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CrimeLewiston law enforcement cracking down on violent crime in the city

20:50  19 july  2019
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Baltimore police say repeat violent offender is wanted for attempted murder

Baltimore police say repeat violent offender is wanted for attempted murder Baltimore police said a repeat violent offender, who has managed to elude capture, is wanted for attempted murder. According to officials, on July 2 just before 11 p.m., a 33-year-old woman was shot in the back of her head, inside her home in the 1000 block of Walker Avenue. After shooting the victim, the suspect grabbed a knife and attempted to stab her in her torso, officials said. Officials said the victim was able to escape from the suspect and get help, and identified the suspect as Devin Segar, 26, of the 2700 block of Edison Highway. Police said a warrant has been issued for Segar's arrest, charging him with first-degree attempted murder.

The Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act of 1994, H.R. 3355, Pub.L. 103–322 is an Act of Congress dealing with crime and law enforcement ; it became law in 1994.

Linking violent crime to drug crime —and both to potential acts of terrorism—is a way to further A sharp increase in violent crime in many large cities , most notably Chicago, has captured national attention. John Pfaff, a law professor at Fordham University who studies crime and incarceration

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Lewiston PD says the recent uptick in violent crime forced the city to take action.

According to a Facebook post Friday morning, the Lewiston Police Department partnered with other local and state agencies to conduct several operations throughout the city Thursday afternoon.

Thirty-three agents from Lewiston PD, Auburn Police Department, Maine State Police Proactive Criminal Enforcement Team, Maine Probation and Patrol Officers, MDEA, ATF and DEA, conducted 15 probations checks and 30 vehicle stops that resulted in seven arrests, according to the post.

Trial begins for man charged in Lewiston stabbing of mother

Trial begins for man charged in Lewiston stabbing of mother The trial of a Lewiston man accused of stabbing a women to death in front of her twin sons started Monday morning. Albert Flick, 77, is accused of killing 48-year-old Kimberly Dobbie outside a laundromat exactly one year ago Monday. Assistant Attorney General Robert Ellis says Flick murdered Dobbie. He told jurors they will see surveillance video showing the moments before, during and after he allegedly stabbed Dobbie 11 times. "You see him pull a knife out – it was hiding behind his back – he steps forward and thrusts the knife at her and you can see Dobbie fighting for her life," Asst. AG Ellis said.

(WNYT) – Law enforcement is keeping an eye out for another potentially dangerous drug to hit the streets, kratom. Kratom comes from the leaf of a The drug has already been banned in five states in the U.S. and the Drug Enforcement Administration is considering making it a Schedule 1 drug, the

Violent crimes are defined in the UCR Program as those offenses which involve force or threat of force. Data collection. Aggravated assaults accounted for the highest number of violent crimes reported to law enforcement at 62.4 percent. Robbery comprised 29.4 percent of violent crimes

Arrested during the operations were:

  • Darian Lavoie 12-29-1991 Unlawful Possession of Scheduled Drug
  • Sarah Barry 03-30-1983 Probation Violation
  • Kulcharan Singh 09-28-1998 Warrant-FTA disorderly conduct and Probation Violation
  • Bryan Vincent 10-23-1980 Warrant FTPF
  • Keith Levasseur 11-06-1982 Probation Violation
  • Morgan Sewell 04-26-1989 Probation Violation
  • David Edwards 08-06-1980 Aggravated trafficking in schedule Drugs

Officials say they seized over two pounds of a Heroin/Fentanyl mixture, 50 grams of Methamphetamine, almost $3,800.00 in cash and numerous prescription pills, including methadone and Suboxone.

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Officials anticipate more arrests and charges stemming from the investigation.

Police also expect to conduct similar operations in the future to combat violence in the Lewiston area.

Lewiston bust: $250K in meth, 5.5 ounces of heroin, 7 arrests.
Nearly five pounds of methamphetamine was intercepted and seven people were arrested in connection to recent enforcement operations carried out by several different agencies, the Lewiston Police Department said Friday. The enforcement on illegal drug-related activity took place Wednesday through Friday, police said, and involved Lewiston detectives, state drug agents, federal task force members and Auburn probation and parole officers. Arrests

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