Cops & Courts

  • Surry man charged with trafficking

    Surry man charged with trafficking

    ELLSWORTH — A Surry man charged with drug trafficking after a Feb. 6 search of his residence is being held without bail pending a hearing. District Attorney Matt Foster filed a motion Feb. 7 to revoke bail, which had previously been set for Adam J. Fitzherbert, 53. Judge Michael Roberts ruled that Fitzherbert should be

  • Hancock County Sheriff’s Log Week of Feb. 15

    Hancock County Sheriff’s Log Week of Feb. 15

    ELLSWORTH — Hancock County Sheriff’s deputies have been handling multiple incidents of alleged harassment and assault among youths on the Schoodic Peninsula. A Franklin resident Monday reported an ongoing harassment issue among teenage girls. Deputy Luke Gross said he will be meeting with the girls and their parents. Deputy Zach Allen is investigating an alleged

  • Ellsworth Police Log Week of Feb. 15

    Ellsworth Police Log Week of Feb. 15

    ELLSWORTH — Ellsworth police responded to a report on Feb. 11 of a resident in an apartment complex off the Bangor Road taking a small trampoline that belonged to a neighbor inside the building without permission from the trampoline’s owner. Officers said the trampoline had been returned to its original location before they arrived. “Missing”

  • Maine State Police Log Week of Feb. 15

    Maine State Police Log Week of Feb. 15

    ELLSWORTH —Maine State Police arrested a Stonington woman after finding a vehicle off the road in Sedgwick Saturday. Trooper Owen Reed arrested Mary Ann McGuire, 51, on a charge of operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of an intoxicant. Summonses Trooper Josh Lander summoned Autumn Alley, 34, of Southwest Harbor on a charge

  • Bucksport Police Log Week of Feb. 15

    Bucksport Police Log Week of Feb. 15

    BUCKSPORT — Police charged a motorist with impaired driving Feb. 8. Officer Chris Woodman arrested Walter Binger, 34, of Brooklin on a charge of operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of an intoxicant. Woodman was released on bail at the police station. Theft A Bucksport woman reported Feb. 8 that someone stole $1,000

  • Winter Harbor Police Log Week of Feb. 15

    Winter Harbor Police Log Week of Feb. 15

    WINTER HARBOR — A missing 10-year-old child was found following a search on Friday. The child was reported missing from a home on Summer Harbor Road. Officers found the child, who had wandered into the woods and gotten lost after playing outside, about a quarter-mile from the home. The 10-year-old had no injuries. The Winter

  • Gouldsboro Police Log Week of Feb. 15

    Gouldsboro Police Log Week of Feb. 15

    GOULDSBORO — Cole Kennedy, 32, of Milbridge and Danielle Pinkham, 39, of Milbridge were arrested Friday and charged with assaulting an officer and obstructing government administration. Pinkham also had an active warrant for her arrest and was charged with violating conditions of release. Their arrests followed an investigation into “suspected drug activity,” according to a

  • Speed and alcohol cited in Holden snowmobile crash

    Speed and alcohol cited in Holden snowmobile crash

    HOLDEN — A Holden man was injured Saturday as a result of a snowmobile crash on Brewer Lake, according to the Maine Warden Service. William Johnson, 25, was injured when he struck the shoreline at approximately 12:30 Saturday morning. Wardens and members of the Holden Police Department spent several hours at the early morning scene.

  • Ellsworth Police Log Week of Feb. 8

    Ellsworth Police Log Week of Feb. 8

    ELLSWORTH — A Tremont man is being investigated for fraud after Bar Harbor Bank & Trust reported a check kiting scheme at locations in Ellsworth, Southwest Harbor and Mount Desert, according to police. The bank reported the incident after discovering that the individual in question had deposited several bad checks over a 10-day period and

  • Maine State Police Log Week of Feb. 8

    Maine State Police Log Week of Feb. 8

    ELLSWORTH — An Orland man was charged last week after a neighbor reported he threatened her and her dog with a firearm. State Police Sgt. Jason Sattler, Cpl. Christopher Smith and Trooper David Barnard responded to the Jan. 29 incident. As a result, Frank Albee, 60, of Orland was charged with criminal threatening. Drugs On