Bucksport Police: Business Owner Reports Unwanted Visitors

BUCKSPORT — Police arrested two men Sept. 4 after a Main Street business owner reported the pair was heavily intoxicated and hanging out around her business.


Khanh Le, 41, of Brewer was arrested on a charge of operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of an intoxicant and summoned on a charge of operating after suspension. Police said Le admitted to driving to Main Street.

Sherman Watt, 45, of Bucksport was arrested on a charge of violation of bail conditions.

The local animal control officer was called to remove a dog that had been in the vehicle with the men.

Arrests and Summonses

Desirae Reed, 26, Orland, warrant.

Mark Palozej, 51, Bucksport, cultivating marijuana.

Natasha Cunningham, 18, Orland, violation of protection order.

Corey Roi, 30, Bucksport, operating after suspension.

Deanna Michaud, 20, Millinocket, criminal mischief.

David Dorr, 21, Bucksport, possession of drug paraphernalia.


Minor damage was reported after a vehicle backed into a parked car on Pond Street Sept. 6.

According to police, Blanche Buzzell, 69, of Bucksport was backing her 2002 Toyota from a driveway when she struck a 2003 Honda four-door.

Estimated damage was $500 to the Toyota and $800 to the Honda.

A two-car collision in the Hannaford parking lot Sept. 6 caused a total estimated damage of $1,500.

Police said Beverly Martin, 50, of Portland had just backed her 1989 Lincoln from a parking spot when it was struck by a 2006 Dodge pickup driven by Bruce Downs Sr., 62, of Orland.

An estimated $2,000 in total damage was reported in a Route 1 accident Sept. 5.

According to police, Richard Smith, 75, of Bucksport was making a left turn out of the Hannaford parking lot when his 2004 Honda four-door collided with a 2000 Plymouth driven by Stewart Carney, 27, of Bucksport.

Carney was summoned on a charge of operating after suspension.

A 2005 Chevrolet pickup stopped on Main Street waiting to make a left turn was struck by a 1993 Toyota that had not realized the other vehicle had stopped, according to police.

Police said the driver of the pickup, Ashley Howard, 20, of Penobscot, had failed to use a turn signal. The pickup sustained about $1,500 in damage.

The Toyota, driven by Alicia Atherton-Dow, 20, of Prospect, had about $3,000 in damage.


A group of youths was reported to be skateboarding and riding bikes on a pipe in a Main Street alleyway Sept. 7.

Mailboxes on Bucksmills Road and Russell Hill Road were reportedly vandalized Sept. 7.

Someone removed a cement block from a retaining wall on Main Street Sept. 4.

Police are investigating a smashed garage window on Pond Street reported Sept. 5. Damage was estimated at $1,500.


Unspecified items were reported stolen from an Elm Street home in the process of foreclosure Sept. 3.

Medication valued at $5 was reported stolen from Wenbelle Apartments Sept. 1.


A gunshot on Mianika Lane Monday prompted a call to police.

Police said a woman fired her gun to scare dogs away from her property, where she had chickens. There were no charges filed.


Police are investigating the alleged forgery of a person’s name on paperwork Sept. 4.

For more police news, pick up a copy of The Ellsworth American.


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