Cops & Courts

  • Hancock County Jail log June 12-17

    Hancock County Jail log June 12-17

    The following were arrested or booked into Hancock County Jail between June 12 and 17: David W. Jamieson, 44, Bangor, two counts failure to pay fine. Candra St. Clair Leckman, 29, Ellsworth, one count failure to appear and two counts default in payment of fine. Michael C. Sigler, 27, Sanford, back for court. Khadijah N.

  • Ellsworth Police Log Week of June 21

    Ellsworth Police Log Week of June 21

    ELLSWORTH — A local man was arrested on June 16 after he allegedly assaulted a woman at a downtown bar around 11 p.m. Police said 48-year-old Ellsworth resident Thomas Cole was “extremely intoxicated” and had been removed from the bar but had returned and began assaulting a woman. “Her boyfriend took exception to that,” said

  • Hancock County Sheriff’s Log Week of June 21

    Hancock County Sheriff’s Log Week of June 21

    ELLSWORTH — Hancock County Sheriff’s deputies arrested a Lamoine man after he allegedly threatened to kill his wife and fired a bullet into the ceiling of their home Sunday. Deputy David Lord arrested Robert Pierce, 56, on charges of domestic violence criminal threatening and domestic violence reckless conduct. Pierce was still incarcerated at the Hancock

  • Motorcyclist dies following Bucksport crash

    Motorcyclist dies following Bucksport crash

    BUCKSPORT — An Orrington man died Friday due to injuries he sustained in a motorcycle crash on Bucks Mills Road June 8. Police are still investigating how the crash occurred. Robert Bowley was 70. “We’re actively working on the case,” said Bucksport Police Sgt. David Winchester. “We will continue to work with the eye witnesses.”

  • Ellsworth Police Log Week of June 14

    Ellsworth Police Log Week of June 14

    ELLSWORTH — Officers received a report of a girl “breaking an egg over the head” of another student at a local coffee shop on June 5, according to a report of the incident. The manager of the shop asked that the girl be asked not to return to the store. Lone child reported Police received

  • Bucksport Police Log Week of June 14

    Bucksport Police Log Week of June 14

    BUCKSPORT — The Bucksport Police handled the unattended death of a man, who was found slumped over a skidder in a woodlot Friday. No foul play is suspected. Arrests Officer Gerald Lowe arrested Jesse Skillings, 18, of Frankfort Saturday on a charge of operating without a license. Officer Ryan Knight arrested Robert J. Vachon, 50,

  • Hancock County Sheriff’s Log Week of June 14

    TRENTON — Hancock County Sheriff’s deputies are investigating thefts and a burglary. Deputy Zach Allen is investigating a theft of medications, which were stolen from a Hancock residence. The break-in was reported June 6. Allen also is investigating a theft from a Sullivan property that was reported June 7. A Southwest Harbor man reported the

  • Hancock County Jail log June 4-10

    Hancock County Jail log June 4-10

    The following were arrested or booked into Hancock County Jail between June 4 and 10: Marina V. Mathis, 27, Bangor, operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of an intoxicant. Joshua E. Heikkinen, 38, Bar Harbor, two days for OUI. Robert J. Vachon, 58, Bucksport, probation violation. Jalique S. Keene, 21, Bar Harbor, murder.

  • Bucksport man indicted for “gun play” incident

    Bucksport man indicted for “gun play” incident

    ELLSWORTH — A Hancock County grand jury has indicted a Bucksport man who police said engaged in “gun play” during an argument with his mother’s husband on Jan. 9. Dylan Fisher, 19, was indicted June 7 on charges of tampering with a victim, tampering with a witness, three counts of domestic violence reckless conduct with