Cops & Courts

  • Man charged in 2013 pharmacy burglary

    Man charged in 2013 pharmacy burglary

    BUCKSPORT — Bucksport Police Sgt. David Winchester charged a Trenton man Tuesday with burglarizing the Bucksport Rite Aid pharmacy back in 2013. Winchester summoned Robert Beal, 37, on charges of burglary and theft — both Class B felonies. Beal allegedly forced his way into the Route 1 pharmacy after it was closed and took 700

  • Hancock County Jail log Aug. 19-26

    Hancock County Jail log Aug. 19-26

    The following were arrested or booked into the Hancock County Jail between Aug. 19 and 26: Dustin M. Pulkkinen, 31, Bar Harbor, failure to appear. Christian Noa Reyes, 29, Harrington, theft by unauthorized taking or transfer. Mickey S. Manning, 28, Sullivan, failure to appear. Jason E. Carr, 33, Athens, back for court. Eddaejia C. Keene,

  • Bucksport Police

    Bucksport Police

    BUCKSPORT — Bucksport Police Officer Matt Schmidt kept the peace for a woman while she left her partner on Aug. 21. Harassment A woman reported receiving a vulgar phone message Aug. 22. Summonses Schmidt summoned Dana Green, 40, of Bucksport on a charge of operating without a license on Friday. Concerned citizen A woman called

  • Ellsworth Police log week of Aug. 29

    Ellsworth Police log week of Aug. 29

    ELLSWORTH — Police were called to the emergency department at Northern Light Maine Coast Hospital on Aug. 24 to check on a child that had reportedly been bitten by a dog earlier in the day. The girl “had a small laceration on her face, but no major injuries,” according to a police report. Officers wrote

  • Hancock County Sheriff’s log week of Aug. 29

    Hancock County Sheriff’s log week of Aug. 29

    ELLSWORTH — An 18-year-old man was arrested on Aug. 21 after a domestic incident in Lamoine, the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office reported. Deputy Mariza Gionfriddo reported that “after a thorough investigation, it was determined that crimes had been committed” and arrested Lamoine resident Jacob Fallica on charges of domestic violence assault, criminal mischief, violating conditions

  • Bangor man charged with OUI after SUV catches fire

    Bangor man charged with OUI after SUV catches fire

    TRENTON — A 26-year-old Bangor man was charged with operating under the influence on Aug. 18 after his SUV caught fire on the Bar Harbor Road in Trenton, according to the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office. Donn Farley was heading north on the Bar Harbor Road when he told authorities a deer ran into the road.

  • Maine State Police log week of Aug. 29

    Maine State Police log week of Aug. 29

    ELLSWORTH — A driver and two passengers in his vehicle were arrested following a traffic stop in Dedham Aug. 21, according to state police. Trooper Dana Austin stopped a vehicle driven by Alfred Lanpher, 50, of Mount Desert on Route 1A. Lanpher and passenger Jennifer Hunt, 44, of Southwest Harbor were each arrested on a

  • Police issue more than 50 traffic summonses

    Police issue more than 50 traffic summonses

    ELLSWORTH — Police conducted a number of traffic enforcement details over the past several weeks, summoning more than 50 drivers for a variety of alleged violations. On the Bucksport Road, officers issued summonses to the following drivers for allegedly traveling 34 mph in a 25-mph zone: Leslie Stager, 60, of Nevada City, Calif., on Aug.

  • Hancock County Jail log Aug. 12-18

    Hancock County Jail log Aug. 12-18

    The following were arrested or booked into the Hancock County Jail between Aug. 12 and 18: Pat R. Vanzura, 57, Trenton, seven days for operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of an intoxicant. Damon A. Eversole, 40, Southwest Harbor, failure to appear. Armand A. Hitchings, 35, Sullivan, violating conditions of his release. Wesley

  • Three injured in Castine Road crash

    Three injured in Castine Road crash

    ELLSWORTH — Three people were injured on Aug. 17 in a head-on collision between a truck and a Volvo on the Castine Road, according to a press release from the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office. Letha Wood, 74, was traveling north when the Volvo she was driving was hit by a Chevrolet pickup truck driven by

  • Ellsworth Police log week of Aug. 22

    Ellsworth Police log week of Aug. 22

    Man hospitalized after bar brawl ELLSWORTH — One man was hospitalized for a “significant cut” on his ankle on Aug. 14 after a brawl outside a local bar, according to a police report of the incident. The fight began inside the bar, according to police, between two women. It escalated to involve “at least eight