Click It or Ticket



ELLSWORTH — Along with 83 other law enforcement agencies across Maine, the Ellsworth Police Department is taking part in the annual seat belt enforcement campaign.

The national effort is known as “Click It or Ticket,” while in Maine it is called “Buckle Up — No Excuses.”

Police report a first-time seat belt violation costs $70, while a second offense costs $160 and a third carries a $310 price tag.

The following individuals were ticketed for seat belt violations in the past week:

Vernon E. Shay III, 22, of Gouldsboro, May 22 on High Street.

James K. Ross, 47, of Hancock, May 22 on High Street.

Ernol R. Huntley, 68, of Ellsworth, May 23 on Route 3.

Shawn D. King, 28, of Ellsworth, May 23 on Myrick Street.

Trasi A. Colson, 37, of Mount Desert, May 23 on Myrick Street.

Timothy D. Jones, 56, of Bucksport, May 23 on Water Street.

Zachary D. Jordan, 20, of Eastbrook, May 23 on Route 1.

Brian E. Stanwood Jr., 27, of Winter Harbor, May 23 on High Street.

Brianna J. Crane, 24, of Ellsworth, May 23 on High Street.

A 17-year-old boy from Lamoine, May 23 on Myrick Street.

Paul S. Hamblen, 19, of Bar Harbor, May 24 on Myrick Street.

A 17-year-old boy from Trenton, May 24 on Myrick Street.

Howie L. Sockabasin, 37, of Princeton, May 24 on Myrick Street.

Edward T. Weinstock, 24, of Eastbrook, May 24 on Downeast Highway.

Timothy B. Mayo, 60, of Bar Harbor, May 24 on Myrick Street.

Sara A. Alley, 27, of Bar Harbor, May 24 on High Street.

Douglas A. Ireland, 46, of Jonesport, May 24 on Myrick Street.

Paige L. Boynton, 26, of Bar Harbor, May 24 on High Street.

Robert W. Smith, 29, of Sorrento, May 24 on High Street.

Shayne C. Gross, 22, of Ellsworth, May 24 on High Street.

A 17-year-old boy from Winter Harbor, May 24 on High Street.

Edward M. Muise, 37, of Jonesport, May 24 on Oak Street.

Samantha J. Polchies, 24, of Jonesport, May 24 on Oak Street.

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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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