Cops & Courts

  • Hancock County Jail log Dec. 5-11

    Hancock County Jail log Dec. 5-11

    The following were arrested or booked into Hancock County Jail between Dec. 5 and 11: Nathaniel S. Madore, 24, Trenton, back for court. Kylee R. Francis-Fowler, 28, Swan’s Island, failure to appear. Anthony J. Sharp, 27, Veazie, 48 hours for unlawful drug possession. Alexandra McComiskey, 26, Eastbrook, warrant charging failure to appear for operating after

  • Blue Hill woman indicted for allegedly assaulting child

    Blue Hill woman indicted for allegedly assaulting child

    ELLSWORTH — A Hancock County grand jury Dec. 7 indicted a Blue Hill woman on charges that she allegedly assaulted her boyfriend’s child, according to Hancock County District Attorney Matt Foster. Breanna Hewes, 27, was indicted on one count of assault on a child under 6 and one count of assault. “The child suffered bruising

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

    Hancock County Sheriff’s Log Week of Dec. 14

    ELLSWORTH — A Sedgwick man reported Sunday that his identity had been stolen. A Blue Hill resident reported Dec. 7 that someone has stolen business checks from him and made the checks out to himself. Deputy Brian Archer is investigating. A Lamoine woman reported that a package was stolen from her mailbox Dec. 6. Unattended death

  • Ellsworth Police Log Week of Dec. 14

    Ellsworth Police Log Week of Dec. 14

    ELLSWORTH — On the evening of Dec. 6, 63-year-old Ronald Spinney of Eastport was driving south on the Bangor Road when an Emera Maine bucket truck headed north struck a deer. The deer “spun back into the path” of Spinney’s 2006 Toyota sedan, which had $700 in damage to its front bumper as a result.

  • Bucksport Police Log Week of Dec. 14

    Bucksport Police Log Week of Dec. 14

    BUCKSPORT — On the morning of Dec. 7, Bucksport police, Hancock County Sheriff’s deputies and Maine State Police troopers took a 54-year-old woman into custody after she was spotted sitting on the rail of the Penobscot Narrows Bridge with a loaded shotgun. The bridge was shut down for about 20 minutes as police communicated with

  • Maine State Police Log Week of Dec. 14

    Maine State Police Log Week of Dec. 14

    ELLSWORTH — The Maine State Police is investigating a vandalism incident at the U.S. post office in Sullivan. Vandals spray-painted three red hearts with letters in each heart on the side of the building, said Cpl. Chris Smith. The incident occurred during the nighttime hours between Dec. 4 and 5. Arrests On Route 1 in

  • Bucksport police bust meth lab

    Bucksport police bust meth lab

    BUCKSPORT — Three Bucksport men were arrested on Monday after police searched a suspected meth lab in a residence on Bucksmills Road, said Detective Sgt. David Winchester of the Bucksport Police Department. The arrests were made as a result of an ongoing investigation, Winchester said. Shane Jacobs, 30, Rob Gray, 45, and Christopher Butler, 34,

  • Body found in Hancock park

    Body found in Hancock park

    HANCOCK — The Hancock County Sheriff’s Office has reported that a dead body was found in the Hancock Town Park Monday. “After a preliminary investigation, it appears Anthony Spellman, 53, a boarding home resident in Hancock, died of natural causes,” said Deputy Luke Gross. The Hancock Town Park is located at the corner of Hancock

  • Two shot in armed confrontation with police

    Two shot in armed confrontation with police

    ELLSWORTH — A Maine Marine Patrol officer shot and wounded two people during the execution of an arrest warrant Saturday at a Machiasport residence, according to Maine Attorney General spokesman Andrew Roth-Wells. “A warrant for the arrest of Jason M. Jackson, 33, of East Machias was issued as a result of an alleged home invasion in East