Winter Harbor Police Log Week of July 11

WINTER HARBOR While Maine State Police were en route June 29, Winter Harbor Police responded to Dyer Bay Road in Steuben for a report that a man was chasing another man with a knife and baseball bat and trying to kill him.

Police responded to the scene at about 9:33 p.m. and found the suspect. The alleged victim came out of hiding after seeing police. Police cleared the scene upon the arrival of Maine State Police, to whom they turned over the investigation.

Also on June 29, police responded to a local business where a man had reportedly become belligerent with the workers, as he has done on previous occasions. He was also reported to be intoxicated. Police issued a permanent no-trespass order against the man, who is not to return to the place of business.

Traffic stop

As the result of a June 30 traffic stop, Kitsa Mazis of Newport Beach, Calif., was summoned on a charge of operating an unregistered motor vehicle with registration expired longer than 150 days.


An officer assisted Gouldsboro police June 18 with locating a vehicle with four passengers who had left a restaurant in Ellsworth without paying.

Police located the vehicle, identified the occupants and advised them to return to the restaurant to pay their bill.

Park issues

An officer responded to a report of an alarm at the Schoodic Woods Campground. An Acadia National Park employee had noticed that the doors to the building were unlocked and had entered the building, setting off the alarm.  No further action was required.

An officer responded June 27 to a 911 call on Schoodic Loop Road from a Florida woman who had become disoriented after hiking in Acadia National Park. The officer located the woman as she was returning to her vehicle safely. She was no longer in distress.


Police were called June 23 for a report of a dog running loose and roaming in and out of traffic on Main Street. After posting images of the dog on social media, the owner was identified and the dog returned home.

An officer responded to a call from someone concerned the contents of two packages that had been delivered might have contained drugs. The officer checked the packages and found they contained cat litter and food from a pet supply company.

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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