Gouldsboro Police: Man charged with OUI, speeding

GOULDSBORO — Joseph Comeau, 39, of Robbinston was arrested Nov. 9 and charged with operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of an intoxicant, police said.

Police said Comeau also was charged with exceeding the posted speed limit on Route 1 by 30 miles per hour and refusing to submit to arrest or detention.

No stickers

Timothy Robinson, 39, of Milbridge was issued a summons Nov. 4 charging him with failure to provide proof of insurance, police said.

Police said Robinson was stopped on South Gouldsboro Road for failure to display a valid inspection sticker.

Jason Henson, 33, of Machias was stopped on Route 1 Nov. 12 for a traffic offense and was issued a citation for failure to display a valid certificate of inspection, police said.


Police saw a vehicle parked alongside West Bay Road Nov. 12 that was shining its headlights on a deer in the field.

Police said they told the driver of the car, who also was the landowner, that it is illegal to illuminate wildlife.


The caretaker of a seasonal residence on Main Street on Oct. 31 discovered a broken window in a door of the house, police said.

Police said the damage was documented and there did not appear to be entry into the residence.

Drunk driver?

Police were notified Nov. 8 of a possibly intoxicated driver turning onto the Corea Road from Main Street in Prospect Harbor.

Police said they failed to locate the silver Dodge pickup truck.

Deer killed

Tyler Whitaker, 23, of Gouldsboro struck a deer Nov. 3 while southbound on the Corea Road, police said.

Police said the deer was killed, but Whitaker was not injured and there was no reportable damage to his Nissan Titan pickup truck.

Sex offender registry

Police Nov. 9 assisted a resident with his sex offender registry requirements.

Trump sign

A resident on Route 1 told police Nov. 4 that a Trump campaign sign had been stolen from her lawn.

Window found

Police on Oct. 31 received a report of a broken window located by the side of Corea Road as well as a broken window at a nearby residence.

Selectmen’s packets

A police officer delivered packets of information to selectmen on Nov. 2.

Tipping OK

Police spotted what they thought was a suspicious vehicle on Merganser Drive Nov. 7.

Police located the owner, who told them he was tipping brush in the area and had a permit.

Civil issue

Police were notified Nov. 2 about a civil issue between a mother and juvenile daughter on Walters Road, but said the issue was resolved without incident.

Shots fired

Residents on East Schoodic Drive Nov. 11 reported that they heard several handgun rounds fired off within a close vicinity of their homes overnight, police said.

Police said several cartridges were located near the road and an investigation is under way.

Dog incidents

Police received a complaint about a barking dog Nov. 9 on the South Gouldsboro Road.

Police said they warned the owner about the dog.

The same day police were told there was a husky in the road near the intersection of Route 1 and Walters Road.

Police said they checked the area and did not find the dog, but did notify the owner the dog might be at large.

False alarms

A burglar alarm was activated Nov. 2 at a home on Kingsley Farm Road, but nothing was awry, police said.

A burglar alarm was activated Nov. 4 at a home on the Corea Road, police said.

Police said they checked the residence but found no evidence that the house had been entered.

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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