Cops & Courts

  • Even the plows have trouble

    Even the plows have trouble

    SOUTHWEST HARBOR — A state plow truck lost traction and couldn’t make it up the hill on Route 102 the morning of Feb. 8. An officer assisted by stopping traffic in the southbound lane until the truck was able to drive up the hill. After receiving a complaint of a loose dog on Wesley Ave

  • Hancock County Jail log Jan. 30 – Feb. 12

    The following were arrested or booked in the Hancock County Jail between Jan. 30 and Feb. 12: Jonathan C. Jones, 26, Bangor, failure to appear. Jenny-Jo Soucy, 45, Fletchers Landing, five days for possession of hypodermic apparatus and operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of an intoxicant. Josiah E. Estabrook, 22, Ellsworth, four

  • Vehicles continue slip sliding away

    Vehicles continue slip sliding away

    BAR HARBOR — A 2005 Toyota Tundra driven by Steven Piskura, 50, of Orland, sustained minor damage when it slid on packed snow on Cottage Street, went onto the sidewalk and knocked over a cement pillar at the edge of the Hannaford Supermarket parking lot Jan. 31. There were no injuries, and no charges were

  • Cranberry crashes cut power; two arrested

    CRANBERRY ISLES — No one was seriously injured, but two Great Cranberry Island residents were arrested after the vehicles they were driving were totaled in simultaneous accidents Saturday night on Cranberry Road. About 4,000 Emera Maine customers on the Cranberry Isles and Mount Desert Island lost power as a result of one of the vehicles

  • Stop and go-kart

    Stop and go-kart

    SOUTHWEST HARBOR — A go-kart that was reported stolen to Penobscot County Sheriff’s Office in August was located in Southwest Harbor on Monday after the owner noticed it was for sale on Facebook. An officer located the suspect and the whereabouts of the go-kart, and passed on the information to the investigating deputy. Michael Dutra,

  • Hancock County Court Nov. 1 to Nov. 30

    Hancock County Court Nov. 1 to Nov. 30

    The following cases were adjudicated, reviewed or continued in Hancock County Court, according to official records: Nov. 1 to Nov. 30 Andrew C. Gray, 34, Castine. Operating while license suspended or revoked at Bucksport, Dec. 17, 2009. Dismissed. George T. Pickard IV, 28, Franklin. Eluding an officer at Hancock, June 29, 2014. Department of Corrections

  • Hancock County Jail log Jan. 22-28

    The following were arrested or booked into the Hancock County Jail between Jan. 22 and 28: Susan M. Ruffner, 49, Gouldsboro, negotiating a worthless instrument. Christie M. Ouellette, 33, Ellsworth, 48 hours for violating conditions of release. James F. Grindel Jr., 52, Hancock, 48 hours for theft by unauthorized taking or transfer. Jeffery A. Witham

  • Car running, no one conscious

    Car running, no one conscious

    SOUTHWEST HARBOR — A police officer located two people apparently passed out in a running vehicle at the town’s Circle K on Saturday around 9:45 p.m. Joy Levesque, 43, of Southwest Harbor was arrested for operating under the influence of drugs as well as two counts of unlawful possession of scheduled drugs. The other person,

  • Hancock County Jail log Jan. 12-21

    The following were arrested or booked in the Hancock County Jail between Jan. 12 and 21: Melissa A. Brooks, 39, Hancock, theft by unauthorized taking or transfer and burglary. Emily C. Lawley, 20, Ellsworth, operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of an intoxicant. Steven M. Sobel, 28, Orland, OUI. Ali Eddaouahiri, 27, Bar

  • Boat on road causes issues

    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