Bucksport Police Log: Man arrested on theft charge



BUCKSPORT — Jay Esprit, 29, of Bucksport was arrested on a charge of theft after police received a warrant for his arrest out of Cumberland County, Detective Sgt. David Winchester said.

Esprit was arrested at a location on Bucksmills Road Feb. 1 and taken to Hancock County Jail.

Collision leads to summons

Jesse Feero, 56, of Bucksport was summoned on a charge of not having car insurance after getting into a car accident while pulling into a driveway on River Road Feb. 5, Winchester said.

The accident, in which a 1991 Cadillac operated by Feero skidded and hit a tree, caused $3,000 worth of damage to the car, police said. No injuries were reported.

Other traffic violations

Michael Butts, 62, of Biddeford was summoned on a charge of not having auto insurance after police stopped his vehicle for a separate alleged traffic violation on Route 1 Feb. 2.

Morgan Downes, 17, of Bucksport was summoned on a charge of operating a vehicle with passengers not allowed under her new driver’s license, Winchester said. She was stopped at Bucksport High School.

Stolen gas

A tank of liquid propane and a regulator were reportedly stolen from a home on Edison Drive, a resident reported on Feb. 5. The incident is under investigation. Police estimated the value of the lost goods to be $200.

Charles Eichacker

Charles Eichacker

Reporter at The Ellsworth American
Charles Eichacker covers the towns of Bucksport, Orland, Castine, Verona Island, Penobscot, Brooksville and Dedham. When not working on stories, he likes books, beer and the outdoors. [email protected]

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