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New Gloucester man charged with shooting handgun at ATV rider

Former selectman Mark Leighton, 58, is arrested on a felony charge of reckless conduct and released afterward on bail. Keep reading

Man charged after police find illegal guns in home

A New Gloucester man is facing multiple charges after a search warrant yielded several firearms, according to a Maine State Police statement. Troy Babb, 49, is prohibited from possessing firearms due to a pair of felony convictions from the 1990’s, according to the statement.Keep reading

AG charges New Gloucester men with civil rights violation after Portland attack

Two New Gloucester brothers charged in an April 19 attack on a man in an alley off Congress Street were accused Monday in a civil rights complaint filed by Maine Attorney General Janet Mills.

“This behavior is absolutely outrageous and has no place in our society,” Mills said in a press release.
Charles Bean Jr., 35, and Benjamin Bean, 30, have 20 days to respond in writing to the complaint filed in Cumberland County Superior Court. Keep reading

Portland police charge brothers, allege racially motivated attack

Two New Gloucester men are accused of assaulting the only black person in a group that had gathered after the brothers got involved in a fight.Keep reading