Winter Harbor Police log week of Oct. 24



WINTER HARBOR — Police summoned Joseph Otero Rivera, 20, of Puerto Rico on a charge of driving without a license Oct. 11.

Suspicious activity

Police were called Oct. 8 to Sargeant Road to investigate a report of suspicious activity.

Trespassing complaints

The Hancock County Sheriff’s Office requested police assistance in locating a Winter Harbor resident suspected of trespassing in Sullivan Oct. 12. However, the man was in custody before Winter Harbor Police reached the residence.

On Oct. 7, an officer assisted Gouldsboro police in warning a Winter Harbor woman not to return to a residence in Gouldsboro without prior notification. The woman said she was just dropping off a birthday card and would not return.

Defective door

An officer assisted Gouldsboro police in gaining entry into an apartment on Misty Harbor Road Oct. 1. The resident, who needed his oxygen that was inside, was locked out due to a defective door handle. Responders were able to open the door.

False alarms

A 911 call Oct. 11 brought police to Hillcrest Drive. Police determined that the resident’s child had been playing with the phone and accidentally dialed 911.

An officer assisted Gouldsboro police in responding Oct. 3 to a 911 call on West Bay Road. The call was determined to be a misdial.

Police were called Oct. 3 for a burglar alarm on Newman Street. While en route, police learned the alarm had been set off in error and the property manager was on site.

Johanna S. Billings

Reporter at The Ellsworth American
News Reporter Johanna S. Billings covers eastern Hancock County and western Washington County. An avid photographer, she lives in Steuben with her husband and several cats. She welcomes tips and story ideas. Email her at [email protected]

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