State police rule Machias death homicide

by Sarah Craighead Dedmon

The Maine State Police Major Crimes Unit is investigating the death of a 17-year-old boy as a homicide, according to Lieutenant Darrin Crane, who led a press conference today, Nov. 5, on the steps of the Washington County Sheriff's Office on Court Street.

Because the victim is a juvenile, their name will not be released.

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Addison man captured after overnight manhunt

by Sarah Craighead Dedmon

Chad Sands, 34, of Addison, has been captured and taken to Washington County jail after leading local law enforcement on an overnight manhunt that ended after dawn when Sands was captured in Columbia.

According to Washington County Chief Deputy Michael Crabtree, deputies were dispatched at 4:15 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 27, after a woman reported a domestic dispute in Addison.

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