangor has gone viral and is raising questions about citizenship. A passenger asked the employee if you have to be a U.S. Citizen to ride the bus after a border patrol officer asked him if is a citizen of the U.S. Company officials say the employee was mistaken when he answered that yes, you do have to be a citizen to ride a Concord bus.
The Ellsworth Police department is warning residents that there are a lot of scams in the area right now and urges them to use caution. The Facebook post warns that no one is going to give you a grant via messenger, your grandchild hasn’t been arrested, no one’s going to pay you two thousand more than the cost of shipping, and no one famous will pay you money for sharing their post. Find more information about the scam alert on the Ellsworth Police Department’s Facebook page.
Fuddruckers in Ellsworth has closed suddenly, with no warning to its customers. Owners say that there just wasn’t enough consistent business to keep the restaurant viable long-term, so they decided to close the restaurant that opened three years ago. Anyone with gift cards can turn them in at the adjacent Tradewinds for a full refund.
Anah Shriners are hosting their 4th annual Hospital Night on Saturday, which includes sharing the success stories of children who have been helped by Shriner’s hospitals. A dinner and silent auction will also be included in the evening that gets underway at 5:00 Saturday at the Anah Shrine building on outer Broadway in Bangor. Tickets are just 10 dollars and the proceeds benefit Shriner's hospitals.