Authorities have asked the public to keep a look out for an inmate that has escaped from a minimum security facility in Belfast. Last night shortly before 9pm, Tyler Malmstrom left Maine Coastal Regional Reentry Center. Malmstrom left the center recreation yard without permission and is considered an escaped individual. Malmstrom left a note apologizing to the staff of Waldo and Knox Counties as well as the courts and his family for his actions.
Waldo County Sheriff Scott Story says Malmstrom was completing a sentence for aggravated assault and is not believed to be a threat to the community. Malmstrom is described as a white male approximately 5 feet 8 inches in height, weighing 170 lbs with brown hair and blue eyes. Anyone with information about Tyler Malmstroms whereabouts are asked to contact the Waldo County Sheriff’s Office at 338-6786 or the Knox County Sheriff’s Office at 594-0429.
GREENVILLE- Bar Harbor isn't the only fun destination this summer.
"Greenville is small, we are in Central Maine and everyone kind of focuses on the coast," said Greenville Chamber of Commerce Spokesperson Skye Hinkley. Just north of Bangor, lies the Moosehead Lake region and Greenville. Home to a famous steamboat called the Katahdin, that will celebrate its 100th Anniversary in August.
"It's a piece of history and an opportunity to go aboard the katahdin," said Moosehead Marine Museum Executive Director Liz Cannell," and see what it might have been like to been like to live on Moosehead Lake 100 years ago." It's a flash from the past. "It is evidence of a time gone by, an era when it was a more prosperous region."
The henry David Thoreau-Wabenaki trail festival is held on July 26th, giving folks a look of the Maine woods through the lens of one of America's greatest poets. To wrap up summer, a sea plane fly-in touches down on the shores of Moosehead Lake on September 6th.
BANGOR - A sad day for the greater Bangor community. A beloved former Bangor Police chief has lost his battle with cancer at the age of 57. Don Winslow passed away quietly at his home early Thursday morning, surrounded by friends and family. Local law enforcement members remembering a man they'll always know as "chief."