Two Ex-Franklin County Sheriff’s Deputies Plead Guilty To Conspiracy In An Illicit Marijuana, Money Laundering Scheme In Farmington

BANGOR — Two ex-Franklin County sheriff’s deputies pleaded guilty Thursday in a federal court to conspiracy conspiracy to defraud and deprive residents of Franklin County of their right to the defendants’ honest and faithful services through bribery, according to court documents. Derrick Doucette of Jay and Brad Scovil of Rangeley entered their pleas separately to […]

BART To Up Police Patrols On Trains 50%; Cops Get 20% Raises

BART police officers will get a 20% raise under safety plans approved unanimously Thursday by the transit agency’s Board of Directors. The cash-strapped transit operator is said to be heading for a “fiscal cliff” due to low ridership numbers. A 2022 satisfaction survey revealed that among the biggest concerns for riders were inadequate police presence, fears about […]