Ellsworth Police Log Week of Sept. 30

ELLSWORTH — Officers responding to possible domestic situations in recent days found no crimes associated with domestic abuse based on their investigations. Called to a potential domestic situation in a parking lot on Sept. 23, police found two people yelling at each other and no crime committed. Police also investigated a domestic “problem” on Sept. 24 and reported there was not enough evidence to support charges.

Storage suspicion

Officers were called to a storage unit facility just before 4 a.m. on Sept. 27 over a report of a man wearing a black hoodie near several open storage units. The man was in his rented unit where he had set up gym equipment. Officers took the opportunity to secure another unit that was wide open and full of items.


Police warned someone for harassment after a local resident reported being harassed over the telephone on Sept. 23.

Police received information concerning harassment on Sept. 23. The person who called in the compliant requested that the incidents be documented.

Police warned a woman for harassment on Sept. 27.

Protection order

Officers are investigating a report of a violation of a protection order on Sept. 23.

Break-in attempt

Police responded to a call that someone was trying to break into a local residence on Sept. 25. They searched the area but found no one. Officers advised the resident to lock windows and doors and call if it occurs again.


Police received a report on Sept. 26 of someone threatening another person with a weapon. Officers warned one of the people, filing no charges.


Police warned a local woman for disorderly conduct after responding to a noise complaint on Sept. 23.

Police warned two people for disorderly conduct on Sept. 26 after officers responded to possible domestic situation that was verbal only.

Citizen assist

Police responded to a report of an intoxicated woman walking near High Street on Sept. 22. An officer found the woman and drove her to her motel.


A local resident called police on Sept. 23 to report a stolen vehicle but within minutes learned it had been repossessed.

Police were called to Marden’s for a shoplifter on Sept. 22. On arrival, the officer learned that the store’s asset protection officer was going to issue the shoplifter a criminal trespassing warning for all Marden’s stores for one year.

A local resident spoke with police about an item stolen from their house on Sept. 22.

Police are investigating a theft report for a lost wallet on Sept. 23.

Police took a theft report on Sept. 24.

Arrests and summonses

Called to a possible domestic situation on Sept. 26, police investigated the situation and arrested Brianna Smith, 30, of Ellsworth on a charge of refusing to submit to arrest or detention.

Christopher Charron, 33, no town listed, was arrested on charges of operating a vehicle with a suspended license and violation of bail following a traffic stop on Sept. 26.

Sofia Dorr, 36, of Milbridge was arrested on charges of failure to stop for a police officer and violation of conditions of release on Sept. 21.

Mark Freeman, 53, of Hancock was arrested on an extraditable warrant out of Maryland after police responded to a trespassing call on Sept. 22.

Ryan Kadey, 46, of Ellsworth was arrested on a charge of trespassing and attempted criminal mischief after police investigated a trespassing complaint from a local resident on Sept. 22.

Kevin Seekins, 55, of Ellsworth was summoned on a charge of cruelty to an animal on Sept. 24.

Joshua Weeks, 30, of Deer Isle was arrested on a charge of operating a vehicle under the influence of an intoxicant following a minor accident on High Street on Sept. 21.


Roofing shingles fell onto Industrial Road off a trailer being towed by a 2020 GMC Sierra on Sept. 25. Michael Harmon of Ellsworth was driving the Sierra. Scott Lounder was driving behind Harmon in a 2014 Toyota Tundra and ran over the shingles, puncturing three tires. DC Towing cleared the Tundra from the scene.

Anne Berleant

Anne Berleant

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