Gouldsboro Police Log: Knife-wielding woman taken for evaluation

GOULDSBORO — An officer assisted by Winter Harbor Police responded to a call Jan. 13 on Mitchell Lane about a domestic incident involving a knife.

Police said a woman was transported to Maine Coast Memorial Hospital for a self-inflicted knife wound and a mental health evaluation.

Pot and paraphernalia

Taylor Wood, 19, of Machiasport was summoned Jan. 9 on a charge of possession of marijuana and paraphernalia, police said.

Police said the motor vehicle in which Wood was a passenger was halted during a traffic stop on Route 1.


Blake Chase, 25, of Steuben was arrested on Route 1 Jan. 8 and charged with operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of an intoxicant, police said.

Police said Chase was stopped for erratic driving.

Ryan Conley, 37, of Gouldsboro was arrested Jan. 5 and charged with operating under the influence of an intoxicant and violating conditions of release, police said.

Police said Conley was stopped on Route 1 for having a headlight out.

Criminal trespass

Seth Hatt, 45, of Harrington was summoned Jan. 13 on a criminal trespass charge related to an incident on Gouldsboro Point Road, police said.

Police said Maine State Police assisted by summoning Hatt in Harrington.

Kids fighting

Police received a call Jan. 7 about a dispute between two youths that involved threats made on a school bus.

Police said the parents were contacted as well as the Peninsula School.


Police were called to the Guzzle Road Jan. 12 following reports of a tractor-trailer off the road.

Police said the truck was stuck in snow and ice and the Department of Transportation was called to lay gravel up and down a hill on the road.

Also on Jan. 12, police responded to a reported accident on South Gouldsboro Road, but the vehicle was gone when they arrived.

Police said they located the vehicle in Winter Harbor and found the damage was minor and did not require reporting.

Suspended registration

Richard Farnsworth III, 30, of Columbia Falls was stopped on Route 1 Jan. 1 and summoned on a charge of operating a motor vehicle with a suspended registration, police said.

Amber Pinkham, 35, of Steuben was summoned Jan. 8 on a charge of operating an unregistered motor vehicle over 150 days, police said.

False plates

Josh Turner, 25, of Birch Harbor was stopped on Lighthouse Pond Road in Prospect Harbor Jan. 3 and summoned on a charge of false attachment of a license plate, police said.

David Renwick, 33, of Birch Harbor was stopped on East Schoodic Drive Jan. 15 and summoned on a charge of false attachment of license plates, police said.

Outstanding warrant

Robert Morse, 26, of Birch Harbor was arrested Jan. 3 on an outstanding warrant for failure to pay fines, police said.

Tires slashed

Police responded to a call from Maine Fair Trade Lobster Jan. 4 on a complaint that a motor vehicle had all four tires slashed.

On-road ATV

James Maron, 70, of Gouldsboro, was stopped Jan. 9 on the Chicken Mill Road for operating an all-terrain vehicle on a public way, police said.

Power calls

Police on Jan. 12 helped an elderly woman on the Grand Marsh Bay Road restart her generator during a power outage.

Police were asked Jan. 14 to restart a generator at a seasonal home on Paul Bunyan Road and did so.

Erratic driving

Police on Jan. 6 failed to locate a blue Toyota pickup truck that was said to be weaving on the road.

Jacqueline Weaver

Jacqueline Weaver

Reporter at The Ellsworth American
Jacqueline's beat covers the eastern Hancock County towns of Lamoine through Gouldsboro as well as Steuben in Washington County. She was a reporter for the New York Times, United Press International and Reuters before moving to Maine. She also publicized medical research at Yale School of Medicine and scientific findings at Yale University for nine years.[email protected]
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