Bucksport Police: Thefts Under Investigation

BUCKSPORT — Police are investigating three recent thefts, including the taking of $700 worth of copper from a Willins Orchard Road residence June 15.


An Oak Street resident also reported the theft of $30 worth of gift cards June 21.

Police also took a report of a stolen license plate June 14.


A report of a possibly intoxicated person at the Circle K June 21 proved to be unfounded.

Police received a report of a disturbance on Central Street June 20. Police said the noise was coming from someone working on a vehicle late at night. A warning was issued.

A Town Farm Road resident reported hearing gunshots June 20, but police failed to locate anything.

Gunshots were also reported on June 17 on Heritage Park Road. Police said there are a lot of woods nearby and that the shots may have just been someone taking target practice.

A Buck Street resident reported that someone was lighting fireworks June 20, but police failed to locate anyone doing so.

Police received information June 18 that a large fight was going to take place at the waterfront, but the incident never took place.

A report of a June 14 disturbance at the waterfront turned out to be an issue between a parent and a teacher, police said. Police said the matter was resolved.


Police took a report of a keyed car on Bridge Street June 18. Damage was estimated at $512. The incident is under investigation.


A two-vehicle accident in the Hannaford parking lot June 18 caused an estimated $2,200 in total damage.

Police said the accident occurred when a 2004 Ford sport utility vehicle driven by Nicholas St. Peter, 28, of Bucksport backed out of a parking space and into a 2007 Toyota SUV driven by Amy Leighton, 37, of Bath.

Possible Threat

Police received a call from a River Road resident June 20 who was concerned that her ex-boyfriend was headed to the residence. Police said the issue was worked out and no one was charged.

Waterfront Bikers

Police summoned two bicycle riders June 19 for riding on the waterfront. Summoned were Thomas Barrett, 19, of Burlington, Vt., and Jared McDaniel, 18, of Orland.


Joseph Chase, 18, of Bucksport was arrested June 21 on a Bangor District Court warrant for failure to pay fines.

Yaicha Wathne, 27, of Bucksport was arrested June 18 on a Hancock County warrant for unpaid fines and fees.

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