Ellsworth Police log week of August 4

ELLSWORTH — Officers received a call on July 28 regarding a possible break-in at a local residence.

However, the person who called later told police they were no longer needed as the individual had figured out what the light was in the garage.

Citizen assists

On July 26, an officer came across a young person who had walked away from her home. That girl’s father and sister arrived on the scene and the girl eventually agreed to go home with her father.

Officers helped with traffic control at the Kinsley Ray 5K road run on July 30.

Police responded to a dispute between two citizens on July 29 regarding the moving of items on a private road. Both were advised that this was a civil issue and it was suggested that they handle their issues through the neighborhood association.

On July 31, officers assisted an individual in locating a friend who had left with all of her belongings. The friend eventually returned along with the belongings.

Suspicious activity

On July 30, officers received a complaint of suspicious activity at a local housing complex. Police arrived and warned one man not to enter an apartment.

Officers were dispatched to check out a car parked next to a dilapidated house on July 31. When police arrived they found that the car was empty and there was no one in the area.

Agency assists

On July 26 an officer assisted Northern Light Maine Coast Hospital in attempting to locate someone but failed to do so.

Officers were called to Northern Light Maine Coast Hospital on July 29 when a patient refused to leave after being discharged. The man was given a trespass warning and left the property.

Trespassing and disorderly

On July 26, officers spoke with a man at a local business about his attitude.

Police were dispatched to a campground on July 30 regarding a harassment call that involved a group of young people. All parties involved were told to stay away from each other


Ravin Harrington, 45, of Lamoine was charged with shoplifting on July 30. Police were responding to a call from Walmart’s loss prevention department and stopped Harrington, who had fled the scene.

Jamie Hicks, 35, of Sorrento was charged with theft on July 31 following a report from Walmart’s loss prevention team.

Arrests and summonses

Kevin Pederson, 30, of Trenton was arrested on July 29 on an active warrant out of Hancock County charging failure to appear in court. Pederson also was summoned on a charge of operating a vehicle after the suspension of his license.

David Richards, 38, of Gouldsboro was summoned on July 31 on a charge of operating a motor vehicle after the suspension of his license.

Jeremy Everly, 40, of Ellsworth was taken into custody on Aug. 1 on an outstanding warrant charging non-compliance regarding a contempt of court order.

Traffic violations

On July 27, officers conducted a distracted driving detail sponsored by the Maine Bureau of Highway Safety. One ticket was issued for cell phone use as well as one warning. Warnings for a traffic light violation and speeding were also issued.

On July 30, officers conducted a speeding detail. Seven vehicles were stopped and one summons was issued.

Zachary Lanning

Zachary Lanning

News reporter Zach Lanning covers news and features in the Ellsworth area. He comes to Ellsworth by way of New Jersey, which he hopes you don't hold against him. Email him at [email protected].

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