Eight Charged After Raucous Party in Trenton

ELLSWORTH — Eight people are facing alcohol-related charges after deputies responded to a report of a loud party in Trenton on Aug. 18.

Emily Sosa, 18, of Trenton was summoned on a charge of furnishing a place for minors to consume liquor.

Robert Box, 19, of Ellsworth; Kenneth Maclean, 20, of Lamoine; Justin Mitchell, 20, of Trenton; Kristen Taylor, 19, of Surry; Dakota Dunphy, 18, of Ellsworth; Nathan Tracy, 20, of Surry; and a 17-year-old girl were each summoned on a charge of illegal possession of liquor by a minor.

Other underage drinkers were located later and are expected to be charged as well.


A driver and his passenger received minor injuries Monday when the vehicle they were in left the Little Deer Isle Road and rolled over, coming to rest on its roof in the water.

According to the report, Noah Leighton, 18, of Stonington lost control of his 2008 Mitsubishi due to a mechanical failure. The vehicle is considered a total loss.

A Stonington man was summoned Monday on a charge of operating after suspension following a three-car collision on Main Street in Blue Hill.

Johnathan Jones, 25, was issued the summons after he failed to stop his 2008 Ford and crashed into the rear of a 2005 Toyota driven by Denise Antonition, 27, also of Stonington, pushing her vehicle into a 2006 Chevrolet driven by William Evans, 69, of Elkton, Md. Evans was stopped in traffic waiting to make a left turn.

A 1996 GMC driven by Scott Merchant, 47, of Southwest Harbor, is considered a total loss after leaving the Tremont Road Saturday and striking some rocks. The left front wheel, real axle and gas tank were damaged in the accident.

A 2012 Chevrolet driven by Laura Gaskin, 60, of no given town in North Carolina, is a total loss after being struck Aug. 16 by a 2002 Ford pickup driven by James Robbins, 44, of Lubec. Damage to the pickup is estimated at $2,000.

An estimated $7,500 damage resulted Aug. 15 when a 1998 Toyota driven by Faith Ensworth, 83, of Blue Hill sideswiped a car parked on Main Street in Blue Hill. Lisa Smith, 39, of Atlanta, Ga., was the last known driver of the parked car, a 2012 Toyota.

Vehicle Stolen

A 1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee that has no battery, brakes and key and more than 200,000 miles on the odometer was reported stolen Friday from Lucerne Auto Sales in Dedham. The owner said the vehicle was stolen sometime within the past three days.


Copper wire and a microwave were reported missing Sunday from a property in Orland.

That same day in Orland, the Sheriff’s Department received a report that a 17-foot Old Town canoe had been stolen.


Lance Gale, 23, of Sedgwick was arrested Aug. 15 on a charge of operating while under the influence as the result of a traffic stop on Route 172 in Blue Hill. Gale additionally was summoned on a charge of possessing a usable amount of marijuana.

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Mark Good

Mark Good

Reporter at Mount Desert Islander