Cops & Courts

  • Ellsworth Police Log Week of May 17

    Ellsworth Police Log Week of May 17

    ELLSWORTH — Two people were treated and released from Maine Coast Memorial Hospital following a head-on collision on Route 180 on May 9, according to a police report of the incident. Michael Joyce was traveling south when the vehicle he was driving crossed into the northbound lane and collided with a car driven by Robert

  • Crash slows traffic on the Bucksport Road

    Crash slows traffic on the Bucksport Road

    ELLSWORTH — A Bar Harbor woman reported possible injuries after the vehicle she was in struck a car that crossed the centerline in front of her on the Bucksport Road on Tuesday afternoon around 1:30 p.m. A car driven by 18-year-old Thorndike resident Colby Furrow was northbound on the Bucksport Road when it attempted to stop

  • Hancock County Sheriff’s Log Week of May 17

    Hancock County Sheriff’s Log Week of May 17

    ELLSWORTH — A Jeep went off the road and struck a ledge outcrop on Route 179 in Waltham Saturday, Hancock County Sheriff’s Deputy Michael Southard reported. Southard said Rick Roussel, 32, of Princeton was operating a 2000 Jeep Wrangler northbound on Route 179 when he lost control of the vehicle. The Jeep sustained “extensive front-end

  • Bucksport Police Log Week of May 17

    Bucksport Police Log Week of May 17

    BUCKSPORT — Police are investigating an assault case that was referred to the department from the Hancock County District Attorney’s Office. Underage drinking Police took two reports of underage drinking parties a few hours apart on Friday but both were unfounded, Officer Chris Woodman said. Runaway Officer Ryan Knight took a report of a child

  • Maine State Police Log Week of May 17

    Maine State Police Log Week of May 17

    ELLSWORTH — The Maine State Police charged two motorists with driving while impaired and two others with criminal speeding in recent days. Trooper Owen Reed arrested Gregory Danico, 47, of Penobscot on a charge of operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of an intoxicant. Reed had stopped Danico in Penobscot May 5 for

  • Hancock County divorces

    Hancock County divorces

    The following divorces were granted in Ellsworth District Court: Robert Maldonado Hernandez, Ellsworth and Jessica Angely Gonzalez Sanchez, Married Jan. 12, 2008, at Lares, Puerto Rico. Richard Taylor, Bar Harbor and Constance Taylor, Mount Desert. Married Oct. 1, 1977, at Bar Harbor. Sabrina M. Stover, Ellsworth and Tyler R. Cutler, Naples. Married March 9, 2017,

  • Reward offered for stolen guns in Milbridge

    Reward offered for stolen guns in Milbridge

    MILBRIDGE — The police department is investigating a residential burglary in which a small arsenal of firearms and more than 45,000 rounds of ammunition were stolen over the winter. Milbridge Police Chief Lewis Pinkham said the burglary occurred between Nov. 1, 2017 and April 19. The thief or thieves made entry by prying open a

  • Hancock County Jail log April 30 to May 7

    Hancock County Jail log April 30 to May 7

    The following were arrested or booked into Hancock County Jail between April 30 and May 7: Dawson L. Stanley, 19, Lubec, three days for hunting or possessing deer during closed season. Troy D. Beal, 45, Cherryfield, operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of an intoxicant. Patrick C. Jordan, 35, Waltham, failure to appear.

  • Ellsworth Police Log Week of May 10

    Ellsworth Police Log Week of May 10

    ELLSWORTH — A man reportedly made off with $450 of his cousin’s cash after stealing her wallet on High Street around 9 p.m. and fleeing the scene, according to police. The incident occurred on May 5. Officers have not yet been able to locate the suspect, who police say is not from the area. Thefts

  • Subject of Silver Alert found in Southwest Harbor

    ELLSWORTH — A Litchfield woman was taken to Mount Desert Island Hospital for evaluation Monday afternoon after a statewide search that began Sunday when she failed to appear at a relative’s house in Bangor. The Maine State Police had issued a Silver Alert for Jacka Beckwith, 77, said Maine State Police spokesman Steve McCausland. A