Cops & Courts

  • Winter Harbor Police Log Week of March 21

    Winter Harbor Police Log Week of March 21

    WINTER HARBOR — On March 8, police assisted Gouldsboro police in a search for a white Dodge Caravan that almost hit another vehicle on Route 1 in Gouldsboro. The complainant claimed the driver of the van was on the phone texting. Warden Dave Simmons of the Maine Warden Service later stopped the vehicle on the

  • Ellsworth teen charged with solicitation to commit murder

    ELLSWORTH — Authorities have identified the 14-year-old Ellsworth boy charged earlier this month with solicitation to commit murder. Documents filed in Ellsworth District Court state that Koda Sinclair was formally charged with terrorizing Class D and solicitation to commit murder Class A. Sinclair’s name was made public because of the severity of the solicitation charge,

  • Hancock County Jail log March 11-17

    Hancock County Jail log March 11-17

    The following were arrested or booked into Hancock County Jail between March 11 and 17: Maynard E. Hardison, 30, Sullivan, reckless conduct, aggravated criminal mischief, eluding an officer and operating after revocation. Nicholas I. Wood, 21, Penobscot, violating conditions of release, operating after suspension. Malcolm R. Greenlaw, 47, Bangor, hold for other agency. Brandon M.

  • Ellsworth Police Log Week of March 21

    Ellsworth Police Log Week of March 21

    ELLSWORTH — Police arrested a man and woman from Franklin after the woman reportedly bit an officer on the hand and refused to let him into a hotel room to check on a report of an assault, according to a press release. Officers were dispatched to a local motel on Saturday night after a call

  • Hancock County Sheriff’s Log Week of March 21

    Hancock County Sheriff’s Log Week of March 21

    ELLSWORTH — Hancock County Sheriff’s deputies arrested several people in recent days for a range of offenses including assault and impaired driving. A traffic stop on Main Street in Southwest Harbor Friday led to charges for the motorist and passenger. Deputy Dakota Dupuis arrested Christopher Thomas, 35, of Glenburn on charges of operating after habitual

  • Bucksport Police Log Week of March 21

    Bucksport Police Log Week of March 21

    BUCKSPORT — A woman called police March 13 to help a Bucksport High School student who she said was suicidal. Officer Matt Schmidt responded. Sgt. David Winchester said police involvement was minimal. The student’s parents were called. Truancy School Resource Officer Eric Marcel checked on a truant student March 13. The student was found to

  • Tainted prosecution nets former local man $1.7M

    ELLSWORTH — A former Gouldsboro man has won a $1.7-million judgment against a friend of his ex-wife who, according to the judge, conspired with the ex-wife to bring false charges against the man. U.S. District Court Judge John A. Woodcock issued his order and judgment March 12 on behalf of Vlad Filler, who now resides

  • Hancock County divorces

    Hancock County divorces

    The following divorces were granted in Ellsworth District Court: Gary W. Greenlaw Jr., Gouldsboro and Holli Lee Greenlaw, Bangor. Married at Brewer. Shared parental rights, primary residence with Gary Greenlaw – son and Holli Greenlaw – daughter. Amanda R. Mott, Ellsworth and Daniel R. Mott, Otis. Married June 12, 2009, at Brewer. Shared parental rights,

  • Sullivan man arrested following car chase

    Sullivan man arrested following car chase

    ELLSWORTH — A Sullivan man was arrested early Tuesday morning after leading the Maine State Police on a chase that included two crashes, according to police. Police arrested Maynard Hardison, 30, on charges of reckless conduct, aggravated criminal mischief, eluding an officer and operating after revocation. Sgt. Jason Sattler had attempted to stop the vehicle

  • Hancock County Jail log March 3-9

    Hancock County Jail log March 3-9

    The following were arrested or booked into Hancock County Jail between March 3 and 9: Erin M. Kelly, 24, Davenport, Fla., operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of an intoxicant. David L. Robenolt, 29, Steuben, two counts failure to pay fine or fee and one count operating without a license. Ellen M. Somes,