Ellsworth Police Log Week of July 23



ELLSWORTH — Police are looking into an incident at a local grocer on July 12 in which a woman reportedly left with $763 worth of “grocery items,” according to a report. Brandy Abbott, 37, of Bar Harbor was charged with theft in connection with the incident.

Mask complaint

Officers received a complaint from a resident who claimed to have been harassed for not wearing a mask on July 15.

Officers called to hospital

Officers were called to Northern Light Maine Coast Hospital on July 18 to assist staff with an “unruly, intoxicated patient.” The man calmed down after police spoke with him.

On July 19, police were called to have a patient escorted off hospital property. Two officers stood by while the man collected his belongings and left.

Citizen assist

A man who walked by City Hall on July 19 with a “bloody face” told officers he had “walked by someone throwing rocks” and that one hit him above the eye. He did not want medical or police assistance.

Arrests

Kaleem Adnan, 31, of Bucksport turned himself in on July 20 on a warrant for reportedly violating conditions of release.

Caleb Spoon, 21, of Eastbrook was arrested following a traffic stop on July 14 on a charge of operating under the influence.

Thomas LaCrosse, 35, of Ellsworth was arrested on July 14 at the request of a probation officer.

David McLaughlin, 32, of Hermon was arrested following a traffic stop on July 15 on a charge of operating under the influence.

Starr Smith, 58, of Ellsworth was arrested on July 15 on a charge of violating conditions of release.

Clifton Olsen, 60, of Ellsworth was arrested on a charge of operating under the influence on July 18.

Ralph Fowler, 48, of Hancock was arrested on July 19 on a warrant for alleged criminal mischief.

Summonses

Jason Santiago, 36, of Ellsworth and Noah Kinney, 22, of Perry were charged with disorderly conduct on July 13 after a fight reportedly broke out in the parking lot of a local pizza shop.

Richard Sharp, 26, of Ellsworth was summoned on July 17 on a charge of violating conditions of release.

Edward Lynch, 21, of Maryland was charged with criminal speed following a traffic stop on Main Street on July 20.

Thefts and other losses

Police received a complaint on July 14 that a sign reading “Crafts U.S. House, Collins U.S. Senate and Trump President” had been vandalized. The “ump” had been crossed off and “aitor” was written in its place on both sides.

Police took a report from a resident on July 15 who said her information had been used in the ongoing Maine unemployment benefits scam.

Brenda R. Wallace, 63, of Springvale was summoned on a theft charge after reportedly shoplifting $12 worth of merchandise from a local retailer on July 14.

A woman reported that her American flag was stolen sometime in the evening or early morning between July 16 and 17.

Traffic violations

Ryan Maddocks, 29, of Mariaville, failure to provide valid proof of insurance following a traffic stop on the Mariaville Road on July 9.

Rylan Brann, 22, of Ellsworth, failure to register a motor vehicle for between 30 and 100 days following a traffic stop on the Downeast Highway on July 16.

Dakota Webb, 19, of Madison, failure to provide valid proof of insurance or inspection following a traffic stop on High Street on July 16.

Adrian Armas, 28, of Allston, Mass., speeding 39 mph in a 30-mph zone on State Street on July 17.

Andres Franco, 43, of Weehawken, N.J., speeding 44 mph in a 25-mph zone on High Street on July 17.

Charity Clough, 42, of Ellsworth, operating a motor vehicle while using a mobile device on Myrick Street on July 20.

Khemani Peasley, 22, of Sedgwick, operating after suspension following a traffic stop on Water Street on July 20.

Luke Abell, 35, of Islesford, speeding 34 mph in a 25-mph zone on High Street on June 19.

Saima Farooz, 37, of Bangor, speeding 74 mph in a 55-mph zone and improper passing on the Bangor Road on June 19.

Jasmine Davis, 30, of Ellsworth, speeding 64 mph in a 55-mph zone on the Bangor Road on June 21.

Amelia Vega, 23, of Holyoke, Mass., speeding 34 mph in a 25-mph zone on High Street on June 22.

Daniel Medeiros, 60, of Milbridge, speeding 44 mph in a 25-mph zone on High Street on June 25.

Breanna Harlow, 27, of Ellsworth, failure to provide valid proof of insurance following a traffic stop on High Street on June 30.

Samantha Polchres, 31, of Sullivan, imprudent speed on High Street on June 30.

Carl G. Nelson, 64, of Wellesley, Mass., speeding 49 mph in a 25-mph zone on High Street on July 1.

Shawn L. Hutchinson, 44, of Verona Island, speeding 39 mph in a 25-mph zone on High Street on July 2.

James G. O’Brien, 59, of New Canaan, Conn., speeding 49 mph in a 25-mph zone on High Street on July 3.

Dezeray J. Adams, 21, of Pennsauken, N.J., speeding 50 mph in a 25-mph zone on High Street on July 4.

Stephen LaBelle, 53, of Ellsworth, speeding 59 mph in a 30-mph zone on State Street on July 6.

Megan Taylor, 19, of Jonesboro, speeding 44 mph in a 35-mph zone on the Bucksport Road on July 4.

David L. Gardner, 34, of West Warwick, R.I, speeding 44 mph in a 25-mph zone on High Street on July 8.

Karen Mozelak, 51, of Ellsworth, operating a motor vehicle while using a handheld device on the Bangor Road on July 9.

Jacob Jordan, 23, of Ellsworth, speeding 44 mph in a 25-mph zone on Water Street on July 11.

Matthew Leighton, 40, of Cherryfield, speeding 39 mph in a 25-mph zone on High Street on July 12.

Elise Dow, 17, of Ellsworth, speeding 64 mph in a 55-mph zone on the Bucksport Road on July 9.

Sheri Shifren, 40, of Mt. Laurel, N.J., speeding 34 mph in a 25-mph zone on High Street on July 12.

Jacob Gage, 24, of Farmington, speeding 44 mph in a 25-mph zone on Route 1 on July 12.

Kate Cough

Kate Cough

Kate covers 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. She lives in Bar Harbor and welcomes story tips and ideas. She can be reached at [email protected]
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