Search Results

The following is an archived video story. The text content of that video story is available below for reference. The original video has been deleted and is no longer available.

Bangor man charged with stealing from city library

BANGOR (AP) -- A Bangor man who volunteered at the city library has been charged with stealing $31,000 worth of the library's collection of Civil War-era photographs and other historical memorabilia.

Russell Graves was arrested Wednesday and charged with theft.

Police started investigating late last month when a man entered a city collectibles shop and tried to sell the photographs and World War II posters.

The suspicious shopkeeper refused the items and called the library, which checked its collection and discovered the theft.

A woman entered the same store the next day and again tried to sell the items. This time police were ready and traced the photos to the 27-year-old Graves.

All the stolen things were recovered.

Graves is being held in jail and it wasn't clear if he had a lawyer.