Bucksport Police: Theft of Cold Medicine Lands Bucksport Man in Jail

BUCKSPORT — A Bucksport man, who was reported to have been intoxicated and staggering down Main Street May 18, was arrested on a charge of violation of conditions of release.

Jason Keene, 24, was also summoned on a charge of theft by unauthorized taking after allegedly stealing two bottles of cold medicine from a Route 1 business.

He was transported to jail.


A Millvale Road resident reported hearing a large “boom” that shook his house the evening of May 24, according to police.

Other area residents reported a similar experience. Police were unable to determine the source of the noise.


A 1992 Mercedes rolled into a fence at Camden National Bank May 18 after the car’s driver mistakenly thought he had put the Mercedes in park.

Richard Anderson, 62, of Ellsworth was uninjured in the crash.

Damage to his car was estimated at $500. Police estimated damage to the fence was $650 at the scene. Bank officials later received estimates stating repairs would cost between $4,000 and $5,000.

Suspicious Vehicle

A man reported being followed by a suspicious vehicle on Broadway May 22.

Police said the man was not being followed.


Police are investigating a report that a local woman pushed another woman to the ground and kicked her May 22.

Suspicious Person

A school bus driver reported seeing a suspicious older man on a bicycle on Miles Lane May 22.

Police said the man was not doing anything wrong.

A Mercer Lane resident reported May 18 that she routinely sees a man dressed in dark clothing walk past her house at 5:30 p.m. and again at 8:30 p.m.


A Spring Street resident reported his unemployment checks had been stolen May 22.

A River Road resident reported someone stole a GPS and charger from her locked vehicle May 18.

The woman said the GPS was hidden in her vehicle so whoever took it must know her. Her vehicle showed no signs of forced entry.


A Bucksport man reported being threatened on Main Street May 22.

Police are investigating.

Unwanted Guest

Police responded to a Flanders Way residence May 25, after receiving a report that a woman who used to live there had returned to retrieve some belongings from a shed.

The woman was removed from the property. There were no charges filed.

Animal Complaints

A woman reported seeing a wet Irish setter in a River Road driveway May 22.

Police said there were no laws against wet dogs.

A Summer Street resident reported seeing a fox chase her cat through her yard May 22.

Police contacted the game warden.


Police responded to a report of a group of older children bullying younger children at the Elm Street playground May 20.

The children were warned that any further incidents would mean they would be banned from the playground.

Obscene Phone Calls

A Main Street resident reported receiving obscene phone calls of a recorded man’s voice May 20.

Police referred the matter to the Annoyance Call Bureau.

Suspicious Conditions

A Harriman Cove Road resident called her empty home May 22 expecting her answering machine.

She was surprised when a woman picked up and said she had the wrong number. When she called a second time, her answering machine picked up.

Nothing was amiss at her residence. Police said the woman might have misdialed the first time.


A local woman discovered someone had drawn on her car with a permanent marker May 21.

Police said the mark was easily rubbed off.

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