Country legend Willie Nelson is among the artists who will perform during this years Waterfront Concert Series in Bangor. He'll take the stage on Thursday, June 19. Nelson has performed several times in Bangor, but this will be his first concert on the waterfront. He'll be joined by bluegrass star, Alison Krauss along with Jerry Douglas and rising country star, Kacey Musgraves. Tickets go on sale this Friday on Ticketmaster.
MAINE'S ATTORNEY GENERAL SAYS A STATE TROOPER WAS JUSTIFIED IN USING DEADLY FORCE DURING A STAND OFF IN OLD TOWN LAST OCTOBER. ON OCTOBER 9TH TROOPER BARRY MERSERVE SHOT 28-YEAR-OLD CHRISTOPHER OULLETTE DURING AN ARMED STANDOFF AT AN OLD TOWN APARTMENT COMPLEX.
POLICE SAY OULETTE STABBED HIS PREGNANT GIRLFRIEND, 35-YEAR OLD APRIL HASKELL, AND THEN REFUSED TO LET POLICE IN TO CHECK ON HER WELL-BEING. IT WAS AFTER MULTIPLE ATTEMPTS TO GAIN ENTRY THAT POLICE CHOSE TO USE DEADLY FORCE.
FOLLOWING AN INVESTIGATION ATTORNEY GENERAL JANET MILLS DETERMINED TROOPER MERSERVE WAS JUSTIFIED IN USING DEADLY FORCE TO TRY AND SAVE MS. HASKELL'S LIFE. HASKELL WAS LATER FOUND DEAD, AND HER 26-WEEK OLD FETUS DID NOT SURVIVE.
A man who worked as a referee for Aroostook County basketball games is now facing charges. 21 year old Andrew Legassie is accused of sending sexually explicit photos of himself to local high school students. Police say Legassie used social media sites like Facebook to make contact with students he met while officiating games. The chats would then escalate to the point where he would send inappropriate photos of himself performing sexual acts. Police were contacted by the parents of one of the alleged recipients of the photos. Legassie is facing two counts of indecent conduct. Police have since seized his smart phone to determine if he contacted other minors.