Bucksport Police Log Week of March 17



BUCKSPORT — A Bar Harbor man was arrested on various charges after allegedly trying to flee a police officer and getting stopped by the electric shock of a Taser, according to Detective Sgt. David Winchester.

The incident took place March 1 at the local Hannaford, where Adam Gray, 32, allegedly stole $300 worth of goods.

Afterward, Gray was charged with probation violation, theft and refusing to submit to arrest, Winchester said.

According to Winchester, Gray had been under investigation for thefts at several Hannaford locations when employees of the Bucksport store saw him.

When they called police to alert them of Gray’s presence, Winchester said he was the first officer on the scene. Winchester said he made contact with Gray, who allegedly tried to flee.

Winchester said he stopped Gray and made the arrest after shocking him with a Taser in the parking lot.

Gray was taken to Hancock County Jail after the incident, Winchester said.

Domestic assault arrests

April Allison, 18, of Bucksport was arrested on a charge of domestic assault after police received a complaint from the man she had allegedly assaulted, Winchester said.

Police made the arrest at a Ridge Road home on Feb. 29. Allison was released on bail that day.

Jerold Babson, 72, of Bucksport was arrested on a charge of domestic assault after police received a complaint from a woman living in the same home as him, Winchester said.

Police made the arrest on Town Farm Road March 7. Babson was released on bail.

Unpaid fines lead to arrest

Timothy Bernard Jr., 29, of Orland turned himself in to police after a series of warrants were issued for his arrest, according to Winchester.

Local police received nine warrants for Bernard’s arrest out of Hancock and Waldo counties. They were for $4,000 in fines that Bernard has allegedly failed to pay, Winchester said.

Bernard was taken to Hancock County Jail.

Traffic violations

Police summoned Matthew Sibley, 33, of Brewer on a charge of operating after suspension following a traffic accident on Route 1 March 3.

Mattaeus Schkrioba, 29, of Windham was summoned on a charge of operating after suspension following a stop for an alleged traffic violation on River Road March 5.

Joseph Ives, 22, of Holden was summoned on a charge of failing to display a valid inspection sticker on Pond Street March 9.

Matthew Kamm, 22, of Caribou was summoned on a speeding charge for allegedly driving 66 mph in a 45-mph zone on Route 46 March 2.

Michael Clark, 30, of Orland was summoned on a speeding charge for allegedly driving 58 mph in a 45-mph zone on Route 46 March 13.

Michael DeShane, 46, of Surry was summoned on a speeding charge for allegedly driving 59 mph in a 45-mph zone on Route 46 March 13.

Scott Blackmore, 29, of Deer Isle was summoned on a speeding charge for allegedly driving 65 mph in a 45-mph zone on Route 46 March 8.

Scam calls

Police have received more than 10 complaints in the last month about a phone scam in which the caller claims to be from the Internal Revenue Service and asks for money. Winchester said no one has recently reported losing money because of the scam.

Missing phone at high school

A cell phone worth $100 was reported missing during an athletic event at Bucksport High School March 11.

Theft

Police are investigating the reported theft of $180 worth of goods from a storage unit at the Wenbelle Apartments March 6.

Animal complaints

On March 12, a Central Street resident complained to police about a dog coming into her yard, digging holes and defecating.

On March 11, a woman living on Second Street complained to police that a bat was in her bedroom.

On March 9, a Church Road resident reported seeing a fox that appeared mangy and rabid.

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