Cops & Courts

  • Hancock County Jail log week of January 27

    Hancock County Jail log week of January 27

    The following were arrested or booked into the Hancock County Jail between Jan. 11 and 20: Jeffrey M. Spruill, 49, transient, arrest warrant. Benjamin W. Deane, 41, Bangor, three counts failure to appear. John T. Quinn, 60, Dedham, operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of an intoxicant. Joseph A. Verzosa, 54, Auburn, OUI.

  • Bucksport Police log week of January 27

    Bucksport Police log week of January 27

    BUCKSPORT — A concerned citizen reported “domestic rabbits” living under a vacant mobile home Jan. 21. The sighting was referred to the animal control officer. Summonses Gene Colley, 57, of Ellsworth was summoned on a charge of operating after suspension Jan. 16. Alexandra McComiskey, 30, of Ellsworth was summoned on a charge of operating without

  • Ellsworth Police log week of January 27

    Ellsworth Police log week of January 27

    ELLSWORTH — Police officers are available to lend a hand to neighboring agencies and often do. This past week, officers assisted with two medical calls and an issue at a health-care facility. On Jan. 18, police were called to assist Northern Light Medical Transport with a possible overdose. On Jan. 22, officers responded to an

  • Winter Harbor Police log week of January 27

    Winter Harbor Police log week of January 27

    WINTER HARBOR — Police Chief Danny Mitchell Jr. and Officer Eli Brown responded to a complaint of sexual abuse of a minor at a residence off Main Street on Jan. 11. Police are investigating allegations from the parties involved. In a separate incident, Mitchell and Brown received a complaint of a rape of a woman

  • Sexual assault charges filed

    Sexual assault charges filed

    ELLSWORTH — A man sent to prison Jan. 6 for attempted murder and other charges in a December 2020 Trenton robbery has been charged with a dozen counts of gross sexual assault. Penobscot County Deputy District Attorney Mark Rucci said half of the charges are Class A and half are Class B. “Basically, Larry Smith

  • Hancock County divorces

    The following divorces were granted in Ellsworth District Court: Shawn R. Fish, Bucksport and Jessica L. Fish, Prospect. Married Dec. 10, 2011, at Bucksport. Nicole Buck, Lamoine and Kyle Buck, Bar Harbor. Married Sept. 10, 2016, at Bar Harbor. Destiny J.O. Rousselle, Bucksport and Nicholas J.R. Rousselle, Hudson. Married Oct. 19, 2019, at Bangor. Christopher

  • Hancock County Sheriff log week of January 20

    Hancock County Sheriff log week of January 20

    ELLSWORTH — The Hancock County Sheriff’s Office arrested an Amherst man after his vehicle was found off the roadway of Airline Road in Amherst Jan. 2. Deputy Hunter Fernald arrested Keith Durand, 45, on charges of operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of an intoxicant and operating without a license. Fernald was assisted

  • Hancock County Jail log week of January 20

    Hancock County Jail log week of January 20

    The following were arrested or booked into the Hancock County Jail between Jan. 6 and 10: Merrill H. Muncey III, 36, Verona Island, warrant arrest. Harry E. Larrabee III, 24, Hancock, domestic violence assault. Nicholas E. Beal, 30, Sorrento, unlawful drug trafficking, unlawful drug possession. Michael A. Ripley, 31, Hampden, probation violation. Dylan A. Norwood,