Cops & Courts

  • Bucksport man charged with aggravated assault

    Bucksport man charged with aggravated assault

    ELLSWORTH — A Bucksport man has been arrested on two counts of aggravated assault. Kaleem “Danny” Adnan, 29, appeared before Judge Michael Roberts Friday in Hancock County Unified Court for a bail hearing. There is no information yet on the alleged assaults. District Attorney Matt Foster asked Roberts to set bail at $50,000 cash. Foster

  • Woman reported missing found heading south

    ELLSWORTH — An 18-year-old Ellsworth woman reported missing several days ago by her guardian is “en route to Florida,” according to a police report. The woman, who was last seen in Southwest Harbor on foot on Aug. 5, was reported missing Aug. 7, said Police Chief Glenn Moshier. Officers eventually received a message from her

  • Castine man sentenced for OUI fatal

    Castine man sentenced for OUI fatal

    CASTINE — A Castine man Tuesday was ordered to serve 18 months in prison for drunken driving and manslaughter in the death of his best friend, Ronald Bakeman. Justice Bruce Mallonee ordered Francis Spinazola, 56, to serve five years in prison but suspended all but 18 months. Spinazola will serve four years of probation upon

  • Hancock County Jail log July 31-Aug 5

    Hancock County Jail log July 31-Aug 5

    The following were arrested or booked into Hancock County Jail between July 31-Aug 5: Leroy Turner, 39, Steuben, probation revocation. Richard W. Bubar Jr., 43, Deer Isle, aggravated assault. Jeffrey P. Munson, 48, Mount Desert, assault. Christopher D. Harper, 43, Tremont, protection order violation. Andrew J. Dicesare, 31, Orrington, failure to appear. Lisa M. Gibson,

  • Ellsworth Police Log Week of Aug. 9

    Ellsworth Police Log Week of Aug. 9

    ELLSWORTH — Police responded to a report of an overdose at Circle K on Aug. 1. They found a 21-year-old Sullivan resident unresponsive in the passenger seat of a parked car. Another man was with the man at the time, according to a report of the incident, which did not specify who called 911. Maine

  • Hancock County Sheriff’s Log Week of Aug. 9

    Hancock County Sheriff’s Log Week of Aug. 9

    ELLSWORTH — Hancock County sheriff’s deputies arrested a Sullivan man after he allegedly entered a neighbor’s house without permission and later pushed a pregnant woman to the ground Saturday night. Deputy David Lord arrested Dean Barrett, 32, on charges of burglary and domestic violence assault. Lord said Barrett, who was intoxicated, also assaulted the owner

  • Maine State Police Log Week of Aug. 9

    Maine State Police Log Week of Aug. 9

    ELLSWORTH — The Maine State Police arrested a motorist and his passenger, each on drug charges, during a traffic stop July 27 in Sullivan. Trooper Dana Austin stopped the vehicle for erratic operation and spoke with the pair “who seemed extremely nervous,” Austin said. One man had a hammer between his feet and both had

  • Bucksport Police Log Week of Aug. 9

    Bucksport Police Log Week of Aug. 9

    BUCKSPORT — Police held an OUI roadblock on River Road Friday night into early Saturday morning but it didn’t result in any arrests. “We field tested a good number of people but we had no arrests,” Sgt. David Winchester said. Winchester noted that the officers received “overwhelming support” from many of the motorists who were