Managed by Lt. Tim Cotton, the page has more than 250,000 likes, far exceeding the city’s population of roughly 33,000.
Another one of Cotton’s posts went viral Thursday morning. This time, he explained that two Bangor officers have agreed to drive a rescue Border Collie puppy from Virginia to Maine for a Waldoboro woman who couldn’t make the trip herself.
The woman messaged Cotton, who relayed her request to the officers. The dog is her Christmas present, Cotton wrote, and the officers were already heading to Virginia’s Arlington National Cemetery as part of the Wreaths Across America project. As Cotton described:
The conversation went like this-
TC: “Can you two bring a puppy back from Virginia after your visit to Arlington National Cemetery on Saturday? I am working on a Christmas miracle.”
Officer Jordan Perry: “Yes, let me check with Danny” (Hollers to Danny) “The Lieutenant wants to know if we can pick up a puppy in Virginia and deliver it to Maine.”
Officer Danny Place: “Of course.”
Read Cotton’s posts below, and check out the department’s Facebook page for updates.