Winter Harbor Police Log Week of Feb. 4



WINTER HARBOR — Police Chief Danny Mitchell was advised on Jan. 25 of someone sending unsolicited pornographic images via text message to a local girl.

Police are working to identify the suspect.

Traffic stops

During the course of a traffic stop on Jan. 30, Officer Ken Schuurman summoned William Rivera, 41, of Winter Harbor on a charge of operating a motor vehicle with a suspended license. Another licensed driver drove the vehicle from the scene. 

Officer Adam Brackett on Jan. 26 received a call from the Hancock County Regional Communications Center advising of a vehicle traveling from Route 1 down South Gouldsboro Road at a suspiciously slow rate of speed. 

The vehicle was stopped in Winter Harbor for an evaluation of the driver.

Schuurman stopped a young driver on Newman Street Jan. 30 for traveling 30 miles per hour over the speed limit.

The youth was turned over to his parents and received a summons for the alleged infraction.

Municipal duties

Officer Philip Sargent posted the special election warrant on Jan. 26 at the town office, Bar Harbor Bank & Trust, the Winter Harbor 5 & 10, the town post office and the Winter Harbor Food Service.

Rebecca Alley

Rebecca Alley

Reporter at The Ellsworth American
Rebecca is the Schoodic-area reporter and covers the towns of Eastbrook, Franklin, Hancock, Lamoine, Sorrento, Sullivan, Waltham, Winter Harbor and Trenton. She lives in Ellsworth with her husband and baby boy who was joyously welcomed in June 2020. Feel free to send tips and story ideas to [email protected]

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