Rhode Island Man Summoned For Campground Drive-off

BUCKSPORT — A morning Dunkin’ Donuts run took an unexpected turn for a Rhode Island man Tuesday.

Police had been asked to be on the lookout for a silver, 1996 Volvo station wagon driven by Jason Varone, 32, of Providence, R.I., after Varone allegedly left an Ellsworth campground on Patten Pond Monday without paying.

Varone’s vehicle was spotted at the Bucksport Dunkin’ Donuts just before 9 a.m. Tuesday and he was pulled over shortly thereafter on Main Street.

Varone was summoned on a charge of theft of services.


A two-vehicle accident Aug. 15 resulted in an estimated $10,000 in damage.

Police said Gabriel Bowden, 30, of Bucksport was traveling west on Russell Hill Road but failed to yield to Liza Kling, 32, of Bucksport, who was traveling south on Route 46.

A passenger in Kling’s vehicle was taken to the hospital with minor injuries.

Two motorcycles were involved in a collision on Route 1 Aug. 20.

Police said William A. True, 58, of Mercer rear-ended Thomas B. Withee, 42, of Palmyra, who had stopped.

The accident resulted in an estimated $2,000 in damage. A passenger on Withee’s motorcycle suffered minor injuries.

Attic Mishap

A report of an intoxicated female Aug. 17 on the Williams Pond Road who may have been injured in a fall from an attic resulted in arrest for a Bucksport woman.

Police arrested Cindy T. Bowden, 44, on a charge of violating bail conditions. She was also summoned on the same charge.

Ponies Corralled

Police received a report of three loose ponies, one of which was almost struck by a vehicle, on River Road Aug. 17.

Police said the owner had guided the animals to safety by the time they arrived.


Police arrested Tracy S. Greene, 53, of Sunset Aug. 21 on a charge of operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of an intoxicant.

Greene was also summoned for OUI and on an inspection sticker violation.

Motor Vehicle Violations

Jane E. Cirillo, 51, of Bucksport was summoned on a charge of failure to provide proof of insurance.

Orrin Gray, 43, of Bucksport was summoned on a charge of operating with an expired license over 90 days.

Joshua M. Perry, 29, of Stockton Springs was summoned on a charge of operating with an expired license.

Drug Charge

Robert L. Miller, 45, of Hermon was summoned on a charge of possession of a usable amount of marijuana.


A gas can and two visor clips for a Jaguar were reported stolen from a shed on Route 46 Aug. 21. There was no estimate on the value of the items taken.


An estimated $100 in damage was reported at the Little League field after someone ripped the door to the restroom off its hinges.

A report of vandalism to the town’s veterans memorial Aug. 21 turned out to be muddy tire marks on the stones at the memorial. Police said it was not determined whether the damage was done intentionally or whether the marks may have come from a lawn mower. The stones were washed.

Possible Fugitive

Police received a call Aug. 21 from a Knox View Apartments resident who reported someone hiding a fugitive.

Police said the person in question did have an outstanding warrant but had left by the time they arrived.


A report of people yelling and screaming on Buck Street Aug. 21 resulted in one arrest.

Nicholas G. Bailey, 23, of Bucksport was arrested on a charged of violating conditions of release. He was also summoned on the same charge.


Daniel P. McDonald, 37, of Eastport was summoned for speeding Aug. 19. Police said McDonald was traveling 71 miles per hour in a 45-mph zone on Route 46.

Truck Recovered

A 2000 Toyota Tundra truck that was reported stolen from Cross Road Aug. 16 was later recovered.

In connection with the incident, Adam M. Gray, 28, of Bucksport was arrested and summoned on a charge of violating bail conditions and summoned on a charge of unauthorized use of property.


Barrett Bridges, 33, of Verona Island was arrested Aug. 19 on a warrant out of Oxford County for unpaid fines and fees for an operating after suspension conviction.

Peyton M. Webster, 18, of Bucksport was arrested Aug. 20 on a charge of violating conditions of release. Webster was also summoned on the same charge as well as charges of possession of liquor by a minor, possession of Schedule Y drugs and unlawful trafficking in Schedule Y drugs.

Dennis J. Fongeallaz, 26, of Bangor was arrested on three outstanding warrants Aug. 19.

For more police & court news, pick up a copy of The Ellsworth American.

Fenceviewer Staff

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