Special Report: Data Breaches at Record Annual High

BANGOR - According to a new report from the Identity Theft Resource Center there have been 666 data breaches in 2014. More than 80 million records have been exposed. However there are steps you can take to protect your accounts, especially as we head into the holiday shopping season.

Washington drug bust

 

WASHINGTON _ Jason Jones, 27, of Washington was arrested Monday night when officers arrived at his home for a routine bail check.

Inside the home, deputies say the found over two pounds of marijuana, evidence of drug trafficking, hallucinogenic mushrooms, hydrocodone and more than six thousand dollars in cash.

Jones was charged with possession of a schedule W drug, violation of condition of release, trafficking in marijuana and possession of hallucinogenic mushrooms.

He is currently at the Knox County Jail.

 

 

Winslow stabbing

One 17-year-old boy is recovering from a stab wound tonight and another is incarcerated.

Police in Winslow say one teen stabbed the other during an altercation at Halifax Park Monday night.

Because they are both juveniles their names are not being released.

Police went to the park after receiving a report of the stabbing just before 9 p.m.

The victim had a stab wound to his chest and was taken to Maine General Hospital in Augusta where he underwent surgery Monday night.

Waterville and a Maine state police canine unit went to the scene and were able to track the suspect to a home on Halifax street.

He was charged with elevated aggravated assault, a class a crime. He is currently being held at the Charleston Juvenile Corrections Center.

Rte 17 in Augusta closed

Eastern Avenue, (Rte 17), in Augusta near Rebecca's Restaurant is currently closed due to a two vehicle head-on crash. The fire department is working to remove people from both vehicles. Police are asking that motorists find an alternative route.

Revitalization Plans for Downtown Old Town

OLD TOWN - Changes are coming to the city of Old Town. Officials and residents discussed the future of the downtown area this evening as the beginning of a revitalization project begins.

Unity man hits girlfriend with computer

On Sunday, Unity police say 37-year-old Christopher Giggey became upset with his girlfriend and hit her with a computer.

Police say he also attempted to strangle her.

Giggey has been charged with aggravated domestic assault, domestic assault, and domestic criminal mischief.

He remains at the Waldo County Sheriffs Department.

 

Unity arrest

 

Unity police say 45-year-old Mark Lessard got into an argument with his girlfriend's son Friday night and pushed the boy out of the house.

Lessard then allegedly assaulted the child's mother by placing her in a headlock. 

Lessard was arrested on two outstanding warrants for failure to appear in court and also on two counts of domestic assault. He is currently out on bail.

 

Musical Brunch Benefit

BAR HARBOR - Phoebe Durand-McDonnell says she can empathize with the pain 10 year old Molly Dillon goes through battling type 1 diabetes.  She has it too.

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