Cops & Courts

  • Hancock County Sheriff: Franklin man charged with assault

    Hancock County Sheriff: Franklin man charged with assault

    ELLSWORTH — Hancock County Sheriff’s deputies arrested a Franklin man Jan. 22 after he allegedly assaulted, threatened and held a Bar Harbor woman against her will. “We responded to the Franklin man’s residence and found him still with the woman,” said Deputy Dan Harlan. The two had been in a relationship, according to police. Harlan

  • Bucksport Police: Coloring child causes 911 misdial

    Bucksport Police: Coloring child causes 911 misdial

    BUCKSPORT — Officer Matt Schmidt checked on a 911 call Jan. 22 that occurred while a child was “coloring the phone,” he said. Investigation Deputy Chief David Winchester is investigating a sexual assault that was initially reported to the Searsport Police Department. Arrest Officer Chris Woodman arrested Timothy Moon, 31, of Bucksport on a charge

  • Winter Harbor Police: Man arrested on warrant

    Winter Harbor Police: Man arrested on warrant

    WINTER HARBOR — Police arrested Eben Moss, 35, of Winter Harbor Jan. 11 on an outstanding warrant from Cumberland County charging failure to appear. The arrest took place at MC’s Marketplace in Birch Harbor and Moss was taken to Hancock County Jail. Timothy Ciarcia, 26, of Steuben was summonsed on a charge of operating after

  • Cherryfield murder suspect set to be arraigned

    Cherryfield murder suspect set to be arraigned

    MACHIAS — A man accused in the shooting death of a woman in Cherryfield is scheduled to be arraigned in Washington County Superior Court Friday afternoon, said Maine Attorney General’s Office spokesman Marc Malon. Sally Shaw, 55, was a grandmother and certified nurse’s assistant from New Gloucester. Her body was found July 19, 2017, along

  • Franklin man charged with holding girlfriend against her will

    Franklin man charged with holding girlfriend against her will

    ELLSWORTH — Hancock County Sheriff’s deputies arrested a Franklin man Wednesday night after he allegedly assaulted, threatened and held a Bar Harbor woman against her will. “We responded to the Franklin man’s residence and found him still with the woman,” said Deputy Dan Harlan. The two had been involved, according to police. Harlan arrested Jacob

  • Hancock County Jail log week of Jan. 23

    Hancock County Jail log week of Jan. 23

    The following were arrested or booked into Hancock County Jail between Jan. 13 and 16: John A. Molina, 37, Lincoln, default in payment of fine. Christopher A. O’Bar, 37, Southwest Harbor, failure to appear. Michael R. Daniel, 28, Ellsworth, five days for two counts violating conditions of release and one count each assault, criminal trespass

  • Ellsworth Police log week of Jan. 23

    Ellsworth Police log week of Jan. 23

    ELLSWORTH — Officers are looking for a white pickup truck with a wooden rack on the back that reportedly left the scene of a crash that occurred at the intersection of High and Foster streets at around 8:35 a.m. on Jan. 17. Ellsworth Police Chief Glenn Moshier said the truck pulled out of the parking

  • Hancock County Sheriff’s log week of Jan. 23

    Hancock County Sheriff’s log week of Jan. 23

    ELLSWORTH — An Orland woman called the Hancock County Regional Communications Center the afternoon of Jan. 16 to advise that her neighbor’s plow truck was too loud and that the noise was bothering her. Deputy Jeff McFarland met with the woman and her neighbor and determined no law had been broken. More neighbor complaints A

  • Police warn of new scam  threatening property seizure

    Police warn of new scam threatening property seizure

    GOULDSBORO — Residents of Gouldsboro and the surrounding area should be alert for a new scam. Gouldsboro Police Chief John Shively said a resident recently reported receiving a letter claiming his property was about to be seized for nonpayment of taxes. The letterhead indicated it had come from the Hancock County “tax processing unit.” The

  • Maine State Police; Pair of motorists summoned

    ELLSWORTH — The Maine State Police charged two motorists with driving infractions during the past week. Trooper Gavin Endre summoned Neil Salisbury, 68, of Lamoine on a charge of operating after suspension Saturday on Douglas Highway in Lamoine. Trooper Dana Austin summoned Clarence Grant, 57, of Columbia on a charge of operating after suspension on