Winter Harbor Police Log Week of June 20

WINTER HARBOR — No one was injured during a motor vehicle collision June 5 on the Winter Harbor town dock.

Winter Harbor police said the vehicles sustained only minor, cosmetic damage. No one was charged.

Medical assist

Police responded June 7 to a report of an infant having a seizure. The ambulance arrived seconds after the officer and the infant was immediately taken to a hospital.

Road hazard

Police responded June 11 to the area of 26 Newman St. for a report of a tree limb that had come down, damaging a streetlight and blocking the main service entrance of the Consolidated Communications central office. First responders secured the area with street cones.

Lost bike

Police were called June 2 for a report of a bicycle left behind on Main Street. An officer photographed the bike, which had not been reported stolen.

Court documents

Police attempted twice, once on June 4 and once on June 5, to serve court paperwork to a resident of Hillcrest Drive. Officers were unable to make contact with the defendant.


Police were called June 7 to assist Gouldsboro police with traffic control and the closing of South Gouldsboro Road during an active structure fire.

An officer also assisted Gouldsboro police June 5 in responding to a report of an unsecured building on South Gouldsboro Road. Officers arrived to find a garage door unlocked and partially open. An alarm was sounding inside the residence.

Officers found no evidence of forced entry and determined the sound was a fire alarm. Gouldsboro and Winter Harbor firefighters were called to investigate.

Also on June 5, an officer assisted the Gouldsboro Police Department with a report of gunshots on Roaring Brook Road. The caller was unable to say where they came from. Police searched the area but didn’t find anything. No further action was taken.

An officer assisted Gouldsboro police with a bail check June 15 on a man in Winter Harbor.

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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