Gouldsboro Police Log Week of June 27

GOULDSBORO — A 2002 Windstar van was reported stolen from a residence on Clinic Road June 20. An undisclosed amount of cash was also taken.

Police were able to identify a suspect and obtained an address for the person in Rhode Island.

Police contacted the Coventry Police Department in Rhode Island, which located and recovered the vehicle.

The investigation is ongoing.


Police also are investigating the following incidents.

On June 12, police were called to Paul Bunyan Road for a report of trespassing and threats, which are being investigated

On June 15, police were called about a report that a loose dog killed several birds on Grand Marsh Road. Police are investigating.

In another dog case, police responded to a report that a dog’s body washed up on the beach along Paul Bunyan Road June 15. Police called the Maine Humane Society, which is investigating.

Police are investigating damage done to the soccer field at the Peninsula School sometime between 8 p.m. June 15 and 10 a.m. June 16. The damage was caused by a vehicle spinning tires on the field.

Police are investigating a report of damage to the gate at the transfer station. The damage was documented and photographed June 18.

Police were called to West Bay Road for a report of harassment stemming from a previous complaint. Police are investigating.

Traffic issues

Police responded June 14 for a report of motorist slumped over the wheel on the side of Route 1. The caller then reported that the person had pulled onto Route 1 and was driving erratically toward Steuben. An officer was unable to intercept and referred the call to Washington County law enforcement.

Police responded June 17 to a report of a silver motorcycle driving about 90 mph on Route 1, passing other vehicles on both the right and the left. An officer located the motorcycle parked at the Prospect Harbor wharf and warned the operator.

Other issues

Officers responded June 11 to a report of a burglar alarm on Deane Point Road. Officers found the home to be secure.

Police assisted the Ellsworth Police Department in locating a vehicle that had been involved in a theft in Ellsworth June 18.

An officer warned a local resident about trespassing on the old Navy base on Corea Road June 17.

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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