Cops & Courts

  • MDI Police: Hospital Threat Results in Warning

    BAR HARBOR — A 24-year-old Mount Desert man was warned for criminal threatening Sept. 25 after allegedly threatening staff in the obstetrics ward at Mount Desert Island Hospital in Bar Harbor.   Alan “A.J.” Walton was issued the warning at his home in Seal Harbor by Mount Desert police. Mr. Walton also was warned not

  • Castine Home Invasion Under Investigation

    ELLSWORTH — The Maine State Police are investigating a “home invasion” on Wadsworth Cove Road in Castine that occurred Sunday at 8:20 p.m.   A man entered the residence, demanded money and assaulted two women at the home, police said. The man took an undisclosed amount of cash before leaving the residence on foot. The

  • Hancock Man Charged with Kidnapping

    ELLSWORTH — The Federal Bureau of Investigation is handling a Hancock man’s alleged kidnapping of a 13-year-old girl in Kentucky over the weekend.   Police in Sturgeon Bay, Wis., say Archie Whalen, 43, kidnapped the girl early Saturday morning from her Owensboro, Ky., home. The two were found when a Sturgeon Bay police officer spotted

  • Maine State Police: Man Seeks Help for Alleged Blackmailing

    ELLSWORTH — A Stonington man called police Sept. 16 for help with his ex-girlfriend, who he said was blackmailing him.   Maine State Police Trooper Greg Mitchell gave the man information on obtaining a protection from abuse order. Burglary Trooper Tom Pickering is investigating a burglary at a summer residence in Deer Isle in which

  • MDI Police: Cops collar injured intruder

    BAR HARBOR — A Bangor man was arrested early Saturday for breaking into a house after he called 911 to report that he was injured, according to police reports.   Benjamin Sawyer, 23, allegedly called 911 from a Cleftstone Road residence at 4 a.m. and reported that his fingers and arms were bleeding and he

  • MDI Police: Drunk driving charge follows crash

    MOUNT DESERT — A Dover-Foxcroft man was charged with drunk driving following a single-vehicle accident Sept. 8 at the intersection of the Eagle Lake Road and Route 198.   Police said Edward Imbert, 24, failed to stop at a stop sign at the intersection known locally as RA Corner and traveled across Route 198 where

  • Maine State Police: Jewelry Thefts Under Investigation

    ELLSWORTH — Maine State Police Trooper Cliff Peterson is investigating a theft of three pieces of jewelry valued at $26,000 that were taken in a burglary at a Sullivan residence.   The jewels were stolen between March and August. Peterson said the jewelry had not been locked in a safe. A piece of jewelry is