Hancock County Sheriff's Department has identified the 54 year old man killed in an accident on the Toddy Pond Road this morning as James Miekka of Surry. Miekka was walking with his guide dog for the visually impaired, when he was struck and killed. The cause and contributing factors of the accident remain under investigation.
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A Bangor man is accused of attacking a pregnant woman and assaulting the person who tried to intervene.
It happened just after two this morning at an apartment building at the corner of Essex and Garland streets in bangor.
Police say they found the woman severely injured in a hallway and the suspect locked himself inside and wouldn't come out.
The swat team was eventually called, but it ended when the man opened his door and an officer used a taser to subdue him.
34 year old Joshua Cole is now charged with elevated aggravated assault on a pregnant person and another count of elevated assault on the witness who tried to help.
He's also charged with assaulting another person who also tried to intervene.