On December 19th, 2014, 23 year-old Abdirahman Haji-Hassan was arrested in Minneapolis by the local U.S Marshals Violent Crimes Task Force. Haji-Hassan was charged with Fugitive from Justice for the murder of Portland resident Richard Lobor. The murder occurred on November 21st, at 214 Brighton Avenue, Apt 4.
Haji-Hassan has waived extradition and arrangements are being made to transport him back to Maine.
Portland police have been working with the Attorney General’s office on this case. More details will be released as they become available.
Anyone with information is asked to call police at 874-8575, or text anonymously to 274637 (Crimes) keyword “Gotcha,” and include the tip in your message.
Tips may also be submitted by going to the Portland Police Department website: www.portland-police.com and clicking “Submit an Anonymous Crime Tip.”