Ellsworth Police Log Week of July 2

ELLSWORTH — Officers were alerted last week to an abandoned shopping cart that was reportedly on fire in the middle of a local road.

No other information was provided as to the specifics or location of the incident, which took place June 25. The matter remains under investigation.


Melissa Giuliana, 26, of Ellsworth was arrested June 23 on a charge of domestic violence assault following an incident at a local residence.

On the evening of June 23, George Carter, 57, of Surry was arrested on a charge of operating beyond licensing restrictions.

On June 26, the Police Department assisted the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office with a traffic stop. As a result of the traffic stop, Michelle Nadeau, 38, of Holden was arrested on a charge of operating under the influence.

Stephen Shea, 73, of Ellsworth was arrested June 27 on a charge of operating under the influence.

Michael S. Ireland, 56, of Ellsworth was arrested on the morning of June 26 and charged with two assaults as well as violation of bail conditions.

Underage drinking

Jordan Piper, 20, of Franklin was summoned June 25 on a charge of illegal transportation of liquor by a minor. The summons was issued following an underaged drinking detail.

As a result of a subsequent underaged drinking detail conducted June 26, John Treyball, 18, of Sedgwick was charged with illegal transportation of alcohol by a minor. A 17-year-old from Blue Hill was charged with minor in possession of alcohol.


Jessica Whitmore, 35, of Ellsworth was summoned June 24 for allegedly shoplifting at a local store. The stolen property, which was valued at $4, was recovered.

Vicki Sargent, 54, of Mariaville was summoned on a theft charge June 25 following a shoplifting complaint by a local business.

On June 25, officers received a report of a theft from a local mailbox. An investigation is ongoing.

Disorderly behavior

On June 17, officers received a report of a disorderly individual at the Small Animal Clinic. An officer spoke with the individual, who was told to leave the business.

Officers responded June 20 to a report of a disorderly individual in Northern Light Maine Coast Hospital’s emergency room parking lot. The individual had left before officers arrived at the scene.

An officer was dispatched June 29 to speak with an unruly hospital patient. The man “settled down” after a conversation with the officer.

Hotel happenings

Police responded June 26 to reports of a suspicious vehicle in a local hotel parking lot. After speaking with the occupants, police learned they had rented a room at the hotel.

Intoxicated man

On June 20, an officer received a report of an intoxicated man. The man was determined to be overly intoxicated and a danger to himself and was transported to the hospital by ambulance.


An officer responded June 15 to a report of a vehicle being hit with a paintball. There was no damage to the vehicle, and the officer could not determine who had fired the paintball.

Mike Mandell

Mike Mandell

Mike Mandell is the sports editor at The Ellsworth American and Mount Desert Islander. He began working for The American in August 2016. You can reach him via email at [email protected]

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