Cops & Courts

  • Hancock County Sheriff: Orland Woman Rescued from Her Dogs

    ELLSWORTH — An Orland woman had to call deputies Friday afternoon after she was attacked by her dogs. The Orland animal control officer, Robert Gross, and Deputies Chris Sargent, Luke Gross and Ben Astbury assisted. Animal Control Officer Gross said the woman had put bones too close together for her two dogs and they fought.

  • Bucksport Police: Woman Worried About Being Watched

    Bucksport Police: Woman Worried About Being Watched BUCKSPORT — A River Road resident reported she received a call from a man who described her home and dogs and claimed that her house was being watched and that her phone line was tapped. Police are investigating. Criminal Trespass A reportedly intoxicated man wrapped his hand in

  • Maine State Police: Trooper Investigates Report of Possible Abuse

    ELLSWORTH — Maine State Police Trooper Tom Pickering checked on the well-being of a Deer Isle woman May 26 after getting a call from the woman’s daughter-in-law, who is concerned that a caregiver may be abusing the woman. Pickering has referred the situation to the Maine Department of Human Services Adult Protective Services and is

  • Cops Make Underage Drinking Bust the Easy Way

    EASTBROOK — Usually law enforcement officers break up underage drinking parties but on Friday, the party came to them. The Hancock County Underage Drinking Task Force had pulled over a vehicle on the Macomber Mill Road when a go-cart with three youths drove by in the roadway, said Hancock County Deputy Sheriff Chris Thornton. Three

  • Hancock County Sheriff: Burglary at Penobscot Camp Under Investigation

    ELLSWORTH — Police are investigating a burglary at a Penobscot camp that was reported May 19. The camp has sustained significant damage, police said. Burglars broke into an Eastbrook camp causing minor damage but did not take anything. Theft An all-terrain vehicle valued at $3,500 was taken from a Hancock residence. Accident A car went

  • Ellsworth Police: Police Rescue Bird Feeder from Bear

    ELLSWORTH — Police rescued a bird feeder from a bear in the early morning hours Sunday on North Street. A resident called police just after 2 a.m. to ask if an officer could come over and bring her bird feeder in, as a bear had been trying to get it since midnight. The resident said

  • Island Police: Hit and run driver drunk, police say

    BAR HARBOR — A hit-and-run accident in a downtown parking lot led to an arrest Saturday. Damon Eversole, 30, of Ellsworth, was arrested on a charge of felony OUI after police caught up with him on Bridge Street. Mr. Eversole’s vehicle had reportedly just struck a parked truck in the Old Police Department parking lot

  • Teen Arrested After Hit-and-Run

    BAR HARBOR — A 15-year-old girl from Bangor faces charges after sideswiping two parked trucks with her father’s minivan in front of Jordan’s Restaurant on Cottage Street on Saturday morning.

  • Teen Arrested After Hit-and-Run

    BAR HARBOR — A 15-year-old girl from Bangor faces charges after sideswiping two parked trucks with her father’s minivan in front of Jordan’s Restaurant on Cottage Street on Saturday morning. The teenager was arrested on a charge of unauthorized use of property and summonsed on charges of operating without a license and failure to report