Cops & Courts

  • Hancock County Sheriff’s Log Week of Oct. 8

    Hancock County Sheriff’s Log Week of Oct. 8

    ELLSWORTH — A motorist was arrested after a rear-end collision on Route 1 in Hancock Sept. 30, the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office reported. Deputy Dylan Hall charged Casey Scott, 37, of Sullivan with operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of an intoxicant. Scott had been driving eastbound in a 2015 Kia Soul, which

  • Hancock County Jail log Sept. 28 – Oct. 2

    Hancock County Jail log Sept. 28 – Oct. 2

    The following were arrested or booked into the Hancock County Jail between Sept. 28 and Oct. 2: Amanda L. Burrows, 35, Bar Harbor, theft by unauthorized taking or transfer. Harvey M. Springer, 25, Ellsworth, domestic violence criminal threatening. Jan M. Rideout, 48, Hampden, domestic violence assault. Sylvia A. Moores, 38, Baileyville, 45 days for failure

  • Hancock County Sheriff’s Log Week of Oct. 1

    ELLSWORTH — A stop of a vehicle with studded snow tires Sunday in Stonington led to charges for the motorist, the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office reported. Deputy Dakota Dupuis summoned Donald Prescott, 31, of Canaan on charges of operating after suspension and attaching false plates. Arrest Deputy Brian Archer arrested Morgan Black, 40, of Tremont

  • Hancock County Jail log Sept. 22-27

    The following were arrested or booked into the Hancock County Jail between Sept. 22 and 27: Samantha D. Willard, 33, Tremont, operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of an intoxicant. Gregory J. Harper Jr., 36, Tremont, disorderly conduct, obstruction of government administration and criminal mischief. Robert A. Soinski, 31, Parma, Ohio, assault. Rhonda

  • Ellsworth Police Log Week of Oct. 1

    ELLSWORTH — A 31-year-old man was arrested on Sept. 24 after reportedly driving more than 50 miles per hour over the posted speed limit, according to a police report. Jacob Bowden of Bucksport was arrested and charged with operating over the speed limit by more than 30 mph and failure to stop for a law

  • Hancock County Court

    Hancock County Court

    The following cases were adjudicated, reviewed or continued in Hancock County Court, according to official records: Richard R. Salman, 70, Sedgwick. Three counts of reckless conduct at Sedgwick, Aug. 11, 2001. Dismissed. Jamal E. Shaw, 31, Dorchester, Mass. Unlawful possession of scheduled drug at Ellsworth, Aug. 4, 2013. $400. Sharon L. Fraser, 59, Harrington. Operating

  • Hancock County divorces

    The following divorces were granted in Ellsworth District Court: Michelle C. Lear, Mount Desert and Damon R. Lear, Mount Desert. Married June 23, 2001, at Mount Desert. Shared parental rights, primary residence with Michelle Lear for one minor child. Kimberly S. Patten, Sedgwick and Marvin C. Patten, Sedgwick. Married July 29, 2006, at Sedgwick. Shared

  • Gouldsboro Police Log Week of Sept. 24

    Gouldsboro Police Log Week of Sept. 24

    GOULDSBORO — Jeffrey Lynn, 38, of Gouldsboro was charged with leaving the scene of a property damage accident and two other charges on Sept. 4 on the Guzzle Road. While patrolling that road, Officer Adam Brackett had spotted signs of a recent car crash. Witness reports and evidence led him to Lynn’s residence, where the

  • Bucksport Police Log Week of Sept. 24

    Bucksport Police Log Week of Sept. 24

    BUCKSPORT — A man and a woman arrested in a Waldo County drug sweep last week were arrested again in a separate incident on Friday at the Fountain Motel. Officer Chris Woodman arrested Donald Resh, 44, of Searsport on charges of violating conditions of release and drug possession. Deputy Police Chief David Winchester said Resh

  • Ellsworth Police Log Week of Sept. 24

    Ellsworth Police Log Week of Sept. 24

    ELLSWORTH — Two Ellsworth residents were summoned on theft charges on Sept. 11 after police received a report from Walmart regarding $390 worth of stolen merchandise, according to a report. Summoned were Jade Giger, 33, and Michael Stevens, 29. Death Police were called to Walmart on Sept. 21 around 8:30 p.m. for a report that