ME Man Brendan Louis Provencal ID’d As Victim In Sunday NH Fatal Motorcycle Crash

GRAFTON COUNTY, NH. (THECOUNT) — Brendan Louis Provencal, of Lisbon Falls, Maine, has been identified as the victim in a Sunday fatal single-motorcycle crash in Grafton County, New Hampshire.

Provencal, 29, was killed Sunday in a single-motorcycle crash near Ossipee.

According to reports, Provencal was operating a Ninja Motorcycle on AR-16 near Wentworth, when for unknown reasons, he lost control of the bike, crossed centerlines and exited the roadway on Sunday.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

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Geo quick facts: Grafton County is a county in the U.S. state of New Hampshire. As of the 2010 census, the population was 89,118. Its county seat is North Haverhill, a village within the town of Haverhill. Until 1972, the county courthouse and other offices were in downtown Woodsville, a larger village within the town of Haverhill – Wikipedia.

Lewiston ME Man Under Federal Investigation ID’d As Decomposing Body Found In Rockport

The man whose badly decomposed body was found by a hunter in Rockport last week has been identified as Kevin Mitchell, according to police.

45-year-old Mitchell, of Lewiston, Maine, was the subject of a felony investigation and there were warrants for his arrest for gross sexual assault, according to police.

His body was found about 500 yards in the woods off Mt. Pleasant Road last Thursday.

His vehicle was found abandoned in Union in May. Continue reading

Hebron Woman Shot Dead In Maine Hunting Accident Identified

Family members and friends of Karen Wrentzel, of Hebron, took to social media to remember her after she was named as the victim of a Saturday hunting accident. She was 34.

Wrentzel, of Greenwood Mountain Road, was on her property when she was shot and killed, a family member said on Facebook.

Wrentzel’s uncle said in a Facebook post ‘at the very least I can say that you passed doing something you enjoyed… Digging around for rocks, in the side of a mountain, made out of rocks’. Wrentzel’s uncle told News Center she was digging for rocks and gems at the time of the incident. Continue reading

WA Teens Face 5 Years After Misdemeanor Pot Law Turns Felony

It may now be legal to smoke medical marijuana as an adult in Washington State, but a sneaky new law has made it a serious felony charge for youths caught with the green stuff.

The offense for persons under 21 was previously a slap on the wrist misdemeanor with a maximum 90-day jail sentence, but now under the new law, youths can get up to five years in prison, while forever being branded a felon.

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A prosecutor in southeastern Washington has charged three teens with felonies for marijuana possession, saying a new law demands the higher level of offense. Continue reading