Ellsworth Police log week of Nov. 7



ELLSWORTH — Two collectable items valued at $6,805 were reported stolen this week, according to Officer Christopher Smith.

The theft allegedly occurred in August at a local antiques show. Police are investigating.

Handcuffs theft

David Craig, 29, of Bucksport was arrested twice over the past week.

On Oct. 28, he was arrested on a charge of failing to appear in court. The next day, he was arrested on charges of violating conditions of release and theft after allegedly stealing a pair of Ellsworth Police Department handcuffs, according to a report by Officer Steven Mahon.

The cuffs were recovered at a residence in Bucksport.

Shelter beds full

Officer Christopher Smith attempted to help a man who was looking for a place to stay on the night of Nov. 3 but was “unable to find a [shelter] bed anywhere.”

There were beds in Bangor, Smith wrote in a report, but the man was “unwilling to travel” there.

Vehicle fire

Emergency responders were called to the scene of a vehicle fire on Nov. 2 around 10:30 a.m. but found that the vehicle “was not on fire and just overheated,” according to a report by Officer Brian Smith.

Dog attack

A woman yelling for help on Nov. 3 around 2:30 p.m. had been attacked by her dog, according to Officer Josh Steward. The woman wasn’t injured and declined medical attention.

Medical issues

Officers were called to High Street on Oct. 29 for a report of an unresponsive man. By the time they arrived, the man was seated and responding to questions, according to a report by Officer Christopher Smith.

The man was transported to Northern Light Maine Coast Hospital for “possible hypothermia.”

A man found unconscious on the Bucksport Road on Nov. 4 around 7 p.m. was thought to have had a seizure and was transported to Northern Light Maine Coast Hospital, according to Officer Brian Smith.

Domestic incidents

A reported domestic incident taking place on Nov. 4 around midnight turned out to be a verbal argument, according to a report by Cpl. Shawn Merchant.

Earlier in the day, Sgt. Chad Wilmot was called to a report of an argument between a woman and a man who “appeared to be intoxicated.”

The vehicle the couple was traveling in left before officers arrived, according to a report.

Hospital calls

Officers were called to Northern Light Maine Coast Hospital on Oct. 29 for a report of an unruly patient, but the call was terminated before police arrived on scene, according to a report by Officer Jon Mahon.

On Nov. 4, officers were again called for a report of a “combative patient,” according to Sgt. Chad Wilmot. Police helped emergency department staff restrain the patient.

Arrests

Officer Steven Mahon arrested Jason Westleigh, 35, of Hancock on Oct. 30 on a charge of operating under the influence.

Officer Adam Bouchard arrested 39-year-old Patrick Codianne of Ellsworth on charges of operating under the influence and violating conditions of release on Nov. 2.

Officer Josh Steward arrested Carolyn Dykeman, 39, of Ellsworth on Nov. 2 on a charge of operating under the influence after police received a call about an erratic driver.

Alan Weymouth, 57, of Ellsworth was arrested on Oct. 31 by Officer Steven Mahon and charged with disorderly conduct (loud and unreasonable noise).

Summons

Jeffrey Wright, 51, of Scarborough was summoned on a charge of operating an unregistered motor vehicle on Nov. 3 after an incident on Boggy Brook Road, according to a report by Officer Steward.

Thefts and other losses

Wayne Kane, 50, of Sullivan was charged with theft on Oct. 24 after an incident at Hannaford, according to Officer Steward.

A chainsaw was reported stolen on Oct. 18 but the person who reported the theft never returned to the Police Department to provide more information, according to a report by Officer Steward.

Police are investigating the possible theft of prescription medication reported on Oct. 29, according to Officer Bouchard.

Traffic violations

Ernest Anderson, 51, of Whitneyville, operating after suspension following a traffic stop on High Street on Nov. 4.

Shawna Morse, 36, of Surry, failure to provide valid proof of inspection following a traffic stop on Surry Road on Oct. 25.

Brittany Willey, 26, of Ellsworth, failure to provide valid proof of insurance following a traffic stop on High Street on Nov. 2.

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]
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