Cops & Courts

  • Two injured in Hancock ATV crash

    Two injured in Hancock ATV crash

    HANCOCK — A Hancock man and a Lamoine woman were taken to Eastern Maine Medical Center after an all-terrain vehicle crash on B&B Drive in Hancock just after 8 p.m. Wednesday, Maine Game Warden Cpl. John MacDonald reported. The driver, Eric Butters, 50, of Hancock, sustained serious injuries and was taken from the scene by

  • Hancock County Jail log August 6-13

    Hancock County Jail log August 6-13

    The following were arrested or booked into the Hancock County Jail between August 6 and 13: Jennifer L. Atwood, 38, Stockton Springs, warrant unpaid fine. Elizabeth A. Clifford, 29, Bangor, back for court. Christopher D. Kerns, 45, Corinna, failure to appear. Timothy L. Thorpe, 38, Dedham, violating conditions of release and operating a motor vehicle

  • Maine State Police Log Week of Aug. 16

    Maine State Police Log Week of Aug. 16

    ELLSWORTH — A passer-by pulled a Portland man from the wreckage of his vehicle just before it burst into flames on Caterpillar Hill Road in Sedgwick Saturday, the Maine State Police reported. Samuel Scribner, 25, was driving an unknown vehicle, which went off the road and struck a tree, Trooper Travis Chapman said. Chapman charged

  • Former Blue Hill treasurer indicted on theft charge

    Former Blue Hill treasurer indicted on theft charge

    ELLSWORTH — A Hancock County grand jury Aug. 9 indicted Blue Hill’s former treasurer on one count of theft. The former treasurer, Jody A. Murphy, 38, of Franklin, is represented by Ellsworth attorney Max Coolidge. The indictment alleges that Murphy took funds belonging to the town of Blue Hill between Oct. 14 and Nov. 16

  • Gouldsboro Police Log Week of Aug. 16

    Gouldsboro Police Log Week of Aug. 16

    GOULDSBORO — As a result of an Aug. 8 traffic stop on East Schoodic Drive in Birch Harbor, Eben Moss, 34, of Fryeburg was arrested on a warrant for violating conditions of release and possession of a suspended driver’s license. Moss had previously been summoned in Birch Harbor on July 28 on a charge of

  • Ellsworth Police Log Week of Aug. 16

    Ellsworth Police Log Week of Aug. 16

    ELLSWORTH — A mother and daughter were arrested on domestic assault charges on Aug. 9, after the two reportedly got into an argument over $300. Police said Tamara Strout, 48, reportedly lent her daughter, 24-year-old Mariah Ryan, the money. Ryan called police to the Ellsworth residence and claimed that her mother had pushed her into

  • Hancock County Sheriff’s Log Week of Aug. 16

    Hancock County Sheriff’s Log Week of Aug. 16

    ELLSWORTH — Hancock County Sheriff’s deputies arrested a Tremont woman who allegedly assaulted a man and tried to set his belongings on fire Saturday. Deputy Michael Southard charged Tricia Roe, 34, with felony domestic violence assault and attempted arson, which is also a felony. Roe is free on bail. Witness tampering Deputy David Lord charged

  • Bucksport Police Log Week of Aug. 16

    Bucksport Police Log Week of Aug. 16

    ELLSWORTH — Bucksport police investigated an unattended death aboard a cruise ship docked in the harbor Aug. 5. Sgt. David Winchester said a cruise ship passenger, 86, from Massachusetts had died of natural causes. Arrests Police arrested Todd Morris, 49, of Bucksport on a charge of aggravated assault Saturday. On Sunday, police arrested Adam Grindle,

  • Bucksport man charged with aggravated assault

    Bucksport man charged with aggravated assault

    ELLSWORTH — A Bucksport man has been arrested on two counts of aggravated assault. Kaleem “Danny” Adnan, 29, appeared before Judge Michael Roberts Friday in Hancock County Unified Court for a bail hearing. There is no information yet on the alleged assaults. District Attorney Matt Foster asked Roberts to set bail at $50,000 cash. Foster

  • Woman reported missing found heading south

    ELLSWORTH — An 18-year-old Ellsworth woman reported missing several days ago by her guardian is “en route to Florida,” according to a police report. The woman, who was last seen in Southwest Harbor on foot on Aug. 5, was reported missing Aug. 7, said Police Chief Glenn Moshier. Officers eventually received a message from her