Maine State Police Log Week of July 29

ELLSWORTH — The Maine State Police handled a serious personal injury crash in Robbinston July 20 involving a motorcyclist who struck a bear.

There was no word on the condition of the motorist, James Lursen, 30, of Calais. Sgt. Dan Ryan assisted.


Trooper Owen Reed arrested Shannon Bebout, 45, of Blue Hill on a charge of violating conditions of release by consuming alcohol July 19. Sgt. Jeff Ingemi assisted.

Trooper Jarid Leonard arrested Lindsay Swanson, 29, of Steuben on a charge of operating with a revoked license Sunday in Columbia Falls. Swanson was also summoned on a charge of drug possession. Ronald Robinson, 66, of Addison was also summoned on a charge of drug possession. Cpl. Jeff Taylor assisted.


Trooper Miles Carpenter is investigating the theft of a catalytic converter in Marshfield that was reported Friday.


Leonard summoned Cameron Reed, 30, of Whitneyville on a charge of operating after suspension after a traffic stop in East Machias Saturday. Taylor assisted.

Jennifer Osborn

Jennifer Osborn

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News Reporter Jennifer Osborn covers news and features on the Blue Hill Peninsula and Deer Isle-Stonington. She welcomes tips and story ideas. She also writes the Gone Shopping column. Email Jennifer with your suggestions at [email protected] or call 667-2576.

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