Winter Harbor Police log week of April 7

WINTER HARBOR — Police responded to a late report of domestic violence on March 6. Those involved had already been separated for several hours. After an investigation, police concluded there was not enough evidence to charge anyone. Schoodic EMS assisted.


Officer Eli Brown found several teenagers loitering in the post office lobby after hours on March 24. He moved them along.

Injured wildlife

Sgt. Philip Sargent responded to a report of possibly injured wildlife on Hillcrest Drive on March 8. The animal was determined to be healthy enough to survive on its own and was not dangerous.

Traffic incidents

During a traffic stop on Main Street on March 11, Officer Ken Schuurman summoned David Reynolds, 48, of Winter Harbor on a charge of driving after suspension.

During a March 16 traffic stop, Brown charged Michael Libby, 38, of Winter Harbor with operating after revocation – habitual offender.

Winter Harbor Police were requested to assist the Maine State Police on Route 1 on March 13 for a report of a man running in traffic. When police arrived, the man was gone. State police also responded and found the man at his residence. They learned that the man had been chasing money that he had dropped and was blowing around in the road. The Maine Marine Patrol also assisted.

Family matter

Schuurman escorted a man to his home to recover personal belongings on March 12. The man was leaving the home due to a family matter.

Disorderly conduct

Chief Danny Mitchell Jr. responded to a residence on Hillcrest Drive for a report of disorderly conduct and trespassing on March 31. The homeowner wanted a man and woman removed from the property. When police responded, the pair were leaving and were warned not to return.

Suspicious behavior

Mitchell was informed of a man acting suspiciously and hanging around an apartment building on April 1. The man was asked to leave and did so willingly. On April 4, the same man was spotted at Bar Harbor Bank & Trust and was told to move on while he was waiting for a taxi back to Bangor.

Rebecca Alley

Rebecca Alley

Reporter at The Ellsworth American
Rebecca is the Schoodic-area reporter and covers the towns of Eastbrook, Franklin, Hancock, Lamoine, Sorrento, Sullivan, Waltham, Winter Harbor and Trenton. She lives in Ellsworth with her husband and baby boy who was joyously welcomed in June 2020. Feel free to send tips and story ideas to [email protected]

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