ELLSWORTH — Hancock County Sheriff’s deputies were sent to help a Surry woman who was allegedly being threatened by her husband on March 21. The man was reportedly armed with a firearm, police said.
“The parties were located, and it was determined the alleged victim had fabricated the event to elicit a response from her family,” said Deputy Chris Sargent.
A Sullivan woman was charged with operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of an intoxicant on Route 1 in Hancock March 31, police said.
Melissa Petrillo-Erbes, 43, has a court date of June 2, said Deputy Brian Archer.
Mental health issues
Deputies and Bucksport Ambulance went to an Orland residence March 22 to help a woman who had taken an assortment of prescription medications. Her husband had called for help. Sargent said the woman was taken to Northern Light Eastern Maine Medical Center for a psychological evaluation.
A Trenton motorist saw a man walking in the roadway Friday who appeared intoxicated. Deputies and the Northern Light Ambulance responded and took the man to a hospital.
Sargent said the incident is under investigation.
Lt. Corey Bagley put down a deer that had been hit by a vehicle and was still alive in a Lamoine ditch on Saturday. Bagley also found someone to take the carcass.
An Orland resident reported an attempted burglary at a business April 1. Deputy Luke Gross is investigating.
An Ellsworth woman reported unauthorized cutting of wood on her land Friday, Deputy Zach Allen reported.
The Sheriff’s Office got a request Friday to check on the well-being of an elderly Orland woman.
“The woman was located and found to be in good health,” Sargent said.