Cops & Courts

  • Hancock County Sheriff’s Log Week of Oct. 21

    Hancock County Sheriff’s Log Week of Oct. 21

    ELLSWORTH — The Hancock County Sheriff’s Office investigated three drug overdoses, including one fatality, over the past week. Two occurred on Oct. 12 at residences in Surry and Trenton and the fatality occurred in Brooklin on Oct. 17. The Brooklin overdose claimed the life of a 42-year-old woman, according to the investigating officer, Deputy Travis

  • Bucksport Police Log Week of Oct. 21

    Bucksport Police Log Week of Oct. 21

    BUCKSPORT — A man legally growing marijuana called police Oct. 13 to report that someone had tampered with his crop but after investigating, police found no evidence that tampering had occurred, said Deputy Police Chief David Winchester. Theft Sharon Harvey, 49, of Ellsworth was charged with theft Oct. 12. Speeding Victoria Maxim, 65, of Blue

  • Ellsworth Police Log Week of Oct. 21

    Ellsworth Police Log Week of Oct. 21

    ELLSWORTH — Two passenger cars and a van collided near Autumn Road on Route 1A Oct. 9, but the four occupants escaped any injuries. All were wearing seat belts at the time of the accident. Police said Victor K. Mubang, 64, of Machias was traveling north on Route 1A in his 2019 passenger van when

  • Hancock County Jail log Oct. 1-7

    Hancock County Jail log Oct. 1-7

    The following were arrested or booked into the Hancock County Jail between Oct. 1 and 7: Deandra L. Gant-Lambert, 30, Searsport, warrant arrest. Andrew R. Semple, 35, Blue Hill, protection order violation. Amanda J. Rooney, 42, Brooksville, operating after habitual offender revocation. William P. Abney, 57, Holden, violating conditions of release. James C. Thompson, 41,

  • Hancock County Sheriff’s Log Week of Oct. 14

    Hancock County Sheriff’s Log Week of Oct. 14

    ELLSWORTH — A person at a Lamoine residence overdosed on Oct. 3 and was revived using Narcan, the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office reported. Narcan is a drug that quickly reverses an opioid overdose. Deputy Brian Archer said after being revived, the person was taken to a local hospital. Harassment Deputy Mariza Gionfriddo handled a harassment

  • Bucksport Police Log Week of Oct. 14

    Bucksport Police Log Week of Oct. 14

    BUCKSPORT — Officer Ryan Welch arrested a Penobscot resident Oct. 9 on a charge of being a fugitive from justice, police reported. Christopher Beaucage, 35, is wanted on an unspecified felony charge in Florida. Beaucage also has two Maine warrants. Welch also charged Beaucage with aggravated drug trafficking, unlawful drug possession and violating conditions of

  • Ellsworth Police Log Week of Oct. 14

    Ellsworth Police Log Week of Oct. 14

    ELLSWORTH — A “bloody” machete found lying on top of a dumpster and splashes of what looked like blood on the pavement brought police to The Ellsworth American parking lot the morning of Oct. 11. The responding officer found a bottle of fake blood inside the dumpster and determined the incident was a prank, despite

  • Woman dies in Rte. 3 crash

    Woman dies in Rte. 3 crash

    BAR HARBOR — A California woman died Sunday after she was involved in a head-on crash on Route 3 in the area of “the Bluffs.” Nga Thi Le, 65, of Westminster, was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash at about 4:30 p.m., according to a statement from Bar Harbor Police. Le was a

  • Gouldsboro Police Log Week of Oct. 7

    Gouldsboro Police Log Week of Oct. 7

    GOULDSBORO — On Monday, Sept. 27, Officer Adam Brackett responded to a report of an alleged assault at a Route 1 residence in Gouldsboro. His investigation is ongoing. Missing dogs Two dogs took off for five hours last Friday, Oct. 1, from a South Gouldsboro home. The canines, which had disappeared from the Deane Point