Bucksport Police: Woman Worried About Being Watched

Bucksport Police: Woman Worried About Being Watched

BUCKSPORT — A River Road resident reported she received a call from a man who described her home and dogs and claimed that her house was being watched and that her phone line was tapped. Police are investigating.

Criminal Trespass

A reportedly intoxicated man wrapped his hand in a shirt and punched a member of the Hannaford night crew in the early morning hours of May 30, according to police.

Police said the employee did not want to press charges. The alleged attacker was warned for hitchhiking, disorderly conduct and assault and told not to return to the store.

Arrests and Summonses

Richard Rowell, 18, Santa Clara, Calif., operating without a license.

Kevin Wiseman, 23, Blue Hill, violation of conditions of release, illegal possession of hypodermic apparatus.


A truck that caught fire on Gifford Lane May 28 was considered a total loss, according to police.

Todd Gifford, 49, of Bucksport was the driver.

A Massachusetts man ran his vehicle into the ice machine at Rite Aid May 28, police said.

Police said there was minimal damage to the ice machine and the vehicle, which was operated by 48-year-old Barry Tibbetts.

Attempted Suicide

A 12-year-old girl who attempted suicide May 31 was transported to the hospital for an evaluation, according to police.

Police said the girl was not injured in the attempt.


A Bucksport girl reported she was struck with an egg thrown by a group of unknown youths while she was walking on Central Street May 31.

Police said the girl and her parents did not want to press charges.


A Franklin Street resident reported missing prescription painkillers after a family gathering May 29.

Suspicious Conditions

Two drivers traveling on Route 1 May 30 were involved in an altercation, according to police.

Police said one of the drivers got out of his vehicle and yelled at the other driver about following too closely.

There were no charges filed.

Police were unable to locate the vehicle that was reportedly leaving skid marks and purposefully fishtailing at the Silver Lake boat landing and in the nearby cemetery May 29.


A Harriman Cove Road resident reported May 27 that her estranged husband left marijuana in her home after recently moving out.

Police disposed of the drugs. The incident is under investigation.

Police are investigating a report that a man altered his prescription by ripping off the date on which the prescription was to be filled.

Animal Complaint

An officer shot and collected a sickly raccoon on Drakes Lane May 30.

A Central Street resident reported finding a deer head across from his house May 30.

Police were unable to find the head.

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