Bashed booze bottle leads to arrest

ELLSWORTH — A local man was arrested early Monday morning after he allegedly broke a glass alcohol bottle over another man’s head.

Jason A. Santiago, 29, of Ellsworth was arrested and charged with aggravated assault and disorderly conduct following an incident at a location on Hancock Street.

According to police, Santiago struck another man on the head with a glass bottle of Orloff vodka. Lt. Harold Page said the victim was hit behind the ear, and had to be taken to the emergency room for treatment.

The incident was reported shortly after 5:45 a.m. Monday.

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Steve Fuller

Steve Fuller

Reporter at The Ellsworth American,
Steve Fuller worked at The Ellsworth American from 2012 to early 2018. He covered the city of Ellsworth, including the Ellsworth School Department and the city police beat, as well as the towns of Amherst, Aurora, Eastbrook, Great Pond, Mariaville, Osborn, Otis and Waltham. A native of Waldo County, he served as editor of Belfast's Republican Journal prior to joining the American. He lives in Orland.
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