Bucksport Police Log: Driver injured, utility pole damaged after crash



BUCKSPORT — A driver was injured, his pickup truck totaled and a utility pole damaged in a single-vehicle crash on Route 1 March 14.

Ronald Garner, 43, of Bucksport was driving a 2006 Ford pickup when the vehicle left the roadway and struck a utility pole. Officer Ryan Knight responded to the scene.

Garner’s pickup was totaled and the crash resulted in $6,000 total damage, according to Detective Sgt. David Winchester. No power outages were reported as a result of the crash.

Garner was transported by ambulance to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Domestic violence arrest

Officer Robert Findlay responded to an alleged domestic violence assault call March 15 at the Wenbelle Apartments. Shane K. Murray, 40, of Trenton was arrested after a female domestic partner reported the alleged assault. Murray was taken to Hancock County Jail.

Sexual assault reported

On March 17, a woman who no longer lives in Bucksport called police to report an alleged sexual assault by a male resident in 2013 when she was also a resident. The incident is under investigation.

Speeding tickets

Brandon Schanz, 30, of Dixmont was summoned on a speeding charge March 14 for allegedly driving over the speed limit on River Road.

Kristina Martin, 23, of Bucksport was summoned on a speeding charge for allegedly driving over the speed limit on Route 46 March 14.

Andrew Bien, 34, of Ellsworth, was summoned March 16 on a speeding charge for allegedly driving 63 mph in a 45-mph zone on Route 46.

Derek Whalen, 22, of Bucksport was summoned on a speeding charge for allegedly driving 69 mph in a 45-mph zone on Bucksmills Road March 20.

James Jones, 51, of Stonington was summoned on a speeding charge for allegedly driving 59 mph in a 45-mph zone on Route 46 March 20.

Chelsi Leach, 26, of Bangor, was summoned on a speeding charge for allegedly driving 74 mph in a 50-mph zone on River Road March 23.

Lynnar J. Brown, 43, of Trenton, was summoned on a speeding charge for allegedly driving over the speed limit on River Road March 25.

Carroll L. Dodge, 48, of Dedham, was summoned on a speeding charge March 26 for allegedly driving over the speed limit on Route 46.

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