Winter Harbor Police Log Week of Nov. 18

WINTER HARBOR— Winter Harbor police assisted the Maine Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) with a runaway child in Winter Harbor Nov. 12.

DHHS located the child at a friend’s house in Gouldsboro. Gouldsboro police assisted.

Medical calls

Police assisted Schoodic EMS Nov. 6 in response to a person who fell in Corea. Schoodic EMS responders determined that the patient had passed away. Police investigated, assisted the family and cleared the scene.

Police responded to a residence Nov. 4 with the Winter Harbor and Gouldsboro Fire Department for a carbon monoxide alarm. Residents reported feeling lightheaded. The responders found a faulty detector and equipment that did not detect carbon monoxide.


Police Chief Danny Mitchell Jr. stopped a 2003 yellow Mustang Nov. 5 for expired registration. The driver, Dwight Geel, 63, of Ellsworth, was summoned on charges of operating without insurance and operating after suspension. The vehicle was subsequently picked up by friends.


Police were asked by the Maine State Police Nov. 6 to look for a white GMC Colorado that was driving erratically toward Gouldsboro. The vehicle was never located by officers.

Winter Harbor police assisted Gouldsboro police and Schoodic EMS Nov. 1 at a vehicle accident on Route 1 in Gouldsboro.


Officer Eli Brown responded to a vandalism complaint in Gouldsboro Nov. 7.

A Main Street resident reported Nov. 3 that somebody was banging on her house. Brown responded and did not find anyone nearby. Gouldsboro police also responded.

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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