Cops & Courts

  • Hancock County divorces

    Hancock County divorces

    The following divorces were granted in Ellsworth District Court: Lori Stratton Jones, Mount Desert and Wilton Jones, Mount Desert. Married June 9, 1979, at Hancock. Danielle Marie Greenleaf, Bar Harbor and Brian S. Greenleaf, Bar Harbor. Married Aug. 13, 2011, at Bar Harbor. Shared parental rights, primary residence with Danielle Greenleaf for two minor children.

  • Hancock County Court Nov. 1 to Nov. 30

    Hancock County Court Nov. 1 to Nov. 30

    The following cases were adjudicated, reviewed or continued in Hancock County Court, according to official records: Nov. 1 to Nov. 30 Andrew C. Gray, 34, Castine. Operating while license suspended or revoked at Bucksport, Dec. 17, 2009. Dismissed. George T. Pickard IV, 28, Franklin. Eluding an officer at Hancock, June 29, 2014. Department of Corrections

  • Hancock County Jail log Jan. 22-28

    Hancock County Jail log Jan. 22-28

    The following were arrested or booked into the Hancock County Jail between Jan. 22 and 28: Susan M. Ruffner, 49, Gouldsboro, negotiating a worthless instrument. Christie M. Ouellette, 33, Ellsworth, 48 hours for violating conditions of release. James F. Grindel Jr., 52, Hancock, 48 hours for theft by unauthorized taking or transfer. Jeffery A. Witham

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

    Hancock County Sheriff’s Log Week of Feb. 1

    ELLSWORTH — The Hancock County Sheriff’s Office arrested a Lamoine man after a single-vehicle crash on Surry Road in Surry Sunday. Deputy Brian Archer said the accident occurred when the man failed to negotiate a corner due to excessive speed, which caused the car to leave the roadway, travel through a field and then strike

  • Winter Harbor Police Log Week of Feb. 1

    Winter Harbor Police Log Week of Feb. 1

    WINTER HARBOR — Prior to the arrest of a Gouldsboro resident for issuing a false report, police assisted the Gouldsboro Police Department in investigating a crash scene on Jan. 25. Suspicious lights On Jan. 24, police checked and secured an empty house that had lights turned on. The property owner was notified. Assistance A local

  • Maine State Police Log Week of Feb. 1

    Maine State Police Log Week of Feb. 1

    ELLSWORTH — The Maine State Police issued a number of citations for driving infractions during the past week. Trooper Travis Chapman summoned Marshall Comtois, 35, of Bangor on a charge of operating after suspension. Chapman had stopped Comtois for speeding Sunday on the Front Ridge Road in Penobscot. Chapman summoned Susan Wilbur, 62, of Orland

  • Bucksport Police Log Week of Feb. 1

    Bucksport Police Log Week of Feb. 1

    BUCKSPORT — The Bucksport Police arrested a Trenton woman on Route 1 Sunday. Emily Damon, 20, was charged with operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of an intoxicant. Damon was released on bail from the police station. Citizen assist A woman called police last week because her husband, who had been arrested on

  • Ellsworth Police Log Week of Feb. 1

    Ellsworth Police Log Week of Feb. 1

    ELLSWORTH — A local woman is out $700 after police said she transferred money to Georgia in payment for a rental property in Lamoine. According to a report, the woman, who lives in Ellsworth, filled out several online forms via a site described as “Better Homes and Gardens Realty.” The supposed landowner, Ehricht Francile Foote,

  • Gouldsboro Police Log Week of Feb. 1

    Gouldsboro Police Log Week of Feb. 1

    GOULDSBORO — Benjamin Holmes, 25, of Gouldsboro was arrested Thursday following an investigation into a missing vehicle. On Jan. 17, Holmes reported to police that his 1997 GMC Sonoma had been stolen from his residence on Recreation Road. On Jan. 23, the pickup truck was found in the woods near Pond Road. It had been