Accused murderer Kyle Dube now charged with theft

10:57 AM, Jul 18, 2013   |    comments
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BANGOR, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- Kyle Dube remains behind bars at the Penobscot County Jail where he's being held without bail for the murder of 15-year-old Nichole Cable. 

Now he's facing a theft charges too.

Penobscot County Sheriff's Deputies issued a press release Thursday morning stating that Dube, 20, was arrested and charged with theft on Tuesday. 

According to Chief Deputy Troy Morton, investigators recovered a stolen firearm from Dube's Orono home while executing a search warrant last month.  Morton says other items were recovered from a burglary in Kenduskeag in January. 

The new charges are for burglary and theft by unauthorized taking, which are both class B felonies.  Dube also faces kidnapping and murder charges in the death of Nichole Cable.

According to a police affidavit, his plan was to tie her up and hide her somewhere, then return to rescue her, thus becoming a hero. According to the state medical examiners office Cable died of asphyxiation due to pressure on her throat.  Her body was found in a wooded area in Old Town in May.     


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