Ellsworth Police Log Week of Oct. 15

ELLSWORTH — Police have fielded a handful of reports detailing suspicious behavior.

Police responded to Main Street on Oct. 7 for a report of a suspicious vehicle but nothing suspicious was found.

Police are investigating a report of a suspicious man at a local business on Oct. 7

Police received a call about a suspicious person at a business on Oct. 8 and removed the person from the business.

A report to police of a suspicious person at a local business ended with a trespass warning and the individual removed from the property on Oct. 8.

On Oct. 9, police received a report of a suspicious vehicle that was not on the scene when law enforcement arrived to investigate.

On Oct. 11, a woman stopped at the Police Department to report a suspicious incident and was given advice as to “what to do in the future.”

Seagull killed

Police responded to a complaint of two men killing a seagull with a sling shot behind Dairy Queen on Oct. 10. After officers located the men, the case was turned over to the Maine Warden Service.


Police received a report of the theft of a plow on Oct. 7 and are investigating the case.

Police received a report from a woman that her unemployment card had been stolen on Oct. 8. The incident remains under investigation.

Police received three complaints from a local business concerning a vehicle having parts stolen on Oct. 8. The investigation is continuing.

Unwanted customers

Police received a request to remove a hotel guest on Oct. 8. The guest left without incident.

A business called to complain of a customer who refused to leave on Oct. 8. Police responded and moved the person along without incident.

Vandalism reports

Police are investigating a report that someone had smashed an outdoor light on a State Street business on Oct. 10.

A woman reported to police that her car had been “keyed,” possibly in the Walmart parking lot, on Oct. 9.

Domestic incidents and more

Police received a report of a possible domestic incident on Oct. 10 and are investigating.

After encountering a vehicle pulled over with two people inside arguing, police separated the parties and sent them on their way in separate cars on Oct. 10.

Gunshots heard

Police investigated a report of gunshots on Oct. 10 but found nothing going on in the area.

Unruly patient

Police officers assisted Northern Light Maine Coast Hospital emergency room staff with an unruly patient on Oct. 11.

Sleeping in car

Police removed a woman from the Walmart property after receiving a complaint that she was sleeping in her car on Oct. 9.

Traffic violation

Joseph K. Brochu, 63, of Gouldsboro, improper passing on Oct. 9.

Anne Berleant

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