Ellsworth Police Log Week of June 14



ELLSWORTH — Officers received a report of a girl “breaking an egg over the head” of another student at a local coffee shop on June 5, according to a report of the incident.

The manager of the shop asked that the girl be asked not to return to the store.

Lone child reported

Police received a report of a young child between 5 and 6 years old “walking alone on a roadway” on June 9, according to a police report of the incident. Officers searched the area but did not find a lone child walking.

Wildflower picker asked to move along

Police responded to the Christian Ridge Road for a report of a “suspicious” woman walking around properties on June 10. The woman turned out to be “waiting for a ride and picking flowers,” according to a report of the incident.

Men offering rebates nowhere to be found

Officers responded to a local apartment complex on June 10 for a report of two men “walking door to door saying they were giving away rebates to people who paid too much on their electric bill last year,” according to a report of the incident. Police failed to locate the men.

Thefts and other losses

A Bayside Road resident reported the theft of a handmade wooden lawn chair valued at $250 sometime during the evening of June 6, according to a report of the incident. Police are investigating.

On June 6, staff at Marden’s reported a man had taken a $669.99 monocular telescope out of its package, “put the item in his pocket and then put the package back on the shelf,” according to a report of the incident. Officers are investigating.

Also on June 6, Marden’s reported an individual who was “returning items and getting refunds,” according to police. “The items purchased were not the same as the items returned.” Police have video footage and paper evidence of the incident and are looking into it.

Harvey Springer, 22, of Ellsworth was issued a summons charging him with theft following an incident at Walmart on June 7.

Lawrence Mauldin, 30, of Ellsworth was issued a summons charging him with theft following an incident at Walmart on June 8.

Arrests

James Grindle Jr., 52, of Hancock was arrested on June 6 on a warrant out of Penobscot County for failure to appear.

Rebecca Nersessian, 31, of Steuben was arrested on a warrant on June 7 after turning herself in.

Kaylee De Jordy, 26, of Steuben was arrested on a warrant and issued a summons charging her with theft following an incident at Walmart on June 7, according to a police report.

Jason Robbins, 26, of Ellsworth was arrested on June 8 on a non-compliance contempt order warrant out of Hancock County District Court.

Frederick Thurlow, 44, of Princeton was arrested on two warrants for failure to appear following a traffic stop on June 9 for loud exhaust, according to a police report. Thurlow also was charged with improper plates and operating after suspension.

Sarah Geel, 29, of Surry was issued a summons charging her with theft after she allegedly took $1,970 from Walmart over a period of five weeks beginning in April, according to police, who list Geel as an employee of the company. The incident was reported on June 9.

Summonses

Carla Graves, 35, of Searsport was issued a summons charging her with passing a stopped school bus after she allegedly overtook an Ellsworth bus that was stopped with its red lights flashing on June 6.

Joseph Dorval, 34, of Belfast was charged with operating after suspension following a traffic stop on High Street on June 10.

Amber Gilbert, 24, of Sullivan was charged with operating an unregistered motor vehicle Class E following a traffic stop on High Street on June 9.

Virginia Moscato, 52, of Ellsworth was charged with operating with a suspended registration following a traffic stop on High Street on June 10.

Traffic violations

Heather Watson, 35, of Bucksport was issued a summons for reportedly failing to provide proof of inspection and insurance following a traffic stop on Route 230 on June 7.

David Briggs, 35, of Ellsworth was issued a summons on June 6 for reportedly failing to register his vehicle for between 30 and 150 days.

Speeding ticket

Jacob Chapman, 24, of Brewer, 70 mph in a 55-mph zone, no route given, on June 7.

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 Southwest Harbor and welcomes story tips and ideas. She can be reached at [email protected]