MDI Police: Armed Homeowner Stops Intruder



BAR HARBOR — Andrew G. Buzzell, 27, of Bar Harbor, was arrested the night of Dec. 17 on a charge of criminal trespass. Mr. Buzzell, who police say was intoxicated at the time of his arrest, allegedly entered a School Street residence where he had no business being. A man living in the house detained Mr. Buzzell with a firearm until police arrived.

A chimney fire at a Millbrook Road residence was quickly extinguished by firefighters Dec. 16. The fire, which was contained to the chimney, was snuffed out with pressurized water, sprayed down the chimney, after firefighters gained access to the roof, fire captain Matt Bartlett said.

Michael Hall, 42, of Bar Harbor, was arrested Saturday on a charge of operating under the influence on Arata Drive.

George J. Tripp, 33, of Holden, was arrested Sunday on a charge of operating while under the influence (OUI) on Eden Street.

Elizabeth M. Holbrook-Rabasca, 35, of Bar Harbor, was summonsed Dec. 15 on Route 3 on a charge of speeding.

A woman reported the afternoon of Dec. 15 that she saw her own car being driven into the parking lot where she worked. The keys had been left in the car that morning, she said. Nothing was stolen from the car, including a purse with credit cards, cash and checks.

Jamien A. St Pierre, 27, of Readfield, was summonsed Dec. 17 on Eden Street on a charge of not wearing a seatbelt.

Xianjun Zhu, 35, of Bar Harbor, was summonsed Dec. 17 on a charge of speeding on Main Street.

Morgan Jansson, 22, of Waltham, was summonsed Saturday on Route 3 on a charge of unlawful possession of schedule Z drugs. Ms. Jansson was in possession of a tablet of Ativan, police said.

Donald Fisher, 43, of Ellsworth, was summonsed Saturday on Route 3 on a charge of speeding.

Lisa Gorczyca, 29, of Bar Harbor, was summonsed Monday on a charge of speeding on Route 3.

Bangor Hydro-Electric Company was contacted after a wire came into contact with a tree on Bunchberry Lane on Monday.

Police issued 29 warnings for speeding and other moving violations this week. Two summonses were issued for failure to provide proof of insurance, and one summons was issued for an expired inspection sticker. Four minor traffic accidents were reported, with three of them involving deer.

Southwest Harbor

A man reported Monday that his vehicle had been damaged while parked at the Hio Trail parking lot on Route 102.

Police said the vehicle had been sideswiped, possibly by a snowplow. Further details of the hit-and-run accident were not available.

Jessica Goodwin, 21, of Southwest Harbor was summonsed Sunday on a charge of operating after suspension. Ms. Goodwin was charged after police found an unoccupied pickup truck off the Seawall Road near Alder Lane.

Also on Sunday, Anthony Lovera, 22, of Bronx, N.Y. lost control of his vehicle in the snow on Long Hill, sending the vehicle into a skid and off the road. No injury was reported.

A Tremont man was arrested Dec. 18 after police allegedly found him in possession of alcohol in violation of his bail conditions. Gregory Spizziri, 49, was arrested on a charge of violating the conditions of his release.

Ronald McIntire, 39, of Trenton was summonsed Dec. 18 on a charge of operating an unregistered motor vehicle.

Richard Shea, 62, of Ellsworth was summonsed Dec. 16 on a speeding charge.

Mount Desert

A Northeast Harbor resident complained to police Saturday that she has been receiving harassing text messages from her ex-boyfriend’s new girlfriend. Police learned that several of the involved parties had been participating in the behavior and all were warned to stop.

A driver concerned about the safety of two children playing in a snow pile on Main Street in Northeast Harbor reported Sunday night that the youngsters were dressed in black and difficult to see.

For more police news, pick up a copy of the Mount Desert Islander.

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