Cops & Courts

  • Hancock County Sheriff’s Log Week of July 26

    Hancock County Sheriff’s Log Week of July 26

    ELLSWORTH — A Blue Hill business contacted the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office Monday to report a customer who has been buying chemicals associated with drug manufacturing. Deputy Brian Archer has relayed the information to the local arm of the Maine Drug Enforcement Agency. Burglaries The Hancock County Sheriff’s Office is investigating burglaries reported at camps

  • Police conduct traffic enforcement details

    Police conduct traffic enforcement details

    ELLSWORTH — Police conducted several traffic violation enforcement details over the weekend. The following drivers were issued summonses charging them with speeding on July 20 on the Bangor Road in a zone where the speed limit is 55 mph: Anna Cassidy, 42, of Newtown, Pa., 64 mph. Linda Welcome, 49, of Starks, 64 mph. Leonard

  • Woman struck by car in Bucksport

    Woman struck by car in Bucksport

    BUCKSPORT — A Newport woman was charged after her car struck a pedestrian who was crossing Main Street on Saturday night, Bucksport Police Chief Sean Geagan reported. The accident occurred near Main Street’s intersection with Elm Street in the area of Wahl’s Dairy Port, the chief said. Michaela Schmand, 19, of Dover-Foxcroft was walking across

  • Knowlton Park assault suspect arrested

    Knowlton Park assault suspect arrested

    ELLSWORTH − Ellsworth police arrested a former Colorado resident on Sunday afternoon after he allegedly assaulted a man in the bathroom at Knowlton Park the night before. Kelby R. Bullock, a transient, was arrested and charged with robbery, assault and criminal threatening after police said in a press release that he threatened, assaulted and stole

  • Police respond to infant death

    Police respond to infant death

    ELLSWORTH — Ellsworth police officers responded to the death of an infant at a residence around 12 p.m. on Sunday, according to a press release from Police Chief Glenn Moshier. The State Police Major Crimes Unit is conducting an investigation of the death, according to the release. Maine Attorney General Protocol calls for an investigation into

  • Hancock County Court April 1 to April 30

    Hancock County Court April 1 to April 30

    The following cases were adjudicated, reviewed or continued in Hancock County Court, according to official records: April 1 to April 30 Aaron L. Eaton, 44, Deer Isle. Unlawfully permitting operation of ATV at Orland, Feb. 15, 2009. $100. Dale Pollard, 27, East Orland. Robbery at Ellsworth, Aug. 5, 2011. Department of Corrections 10 years, all

  • Hancock County divorces

    Hancock County divorces

    The following divorces were granted in Ellsworth District Court: Justin D. Skeate, Ellsworth and Sherri L. Ross, Machias. Married Aug. 28, 2014, at Harrington. Robert J. Veino, Ellsworth and Donna M. Veino, Lincoln. Frederick A. Woods, Blue Hill and Debra A. Woods. Married Aug. 20, 1998 at Ellsworth. Shared parental rights, primary residence with Frederick

  • Man admits to driving truck that struck motorcyclist

    Man admits to driving truck that struck motorcyclist

    ELLSWORTH — A Cherryfield man was hospitalized with non-life-threatening injuries Wednesday after the motorcycle he was driving was rear-ended by a pickup truck and he was thrown to the ground, according to a press release from the Ellsworth Police Department. The accident happened near Jordan’s Snack Bar on Route 1 around 3:20 p.m. The motorcycle,

  • Boat overturns in intersection

    Boat overturns in intersection

    ELLSWORTH — A collision on High Street resulted in a small motorboat overturning with its trailer and landing in the middle of the intersection near the Maine Coast Mall and Walgreens on Thursday afternoon. The crash, which occurred around 3 p.m., tied up traffic on High Street for over an hour. Ellsworth Police Cpl. Shawn