Cops & Courts

  • Meth lab busted on Bucksport Road

    Meth lab busted on Bucksport Road

    ELLSWORTH — Agents from the Maine Drug Enforcement Agency Thursday arrested a Bucksport Road couple police said having been making methamphetamine in their home. MDEA Northern Division Commander Darrell Crandall said the arrests came after agents and Ellsworth police officers executed a search warrant at the couple’s residence. The Maine Department of Environmental Protection assisted.

  • MDI murder case status review set

    MDI murder case status review set

    ELLSWORTH — Attorneys for accused murderer Jalique Keene of Bar Harbor are scheduled to meet with Assistant Attorney General John Alsop for a status conference on Thursday, Sept. 13. The Maine State Police on June 4 charged Keene, 21, with murder in the death of Mikaela Conley, 19, of Bar Harbor. Conley’s body was found

  • Hancock County Jail Log July 20-29

    Hancock County Jail Log July 20-29

    The following were arrested or booked into the Hancock County Jail between July 20 and 29: Tiffany R. Butler, 37, Bar Harbor, operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of an intoxicant. Jordan W. Merchant, 31, Mount Desert, 48 hours for OUI. Rodney J. Seidell III, 31, Verona Island, OUI and operating after suspension.

  • Winter Harbor man pleads guilty to firearm charge

    Winter Harbor man pleads guilty to firearm charge

    ELLSWORTH — United States Attorney Halsey B. Frank has announced that Timothy Daniel Davis, 61, of Winter Harbor pleaded guilty Tuesday in U.S. District Court to being a felon in possession of a firearm. Court records state that sometime around June 2016, Davis possessed a shotgun while threatening another man. On May 15, 2017, Davis

  • Trenton woman’s death ruled suicide

    Trenton woman’s death ruled suicide

    ELLSWORTH — A Trenton woman whose body was found on the mud flats of Goose Cove off Oak Point Road in Trenton July 18 had committed suicide, according to the Maine Medical Examiner’s Office. The body of Barbara Graves, 88, was found by passers-by. “Barbara Graves was ruled a drowning and the manner is suicide,”

  • Ellsworth Police Log Week of Aug. 2

    Ellsworth Police Log Week of Aug. 2

    ELLSWORTH — Officers responded to two reports of domestic violence this week, at least one of which resulted in a woman being taken to Maine Coast Memorial Hospital with injuries to her face. The woman was taken to the hospital on July 30 with for treatment of injuries, according to the police report. Ellsworth resident

  • Sobriety checkpoints planned

    Sobriety checkpoints planned

    ELLSWORTH — Ellsworth Police, along with the Hancock County Sheriff’s Department, will conduct several details during the month of August looking for motorists operating under the influence, according to the Ellsworth Police Department. Officers will be stationed along Route 1A and High Street conducting sobriety checkpoints between 9 p.m. and 2 a.m. on Aug. 3

  • Hancock County Sheriff’s Log Week of Aug. 2

    Hancock County Sheriff’s Log Week of Aug. 2

    ELLSWORTH — Hancock County Sheriff’s deputies were sent to investigate a man who had been knocking on doors and asking for “beer money” in the town of Hancock July 24. Lt. Corey Bagley and Deputy Shane Campbell found a man fitting the description of the ale solicitor walking in the roadway of Washington Junction Road.