Cops & Courts

  • Hancock County Jail log Nov. 18-27

    Hancock County Jail log Nov. 18-27

    Nicholas C. Willey Jr., 37, Franklin, operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of an intoxicant. Hailee M. Herbest, 21, Mount Desert, protection order violation. Douglas A. Morris, 31, Bangor, warrant arrest. Derek C. Whisenand, 30, no address given, warrant arrest. William McGillivray, 35, Ellsworth, failure to comply with Sex Offender Registry Act. Richard

  • Winter Harbor Police log week of December 2

    Winter Harbor Police log week of December 2

    WINTER HARBOR — A local caretaker reported Nov. 23 that a seasonal property had been entered. Nothing was stolen. Police Chief Danny Mitchell Jr. checked on a property on Grindstone Avenue Nov. 24 after suspicious circumstances were noted the day before. All was clear at the time. Medical calls Winter Harbor police assisted Schoodic EMS

  • Maine State Police log week of December 2

    Maine State Police log week of December 2

    ELLSWORTH — The Maine State Police arrested a motorist after a traffic stop for speeding in Steuben Nov. 19. Sgt. Jeff Ingemi arrested Daniel Schuch, 25, of Gouldsboro on a charge of operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of an intoxicant. Trooper Travis Chapman and Trooper Jarid Leonard assisted. Summonses Trooper Einar Mattson

  • East Machias woman sentenced for fentanyl possession

    East Machias woman sentenced for fentanyl possession

    EAST MACHIAS — An East Machias woman was sentenced Tuesday in federal court for possessing fentanyl and crack cocaine with intent to distribute, U.S. Attorney Darcie N. McElwee announced. U.S. District Judge Lance E. Walker sentenced Kayla Thistlewood, 28, to eight years and one month in prison and three years of supervised release. She pleaded

  • Hancock County Sheriff’s log week of December 2

    Hancock County Sheriff’s log week of December 2

    ELLSWORTH — Hancock County Sheriff’s deputies dealt with a number of people having mental health crises as well as helping other law enforcement agencies look for at-risk individuals during the past week. Deputies Jeff McFarland and Zach Allen went to an Otis residence Nov. 28 to check on the well-being of a young man threatening

  • Bucksport Police Log Week of December 2

    Bucksport Police Log Week of December 2

    BUCKSPORT — Thanks to good police work, a routine traffic stop on Nov. 26 resulted in the seizure of roughly $10,000 worth of fentanyl, Deputy Police Chief David Winchester said. Fentanyl is a synthetic opiate 100 times more potent than morphine, according to the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration. Officers Ryan Welch and Tyler Adams and

  • Ellsworth Police Log Week of Dec. 2

    Ellsworth Police Log Week of Dec. 2

    Officers rushed to Harbor Park at 10 p.m. on Nov. 26 in response to a report of a car immersed in the water. The vehicle had plunged into the water at the city pier boat landing at the park. Police said the vehicle was fully submerged.

  • Hancock County Jail log Nov. 10-16

    Hancock County Jail log Nov. 10-16

    The following were arrested or booked into the Hancock County Jail between Nov. 10 and 16: Aidan C.J. O’Keeffe, 21, Waterville, two warrant arrests and one count unlawful drug possession. Ellen A. Stavnesli, 47, Bar Harbor, domestic violence assault, criminal mischief. Katherine A. Bridges, 36, Brooklin, domestic violence assault. Tracy D. Pelletier, 35, Orono, operating

  • Bucksport Police Log Week of Nov. 25

    Bucksport Police Log Week of Nov. 25

    BUCKSPORT — A man notified police about a “sickly looking squirrel in front of a store bothering customers,” on Nov. 15. The incident was referred to the animal control officer. Sexual assault A man reported a sexual assault on Nov. 20. Officer Erik Marcel is investigating. Summonses Matthew B. Rankin, 30, of Holden was summoned