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Jerry Perdomo disappearance
  • Published
    March 1, 2012

    Drugs, a $3,000 debt and threats alleged in firefighter’s death

    The case of a missing Florida firefighter, which has garnered local and national media attention and fueled questions by the public up and down the East Coast, took a tragic turn this week after a Maine man was charged with murder Feb. 28 and a body was found a day later in Newburgh. Jerry Perdomo, 31, of Orange City, Fla., was last seen or heard from on Feb. 16, when police were told he left the Bangor home of a ...

  • Published
    March 1, 2012

    Snow delays murder suspect’s initial court appearance

    Today's snow has delayed the initial court appearance of the Jackson man charged with murdering a Florida man who had been missing for almost two weeks. Daniel Porter, 24, had been scheduled to appear in Waldo County Superior Court at 1 p.m. this afternoon, which would have been his first court appearance since he was arrested and charged with murder on Tuesday. Porter is accused of killing 31-year-old Jerry ...

  • Published
    February 29, 2012

    Police: Body found in Newburgh identified as Florida firefighter

    State Police announced the discovery of a body in woods off Dahlia Farm Road in Newburgh Wednesday morning and by late afternoon, they had confirmed it was missing Florida firefighter Jerry Perdomo. According to state Department of Public Safety spokesman Steve McCausland, the state Medical Examiner's Office was at the scene shortly after the discovery, but identification was not confirmed until the body was ...

  • Published
    February 29, 2012

    Affidavit: Porter allegedly told father, police that Perdomo is dead

    Daniel Porter allegedly told police Feb. 28 that a Florida man who has been missing for nearly two weeks is dead, and that he told his father the location of the man's body but declined to share that information with police. That information was divulged in an an affidavit from Maine State Police officer Darryl Peary, which was filed at Fifth District Court in Belfast Wednesday morning. In his sworn statement, ...

  • Published
    February 28, 2012

    Man arrested, charged with ‘drug-related’ murder in connection with missing Florida firefighter

    Maine State Police, assisted by Bangor police, have charged 24-year-old Daniel Porter with murder in connection with the disappearance of Florida firefighter Jerry Perdomo, according to a press release from Maine Department of Public Safety spokesman Steve McCausland. Perdomo, 31, has been missing since Feb. 16. Monday, Feb. 27, police named Porter as a person of interest in Perdomo's disappearance. According ...

  • Published
    February 26, 2012

    Police: Missing Florida firefighter believed last seen in Jackson

    Foul play is now suspected in the disappearance of a Florida firefighter who has been missing for more than a week, according to police, and a home in Jackson has become a focal point in the search. Jerry Perdomo, 31, of Orange City, Fla., has been missing since Feb. 16. Perdomo's rental car was found in the parking lot at the Walmart on Stillwater Avenue in Bangor on the morning of Feb. 17, according to informati...

  • Published
    February 24, 2012

    Local couple questioned by police regarding missing Florida firefighter

    Bangor police have reportedly interviewed a local couple in connection with the search for a Florida firefighter who has been missing for more than a week.According to the Bangor Police Department's Facebook page, police issued a press release Thursday, Feb. 23 asking for the public's help in locating Daniel Porter, 24, and 23-year-old Cheyanne Nowak. The duo, whom police said have a romantic relationship, were ...

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