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‘Hermit’ nabbed after 27 years — and 1,000 burglaries — in woods of Maine

State of Maine from space. Public Domain

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From NBC News

By Tracy Connor, Staff Writer, NBC News

A hermit who lived in the woods of Maine for 27 years was arrested breaking into a camp and admitted to more than 1,000 burglaries, police said Wednesday.

Christopher Knight left home when he was 19 and his family never reported him missing. He’s been holed up ever since at a makeshift camp near Rome — stealing essentials from nearby camps. . . . Read Complete Report

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Maine hermit living in wild for 27 years arrested

Oregon, California, and Maine Could be Marijuana Legalization Battlegrounds in 2016 (and Maybe Even 2014)

From reason.com

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Oregon came relatively close to legalizing marijuana in 2012. Measure 80, which would have allowed licensed commercial sales and unlicensed personal cultivation, had very little financial backing and no support from major legalization groups, yet nevertheless garnered 46.5 percent of the vote.

What would happen if Oregon legalization advocates had the financial and policy support that went into Colorado and Washington? According to the Marijuana Policy Project’s Steve Fox, we may find out in 2016: . . . Read Complete Report

Maine Police Return Stolen Marijuana To Caregiver

medical Pot

from Toke of the Town

By Steve Elliott ~alapoet~ in GrowingNews

Wednesday, October 17, 2012 at 1:20 pm
The police brought an estimated $12,800 worth of marijuana to Thomas Davis of Ellsworth, Maine, last week.

While very few of us have had the opportunity to avail ourselves of such an exclusive delivery service, licensed medical marijuana patient and caregiver Davis got the plants back because he had reported them stolen, reports Ron Recinto at The Sideshow. The plants were stolen from a greenhouse near Davis’s home.
Ellsworth Police arrested Aaron Pert, 32, of Trenton, Maine, and charged him with burglary, theft, firearms possession, and marijuana possession after he admitted to the crime. . . . Read Complete Report