Cops & Courts

  • Maine State Police log week of Aug. 15

    Maine State Police log week of Aug. 15

    Surry woman arrested on OUI charge ELLSWORTH — The Maine State Police arrested a Surry woman for alleged impaired driving Sunday in Stonington. Trooper Owen Reed arrested Chelsea Curtis, 28, on a charge of operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of an intoxicant. Trooper Caleb McGary assisted. More arrests A theft that was

  • Deputy Investigates Multi-Vehicle Crash in Brooklin

    Deputy Investigates Multi-Vehicle Crash in Brooklin

    The Hancock County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a multi-vehicle crash involving the Brooklin General Store early Monday evening. Authorities said that no life-threatening injuries have been reported. However, it appears from a photo that the store may have lost its ice machine. Deputy Jeff McFarland is the lead investigator. The Brooklin Fire Department is handling

  • Bucksport fire under investigation

    Bucksport fire under investigation

    BUCKSPORT — A fire that burned just over an acre at a residence on the Bucks Mills Road Aug. 6 remains under investigation, said Maine Forest Ranger John Cousins. On Monday, Cousins said he hadn’t yet been able to reach the property owner. No one was home when the fire erupted. “It was either a

  • Out of control campfire doused

    Out of control campfire doused

    WINTER HARBOR — The National Park Service is investigating a fire Aug. 6 in the Schoodic Peninsula section of Acadia National Park. Forest ranger John Cousins said the forest service, firefighters from Winter Harbor and park service rangers responded to the fire, reported at about 5:30 p.m. The fire turned out to be caused by

  • Hancock County Jail log July 29-Aug.4

    Hancock County Jail log July 29-Aug.4

    The following were arrested or booked into the Hancock County Jail between July 29 and Aug. 4: Carl L. Harvey, 27, Glenburn, one count each assault, domestic violence criminal threatening and terrorizing and two counts theft by unauthorized taking or transfer. Nathan S. Torrey, 33, Sedgwick, failure to appear. Michele M. Bellomy, 50, Fairfax, Va.,

  • Thirty drivers summonsed for speeding on 1A

    Thirty drivers summonsed for speeding on 1A

    ELLSWORTH — Police conducted several traffic details this week, issuing dozens of tickets, including many for the same offense: traveling 64 mph in a 55-mph-zone. Coincidence? Not exactly. Officers have a fair amount of discretion when it comes to writing tickets and frequently give drivers a break by ticketing them for lower speeds than those

  • Ellsworth Police log week of Aug. 8

    Ellsworth Police log week of Aug. 8

    ELLSWORTH — A man who was reportedly “yelling and using rude language” while on the phone at the Ellsworth Public Library was found to be homeless and looking for a place to stay, according to police. The man told officers he had “gotten upset while on the phone and did not mean to raise his

  • Hancock County Sheriff’s log week of Aug. 8

    Hancock County Sheriff’s log week of Aug. 8

    ELLSWORTH — Hancock County Sheriff’s deputies arrested a Clifton, N.J., man after investigating a domestic dispute at a Sullivan residence Monday. Police arrested Patrick Barile, 41, on a charge of domestic violence assault. Lt. Tim Cote, Deputy Dan Harlan and Deputy Dakota Dupuis responded. Evidence collection Cote retrieved evidence that had been collected at Northern

  • Maine State Police Log Washington County Week of Aug. 8

    Maine State Police Log Washington County Week of Aug. 8

    MACHIAS — The Maine State Police made an impaired driving arrest on Aug. 1. Trooper Kim Sawyer arrested Rebekah Clark, 23, of Calais on a charge of operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of an intoxicant after an accident in Alexander. Bail violation Trooper Dana Austin arrested Samantha Polchies, 30, of Sullivan on

  • Bucksport Police Log Week of Aug. 8

    Bucksport Police Log Week of Aug. 8

    BUCKSPORT — Bucksport Police School Resource Officer Eric Marcel spoke on Saturday afternoon to parents concerned about their son, who is 18. There was no word on the outcome. Theft A woman reported that someone stole a package from her porch July 29. The woman said she recorded the theft with a video camera positioned

  • Maine State Police Log Week of Aug. 8

    Maine State Police Log Week of Aug. 8

    ELLSWORTH — Maine State Police charged two motorists with impaired operation on Saturday. Trooper Dana Austin arrested Cooper Henderson, 21, of Hancock on a charge of operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of an intoxicant after a traffic stop on Route 1 in Hancock. Austin arrested Sidney Emerson, 49, of Sullivan on a