Cops & Courts

  • Ellsworth Police Log Week of Jan. 18

    Ellsworth Police Log Week of Jan. 18

    ELLSWORTH — Police were called to the parking lot of the Primavera Restaurant & Inn on Jan. 10 after a concerned citizen noticed a dog in a parked car on a chilly day. The temperature at the time was just below freezing, according to police, who found the dog “fine and not in distress.” The

  • Hancock County Sheriff’s Log Week of Jan. 18

    Hancock County Sheriff’s Log Week of Jan. 18

    ELLSWORTH — Hancock County Sheriff’s deputies investigated three assault cases during the past week. Deputy Eric McLaughlin is investigating an assault that occurred in Gouldsboro Jan. 8. Deputy Brian Archer assisted the Bucksport Police Department  in responding to an assault at a residence Jan. 9. Deputy Jeff McFarland is investigating a Sedgwick woman’s report that

  • Bucksport Police Log Week of Jan. 18

    Bucksport Police Log Week of Jan. 18

    BUCKSPORT — Police said they summoned Amanda Bowman, 37, of Bucksport on Route 1 on Jan. 9 on a charge of operating after suspension. Later that day, police said, they summoned Roger Brown, 25, of Prospect on a charge of illegal attachment of plates on Main Street. Police said they summoned Rachel Emond, 21, of

  • Winter Harbor Police Log Week of Jan. 18

    Winter Harbor Police Log Week of Jan. 18

    WINTER HARBOR — Police were called Jan. 11 for a burglar alarm at a residence on Deep Cove Road, but found no evidence of a break-in. The case was determined to be a false alarm, a police report said. Drug court compliance check The Hancock County Drug Court asked police to assist with a bail

  • Three injured in Trenton crash

    Three injured in Trenton crash

    TRENTON — Two vehicles were severely damaged Friday after colliding when one turned left into a private drive off Route 3 in front of the other, Hancock County Sheriff’s Deputy Travis Frost reported. Frost said both motorists and one passenger suffered minor injuries. James Savoy of Winthrop was operating a 2004 Ford Escape, which collided

  • Bail set in Bucksport fracas

    Bail set in Bucksport fracas

    ELLSWORTH — Two Bucksport men have been charged with felonies after a fracas that involved gun play at a Route 46 residence Tuesday night, according to prosecutors during a bail hearing at the Hancock County courthouse Wednesday. Bucksport police arrested James Utley, 41, on a charge of aggravated assault. Utley is free on bail. Utley

  • Hancock County Jail log Jan 5-8

    Hancock County Jail log Jan 5-8

    The following were arrested or booked into the Hancock County Jail between Jan 5 and 8: Mary E. Parker, 28, Stonington, seven days for operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of an intoxicant. Monte L. Woods, 28, Ellsworth, failure to appear. Alexander A. Dmitrieff, 21, Somesville, drug court sanction. Benjamin A. Souders, 25,

  • Blue Hill man sentenced to probation

    BLUE HILL — A man accused of holding three people at gunpoint in 2016 was sentenced on Dec. 28 to serve a year’s probation. Ken Charles, 56, entered “nolo,” or no contest, pleas to threatening display of a weapon and impersonating a public servant — both misdemeanors — on Nov. 8. A judge sentenced Charles

  • Ellsworth Police Log Week of Jan. 11

    Ellsworth Police Log Week of Jan. 11

    ELLSWORTH — Heavy blowing snow and slippery conditions contributed to numerous vehicles off the roads this past week. Police responded to stranded motorists on the Bucksport Road and at Kingsland Crossing during Thursday’s snowstorm, which produced whiteout conditions. Temperatures below zero and in the single digits over the weekend meant icy roads had little chance

  • Hancock County Sheriff’s Log Week of Jan. 11

    Hancock County Sheriff’s Log Week of Jan. 11

    ELLSWORTH — Hancock County Sheriff’s Lt. Corey Bagley went to a Franklin residence Jan. 3 with the Maine Department of Health and Human Services to investigate allegations of child abuse. “The case is still under investigation at this time,” Bagley said. Neighborhood disputes Deputy Travis Frost spoke to neighbors in the towns of Orland and