Gouldsboro Police Log Week of April 11

GOULDSBORO — Officers responded to a report of an assault March 29 that allegedly took place on a private drive off West Bay Road.

The parties had separated prior to police arrival. Officers interviewed the people involved and collected evidence.

Following the investigation, Michael Smith, 29, of Addison was charged with criminal trespass, operating after suspension, driving to endanger and disorderly conduct.

Traffic issues

An officer was asked to assist Maine State Police with a high-speed chase along Route 1 in the Sullivan/Gouldsboro area March 11. However, the pursuit ended before the officer could respond.

An officer stopped a vehicle March 15 on Route 1 for having an expired registration. The driver was issued a warning and the vehicle was towed.

Police responded to a report of a crash March 21 on Route 1 near the Township 7 and Gouldsboro town lines. The crash occurred in Township 7 but a Gouldsboro officer assisted with the investigation.

Officers received a report of a near head-on collision on South Gouldsboro Road March 23. Police were able to identify and interview one of the drivers. The complainant agreed to meet with officers but did not show up or return phone calls.


Archie Rivers, 54, of Sullivan was charged with displaying a false registration validation and failure to produce a registration certificate following a March 16 traffic stop in South Gouldsboro, police reported.

Nathaniel Smith, 48, of Gouldsboro was charged with operating after suspension following a traffic stop March 29 on Route 1. Winter Harbor police assisted.

Police arrested David Renwick, 37, of Birch Harbor on East Schoodic Drive on a warrant out of Penobscot County alleging failure to appear. He was also issued a summons charging him with operating after suspension.

Police served a summons for criminal trespass to a Nahum Jones Road resident March 20 on behalf of a Gouldsboro business.

Johanna S. Billings

Reporter at The Ellsworth American
News Reporter Johanna S. Billings covers eastern Hancock County and western Washington County. An avid photographer, she lives in Steuben with her husband and several cats. She welcomes tips and story ideas. Email her at [email protected]

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