Grand Jury Indicts Woman in Rent Dispute



ELLSWORTH — A Hancock County grand jury Tuesday indicted a former Ellsworth resident who allegedly rented a house from a man without paying for use of the property.

Ellsworth Police Detective Dotty Small said the owner of the house, which sits on a lake, had been out of the country at the time of the alleged offense, which was May of 2009.

Elizabeth Slater, 59, of Beaverton, Ore., was indicted on a charge of theft by misapplication of property.

The following also were indicted:

Andrew F. Brages, 33, Bucksport, theft, burglary, Jan. 11, in Bucksport.

Shannon M. Carpenter, 24, Bucksport, aggravated drug trafficking, June 14, 2010, in Bucksport.

Lawrence M. Cormier, 39, East Machias, aggravated forgery, theft, Jan. 10 in Ellsworth.

David E. Lawry, 29, Orland, criminal operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of an intoxicant, two counts unlawful possession of drugs, operating beyond license conditions, Feb. 4, Ellsworth.

William G. Laws, 50, three counts gross sexual assault and four counts unlawful sexual assault, Dec. 15, 2009, Jan. 15, April 15, June 15 and Sept. 15, 2010, Swan’s Island.

Joseph E. MacQuinn, 44, Bar Harbor, acquiring drugs by deception, stealing drugs, forgery, theft, March 29, Bar Harbor.

Troy L. May, 23, Swan’s Island, theft, violating condition of release, March 22 in Bass Harbor, Southwest Harbor and Ellsworth.

Carlton O. Mitchell, 30, Ellsworth, burglary, theft, receiving stolen property, June 6, Ellsworth.

Eric N. Perkins, 23, Ellsworth, aggravated assault, reckless conduct, assault, June 16 in Ellsworth.

Robert E. Power, 32, Ellsworth, two counts unlawful possession of drugs, June 6, Ellsworth.

Jason W. Robbins, 19, Ellsworth, aggravated assault, reckless conduct, assault, June 16, Ellsworth.

Adam J. Scott, 28, Bucksport, unlawful sexual contact, assault Nov. 11, 2010, in Bucksport.

Vaughn C. Scott, 60, Bangor six counts theft, Dec. 23 and Dec. 29, 2010, and Jan. 1-2, Ellsworth.

Keith E. Smith, 52, Ellsworth, two counts aggravated criminal invasion of computer privacy, Sept. 18, 2010, in Ellsworth.

Sean L. Sweeney, 33, Ellsworth, operating after revocation, Feb. 18 in Dedham.

Raymond N. Taylor, 50, Bucksport, burglary, theft Jan. 11 in Bucksport.

Michael S. Vogell, 37, Castine, six counts theft and five counts operating after revocation Dec. 23 and Dec. 29, 2010, Jan. 2 in Ellsworth.

Raymond J. Welch, 28, Stonington, two counts reckless conduct, aggravated assault, assault, terrorizing, criminal trespass, operating after revocation, Dec. 13, 2010, in Stonington; violating conditions of release, reckless conduct, aggravated assault and assault July 1 in Stonington.

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Jennifer Osborn

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