Cops & Courts

  • Gouldsboro Police Log Week of June 27

    Gouldsboro Police Log Week of June 27

    GOULDSBORO — A 2002 Windstar van was reported stolen from a residence on Clinic Road June 20. An undisclosed amount of cash was also taken. Police were able to identify a suspect and obtained an address for the person in Rhode Island. Police contacted the Coventry Police Department in Rhode Island, which located and recovered

  • Ellsworth Police Log Week of June 27

    Ellsworth Police Log Week of June 27

    ELLSWORTH — The Dead River Co. building on Water Street was damaged on June 24 when it was struck by a pickup truck driven by a 23-year-old Winterport resident, according to a police report of the incident. A truck driven by Brandon Conners was coming down the Deane Street hill toward Water Street around 7:30

  • Hancock County divorces

    Hancock County divorces

    The following divorces were granted in Ellsworth District Court: Harley L. Davis, Ellsworth and Andrew M. Manning, Surry. Married July 8, 2012, at Plymouth. Shared parental rights, primary residence with both parties for one minor child. Annie B. Woodman, Seal Harbor and James R. Whitehead, Somesville. Married Sept. 12, 2009, at Town Hill. Shared parental

  • Hancock County Sheriff’s Log Week on June 27

    Hancock County Sheriff’s Log Week on June 27

    ELLSWORTH — Hancock County Sheriff’s Detective Stephen McFarland is investigating a theft of several paintings valued at $20,000. The paintings are the work of Barron Krody of Brooksville. They were discovered missing from Krody’s Brooksville residence this month. The paintings are thought to have been taken sometime since last September, McFarland said. Anyone with information

  • Troop J officer recognized for bravery

    Troop J officer recognized for bravery

    ELLSWORTH — The Maine State Police Friday recognized an officer from Troop J for bravery, spokesman Steve McCausland reported. The ceremony was held at the Maine Criminal Justice Academy in Vassalboro. Trooper Caleb McGary, who patrols Hancock County, also serves on the Maine State Police Tactical Team. McCausland said McGary received the bravery award for

  • Maine State Police Log Week of June 27

    Maine State Police Log Week of June 27

    ELLSWORTH — The Maine State Police charged two motorists with impaired driving on Friday and Saturday. On Route 179 in Ellsworth Friday, Trooper Gavin Endre summoned a Lamoine youth, 17, on charge of administrative operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of intoxicants. Per Maine statute, motorists under age 21 are charged with administrative

  • Maine State Police Log Washington County Week of June 20

    Maine State Police Log Washington County Week of June 20

    MACHIAS — The Maine State Police arrested a motorist suspected of impaired operation after stopping his vehicle for speeding on Route 1 in Columbia Saturday. Trooper Jeffrey Taylor arrested George Bagley, 32, of Milbridge on a charge of operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of an intoxicant. Taylor summoned a passenger, Isaac Davis,

  • City police struggle  to find new officers

    City police struggle to find new officers

    ELLSWORTH — There may be more criminal justice degree programs than ever before, but local law enforcement agencies are strapped for personnel, said Police Chief Glenn Moshier. He is looking for two officers to fill the department’s ranks within the next year. “All agencies are struggling to find people,” Moshier said. Between injuries and vacancies,

  • Winter Harbor Police Log Week of June 20

    Winter Harbor Police Log Week of June 20

    WINTER HARBOR — No one was injured during a motor vehicle collision June 5 on the Winter Harbor town dock. Winter Harbor police said the vehicles sustained only minor, cosmetic damage. No one was charged. Medical assist Police responded June 7 to a report of an infant having a seizure. The ambulance arrived seconds after

  • Hancock County Jail Log June 11-16

    Hancock County Jail Log June 11-16

    The following were arrested or booked into Hancock County Jail between June 11 and 16: Michael W. Kane, 33, Lamoine, back for court. Justin L. Gibson, 41, Brooklin, warrant failure to pay fines. Seth J. Clewley, 29, Ellsworth, violating conditions of release. Pat R. Vanzura, 56, Trenton, operating a motor vehicle while under the influence

  • Ellsworth Police Log Week of June 20

    Ellsworth Police Log Week of June 20

    ELLSWORTH — Run-ins with animals in the roadway resulted in the death of a dog and a deer this week. A dog without a collar died after being hit by a car on the Bangor Road around 10 p.m. on June 15, according to a police report. The pit bull reportedly ran into the road