Ellsworth Police Log Week of Sept. 23

ELLSWORTH — Officers were called to check on a suspicious vehicle parked behind a High Street business a few minutes before 11 p.m. on Sept. 17. Police found Michael Palomares, 28, of San Fernando, Calif., in the vehicle. Further investigation discovered that a California warrant was active for Palomares for “lewd or lascivious with child under 14.” Officers arrested Palomares on the warrant, for which he can be extradited to California to answer to the charge.

Mental health issues

Officers helped a suicidal woman on Sept. 14. The woman was taken by ambulance to the hospital.

Police responded to a local resident undergoing mental health problems on Sept 14. The resident was taken by friends to the emergency room.

Police assisted a local man who was suicidal by taking him to the hospital on Sept. 20.

Well-being checks

A man reported as sitting on the side of the road was not there when officers arrived for a well-being check on Sept. 16.

A local man’s sister called police looking to contact him on Sept. 16. An officer found the man and connected him with his family.

Civil issue

Police advised seeking legal advice over a mother-daughter dispute on a civil issue on Sept. 20.

Youth issues

Police went to Knowlton Park on Sept. 16 for a report of three youths on a building roof. None of the youths was found.

Police checked on a young boy reported walking alone on Sept. 19. He was picked up by parents by the time officers arrived.

Suspicious people

Police were called to Seaport Village on Sept. 16 concerning a person in front of the building. The person did not want to speak with police and left the area.

Officers checked Cove Way after an anonymous caller said several suspicious men were walking there on Sept. 19. Police found no one there.


Police checked on a verbal disagreement in a parking lot near City Hall on Sept. 20 but found no issues.

Officers called to a residence on Sept. 19 over a report of people fighting found that no one wanted to pursue charges.

Dog bite

Officers responding to a possible dog bite on Sept. 18 found it unclear if anyone had been bitten based on the evidence.

Agency assists

Police were asked to keep a lookout for a car that Bucksport Police Department said had fled from them on Sept. 19. The car never crossed into Ellsworth.

An officer assisted state police with a possible overdose in Hancock on Sept. 19.

Police assisted state police with a bail violation arrest on Sept. 18.

Police assisted the local emergency room twice with disruptive patients in crisis, at 8 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. on Sept. 18.

Arrests and summonses

Dawn Curtis, 62, of Lamoine was summoned on a charge of operating a vehicle after license suspension (OAS) on Sept. 18.

Kameron Giger, 19, no town listed, was charged with criminal speeding following a Bucksport Road traffic stop on Sept. 20.

Yoel Gonzalez, 46, of Van Buren was arrested on charges of aggravated domestic violence assault, Class B, and operating a car without a license. He also had an outstanding warrant and was booked into Hancock County Jail on Sept. 19.

Jonathan A. Jewett, 32, of Mariaville was summoned on a charge of OAS on Sept. 17.

Ryan Kadey, 46, no town listed, was charged with criminal mischief, Class D, and warned for trespassing and harassment on Sept. 18.

Theodore Provost, 44, no town listed, was arrested on a charge of violation of bail conditions, Class E, on Sept. 16.

Ethan Stanwood, 29, of Ellsworth was summoned on charges of driving with an expired registration and OAS on Sept. 20.

Mason Tupper, 18, of Ellsworth was summoned on a charge of operating a vehicle with a suspended license on Sept. 20.

A youth, no age listed, was summoned on a charge of assault following in incident on a school bus on Sept. 14.


Police said Mariah A. Arey, 22, of Bangor looked down at her phone while driving down State Street on Sept. 20 and struck a 2017 Nissan sport utility vehicle driven by Minjoo Kim, 27, of Bangor. Arey was driving a 2016 Chevrolet sedan and was cited for manually operating an electronic communication device while driving. No one was injured but both vehicles were disabled and towed from the scene.

Anne Berleant

Anne Berleant

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News Reporter Anne Berleant covers news and features in Ellsworth, Mariaville, Otis, Amherst, Aurora, Great Pond and Osborn. When not reporting, find her hiking local trails, reading or watching professional tennis. Email her at [email protected]
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