Cops & Courts

  • Hancock County Jail log Sept. 11-16

    Hancock County Jail log Sept. 11-16

    The following were arrested or booked into the Hancock County Jail between Sept. 11 and 16: Jeremy W. Fowler, 41, Ellsworth, domestic violence assault. Jacob D. Russell, 33, Bass Harbor, probation violation. Timothy L. Thorpe, 38, Dedham, back for court. Christopher R. Lapointe, 32, Bangor, back for court. Amanda L. Bowman, 38, Bucksport, unlawful drug

  • Hancock County Sheriff’s Log Week of Sept. 20

    Hancock County Sheriff’s Log Week of Sept. 20

    ELLSWORTH — A Fletchers Landing woman, 71, reported the theft of a “large medical marijuana plant” on Saturday, Hancock County Sheriff’s Deputy Shane Campbell reported. Also missing are a “large amount of medical marijuana buds from four other plants, the deputy said. Youth problems A Stonington woman called police Saturday to report that her 10-year-old

  • Ellsworth Police Log Week of Sept. 20

    Ellsworth Police Log Week of Sept. 20

    ELLSWORTH — A resident called police on Sept. 12 to report a man on North Street “with his pants down, exposing himself.” Officers spoke to the 69-year-old man at his home and warned him to “keep his pants up.” Carousing wife found at motel A concerned husband called officers to check on his wife at

  • Bucksport Police Log Week of Sept. 20

    Bucksport Police Log Week of Sept. 20

    BUCKSPORT — A traffic violation led to the arrest of a motorist on Route 1 Sunday, according to police. Sgt. David Winchester arrested Meredith Greene, 39, of Bucksport on two Waldo County warrants. Winchester summoned Greene on charges of operating after suspension and bail violation. More arrests Officer Chris Woodman arrested James Caudle, 47, of

  • Cherryfield murder suspect scheduled to enter plea

    Cherryfield murder suspect scheduled to enter plea

    ELLSWORTH — A co-defendant in the killing of Sally Shaw in Cherryfield in July 2017 was scheduled to enter a plea Wednesday, Sept. 19, in Washington County Superior Court. Quaneysha Greeley, 20, of Lewiston is represented by Ellsworth attorney Jeff Toothaker. The Maine attorney general indicted Greeley and her co-defendant, Carine “Terror” Reeves, 37, of

  • Hancock man sentenced for assault on corrections officers

    ELLSWORTH — A judge Sept. 12 tacked three years onto the prison sentence of a Hancock man who is serving time for assaulting a friend’s child. Josef Messer, 37, was found guilty last week of assaulting two Hancock County Jail corrections officers, according to court records. Those assaults occurred April 20, 2018. Messer was ordered

  • Convicted murderer caught days after prison escape

    Convicted murderer caught days after prison escape

    ELLSWORTH — A convicted murderer who escaped from Mountain View Correctional Facility in Charleston last week was captured Tuesday morning in Dover-Foxcroft. A Piscataquis County Sheriff’s deputy apprehended 65-year-old Arnold Freeman Nash as he was walking along Route 15 shortly before 7 a.m., according to Maine Department of Public Safety spokesman Steve McCausland. He was

  • No injuries in Bucksport Road crash

    No injuries in Bucksport Road crash

    ELLSWORTH — No one was injured in an early afternoon crash on the Bucksport Road on Thursday, said Ellsworth Police Cpl. Shawn Merchant. Merchant said the crash had initially been reported as a head-on collision and that he was glad it hadn’t been worse. The collision occurred around 1:30 p.m. when a truck with the

  • Hancock County Jail log Sept. 4-10

    Hancock County Jail log Sept. 4-10

    The following were arrested or booked into the Hancock County Jail between Sept. 4 and 10: Josef F. Messer II, 36, Hancock, back for court. Dennis Sagaria, 66, Hancock, theft by unauthorized taking or transfer. Nathan A. Burke, 37, Hancock, aggravated cruelty to animals, aggravated criminal mischief, burglary, theft and unauthorized use of property. Justin