Cops & Courts

  • Bucksport Police Log Week of Oct. 18

    BUCKSPORT — The Bucksport Police issued a number of warnings to motorists during the past week and just a few summonses. Sgt. David Winchester summoned Monique Brages, 36, of Bucksport on a charge of operating after suspension Sunday. Officer Gerald Lowe, summoned Adrian Hanscom, 44, of Orland on a charge of operating after suspension Oct.

  • Ellsworth Police Log Week of Oct. 18

    ELLSWORTH — Police are investigating a report by a 22-year-old Ellsworth woman who said she was raped twice by a 31-year-old man from Bangor whom she’d met on the internet, according to a report made on Oct. 10. Ellsworth Police Chief Glenn Moshier said the incidents allegedly occurred that same day but that after investigating

  • Maine State Police Log Week of Oct. 18

    Maine State Police Log Week of Oct. 18

    ELLSWORTH — The Maine State Police handled a number of incidents this past week, including a criminal mischief complaint concerning a political sign that was damaged in Stonington. Trooper Owen Reed is investigating the sign incident. District Attorney Matt Foster said the penalties for damaging political signs depend on whether the sign was on public

  • Winter Harbor Police Log Week of Oct. 18

    Winter Harbor Police Log Week of Oct. 18

    WINTER HARBOR — On Oct. 10, police arrested Leslie Perry Jr. of Milbridge, with assistance from the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office. Ppolice said Perry eluded police following a traffic stop for erratic driving. He was charged with driving to endanger, eluding arrest and operating with a revoked license. Perry also had two outstanding warrants. Bail

  • Hancock County Sheriff’s Log Week of Oct. 18

    Hancock County Sheriff’s Log Week of Oct. 18

    ELLSWORTH — Hancock County Sheriff’s deputies arrested two Lamoine brothers who allegedly assaulted a woman Oct. 10. Lt. Corey Bagley said Malcolm Higgins, 62, and Michael Higgins, 59, were each charged with one count of assault. Bagley said Capital Ambulance checked the victim, who declined transport to Northern Light Maine Coast Hospital. Both men are

  • Prescription drug take-back events scheduled Oct. 27

    Prescription drug take-back events scheduled Oct. 27

    ELLSWORTH — In observance of National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day on Saturday, Oct. 27, the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office will host a drug take-back event in collaboration with Ellsworth Police Department, the Ellsworth Area Chamber of Commerce and Healthy Acadia. The event is scheduled for 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Ellsworth Area Chamber of Commerce,

  • Man killed in T34 crash

    Man killed in T34 crash

    ELLSWORTH — A Lowell man died after his pickup truck went off the road, hit trees and overturned on its roof on a remote road in Township 34 Wednesday, Maine State Police spokesman Steve McCausland reported. Gary Haskell was 53. He sustained “severe trauma injuries” and died at the scene, McCausland said. Haskell’s passenger, Pamela