Camp Burglaries Keep Troopers Busy

ELLSWORTH — Camp burglaries, including one in which booze and binoculars were taken, kept state police busy during the past week.

Several bottles of liquor and the binoculars were reported missing Sunday from a camp on Upper Lead Mountain Pond in Township 28. The property owner reported the burglary, telling Trooper Chris Smith that access to the camp was gained through an unlocked window. The incident remains under investigation.

Trooper Smith investigated another burglary complaint Sunday, this time at a camp in Hancock. The owner said the camp had been broken into sometime during the past week. The burglars made off with a washer and dryer, police said.

On Saturday, Trooper Jessica Shorey investigated a burglary at a camp in Otis in which copper was taken.


A Sullivan homeowner returned home Halloween evening to find a door open and $300 in cash missing.


Kimberly Austin of Gouldsboro was summoned Sunday on a charge of operating after suspension.

Denys Facella of Mariaville was summoned Oct. 31 on an OAS charge following a traffic stop in Surry.


Jesse Bowden of Ellsworth was arrested on a charge of operating while under the influence Oct. 31 after a traffic stop in Ellsworth.

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Mark Good

Mark Good

Reporter at Mount Desert Islander