$1,000 cash turned in

BAR HARBOR — What would you do if you found $1,000 cash alongside a road?

One honest citizen took the money to the police station.

The cash was turned in to police on April 19. As of Tuesday, no one had claimed or inquired about the find, said Lt. David Kerns. Kerns would only say that the money was found along a road in Bar Harbor and declined to specify the denomination of the bills, explaining that the information would ensure it is returned to the rightful owner.

No injuries were reported in a two-vehicle accident Friday in a construction zone on Route 3.

According to police, Mark Kidder, 53, of Bucksport was pulling into traffic when his 2012 GMC pickup struck a 2005 Suzuki driven by Helen Douglas, 83, of Bar Harbor.

Southwest Harbor

A driver sustained minor injuries Monday when his vehicle left the Seal Cove Road and crashed into Marshall Brook.

Brandon Pinkham, 34, of Southwest Harbor was westbound around 3:30 p.m. when his 2008 Nissan crossed the oncoming lane, crashed through a wooden guardrail and came to rest in the brook.

Pinkham sustained minor cuts and bruises but declined medical treatment.

Police said the accident remains under investigation.

A Tremont man in custody at the Hancock County Jail in Ellsworth was issued a summons Monday for allegedly forging a check on a closed account made out to a Southwest Harbor business.

Timothy Sukel, 23, was charged with forgery and negotiating a worthless instrument. Both charges are Class C felony level crimes due to Sukel’s prior convictions, police said.

Christopher Stilwell, 29, of Southwest Harbor was summonsed Saturday on a charge of operating after suspension.

A New Jersey woman attempting to drive her vehicle back onto Route 102 Friday struck a Toyota pickup driven by a Hallowell man.

Valerie Arnold, 40, of Pequannock, N.J., was driving a 2005 Saturn, which sustained $5,000 damage. The 2013 Toyota, driven by 20-year-old Samuel Day, sustained $2,000 damage.

Police located the owner of a goat found running loose April 19 on the Seawall Road. The owner was to corral the escapee.

Mount Desert

A Fall River, Mass., man was charged Sunday after police checked on a vehicle parked in a no parking zone in Seal Harbor.

Manuel Faria, 55, was summoned on charges of operating after suspension and attachment of false license plates. Police are attempting to locate the owner of the vehicle to learn whether Faria had permission to use it.

Two car-deer accidents were reported during the past week.

On Friday, Robert Marshall, 68, of Mount Desert was driving on Route 102 near the Beech Hill Cross Road when his Toyota struck a deer.

On Monday, James Bishop, 68, of Waterville struck a deer on Route 198 with his 2013 Chevrolet.

Officer Jerrod Hardy checked the licenses of five elver fishermen April 20 in Somesville and determined they were in compliance with state regulations.


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