Hancock County Court



The following cases were adjudicated, reviewed or continued in Hancock County Court, according to official records:

Oct. 1 to Oct. 31

Jesse E. Sawyer, 36, Linneus. Unlawful trafficking in scheduled drugs at Ellsworth, Oct. 17, 2013. $400. Department of Corrections eight years, all but two years six months suspended, probation two years, restitution $3,633.

Patrick Travis Beal, 38, Surry. Theft by unauthorized taking or transfer, priors, at Brooklin, July 22, 2013.

Jordan H. Messer, 32, Bar Harbor. Domestic violence assault at Bar Harbor, May 30, 2015. No sentence imposed. OUI (alcohol), one prior, at Bar Harbor, Aug. 31, 2018. $750. License suspended 150 days.

Ryan B. Leith, 37, Portland. Theft by unauthorized taking or transfer at Brooklin, June 28, 2015. Department of Corrections two years, all but nine months one day suspended, probation two years, restitution $6,095.

Dominique Torrey, 24, Hancock. Operating meth laboratory at Hancock, June 22, 2016. Jail four years, all but six months suspended, probation three years, restitution $5,019.12. Unlawful trafficking in scheduled drugs at Hancock, June 22, 2016. Jail 103 days, probation partially revoked.

Jonathan Kidder, 33, Sullivan. Domestic violence assault at Hancock, Dec. 4, 2016. Jail six months, all but 30 days suspended, probation two years.

Jerome Humery, 54, Gouldsboro. Possessing sexually explicit material of minor under 12 at Gouldsboro, Oct. 19, 2016.

Kenneth R. Charles, 57, Blue Hill. Threatening display of weapon at Blue Hill, Sept. 29, 2016. Jail four days.

Mathew R. Hanson, 27, Bangor. Eluding and officer at T32-MD, May 13, 2017. Dismissed. Motor vehicle speeding: 30+MPH over speed limit at T32-MD, May 13, 2017. Dismissed. Reckless operation of ATV at T32-MD, May 13, 2017. Dismissed. On ATV, attempt to elude law enforcement officer at T32-MD, May 13, 2017. $500. Failure to operate ATV at prudent speed at T32-MD, May 13, 2017. $500, susp. $500. Driving to endanger at T32-MD, May 13, 2017. Dismissed. Operating ATV to endanger at T32-MD, May 13, 2017. Dismissed.

Jesse Grinnell, 29, Steuben. Failing to stop for officer at Franklin, June 25, 2017. Dismissed. Driving to endanger at Franklin, June 25, 2017. Dismissed. Operating while license suspended or revoked at Franklin, June 25, 2017. Dismissed. Operating vehicle without license at Franklin, June 25, 2017. Dismissed. Failure to register vehicle at Franklin, June 25, 2017. Dismissed.

Heather Lawrence, 46, Ellsworth. Theft by deception at Surry, June 1, 2014. Theft by deception at Surry, May 20, 2015. Unsworn falsification at Surry, June 7, 2015. Unsworn falsification at Surry, Nov. 23, 2015. Unsworn falsification at Surry, Nov. 30, 2015. Unsworn falsification at Surry, Dec. 15, 2015. Unsworn falsification at Surry, March 7, 2016. Unsworn falsification at Surry, March 23, 2016. Unsworn falsification at Surry, June 21, 2016.

April Marie Jones, 37, Gouldsboro. Theft by unauthorized taking or transfer at Ellsworth, Oct. 5, 2017. Unconditional discharge. Theft by unauthorized taking or transfer at Gouldsboro, Aug. 8, 2017. Department of Corrections nine months one day, all suspended, probation two years, restitution $815. Forgery at Gouldsboro, Aug. 6, 2017. Department of Corrections nine months one day, all suspended. Violating condition of release at Gouldsboro, May 26, 2018. Unconditional discharge.

Andrew R. Semple, 32, Bucksport. Domestic violence assault at Bucksport, Oct. 17, 2017. Dismissed. Disorderly conduct, offensive words, gestures at Bucksport, Oct. 17, 2017. Jail five days.

Jacob P. Richardson, 20, Fort Fairfield. Theft by receiving stolen property at Hancock, Nov. 30, 2017. Jail 60 days. Criminal threatening with dangerous weapon at Hancock, Nov. 30, 2017. Dismissed. Reckless conduct at Hancock, Nov. 30, 2017. Jail 60 days. Obstruction government administration at Hancock, Nov. 30, 2017. Dismissed. Police standoff at Hancock, Nov. 30, 2017. Dismissed. Burglary, seven counts, at Eastbrook, Nov. 1, 2017. Dismissed. Burglary, four counts, at Waltham, Nov. 1, 2017. Dismissed. Burglary at T22-MD, Nov. 1, 2017. Dismissed. Burglary, at Hancock, Nov. 1, 2017. Department of Corrections eighteen months, all but 60 days suspended, probation two years, restitution $7,136.21. Burglary, at Hancock, Nov. 1, 2017. Dismissed. Theft by unauthorized taking or transfer at Eastbrook, eight counts, Nov. 1, 2017. Dismissed. Theft by unauthorized taking or transfer, five counts, at Waltham, Nov. 1, 2017. Dismissed. Theft by unauthorized taking or transfer at T22-MD, Nov. 1, 2017. Dismissed. Theft by unauthorized taking or transfer at Hancock, Nov. 1, 2017. Jail 60 days. Theft by unauthorized taking or transfer at Hancock, Nov. 1, 2017. Dismissed.

Tara Lee Russell, 47, Bar Harbor. Domestic violence assault at Bar Harbor, Feb. 2, 2018. Dismissed.

Scott Martin, 56, Tremont. Theft by unauthorized taking or transfer at Ellsworth, Oct. 28, 2017. Dismissed. Negotiating a worthless instrument at Ellsworth, Oct. 28, 2017. Dismissed.

Jeffery Witham Jr., 42, Bucksport. Misrepresentation on application at Stonington, June 29, 2017. $100.

Susan Marie Ruffner, 50, Gouldsboro. Terrorizing at Gouldsboro, April 18, 2018. Dismissed. Violating condition of release at Gouldsboro, April 18, 2018. Jail 13 days. Domestic violence criminal threatening at Gouldsboro, April 18, 2018. Dismissed.

Robert P. Dumais, 20, Medfield, Mass. OUI (alcohol) at Bucksport, April 22, 2018, Dismissed. Driving to endanger at Bucksport, April 22, 2018, Dismissed. Operating vehicle without license-conditional/restricted at Bucksport, April 22, 2018. $250. Minor transporting liquor at Bucksport, April 22, 2018. Dismissed.

Dawn Marie James, 45, Fletchers Landing. Theft by unauthorized taking or transfer, priors, at Ellsworth. Department of Corrections two years, all suspended, probation two years, restitution $10.49.

Mathew W. Florian, 58, Plantsville, Conn. OUI (alcohol) at Blue Hill, May 5, 2018. $750. License suspended 150 days.

Jay Frankie Esprit, 32, Orland. Aggravated criminal mischief at Orland, May 10, 2018. Department of Corrections four years, all but nine months one day suspended, probation two years, restitution $7,050.00. Domestic violence criminal threatening, priors DV, at Orland, May 10, 2018. Dismissed. Domestic violence criminal threatening, priors DV, at Orland, May 10, 2018. Dismissed.

Sasha Gay Pendley, 25, Brooklyn, N.Y. Operating vehicle without license at Southwest Harbor, May 10, 2018.

Josef F. Messer II, 37, Hancock. Assault on an officer at Ellsworth, March 5, 2018. Department of Corrections six months.

Arthur M. Morison, 58, Hancock. OUI (alcohol) at Bucksport, May 26, 2018. $500. Jail two days, license suspended 150 days.

Thomas A. Cole, 48, Ellsworth. Assault at Ellsworth, June 16, 2018. $300. Jail 10 days.

Matthew A. Foster, 39, Deer Isle. Motor vehicle speeding: 30+ MPH over speed limit at Trenton, May 14, 2018. $450.

Lindsay Marie Swanson, 26, Steuben. Operating while license suspended or revoked at Bucksport, June 4, 2018. $250.

Harold Leslie Pottle II, 43, Sullivan. Violating condition of release at Franklin, June 26, 2018. Unlawful possession of scheduled drug at Ellsworth, July 8, 2018. $400. Jail 35 days. Violating condition of release at Ellsworth, July 8, 2018. Jail 35 days. Unlawful possession of scheduled drug at Ellsworth, June 8, 2018. $400. Jail 35 days. Violating condition of release at Ellsworth, June 8, 2018. Jail 35 days. Attaching false plates at Gouldsboro, July 13, 2018. Jail two days. Violating condition of release at Gouldsboro, July 13, 2018. Jail 35 days. Use of drug paraphernalia at Ellsworth, June 8, 2018. Dismissed.

Robert Gordon Doane II, 37, Trenton. Disorderly conduct, loud unreasonable noise at Bar Harbor, June 26, 2018. Dismissed. Disorderly conduct, offensive words, gestures at Bar Harbor, June 26, 2018. Jail 24 hours. Refusing to submit to arrest or detention, physical force at Bar Harbor, June 26, 2018. Dismissed. Violating condition of release at Bar Harbor, June 26, 2018. Jail 24 hours.

Taylor M. Beattie, 23, Sullivan. OUI (alcohol) at Bar Harbor, June 23, 2018. $500. License suspended 150 days.

Eric M. Martin, 28, Otter Creek. OUI (alcohol) at Bar Harbor, June 29, 2018. $500. License suspended 150 days.

Richard L. Brown, 29, Blue Hill. Theft by unauthorized taking or transfer, priors, at Ellsworth, July 5, 2018. Jail 30 days.

Robin B. Weed, 56, Winslow. Assault at Hancock, June 10, 2018. Dismissed.

Angela Padavano, 56, Worcester, Mass. OUI (alcohol)- no test at Bar Harbor, July 7, 2018. $650. License suspended 150 days.

Jonathan Edward Kidder, 33, Sullivan. OUI (alcohol) at Gouldsboro, July 22, 2018. $500. Jail five days, license suspended 150 days.

Amanda Marie O’Rourke, 36 Trenton. Unlawful possession of scheduled drug at Ellsworth, July 24, 2018. $400. Jail five days. Violating condition of release at Bar Harbor, Oct. 9, 2018. Dismissed.

Daniel L. Vitale, 30, Rockaway, N.J. Fishing without valid license at Mount Desert, July 19, 2018. Dismissed.

Alexander V. Sherwood, 18, Brooklin. Unlawful possession of scheduled drug at Blue Hill, June 13, 2018. $400. Transportation of drugs by minor at Blue Hill, June 13, 2018. Dismissed.

Dustin T. Doliber, 30, Searsport. Operating while license suspended or revoked, prior, at Bucksport, July 23, 2018. $500.

Kayla M. Conley, 23, Seal Harbor. Assault, two counts, at Bar Harbor, July 4, 2018. Dismissed. Disorderly conduct, fighting at Bar Harbor, July 4, 2018. $250.

Eben O. Moss, 34, Holden. Violating condition of release at Gouldsboro, July 28, 2018. Jail two days. Operating while license suspended or revoked at Gouldsboro, July 28, 2018. $250. Violating condition of release at Gouldsboro, Aug. 8, 2018. Jail two days.

Timothy L. Thorpe, 38, Dedham. OUI (drugs or combo) at Dedham, Aug. 7, 2018. $500. Jail 30 days, license suspended 150 days.

Nevart Hebding, 70, Southwest Harbor. Assault at Bar Harbor, July 8, 2018. Disorderly conduct, offensive words, gestures at Bar Harbor, July 8, 2018. $250.

Tessa Hauser, 33, Hampden. Violating condition of release at Ellsworth, June 29, 2018. Dismissed.

Virginia R. Lanning, 39, Castine. Failing to stop for officer at Castine, Aug. 16, 2018. Dismissed.

Nicholas Willey, 34, Milbridge. Assault at Eastbrook, May 19, 2018. Dismissed. Disorderly conduct, offensive words, gestures at Eastbrook, May 19, 2018. Dismissed.

Joseph Spinazola, 21, Castine. Furnishing liquor to a minor at Blue Hill, Aug. 22, 2018. $500.

Josiah A. Carter, 25, Ellsworth. Motor vehicle speeding: 30+ MPH over speed limit at Dedham, June 18, 2018. $300. Illegal possession of firearm at Dedham, June 18, 2018. $300.

Jonathan Wayne Garland, 45, Winterport. Burglary at Ellsworth, June 30, 2018. Department of Corrections three years, all but 90 days suspended, probation two years, restitution $1,006. Theft by unauthorized taking or transfer at Ellsworth, June 30, 2018. Jail 90 days.

Mustafa Hatem Alshuwaili, 26, Ellsworth. Violating protection from abuse order at Ellsworth, Sept. 4, 2018. Jail 30 days.

Jacob E. Cyr, 29, Ellsworth. OUI (alcohol), two priors, at Ellsworth, Sept. 6, 2018. $1,100. Jail none months, all but 30 days suspended, probation one year, license suspended six years. Operating while license suspended or revoked-OUI at Ellsworth, Sept 6, 2018. $600. Jail seven days, license suspended one year.

Tod Michael Nischan, 41, Gouldsboro. OUI (alcohol) at Ellsworth, Aug. 24, 2018. $500. Jail 48 hours, license suspended 150 days.

Elias D. Allen, 27, Southwest Harbor. Illegal placing of bear bait at T16-MD, Aug. 31, 2018. $100.

Ronald George Brown, 62, Sullivan. Violating condition of release at Sullivan, Aug. 12, 2018. Jail 48 hours.

Jonathan James Smith, 37, Meadville, Pa. Fugitive from justice, two counts, at Bar Harbor, Sept. 21, 2018. Dismissed.

Joseph M. Bennett, 32, Sullivan. Tag system penalties at Frenchboro, April 2, 2018.

Daniel L. Larrabee, 43, Stonington. Operating while license suspended or revoked at Deer Isle, Aug. 20, 2018. $250.

Casey C. Spofford, 37, Brooksville. Failure to register vehicle at Stonington, Aug. 23, 2018. $100.

Grant Russell Golden Jr., 51, Ellsworth. Failure to register vehicle at Ellsworth, July 29, 2018. $100.

Jeremy M. Murphy, 28, Sedgwick. Operating while license suspended or revoked at Blue Hill, Aug. 30, 2018. $250.

Amanda L. Lawless, 41, Winterport. Failure to register vehicle at Aurora, Aug. 17, 2018. $100.

Delos Santos Kervin A. Castillo, 32, Orrington. Operating vehicle without license at Aurora, Aug. 17, 2018. $150.

Steven Hemeon, 59, Ipswich, Mass. Operating vehicle without license at Gouldsboro, Aug. 10, 2018. $150.

Nels Helgerson, 61, Johnston, R.I. Failure to stop, provide information at Castine, Aug. 17, 2018. $150.

Jason Donald Mann, 39, Bucksport. Domestic violence assault at Bucksport, Oct. 2, 2018. Jail 30 days. Violating protection from abuse order at Bucksport, Oct. 2, 2018. Jail 30 days.

Jonathan Singleton, 26, Bangor. Disorderly conduct, loud unreasonable noise at Southwest Harbor, Oct. 4, 2018. Jail 12 hours.

Christopher J. Migel, 67, Sedgwick. Hunting migratory waterfowl without permit at Sedgwick, Oct. 5, 2018. $100.

Bryan F. Simanton, 38, Brooksville. Fugitive from justice at Brooksville, Oct. 10, 2018. Dismissed.

Joseph Steven Strout, 46, Hancock. Violating condition of release at Gouldsboro, Oct. 18, 2018. Jail 48 hours.

Daniel Tice, 38, Otis. Refusing to submit to arrest or detention, refusing to stop at Ellsworth, Oct. 19, 2018. Jail 48 hours. Refusing to submit to arrest or detention, physical force at Ellsworth, Oct. 19, 2019. Jail 48 hours. Refusing to sign criminal summons at Ellsworth, Oct. 19, 2018. Dismissed.

Jacob P. Richardson, 20 Hancock. Crating a police standoff at Hancock, Nov. 30, 2017. Dismissed.

Spencer O. Emerson, 21, Jonesport. Minor transporting liquor at Trenton, Jan. 11, 2018. License suspended 30 days. Minor having false identification at Trenton, Jan. 11, 2018. $750.

Michael J. Johnson, 36, Ellsworth. Operating/permitting operation unregistered motorboat at Orland, June 1, 2018. $200.

Matthew C. Semeraro, 32, Wayne, N.J. Operating without safety equipment at Sedgwick, July 1, 2018. $100.

Keith T. Dean, 58, Annandale, Va. Operating without safety equipment at Southwest Harbor, July 1, 2018. $100.

Tiana Turner, 27, Mount Desert. Operating without safety equipment at Somesville, July 10, 2018. $100.

Cherrie Kane, 48, Sullivan. Keeping dangerous dog at Sullivan, July 10, 2018.

Matthew B. Wilson 29, Orrington. Operating without safety equipment at Otis, July 21, 2018. $100.

Amy I. Henry, 50, New York, N.Y. Operating without safety equipment at Somesville, Aug. 2, 2018. $100.

Justin Edward Pottle, 25, Gardiner. Operating without safety equipment at T9-SD, Sept. 1, 2018. $100.

Brian N. Bird, 31, Daytona Beach, Fla. Operating without safety equipment at Deer Isle, Aug. 24, 2018. $100.

David A. Gooding, 57, Deer Isle. Operating without safety equipment at Brooklin, Aug. 26, 2018. $100.

Brian W. Eaton, 34 Deer Isle. Untagged lobster traps, Chapter 25 at Frenchboro, Aug. 19, 2018. $1,500.

Ryan N. Dee, 20, Houlton. Minor consuming liquor at Gouldsboro, Aug. 12, 2018. $200.

Barbara J. Hennigan, 56, Trenton. Allowing dog to be at large at Trenton, Sept. 20, 2018. $50.