According to a press release from the Maine Department of Public Safety and the US Marshalls, a Maine man wanted for the killing of his ex-girlfriend, has been apprehended in Cancun, Mexico.

According to the press release, Raymond Lester was arrested in Mexico on Monday evening.  He has since been brought to Chicago, Illinois.  He will be transferred back to Maine at a later date.

He was wanted for the mid-June slaying of his ex-girlfriend, Nicole Mokeme.  She was found deceased in the middle of a road at Acadia National Park.  She had reportedly been run over.

A warrant for his arrest had been issued on June 21st, 2022.  A federal warrant for his arrest had been issued on June 29th, 2022.

The press release said, in part:

The USMS Maine Violent Offender Task Force was assisted by the Maine State Police, USMS Foreign Field Office – Mexico City, United States Attorney’s Office – District of Maine, USMS – Northern District of Illinois, U.S. Park Service and Mexican authorities. The U.S. Marshals Service Maine Violent Offender Task Force is comprised of members of the U.S. Marshals Service, Maine State Police, Maine Department of Corrections, Biddeford Police Department and U.S. Customs and Border Patrol

*All suspects are considered innocent until found guilty in a court of law*

9 Majestic Maine Lakes

One of the things that attracts boaters, fishermen, nature lovers, and outdoor adventurers to the State of Maine are our majestic lakes and ponds. The state has close to 100 decent sized lakes and thousands of much smaller lakes and ponds. We have selected 9 of the most striking lakes for our list.