Investigation

Waterville Shooting

Waterville Police Detectives and State Police Major Crimes Detectives continue to investigate a shooting occurring on Western Ave in Waterville on Jan. 2, 2021.  

A 911 call was received at the Waterville Police Department at approximately 11:52 a.m.  Waterville Police responded and were later assisted by Maine State Police Major Crimes - Central.  A 2-year-old male was initially transported to Thayer Hospital in Waterville with a gunshot wound to the head.  He was later transported to Maine Medical Center in Portland.  He is listed in critical condition at this time.

Investigation revealed one of the three siblings living in the home found the gun that was secured in a closet, loaded it, and a round was fired.  Police continue to investigate the incident and monitor the status of the juvenile. 
 

Richmond Update

Maine State Police have identified the deceased male and female discovered yesterday in Richmond.  The male was identified as Dana Shulman, 49, and the female as Robin Bowler, 47, both of 48 Main St. Apt 7 in Richmond. The autopsies are still pending.
 
Maine State Police were assisted by Richmond Police.
 

Richmond Investigation

On Nov. 2, 2020, at approximately 11 a.m., Richmond Police responded to an apartment on Main Street in Richmond, Maine for a welfare check. Unable to make contact with persons inside, authorities asked for the assistance of Maine State Police. Authorities determined the male and female inside were deceased. Currently, members of the Major Crimes Unit Central are on scene and will be investigating the scene into the evening. There is no ongoing threat to the public. The deceased will be transported to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner for an autopsy to determine the cause of death. The identities of the male and female are not being released at this time.  

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.
 

Vinalhaven Friday Update

State Police say the man who died on Vinalhaven Island Sunday night died as a result of injuries inflicted with a knife. The State Medical Examiner's Office has ruled the death a homicide.  However State Police and the Knox County Sheriff's Office continue to investigate the circumstances of the death of 28 year old Roger Feltis. Feltis was fatally injured during a confrontation at the home of Dorian and Briannah Ames on the Roberts Cemetery Road. Briannah Ames was also injured during the confrontation and was treated and released from Pen Bay Medical Center.

Investigators will continue to review evidence, the autopsy results and interviews in consultation with the Attorney General's Office
 

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