Gouldsboro Police Log Week of March 14



GOULDSBORO — On Feb. 27, Curtis Knudsen, 26, of Ellsworth was summoned on a charge of operating a vehicle with a suspended registration.

On Feb. 28, Benjamin Holmes, 25, of Gouldsboro was ticketed for failing to display a valid certificate of inspection on Route 1.

Well-being check

An officer conducted a well-being check on Nahum Jones Road on Feb. 28 after officials at Maine Coast Memorial Hospital contacted police about a patient who had left the facility with an IV still attached. The officer located the person and determined that they were fine.

Suspicious vehicle

A resident reported a suspicious vehicle on Francis Pound Road on Feb. 25. Police documented the incident.

Domestic work

On March 3, a resident reported being harassed and threatened by a former roommate. An officer spoke with both the person who issued the complaint and the roommate, who was “uncooperative,” according to a report. The officer warned the roommate to stop making threats.

On March 3, an officer accompanied a woman to her former residence to retrieve her belongings. The Maine Marine Patrol assisted with the trip.

Church’s door is open

An officer noticed an open door at Birch Harbor Baptist Church on March 3, and stopped to close it. “It was likely blown open by strong winds overnight,” read a police report.

911 calls

On March 1, the Hancock County Regional Communications Center received a 911 call from the Peninsula School in Prospect Harbor. The call was a misdial and no action was taken.

On March 3, an abandoned 911 call was placed in Gouldsboro and routed through a nearby cell tower. Attempts were made to return the call, but the dialer’s voicemail was full.

Jack Dodson
Jack Dodson began working for The Ellsworth American in mid-2017, and covers eastern Hancock and western Washington counties. He grew up in the Mid-coast region before living in New York City for five years, where he freelanced in documentary filmmaking and journalism. He is particularly interested in criminal justice, environment and immigration reporting.