Cops & Courts

  • Bucksport police chief honored for bravery

    Bucksport police chief honored for bravery

    BUCKSPORT — Bucksport Police Chief Sean Geagan and Sgt. David Winchester on Feb. 9 attended a Maine Chiefs of Police Association gathering where Winchester was recognized for bravery. The officer saved two residents from a house fire on Central Street last April. Geagan is currently serving as president of the association.        

  • Hancock County Jail log Feb. 13-19

    Hancock County Jail log Feb. 13-19

    The following were arrested or booked into Hancock County Jail between Feb. 13 and 19: Samantha J. Meserve, 31, Jonesport, hold for other agency. Christopher W. Wright, 39, Brooklin, operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of an intoxicant. Rebecca W. Atamian, 28, Fitchburg, Mass., unlawful drug trafficking. Cyntoine D. Sloan, 34, Worcester, Mass.,

  • Ellsworth Police Log Week of Feb. 22

    Ellsworth Police Log Week of Feb. 22

    ELLSWORTH — Police responded to several suspicious incidents this week. A local resident called about “yelling coming from a home” on Feb. 12. Responding officers found that “there were no issues,” but that “the TV was turned up too loud.” A resident called the department to report “suspicious activity” on Feb. 13. Officers investigated and

  • Gouldsboro Police Log Week of Feb. 22

    Gouldsboro Police Log Week of Feb. 22

    GOULDSBORO — On Feb. 20, Lindsay Swanson, 25, of Steuben was summoned on charges of operating after suspension and failure to notify the secretary of state of an address change as a result of a traffic stop on Route 1. Burglary assist On Feb. 17, an officer assisted the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office with locating

  • Maine State Police Log Week of Feb. 22

    Maine State Police Log Week of Feb. 22

    ELLSWORTH — The Maine State Police charged two men with burglarizing a business on Great Cranberry Island Sunday. Trooper Caleb McGary reported that cash and merchandise had been stolen from the business. McGary charged Harry Beers, 26, and Justin Bunker, 24, both of Great Cranberry, with burglary, theft and criminal trespass. Beers also was charged

  • Hancock County Sheriff’s Log Week of Feb. 22

    Hancock County Sheriff’s Log Week of Feb. 22

    ELLSWORTH — Hancock County Sheriff’s Deputy Brian Archer arrested three Bucksport residents accused of burglarizing a Hancock business Feb. 15. Archer arrested Jamie Matlack, 44, and Adam Staples, 48, each on charges of violating conditions of release, burglary and theft by unauthorized taking or transfer. Also arrested was Megan Patten, 27, on charges of burglary

  • Two arrested in Sullivan machete attack

    Two arrested in Sullivan machete attack

    ELLSWORTH — Hancock County Sheriff’s deputies arrested two probationers after an assault with a machete at a Sullivan residence in the wee hours Saturday. Lt. Corey Bagley said the victim of the machete attack suffered superficial cuts and declined medical treatment. Police have charged Nathaniel Sargent, 29, of Bucksport with theft, assault with a dangerous

  • Update: Police arrest wanted Whiting man

    Update: Police arrest wanted Whiting man

    ELLSWORTH — Maine State Police arrested a Whiting man on several felony charges, including gross sexual assault and robbery, Friday morning, concluding a three-day manhunt. Robert Boggia, 32, was arrested at a home in Trescott at about 11 a.m. Friday. He was charged with gross sexual assault, domestic violence assault, robbery, burglary and theft. The

  • Hancock County Jail log Jan. 30 – Feb. 12

    Hancock County Jail log Jan. 30 – Feb. 12

    The following were arrested or booked in the Hancock County Jail between Jan. 30 and Feb. 12: Jonathan C. Jones, 26, Bangor, failure to appear. Jenny-Jo Soucy, 45, Fletchers Landing, five days for possession of hypodermic apparatus and operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of an intoxicant. Josiah E. Estabrook, 22, Ellsworth, four