Hancock County Sheriff’s Log Week of Nov. 25

ELLSWORTH — The Hancock County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the theft of a firearm from a Blue Hill man.

Deputy Zach Allen took the complaint Nov. 15.


A vehicle off the road in Blue Hill Nov. 13 led to an arrest.

Deputy Marcus Downes arrested Jeremy Robbins, 35, of Blue Hill on charges of operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of an intoxicant and operating without a license.

Deputy Travis Frost arrested Kenneth Judkins of Waldoboro on a charge of domestic violence assault after responding to an incident at a Deer Isle residence Nov. 16.

On Nov. 19, Deputy Brian Archer arrested Christopher Beaucage, 35, of Penobscot on a charge of being a fugitive from justice. Beaucage has a warrant from the state of Florida, Archer said.

Traffic Detail

Deputy Hunter Fernald handled a traffic detail in Orland and Verona Island Nov. 19 that resulted in traffic stops for five motorists.


An Orrington man suffered minor injuries after he fell asleep while driving and his car went off the road, striking a mailbox and a tree on Otis Road in Otis Nov. 17, Archer said.

William Prescott, 37, was driving a 2017 Nissan, which sustained disabling front-end damage, the deputy said.

Prescott had chest pain and minor abrasions on his hands, Archer said. He declined medical treatment at the scene.

A pickup truck and a sedan collided on Route 1 in Hancock Nov. 18 after the truck’s driver failed to yield the right of way and turned in front of the sedan, Archer reported.

Brandon Bissonette, 20, of Cherryfield was driving a 2019 Ford Fusion, which struck a westbound 2020 GMC truck operated by William Colson, 20, of Winter Harbor, Archer said.

“Mr. Bissonnette was unable to avoid a collision with the GMC and struck it in the roadway, causing reportable damage to both vehicles,” said Archer. Bissonnette was treated at the scene for chest pain. Colson was not injured, the deputy said. Both vehicles were towed.

The Hancock Fire Department assisted.

A car struck a deer that ran into the roadway on Tremont Road in Tremont Nov. 20, police said.

Archer said Kathleen Lake, 62, of Bernard was driving west in a 2004 Toyota sedan, which was able to be driven from the scene. The car did sustain front-end damage, the deputy said.

Juvenile problem

Deputies went to a Trenton residence to help with an out-of-control young person Nov. 19.

Deputy Marcus Downes said the parties had calmed down upon police arrival and no law enforcement action was taken.

Noise complaint

Deputy Mariza Gionfriddo handled a noise complaint in Castine Nov. 13. Students were playing loud music and yelling profanities. “I located the students and spoke with them about the music and the swearing.”


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