Bucksport Police: Woman Reports Road Rage in Bucksport

BUCKSPORT – A woman reported she was assaulted in an alleged road rage incident Jan. 22.


According to police, the woman said she was being tailgated by another vehicle when she pulled into the McDonald’s parking lot. The other driver followed, got out of her vehicle and allegedly grabbed the first woman by her throat before being pushed away.

Police were unable to locate the alleged assaulter.

Suspicious Person

A man was spotted running by the Public Safety Building wearing only shorts or boxers Jan. 24.

Police were unable to locate the man.


Police are investigating an alleged assault involving juveniles at Bucksport High School Jan. 22.

Arrests and Summonses

Bucksport boy, 16, criminal mischief.

Bucksport girl, 16, terrorizing.

Lewis Moores, 56, Bucksport, violation of sex offender registry.

Matthew Fitzgerald, 26, Bucksport, failure to report an accident.


A woman reported fuel stolen from her vehicle Jan. 18.


Two teenage girls were warned for disorderly conduct Jan. 21 after allegedly throwing snowballs at a residence.


A 41-year-old woman committed suicide on Millvale Road Jan. 20, according to police.

Dog Bite

A Blue Hill Hospital employee called police to report a patient who came in with a dog bite.

The bite was from the victim’s dog.

A Jacob Buck Pond Road resident called police Jan. 11 after discovering a weasel in her bedroom.

Police notified the town animal control officer, who referred the matter to the game warden.

Suspicious Conditions

A Central Street resident called police Jan. 14 after reportedly finding footprints in the snow next to his chicken and rabbit cages. The resident was concerned a neighbor might be trying to poison the animals, which were unharmed.


James Wentworth, 43, of Verona Island backed into a vehicle on Mechanic St. Jan. 22, causing an estimated $1,700 damage, according to police.

Debra Morrill, 51, of Orrington struck a deer on the River Road Jan. 18, according to police.

Estimated damage to her 1998 Jeep was $2,000.

No injuries were reported in a Main Street accident Jan. 18.

Police said Richard Tonini, 48, of Bucksport was traveling east on Main Street when he stopped to turn onto Mechanic Street. Jeremy Collins, 29, of Sunset was traveling behind Tonini’s vehicle and was unable to stop in time.

Damage to Collins’ 1999 Oldsmobile was about $1,500. An estimated $500 damage was reported to Tonini’s 1989 Oldsmobile.

Treacherous road conditions kept emergency personnel busy Jan. 15 as black ice was reported throughout the area.

On Route 46 that morning, Casey Bridges, 19, of Dedham lost control on the ice and struck a vehicle in the oncoming lane, police said.

Marie Sherwood, 61, of Stockton Springs was the driver of the other vehicle, a 2007 Toyota 4Runner that had about $1,000 in damage. Bridges’ 2005 Hyundai Elantra sustained an estimated $2,000 in damage.

Later that morning, Sandra Squilanti, 45, of Bucksport hit black ice on Millvale Road and left the roadway.

Estimated damage was $1,500 to her 2001 Mercury Mystique.

The Bucksport Fire Department also responded to several Orland accidents that day.

No injuries were reported in a Jan. 14 accident on Route 1.

According to police, Autumn Urango, 17, of Orland pulled out in front of another vehicle while making a left turn onto Route 1.

Kevin McConnell, 48, of Camden was unable to stop and struck her vehicle.

His 2000 Dodge pickup and her 2002 Chevrolet sport utility vehicle each sustained about $2,000 in damage.


A Millvale Road resident reported $350 stolen from a secret hiding spot in his home Jan. 15.

Police are investigating.

Two registration plates were reported stolen from a vehicle on Moosehorn Drive Jan. 12.


Someone reported seeing two people trying to break into a vehicle parked at Wenbelle Apartments Jan. 16.

No access was gained to the vehicle.


Three young men who were reportedly yelling and flashing their middle fingers at passers-by on Bridge Street Jan. 15 were warned for disorderly conduct.


Randy Grindle, 22, Bucksport, operating after suspension.

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