Two police dogs have joined the Presque Isle Police Department.
Two Fort Fairfield police officers have received commendations for saving lives, rescuing animals and keeping impaired drivers off the roads.
The Maine State Police were in Washburn on Tuesday seeking a woman who has been missing since 2021.
Caribou city councilors voted to accept an initial design for the city’s future police station Monday.
Erik Foote, 39, was last seen on Jan. 30 near the Freshies in Presque Isle, according to the Aroostook County Sheriff’s Office.
Jonathan Emmert, 26, was taken into custody after police received an anonymous tip that Emmert had been seen walking on Collins Street.
There were eight domestic violence related deaths in the County from 2019 to 2023. In the prior five years, there was one, according to Maine State Police records.
Deputy Police Chief Chris Hayes has been promoted to police chief and will officially assume his new job title after an announcement at the next City Council meeting on Feb. 7.
Stanley Hazell, 24, was indicted on one count of manslaughter following a year-long investigation by Maine State Police. If convicted, Hazell could face up to 30 years in jail and a $50,000 fine.
Susan Kochanowski, 35, was arrested last March and charged with depraved indifference murder and knowingly or intentionally starting the fire at 7 Water St. in Caribou that resulted in the death of 30-year-old Jason Donahue, with whom she lived.