Bar Brawl Leads to Three Arrests

ELLSWORTH — A bar fight at Chummies led to three arrests Friday night.

Three bar employees and one patron were assaulted during the fight, according to police.

Lt. Harold Page said the injuries appeared to be minor.

Jacqueline Danico, 26, of Hancock, Alison Leavitt, 29, of Lamoine and Michael Manning, 25, of Hancock were arrested on charges of assault and disorderly conduct.

Manning also was charged with terrorizing and possession of a dangerous knife.

The state police and Hancock County Sheriff’s Department assisted at the scene.

Child Pornography

Police have turned a computer suspected of containing images of child pornography over to the state police computer crimes unit.

Page said a man discovered what he believed to be child pornography on a computer given to him by friends to give to his children.

Arrests and Summonses

Robert Johnson, 32, Arizona, operating without a license, expired inspection sticker, failure to provide proof of insurance, operating an unregistered motor vehicle.

Albert Webb, 23, Ellsworth, theft by unauthorized taking.

Mark Braun, 48, Ellsworth, violation of conditional release.

Eric Goode, 23, Ellsworth, violation of bail.

Anthony Nickerson, 28, Norridgewock, warrants.

Stephen Lavoix, 55, Ellsworth, obstructing a public way.

Brian Schedeck, 39, Ellsworth, operating after suspension.

Jordan Desalvo, 19, Southwest Harbor, warrant.

Ashley Cousins, 25, Hancock, warrant.


Robert Portlock, 46, of Ellsworth was arrested on a Michigan warrant charging child endangerment Oct. 17.

Portlock was taken to jail to await extradition to Michigan.

Underage Drinking

A noise complaint at a Carlisle Street apartment building Oct. 13 led to underage drinking charges.

Rachel Lowther, 23, of Ellsworth was summoned on a charge of furnishing a place for minors to consume/possess alcohol.

Jordan Tracy, 20, of Ellsworth, Shea Lowther, 19, of Ellsworth and McKenzy Manheim, 19, of Ellsworth were summoned on charges of illegal possession of liquor by a minor.


Officer Chad Wilmot recovered a stolen video game system that had been pawned at a local business Oct. 15.

The system was believed to have been taken in a burglary in Township 8. State police are investigating.

A Goodwill shopper reported her wallet was stolen from her cart while she was trying on clothes Oct. 12.


Two vehicles parked at a High Street business each had one window broken out Oct. 14. Estimated damage was $600.

A 15-year-old boy was arrested and charged with criminal mischief and resisting arrest after allegedly destroying a laptop at Ellsworth High School Oct. 14.

Drug Charges

A 17-year-old Hancock boy was charged with possession of tobacco and marijuana after a traffic stop Oct. 13.

A 14-year-old boy who was also in the car was charged with possession of tobacco products.


A man riding on a bicycle without brakes rode into the path of a 2001 Subaru exiting the Circle K parking lot Oct. 12.

According to the accident report, the bicyclist, Timothy Ciarcia of Ellsworth, complained of knee pain but refused treatment at the scene.

Police are investigating a hit-and-run accident on High Street Oct. 16.

Andwick Watson of Stockton Springs was stopped on High Street at the Walgreens intersection when his 2006 Chrysler was struck from behind by a maroon sport utility vehicle. The SUV fled the scene.

A driver became distracted when his dog jumped into the front seat Oct. 17.

Nicholas Stockman, 30, of Southwest Harbor said he confused his gas and brake pedals, causing him to strike a cement retaining wall in the Walmart exit heading toward High Street.

For more police & court news, pick up a copy of The Ellsworth American.

Cyndi Wood

Cyndi Wood

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Cyndi is managing editor of The Ellsworth American. The Ellsworth native joined the staff of The American in 2007 as a reporter.
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