As a sign of respect for the service and sacrifice of Somerset County Deputy Sheriff Corporal Eugene Cole, who was killed in the line of duty earlier today, Governor Paul LePage has directed that all United States flags and State of Maine flags shall be flown at half-staff immediately for at least three days, as well as on the day of Corporal Cole’s interment.
A U.S. customs officer in Houlton faces a federal child pornography charge.
A man scheduled to appear in court to face gun charges Wednesday killed a sheriff's deputy in Maine, stole his cruiser and robbed a convenience store, officials said.
The death of Cpl. Eugene Cole of the Somerset County Sheriff's Office on Wednesday marks the first law enforcement shooting death since 1989.