Vandals spray-painted the door of a shed that volunteers built at the town of Blue Hill’s ice rink. Deputy Chris Sargent is investigating. RICH BOULET PHOTO

Hancock County Sheriff’s Log Week of July 18

ELLSWORTH — Hancock County Sheriff’s deputies investigated a report that a man exposed himself to a woman who had been jogging by his house in Trenton Saturday.

Deputy Zach Allen said the woman did not want to pursue criminal charges against the man but Allen did warn the man about the alleged conduct.

OUI arrest

A call from a concerned citizen about a man sleeping behind the wheel of a parked vehicle with a child in the car led to arrest for the driver. The incident occurred Saturday on the Bald Mountain Road in Orland, Deputy Brian Archer reported.

Archer arrested Shawn Goodine, 50, of Dedham on a charge of operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of an intoxicant. Archer also summoned Goodine on a charge of endangering the welfare of a child.


A car went off the road and hit a telephone pole after a motorist was distracted by a bee that flew into the car July 6 on Leaches Point Road in Orland, Deputy Travis Frost reported.

Amy Santos-Inglesias, 31, of Bucksport was driving a 2001 Toyota Camry, which had to be towed, Frost said.

Santos-Inglesias was wearing her seat belt and had minor injuries, the deputy said.

Destroyed vehicle

Frost is investigating an incident reported July 8 about a vehicle that had been destroyed by fire in Franklin.

Agency assist

Chief Deputy Pat Kane helped the Maine State Police with a reported fight at a Blue Hill business Saturday night.

Citizen assist

Deputy Jeff McFarland met with a two Stonington residents Saturday about a boundary line dispute the two are having. McFarland said he helped the neighbors reach a resolution.

Deputy Brian Archer gave a Surry man a ride home July 5 after seeing him walking along a roadside in the dark clad in dark clothing.


Deputy Chris Sargent summoned Rebecca Gray, 44, of Penobscot on a charge of negotiating a worthless instrument July 1.


Deputy Luke Gross is investigating a trespassing complaint at a Fletchers Landing residence.

A caretaker spoke to Gross Saturday about a couple camping on the property without permission.


Gross arrested Marcus Buzzell, 26, of Veazie on a charge of violating conditions of his release Sunday at Craig’s Pond in Orland.

Animal problem

McFarland took a complaint Saturday from Stonington residents about a neighbor’s dogs barking “all day long.”

“I spoke with the neighbor about the dogs and he claimed there was nothing he could do,” McFarland said. “The case will be referred to the town’s animal control officer.”

Public outreach

Deputies, Maine State Police troopers and Ellsworth police provided an escort Sunday through Hancock County for an organized motorcycle ride fundraiser for Sarah’s House in Holden.

Sarah’s House is a “cancer hospitality house” providing a place for cancer patients from far reaches of Maine to live while they’re having treatments at Lafayette Family Cancer Center in Brewer. The house is named after Sarah Robinson, who lost her battle with cancer at age 26 in 2011.

Jennifer Osborn

Jennifer Osborn

Reporter and columnist at The Ellsworth American
News Reporter Jennifer Osborn covers news and features on the Blue Hill Peninsula and Deer Isle-Stonington. She welcomes tips and story ideas. She also writes the Gone Shopping column. Email Jennifer with your suggestions at [email protected] or call 667-2576.

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