Cops & Courts

  • Hancock County Jail log Jan. 7-13

    Hancock County Jail log Jan. 7-13

    The following were arrested or booked into Hancock County Jail between Jan. 7 and 13: Corey R. Skeate, 33, Winter Harbor, violating conditions of release, domestic violence assault, aggravated assault, criminal threatening. Dustin T. Kilpatrick, 36, Deer Isle, two counts failure to appear. Richard L. Drost, 44, Sullivan, unlawful drug trafficking. Zachary B. Eccleston, 23,

  • Ellsworth Police Log Week of Jan. 17

    ELLSWORTH — Officers arrested a 26-year-old Ellsworth woman on a domestic assault charge after she allegedly assaulted her partner on Jan. 14, according to a police report of the incident. A man told police Cheyenne Ranco had “hit him in the face and chest” and broken a candle in the kitchen. He was not taken

  • Bucksport Police Log Week of Jan. 17

    Bucksport Police Log Week of Jan. 17

    BUCKSPORT — Bucksport Police Officer Matt Schmidt responded to the Penobscot Narrows Bridge Saturday to help a boy who had been threatening to jump off the bridge. By the time Schmidt arrived, the boy was safe. The Maine State Police took the boy for a mental health evaluation. Arrests Sgt. David Winchester arrested a passenger

  • Clifton woman found dead

    Clifton woman found dead

    CLIFTON — The Maine State Police are investigating the death of a woman who was found dead in her home Monday morning at 311 Airline Road, Maine State Police spokesman Steve McCausland reported. The Maine Medical Examiner’s Office is conducting an autopsy on the woman, Kary Dill, 35, McCausland said. The state police responded to

  • Gouldsboro Police Log Week of Jan. 17

    Gouldsboro Police Log Week of Jan. 17

    GOULDSBORO — On Jan. 7, police received a complaint from Young’s Market about a bounced check in the amount of $103.70. On that same day, police also received a complaint from the market about another bounced check in the amount of $95.29. The investigation is ongoing. Theft On Jan. 2, police received a report from

  • Hancock County divorces

    Hancock County divorces

    The following divorces were granted in Ellsworth District Court: Raven N. Allen, Cherryfield and Matthew T. Leighton, Steuben. Married Sept. 21, 2012, at Franklin. Heather M. Hatch, Castine and William C. Hatch, Bucksport. Married Nov. 1, 2002, at Savannah, Ga. Shared parental rights, primary residence with William Hatch/shared for three minor children. Benjamin H. Knapp

  • Pedestrian struck and killed in Hancock

    Pedestrian struck and killed in Hancock

    HANCOCK — A Lamoine man was struck and killed while walking in the road on Mud Creek Road in Hancock Jan. 9, Maine State Police spokesman Steve McCausland said. Terry Bragdon was 67. McCausland said Bragdon was pronounced dead at the scene. Troopers said Bragdon, who was wearing dark clothing, was struck by a pickup truck

  • Bucksport Police Log Week of Jan. 10

    Bucksport Police Log Week of Jan. 10

    BUCKSPORT — Officer Steve Bishop arrested David Maxcy, 19, of Gardiner on a charge of domestic violence assault Jan. 3. During a traffic stop Friday, Officer Eric Marcel arrested Ryan Grindle, 22, of Prospect on a warrant. Grindle was bailed from the station. Summons Officer Gerald Lowe summoned Chase Hawley, 28, of Orland on a

  • Hancock County Jail log Dec. 28 to Jan. 6

    Hancock County Jail log Dec. 28 to Jan. 6

    The following were arrested or booked into Hancock County Jail between Dec. 28 and Jan. 6: Robert W. Smith, 34, Sorrento, 10 days for operating after habitual offender revocation. Dusten R. Phippen, 28, Tremont, probation revocation. Hailee M. Herbest, 18, Bar Harbor, domestic violence terrorizing. Eva M. Seavey, 38, Ellsworth, violating conditions of release. Randy