Update

New Vineyard Death Update

From the desk of Shannon Moss, DPS PIO

This is an update of the New Vineyard Death investigation.

On Tuesday, June 1st, 2021 at approximately 10:49am the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office received a call from a male individual reporting his vehicle submerged in a pond and requesting medical assistance for he and his wife.  Upon their arrival, the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office made contact with the male individual and found the female lying on the shore of the pond and she was determined to be deceased by first responders.  The male was transported to the Franklin Memorial Hospital and later released.  The Franklin County Sheriff’s Department called the Maine State Police Major Crimes Unit – South to assist with the investigation.  The female victim was identified as 43 year old Collette Daggett and the male was identified as 42 year old Wilfred Daggett.  The two were married and lived together in New Vineyard.  

The Office of Chief Medical Examiner began a post-mortem examination on Collette Daggett on Wednesday.  The details from the post mortem exam are not being released at this time.

Detectives from the Maine State Police Major Crimes Unit – South continue to interview witnesses and family regarding the circumstances leading up to the incident.  
 

UPDATE: Located Safely Silver Alert: Stephen Salisbury

Stephen SalisburyUPDATE: Mr. Salisbury has been found safe by Cpl. Jonathan Russell walking on I-295 in Topsham after a passerby called it in. He is currently being evaluated by rescue.

Farmington Police have issued a Silver Alert for Stephen Salisbury, 79, from Farmington. He was last seen on March 11, 2021, at approximately 3:44 p.m. at his residence on 153 Galilee Road in Farmington. He may be traveling in a red Toyota Corolla with Maine license plate 9894NA. Mr. Salisbury is described as a white male, 6’02” 135 lbs., with blue eyes and gray hair. Mr. Salisbury has Dementia and may be en route to New Hampshire. If you see him, please call 911 or the Farmington Police Department at 207-778-6140.

Missing Frankfort Juvenile

Maine State Police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a missing 12-year-old out of Frankfort. 

#UPDATE - the 12-year-old was located safely by authorities. 

 

Silver Alert for Robert Cote

Robert Cote#UPDATE: Mr. Cote has been found safe in a convenience store in Androscoggin. 

Bridgeton Police have issued a Silver Alert for Robert Cote, 79, of Bridgeton. He was last seen at his nursing home at approximately 4 p.m. on Feb. 26, 2021 at 186 Portland Road in Bridgeton. Mr. Cote is described as a white male, 5’5”, 174 lbs., with hazel eyes and gray hair. Mr. Cote left on foot and has Alzheimer’s and diabetes. Anyone who sees Mr. Cote should call 911 or Bridgeton Police at 207-893-2810.

Lewiston Shooting Update

The Maine State Police, Major Crimes Unit-South, and Lewiston Police Department have charged a 20-year-old Auburn man with Murder in connection to the October 31, 2020 shooting of Hassan Hassan on River Street in Lewiston.  Abdikadir A. Nur was arrested by the Auburn Police Department on November 2 at approximately 9:00 p.m. at his mother’s residence on Aspen Street in Auburn.  Nur was arrested on a Maine State Police warrant for Violation of Conditions of Release. Nur was out on $10,000 bail since September 30 after being arrested by Lewiston Police for Elevated Aggravated Assault in July for his involvement in a previous shooting in May.  He is currently being held at the Androscoggin County Jail.

The Maine Attorney General’s Office approved an arrest warrant for Nur this afternoon for the additional charge of Murder.  The charges are a result of an extensive investigation by the Maine State Police, Lewiston Police Department, Auburn Police Department, Portland Police Department, Maine Drug Enforcement Agency, US Marshal’s Service, Federal Bureau of Investigation, and the Department of Homeland Security.  
 

Old Town Investigation Update

The death of 42 year old Derek Blyth has been ruled a homicide by the Medical Examiner’s officer.  Blyth was shot to death in the apartment located at 345 Brunswick Street in Old Town at approximately 1:30 pm, Saturday afternoon.  The shooter has been identified and has been interviewed.  The investigation will continue to determine the circumstances that led to the shooting.  At this time, no charges have been filed.  

Winthrop Death Investigation Update

State Police say the man who died at a Squire Court residence in Winthrop Saturday night was shot to death. The State Medical Examiner’s Office has ruled the death a homicide. Investigators continue to investigate the circumstances of the death. The victim has been identified as 30-year-old Joshua Martin, formerly of Rochester, NY. Martin was last known to be staying in the Augusta area.   

Investigators will continue to review evidence, the autopsy results and interviews in consultation with the Attorney General’s office. 
 

Body Found on Robbinston Beach 

UPDATE (July 9, 2020, 7:17 a.m.): The deceased has been identified as Richard Warnell, 64, of St. Andrews, New Brunswick, Canada.  Warnell was the subject of a missing persons investigation being conducted by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP).  The Maine State Police is continuing to work with the RCMP regarding the investigation.  As there is no indication that Mr. Warnell died in the State of Maine, the RCMP will now become the lead agency in the investigation and further questions should be directed to them.  

ROBBINSTON, Maine – Maine State Police responded to a deceased person that had washed up on a beach in Robbinston. 

On July 7, 2020, A concerned party called the Bangor Regional Communication Center (RCC) and Cpl. Micah Perkins responded to the scene at approximately 2:23 p.m. An autopsy is being conducting by the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner (OCME) to determine the identity of the deceased, along with the cause and manner of death. Because there are no known missing persons from the Robbinston area, Troopers are cooperating with the Canadian authorities regarding the investigation.

Troopers were assisted on scene by the Maine Marine Patrol, Washington County Sheriff’s Office, Robbinston Fire, Calais Fire EMS, and the U.S. Border Patrol. 

The investigation is ongoing and no further information is available at this time.
 

WATERVILLE SHOOTING UPDATE

State and Waterville Police continue to investigate the shooting of a 7 year old girl in Waterville this afternoon.  The shooting was reported about 3:30 PM .  The girl was rushed to the Thayer Unit of MaineGeneral and then LifeFlighted to Maine Medical Center in Portland.  We continue to monitor her condition tonight and remain hopeful.   Police and evidence techs plan to work well into tonight to investigate the shooting and gather evidence from the second floor apartment on Summer St.  Additional information and an update is expected Saturday.   

Brunswick Deceased ID'd

State Police say that the man who was killed in the shooting in Brunswick is Ali Fisher, 40, of Lisbon.

On Nov. 18, 2019, around 10:22 p.m., Brunswick Police received a 911 call about shots being fired. Maine State Police arrived Fisher broke into a residence at 34 Federal Street, which is a temporary housing facility run by Tedford Housing. He had an altercation with the resident (female, 22, of Westbrook) who had a guest over. The male guest (male, 22, of Westbrook) and Fisher fought, and subsequently Fisher was shot by the male guest who was also armed. He left the building and collapsed outside. The resident of Federal Street was also shot in the arm, treated, and released from an area hospital.

The other two people involved will not be identified as no charges are expected.

Brunswick Police Department assisted at the scene.
 

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