Man Reportedly Shows Up Intoxicated for Drunk Driving Hearing

ELLSWORTH — An Ellsworth man was arrested Sept. 28 for showing up at a Division of Motor Vehicles hearing regarding a drunk driving charge while allegedly under the influence of alcohol.

Trooper Greg Roy, who was attending the hearing, determined that Mark Braun, 48, had been drinking, which was a violation of his bail conditions. Braun was arrested on a charge of violating the conditions of his release and taken to the Hancock County Jail.


Two men were arrested Sept. 28 on a charge of violating their probation following a well-being check at a home in Hancock.

Nathan Boyington, 32, of Hancock and Jack Wentworth Jr., 25, of Ellsworth were arrested after police determined they allegedly had been using the designer drug called bath salts.

A 63-year-old Brooksville man was arrested Sept. 26 after police responded to a complaint that he entered a neighbor’s home without permission and had inappropriate contact with a 12-year-old girl who was home alone.

Robert Bakeman was arrested on charges of aggravated criminal trespassing and assault. According to Trooper Roy, the assault was not of a sexual nature.

A traffic stop Sunday in Trenton led to the arrest of a Swan’s Island man. James Beyor, 65, was arrested on a charge of operating under the influence.

Nothing Noteworthy

Apparently, they weren’t making beautiful music.

State police responded Sept. 30 to a complaint of a man and woman arguing at a Sullivan campground. It was determined that the couple had been singing around a campfire and not fighting.


A Sullivan woman reported Sept. 30 that $200 in scratch tickets had been taken from a kitchen drawer.

Safety Check

Trooper Chris Smith checked the Donnell Pond Road in Franklin Sept. 26 after receiving a report that a small child riding on an ATV was not wearing a helmet. The vehicle was not located.

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Mark Good

Mark Good

Reporter at Mount Desert Islander