Dog search turns up Pot

MOUNT DESERT — A Mount Desert woman was summonsed on drug charges after police last month spotted marijuana plants drying inside her home on the Indian Point Road.

Ann Clark, 44, was summonsed Nov. 9 on charges of possessing scheduled drugs and the sale or use of drug paraphernalia.

Officer Travis Frost reportedly saw the drying plants on Oct. 16, while trying to find the owner of a dog that was roaming at large in the area. The officer went to the Clark home believing she might be the owner of the dog, which she wasn’t. Ms. Clark was home at the time and was cooperative, police said.

The weight of the dried marijuana was between 8 and 9 ounces, according to police chief Jim Willis. The drug possession charge is a class D crime, punishable by up to one year in jail and/or a $1,000 fine.

Police have charged an employee of the Pine Tree Market with the theft last month of $42 worth of hamburger from the business.

Amy Myers, 41, of Bar Harbor was summonsed Nov. 10 on a charge of theft by unauthorized taking. Ms. Myers became a suspect after police received a tip, according to Officer Frost.

A 41-year-old Mount Desert man with a suspended driver’s license was arrested Monday after police reportedly spotted him behind the wheel of a vehicle.

Norman Bubb was arrested on a charge of violating the conditions of his release and summonsed on charges of possessing a useable amount of marijuana and sale or use of drug paraphernalia.

An employee at the Somesville One Stop convenience store complained Nov. 10 that a suspicious person was photographing the employee’s vehicle. Police located the photographer, who said he was taking a picture of the vehicle’s license plate because the numbers matched the birthday of his newborn child.

Tatiana Curtis, 18, of Farmington was summonsed Nov. 10 on a charge of operating with an expired license.

A Lenovo laptop computer was reported stolen Nov. 9 from a Somesville residence. The computer is valued at $400.

Southwest Harbor

Police remind drivers that the town’s winter parking ban in now in effect. The ban prohibits parking on town roads and parking lots between 10 p.m. and 6 a.m. to allow for snow removal. The ban is in effect until April 15.

Police received a complaint Nov. 11 that people in vehicles have been congregating at night in the parking lot at the Community Health Center, possibly to buy and sell drugs. Police noted that the lot is patrolled on a regular basis during the night.

Mark Molena, 49, of West Palm Beach, Fla. was arrested Nov. 11 on a charge of operating while under the influence (OUI).

Max Welton, 20, of Southwest Harbor was summonsed Nov. 11 on a charge of operating after suspension.

A Forest Avenue resident reported Nov. 9 that someone used a BB gun to break a window in his home.


A Lamoine woman was issued a summons Nov. 11 after her estranged husband reported she assaulted him at his home in Tremont.

Prescilla Harper, 38, was summonsed on a charge of assault. During the investigation, Deputy Shane Campbell learned of possible child welfare violations and referred that matter to the Department of Health and Human Services.

Joshua Matteson, 25, of Tremont was summoned Sunday on an assault charge after his ex-girlfriend accused him of striking her at his home in Tremont.


An alleged shoplifter at the Trenton Marketplace was charged Nov. 11 after deputies identified her through security videos.

Jacquelin Haddow, 21, of Bucksport was summoned on a charge of theft and given a written warning not to return to the Trenton grocery store.

Bar Harbor

Police on Monday opened an investigation into a local business owner accused of committing check fraud in the amount of $52,000.

Sabrina Hatch, 31, of Bar Harbor, was arrested Nov. 11 on Mount Desert Street on a charge of operating while under the influence (OUI).

Brandon Pinkham, 29, of Bar Harbor, was summonsed Monday on a charge of possession of stolen property for his alleged role in the theft of a purse from Rupununi restaurant in August.

Richard Williams, 33, of Bar Harbor, was summonsed Saturday on Route 3 on a charge of speeding, and was warned for failure to maintain a current state inspection sticker.

Nicholas Carter, 19, of Southwest Harbor, was summonsed Saturday on a charge of possession of alcohol by a minor after police responded to complaints of a party on Woodbury Road.

A mentally ill man was taken from the Malvern Belmont apartments to the Mount Desert Island Hospital according to police on Sunday after police received reports that he was running around naked.

Michael H. Graves, 37, of Bar Harbor, was summonsed Nov. 8 on Eagle Lake Road on a charge of speeding.

Several flat-panel TVs were reported stolen from the Best Western Hotel on Route 3 on Saturday. On Sunday, a Main Street resident reported that her mail had been stolen from her mailbox.

An Orchard Road property owner reported Nov. 10 that two drilled wells on his subdivision property had been plugged up with wood.

Police on Monday received a report of a man repeatedly shooting a firearm on Bar Island. The reporter was advised that duck hunting is allowed on the island below the high tide mark. Land above the high tide mark is owned by Acadia National Park where all hunting is prohibited.

The owner of an apartment house on Shannon Way reported Monday that someone who wasn’t supposed to be there was living in the basement.

Police issued 21 warnings for speeding and other moving violations this week. Three car/deer accidents were reported, with several other reports of deer with broken legs. A dead raccoon was reported on the Eagle Lake Road, with an injured eider duck was reported seen on the Shore Path.

For more police & court news, pick up a copy of The Ellsworth American.

Fenceviewer Staff

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