Winter Harbor Police log week of Oct. 3

WINTER HARBOR — Two people were arrested on charges of operating under the influence in Winter Harbor in separate incidents last week.

On Sept. 25, Tyson R. McCurdy, 42, of Nashville, Tenn., was charged with OUI and driving at a criminal speed on Newman Street.

On Sept. 28, Ronnie Watkins, 54, of Charlotte, N.C., was stopped for driving at a high rate of speed on Newman Street, according to police. After he failed field sobriety tests, he was arrested on an OUI charge and taken to Hancock County Jail.


Police received information Sept. 29 related to criminal activity in Gouldsboro and Winter Harbor. Police in both towns are investigating.

Officers assisted Gouldsboro police in responding to a suspicious activity complaint on Taft Point Road Sept. 11. Police from both departments checked the property the following day and found all to be secure. Police are investigating.

Keeping the peace

Winter Harbor police and the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office kept the peace at a Newman Street residence Sept. 8.


Police served a subpoena Sept. 19 to a local man on behalf of the Hancock County Court system. On Sept. 24, police served a subpoena on a resident of Hillcrest Drive at the request of the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office.


Police served a trespass notice Sept. 16 to a Winter Harbor resident at the request of Maine State Police.


Police responded to a motor vehicle accident at the intersection of Newman and Main streets Sept. 27. Police determined the sun was a factor for one of the drivers, as was a possible failure to yield.

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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