Attorneydiction.com,-PRESQUE ISLE, Maine-Aroostook County District Attorney Todd Collins, has announced the promotion of Kari Wells-Puckett to Deputy District Attorney for the 8th District of Leasing Maine, Aroostook County.
“Kari has been an assistant district attorney for six years, during which time he held positions in the Houlton and Presque Isle offices, being a committed advisor to residents of Aroostook and Maine County,” said Collins.
Before he joined the prosecutor’s office, Wells-Puckett was an associate attorney at the law offices of Marden-Dubord and Bemis & Rossignol, both on Presque Isle.
“He brings with him the energy and passion he continues to use when he takes on a leadership role during the office hours of Aroostook’s district attorney on Presque Isle,” Collins said.
Wells-Puckett comes to the district attorney’s office after former Deputy District Attorney Carrie Linthicum retired in December 2020 after 35 years in office.
With experience in business law and financial investigations, Wells-Puckett has a deep understanding of how to increase the prosecution of complex criminal cases, further improve criminal seizure enforcement, guide law enforcement personnel to secure and enforce search warrants and take appropriate action. justice for crime victims. ***