Cops & Courts

  • Trenton man sentenced in firearms case

    Trenton man sentenced in firearms case

    BANGOR — A Trenton man was sentenced Monday in U.S. District Court in Bangor for possessing a firearm as a felon, U.S. Attorney Halsey B. Frank announced. U.S. District Judge Lance E. Walker sentenced Timothy Levesque, 53, to one year and one day in prison and two years of supervised release. Levesque had pleaded guilty

  • Sorrento man killed in logging accident

    Sorrento man killed in logging accident

    ELLSWORTH — A Sorrento man was killed in a logging accident last week, according to Hancock County Sheriff’s Deputy Dakota Dupuis. A woman called in the early morning hours of Oct. 4, according to Dupuis, concerned that her 53-year-old husband, Marc Calcia, had not returned the night before. After a “brief investigation,” officers learned that

  • Hancock County Sheriff’s log week of Oct. 3

    Hancock County Sheriff’s log week of Oct. 3

    ELLSWORTH — Hancock County Sheriff’s Deputy Dakota Dupuis arrested an Eastbrook man who was reportedly driving while impaired on Austin Road in Hancock Sept. 25. Dupuis charged Wyatt Boyington-Perdue, 31, with operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of an intoxicant and operating beyond license restrictions. Is someone in the house? Dupuis and Lt.

  • Winter Harbor Police log week of Oct. 3

    Winter Harbor Police log week of Oct. 3

    WINTER HARBOR — Two people were arrested on charges of operating under the influence in Winter Harbor in separate incidents last week. On Sept. 25, Tyson R. McCurdy, 42, of Nashville, Tenn., was charged with OUI and driving at a criminal speed on Newman Street. On Sept. 28, Ronnie Watkins, 54, of Charlotte, N.C., was

  • Hancock County Jail log week of Oct. 3

    Hancock County Jail log week of Oct. 3

    The following were arrested or booked into the Hancock County Jail between Sept. 20 and 29: Randy W. Spencer, 26, Southwest Harbor, failure to appear. Rachel L. Dwyer, 46, Sullivan, unlawful drug trafficking. Miranda L. Berry, 24, Hancock, domestic violence assault, aggravated assault, domestic violence criminal threatening, refusing to submit to arrest or detention. Wyatt

  • Convicted murder seeks review of his case

    Convicted murder seeks review of his case

    BANGOR — Convicted murderer Christopher Saenz was back in the Penobscot County Courthouse Tuesday for a post-conviction review of his case. Saenz was convicted in 2015 of beating his wife, Hilary, to death on Christmas Day in 2013. Saenz appealed his murder conviction and lost in October 2016. The Maine Supreme Court denied his appeal

  • Ellsworth Police log week of Oct. 3

    Ellsworth Police log week of Oct. 3

    ELLSWORTH — A 50-year-old Hancock man who mistakenly entered a local residence without realizing that a new tenant had recently moved in was arrested on unrelated warrants on Sept. 25, according to a police report. Stephen Cowles reportedly entered the residence around 11 a.m. “believ[ing] he had been welcome there at the time and not

  • Maine State Police log week of Oct. 3

    Maine State Police log week of Oct. 3

    ELLSWORTH — The Maine State Police arrested two motorists who reportedly had been driving while impaired over the weekend. Trooper Caleb McGary arrested Yulian Maksutov, 24, of Ellsworth on a charge of operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of an intoxicant, operating after suspension and violating conditions of release in Trenton Sunday. McGary

  • Bucksport Police log week of Oct. 3

    Bucksport Police log week of Oct. 3

    BUCKSPORT — Sgt. David Winchester arrested a local man on a charge of heroin possession Monday night. Winchester took Darren Seidell, 38, of Bucksport to the Hancock County Jail. Seidell was still incarcerated Tuesday morning. Summonses Officers issued a few summonses to motorists whose right to operate a motor vehicle has been suspended. Winchester summoned

  • Two injured in Orland crash

    Two injured in Orland crash

    ELLSWORTH — Two young men were injured on Route 166 in Orland Wednesday after their car crashed into a tree, the Maine State Police reported. Trooper Gregory Ramp said the crash occurred when the car crested a hill, lost control and went of the road, hitting the tree. Riley Jorgenson, 20, of Vienna, Va., was

  • Hancock County Jail log week of Sept. 26

    Hancock County Jail log week of Sept. 26

    The following were arrested or booked into Hancock County Jail between Sept. 13 and 19: Christopher P. Rigiero, 24, Bucksport disorderly conduct. Codey L. Chandler, 29, Franklin, one count failure to give correct name or address and two counts operating after suspension. Zachary M.T. Brooks, 40, Hancock, unlawful possession of scheduled drugs, operating a vehicle