Winter Harbor Police Log: Police aid in underage drinking party bust

WINTER HARBOR — Police helped quell a disturbance involving 25 people at a post-prom party on Donnell Pond in Franklin May 15.

The Hancock County Sheriff’s Office arrested three teenagers and charged 13 other revelers from the party, which was said to be made up of Mount Desert Island High School students.


Dylan Whitten of Winter Harbor was summoned on a speeding charge April 25, police said.

Police said Whitten was traveling 44 miles per hour in a 25-mph zone on Main Street.

Pointing a shotgun

Timothy Davis, 59, of Winter Harbor, was summoned on a charge of terrorizing after allegedly pointing a shotgun at someone, police said.

Police said the alleged incident occurred May 4, but Davis was not located until five days later.

Harassment complaint

A 20-year-old Winter Harbor woman complained to police April 27 that she was being harassed on Facebook by a man.

Police said the man, who lives in Whitneyville, was asking her personal questions about a few town residents.

Police told the woman to block the person from her Facebook page and told her to call police if he appears at her home.

Stepmom complaint

A local resident told police May 4 that his stepmother was calling his place of employment and leaving threatening messages.

Police said about the same time the man was reporting the incident, police in Bar Harbor were transporting the woman to the hospital for a mental health evaluation.

Dumpster dumping

A woman who lives in an apartment building on Main Street complained to police May 1 that she saw someone who does not live in the building tossing refuse in the Dumpster.

Police said they issued a warning to the violator about theft of services.

Medical assist

Police were alerted that someone was in medical trouble on Deep Cove Road May 13.

However, the person wearing a medical alarm bracelet was actually in Newcastle, Del., police said.

Troubled man

State police asked for local assistance in Sullivan May 14 for a man who took an excess of the anti-seizure and anti-anxiety medication Klonopin, and then ran into the woods.

Police said they helped locate the troubled person, who was transported to Maine Coast Memorial Hospital by state police.

Car weaving

Police received a complaint from a motorist May 11 that a car was weaving all over the road.

Police said they located the vehicle and driver as the elderly woman was pulling into her driveway.

Well-being check

A man called police May 7 saying he was worried his grandmother was not picking up the telephone when he called.

Police said it turned out the grandmother was out of town with her daughter.

Barking dog

Police investigated a barking dog complaint May 13, but said the owner was abiding by the local ordinance by having his dog in at night.

False alarms

A motion sensor alarm in a garage at a home on Deep Cove was activated April 24, police said.

Police said the alarm was believed to have been triggered by the wind.

On May 2, a burglar alarm was triggered at the exterior kitchen doors at a home on Barrett Avenue on Grindstone Neck, police said.

Police said they investigated and found no forced entry.

Another activated burglar alarm on Grindstone Neck also was a false alarm, police said.

911 misdials

Police responded to a 911 call April 30, but said it was misdial.

Jacqueline Weaver

Jacqueline Weaver

Reporter at The Ellsworth American
Jacqueline's beat covers the eastern Hancock County towns of Lamoine through Gouldsboro as well as Steuben in Washington County. She was a reporter for the New York Times, United Press International and Reuters before moving to Maine. She also publicized medical research at Yale School of Medicine and scientific findings at Yale University for nine years.[email protected]

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