Boat on road causes issues

SOUTHWEST HARBOR — Police stopped a tractor trailer with an oversized load, a boat, driving northbound on Main Street Wednesday morning. The officer observed multiple violations between the truck and the pilot vehicle, including no rear flag and no rear sign, according to reports. The case was turned over to the State Police commercial vehicle unit.

On Jan. 11, an officer advised a local resident, Ryan Miller, 35, of a court order requiring him to leave his apartment and remove all his belongings by noon the next day. Because the Sheriff’s Office had served Miller with a writ of possession while he was in jail due to Miller’s arrest on a warrant last week, the property owner and the officer agreed to give him a 24-hour extension.

A couple was warned for disorderly conduct Saturday after a neighbor reported a verbal fight in the driveway of a Seawall Road residence.


Two vehicles were severely damaged after colliding when one reportedly turned left into a private drive off Route 3 Friday morning in front of the other, according to Sherriff’s Deputy Travis Frost. Both motorists and one passenger were taken to Maine Coast Memorial Hospital for minor injuries.

James Savoy, 57, of Winthrop had been operating a 2013 Ford Escape, which collided with an oncoming 2000 Honda, operated by Kathryn Arbach, 52, of Lamoine, Frost said.

Savoy did not see the car when he was turning into the driveway, the deputy said. Arbach said she braked and tried to swerve toward the shoulder but couldn’t avoid the collision.

Both vehicles sustained disabling damage and had to be towed, the deputy said. The Trenton Fire Department assisted.

A local business reported a theft Friday. Deputy Frost located the thief, who made arrangements to return the item.

Spencer Emerson, 20, of Jonesport was summonsed Jan 11 on charges of possession of a fake ID card and illegal transportation of liquor by a minor, police said.

A car-deer accident on Route 3 the evening of Jan. 11 reportedly caused the car’s side airbag to deploy, but the driver was uninjured. Linda Gould, 61, no town given, was driving a 2013 Subaru on Route 3 when two deer ran into the road and the car struck one of them head-on, according to reports.

Bar Harbor

A school bus driver reported on Jan. 9 that a tractor trailer had passed the bus while its red lights were flashing on Route 3 near The Jackson Laboratory.

Following a traffic stop on Eden Street on Jan. 13, Zane Beesley, 35, of Trenton was summonsed on a charge of attaching false plates.

Ali Eddaouahiri, 26, of Bar Harbor was arrested Jan. 13 on a charge of violation of conditions of release.

Mount Desert

No one was injured, but a 2010 Subaru Impreza driven by Jean Jacobs, 67, of Mount Desert sustained undercarriage damage estimated at $2,000 when it struck a large rock in the travel lane on Jordan Pond Road on Jan. 8, police said.

Officer Kenneth Mitchell delivered a bucket of sand to “an elderly person” in Mount Desert on Jan. 12. Later that day, Sgt. Christopher Wharff also delivered a bucket of sand to a Mount Desert resident.

A 2015 Honda Fit whose “last known operator” was Paige Mason, 19, of Mount Desert sustained an estimated $1,000 in damage to the driver’s door when it was struck while parked at a residence on Farnham’s Way by a 2015 Ford C-Max driven by Stephen Anastasia, 47, of Mount Desert on Jan. 13. The Ford was turning around in the driveway when it backed into the Honda. No one was injured. No charges were filed.

Someone reported that people were “shooting guns into the ice” on Long Pond on Jan. 14.

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