Cops & Courts

  • Ellsworth Police Log Week of April 26

    Ellsworth Police Log Week of April 26

    ELLSWORTH — On April 19, a local girl came into the Police Department “to report being sexually harassed at her workplace,” according to a report of the incident. After investigating, police issued a summons to 36-year-old Kenyatte Redden of Lamoine for unlawful sexual touching. The case is under investigation. Reports of trash unfounded A resident

  • Six charged in party bust

    Six charged in party bust

    ELLSWORTH — Officers broke up a party at a residence near State Street last Thursday, arresting two area residents and issuing summonses to four others. Christopher Barnes, 18, of Mariaville and Peyton Cole, 18, of Ellsworth were arrested and charged with providing a place for minors to consume alcohol as well as illegal possession of

  • Hancock County Sheriff’s Log Week of April 26

    Hancock County Sheriff’s Log Week of April 26

    ELLSWORTH — Hancock County Sheriff’s Deputy Michael Southard visited a Mariaville residence Monday to investigate a complaint of possible child abuse. Southard accompanied a Maine Department of Health and Human Services employee. “No action was taken from either agency,” Southard said. Accidents A Stonington man was arrested after a single-vehicle crash on Burnt Cove Road

  • Bucksport Police Log Week of April 26

    Bucksport Police Log Week of April 26

    BUCKSPORT — Bucksport Police are investigating the theft of a ring, valued at $4,000, which was taken from a residence this past week. Officer Steve Bishop is investigating a burglary at a vacant property that was reported April 19. A real estate agent noticed that a glass panel in the door had been broken. Sgt.

  • Two indicted; charged with operating Bucksport meth lab

    Two indicted; charged with operating Bucksport meth lab

    ELLSWORTH — A Bangor man and a Bucksport man who police said were producing methamphetamine in Bucksport last December were indicted by a Hancock County grand jury April 5. The incident occurred at a Bucks Mills Road residence. Christopher C. Butler, 34, of Bangor, was indicted on charges of aggravated operation of a methamphetamine lab,

  • Hancock County Jail log April 10-12

    Hancock County Jail log April 10-12

    The following were arrested or booked into the Hancock County Jail between April 10 and 12: Scott H. Perry, 50, Steuben, hold for Washington County. Robert K. Gross, 33, Etna, two counts failure to appear. Gary W. Goodrich III, 21, Surry, warrants charging 14 counts theft and 13 counts of burglary. Kayla M. Bulleman, 21,

  • Orland man now a state trooper

    Orland man now a state trooper

    ORLAND — Maine’s newest state troopers received their badges this month in ceremonies at the Maine Criminal Justice Academy. The five troopers completed 10 weeks of specialized State Police training. All are previous graduates of the academy. The new troopers will patrol with a veteran trooper before beginning to patrol on their own. The graduation

  • Ellsworth Police Log Week of April 19

    Ellsworth Police Log Week of April 19

    ELLSWORTH — Warmer weather has brought out the deer, which have been spotted around the area, particularly on the Bucksport Road, where several accidents involving animals occurred over the past week. John Atkinson of Orland was northbound on the Bucksport Road around 12:30 p.m. on April 9 when he struck a deer that “walked out

  • Hancock County Sheriff’s Log Week of April 19

    Hancock County Sheriff’s Log Week of April 19

    ELLSWORTH — A Gouldsboro man called the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office Saturday because his wife, who is incarcerated at the Hancock County Jail, keeps calling him and asking him to bail her out. Deputy Michael Southard said the man wanted his wife to be warned not to contact him anymore. Southard obliged. Library theft The