Cops & Courts

  • Bucksport Police Log Week of Sept. 23

    Bucksport Police Log Week of Sept. 23

    BUCKSPORT — A property owner called police to report her surveillance system had captured a woman in her yard taking a photo with a cell phone sometime before 8 a.m. on Sept. 15. Drug problem An 11-year-old student in the fifth grade was in possession of a vape pen that had a substance containing marijuana

  • Ellsworth Police Log Week of Sept. 23

    Ellsworth Police Log Week of Sept. 23

    ELLSWORTH — Officers were called to check on a suspicious vehicle parked behind a High Street business a few minutes before 11 p.m. on Sept. 17. Police found Michael Palomares, 28, of San Fernando, Calif., in the vehicle. Further investigation discovered that a California warrant was active for Palomares for “lewd or lascivious with child

  • Winter Harbor Police Log Week of Sept. 16

    Winter Harbor Police Log Week of Sept. 16

    WINTER HARBOR — Winter Harbor and Gouldsboro police responded to an apartment on Main Street Sept. 1 following a report that someone had pulled a knife on the apartment’s occupants. Police determined that a knife was not used in a threatening manner and that the neighbors involved were having a dispute. They had varying stories

  • Bucksport Police Log Week of Sept. 16

    Bucksport Police Log Week of Sept. 16

    BUCKSPORT — Car thieves stole a 2017 Nissan Rogue from a Buck Street resident during the overnight hours of Sept. 6. They crashed the vehicle, causing significant damage, and then returned it to the residence for the owner to find when he got up the next morning to go to work, Deputy Police Chief David

  • Hancock County Sheriff’s Log Week of Sept. 16

    Hancock County Sheriff’s Log Week of Sept. 16

    ELLSWORTH — A concerned citizen called the Hancock County Regional Communications Center to report seeing a man with a child who looked “unkempt and dirty” in Blue Hill on Sunday, said Deputy Dylan Hall. “After investigation it was found that the individuals were fine,” Hall said. Arrests Deputy Jeff McFarland arrested Shawn Gothard, 24, of

  • Maine State Police Log Week of Sept. 16

    Maine State Police Log Week of Sept. 16

    ELLSWORTH — Maine State Police Sgt. Dan Ryan and Trooper Kim Sawyer responded to a plane crash with minor injury on the Pocomoonshine Lake in Princeton Sept. 7. Joseph Wallace, 51, of Alexander was operating a Challenger Ultra-Light when he landed on the water and forgot to put the wheels up, police said. Wallace suffered

  • Ellsworth Police Log Week of Sept. 16

    Ellsworth Police Log Week of Sept. 16

    ELLSWORTH — A local man went to police on Sept. 5 reporting that a man had hit his vehicle with a chain and put a gun to his head at a residence off Red Bridge Road. After an investigation, officers arrested Alex Perez Lopez, 35, of Ellsworth on Sept. 7 on a warrant charging criminal

  • Hancock County Jail log Sept. 3-10

    Hancock County Jail log Sept. 3-10

    The following were arrested or booked into the Hancock County Jail between Sept. 3 and 10: Donald H. Resh Jr., 45, Bucksport, probation violation. Rachelle L. Potter, 45, Sullivan, drug court sanction. Shane A. Johnson, 35, Lamoine, operating after habitual offender revocation. Sherman L. Merchant III, 36, Otis, violating conditions of release, probation violation, attaching