Winter Harbor Police Log Week of July 22

WINTER HARBOR — Sgt. Philip Sargent assisted Winter Harbor Fire/EMS July 6 with a call to assist an 84-year-old man who was breathing but unresponsive on Newman Street. After the man was assessed by fire/EMS personnel, he was transported by Schoodic Ambulance to Northern Light Maine Coast Hospital in Ellsworth.

Keeping the peace

Sargent responded to a “keep the peace” call July 7 on Sargent Street. The call was completed without incident.


Police Chief Danny Mitchell Jr. responded to a vehicle crash on Main Street July 8. The two individuals involved were not injured in the fender-bender.

Dog incidents

On July 8, police received a report that a Grindstone Avenue resident’s dog had been missing for an hour. While Officer Eli Brown was en route to the caller, the dog was located.

Mitchell was called for a report of a loose dog on Sargent Street July 13. He was able to identify the dog, despite the lack of registration or identification tags. He reminded the owners of the leash requirement.

Structure fire

Police responded with the Winter Harbor Fire Department to a structure fire at 5 Main St. in Prospect Harbor on July 12. Police assisted with traffic control while Fire Department personnel worked the scene.


Police were called by a resident on Barnacle Lane about kids riding bicycles on her property July 15. The kids were located and asked not to ride on the property.

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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