23, Apr 2014 - Ex-State Police chief denies sex charges
PORTLAND (AP) — A former Maine State Police chief has pleaded not guilty to charges that he sexually assaulted a 4-year-old relative. A lawyer for Andrew Demers Jr. entered the not guilty pleas to charges of unlawful sexual contact and gross sexual assault in Cumberland County Court on Wednesday. read more
23, Apr 2014 - Former head of state police makes court appearance
A former head of the Maine State Police pleaded not guilty to unlawful sexual contact charges in Cumberland County combined court. Retired Col. Andrew Demers is accused of having sexual contact with a 4-year-old family member. He was arraigned on Thursday morning on charges of gross sexual assault and unlawful sexual contact. Investigators said Demers committed the acts at his New Gloucester ...
22, Apr 2014 - Maine teen accused in Long Creek uprising sues adult jail
Kody Williams, who was transferred out of the juvenile facility when he was 18, files a lawsuit over conditions at Cumberland County Jail.
22, Apr 2014 - Maine teenager accused in Long Creek uprising sues adult jail
Kody Williams, who was transferred out of the juvenile facility when he was 18, files a federal suit over conditions at the Cumberland County Jail.
05, Apr 2014 - Cumberland, ME IT HAPPENED IN WINDHAM: A productive prison
Ninety-five years ago, in 1919, the state of Maine established the State Reformatory for Men, located in South Windham on property it bought from Cumberland County. The “County Farm” was located here, and was called the “Home for Inebriates.”
22, Jul 2013 - Cumberland, ME Donegal Illegal Detained in US
THE family of a young Irishman held in an American jail has appealed to the U.S. authorities to deport him without further delay.Soldier's son Brian Gethins was arrested last week while on his way by bus to visit his Irish American girlfriend Shannon Reynolds.The 22-year-old is being held as an illegal immigrant in Cumberland County Jail in Portland, Maine.His parents Jimmy and Majella Gethins ...