Gouldsboro Police log week of April 28

GOULDSBORO — An all-points bulletin was issued April 21 for a late-model Ford truck whose driver allegedly pumped gas and failed to pay at Mc’s Marketplace in Birch Harbor village. The vehicle, which has a wooden truck bed, was searched for in the Gouldsboro-Winter Harbor area. Sgt. Adam Brackett handled the complaint.

Dock vanishes

Sgt. Brackett is investigating the possible theft of a dock that had disappeared over the winter from a Paul Bunyan Road residence in Corea village. The dock was reported missing April 21.

Rental altercation

A tenant agreed to vacate the premises of a Grand Marsh Bay residence within 11 days following an April 15 dispute. That day, Sgt. Brackett responded to the residence, where the landlord and tenant were engaged in an altercation. The officer mediated the issue between the two parties, resulting in the tenant’s agreeing to the landlord’s terms.

UPS truck knocks power line

A UPS truck accidentally pulled a power line, cutting electrical service at a Pond Road residence April 10. The property damage issue was resolved to the property owner’s satisfaction, according to Sgt. Brackett.

Nothin’ but a hound dog

“You ain’t nothin’ but a hound dog/Been snooping round my door,” goes Elvis Presley’s 1954 hit that sprang to mind on April 15. A West Bay Road resident found a hound dog sitting on the front porch. Officer Landan Scott was dispatched to the residence, but the dog’s owner beat the policeman to the scene and retrieved his roaming hound dog.


Letitia Baldwin

Arts Editor at The Ellsworth American
In addition to editing the Arts & Leisure section, Letitia edits special sections including Out & About, Overview, Health Quarterly, Your Maine Home, House & Garden and Get Ready for Winter. She comes from Chicago, Ill, but has deep family ties to the Cranberry Isles. [email protected]

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