Cops & Courts

  • Hancock County Jail log Sept. 11-16

    Hancock County Jail log Sept. 11-16

    The following were arrested or booked into the Hancock County Jail between Sept. 11 and 16: Jeremy W. Fowler, 41, Ellsworth, domestic violence assault. Jacob D. Russell, 33, Bass Harbor, probation violation. Timothy L. Thorpe, 38, Dedham, back for court. Christopher R. Lapointe, 32, Bangor, back for court. Amanda L. Bowman, 38, Bucksport, unlawful drug

  • Something fishy in SW

    Something fishy in SW

    SOUTHWEST HARBOR — The downtown section of Main Street became slippery and stinky when two barrels of bait fell out of the back of a local fisherman’s truck on Friday around 7 p.m. According to police, a faulty tailgate was the reason the two barrels slid from the vehicle. The bait was quickly picked up

  • Hancock County Jail log Sept. 4-10

    Hancock County Jail log Sept. 4-10

    The following were arrested or booked into the Hancock County Jail between Sept. 4 and 10: Josef F. Messer II, 36, Hancock, back for court. Dennis Sagaria, 66, Hancock, theft by unauthorized taking or transfer. Nathan A. Burke, 37, Hancock, aggravated cruelty to animals, aggravated criminal mischief, burglary, theft and unauthorized use of property. Justin

  • Many rental cars look alike

    Many rental cars look alike

    MOUNT DESERT — Similar-looking rental cars caused a mixup in Northeast Harbor over the weekend. A man called police Aug. 30 to report that his rental car was missing from where he had parked it. He had left the keys inside, police said, and a woman who had the same type of rental car had

  • One suspect in death of dog free on bail

    One suspect in death of dog free on bail

    ELLSWORTH — While two men charged in the kidnapping of a dog that was later found dead appeared in court Wednesday, only one is free on bail. Both men have been charged with one count each of aggravated cruelty to animals, aggravated criminal mischief, burglary, theft and unauthorized use of property. Nathan Burke, 37, of

  • Hancock County Jail log Aug. 29-Sept. 3

    Hancock County Jail log Aug. 29-Sept. 3

    The following were arrested or booked into the Hancock County Jail between Aug. 29 and Sept. 3: Marissa F. Ouellette, 32, Mount Desert, probation violation. Arthur W. Herbest IV, 24, Southwest Harbor, probation violation. Kenneth D. MacLean, 41, Ellsworth, operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of an intoxicant. Roxie E. Albee, 32, Gouldsboro,

  • Police Log: e-Bike ‘disability’ cheating suspected

    Police Log: e-Bike ‘disability’ cheating suspected

    ACADIA NAT’L PARK — Rangers are reporting a recent increase in motorized electric bicycle (“e-bike”) usage on the carriage roads by people claiming a disability when no disability is evident. E-bikes are prohibited on the carriage roads, except for people with permanent disabilities that prohibit them from using the carriage roads without motorized assistance. People

  • Hancock County Jail log Aug. 20-26

    Hancock County Jail log Aug. 20-26

    The following were arrested or booked into the Hancock County Jail between Aug. 20 and 26: Jacob A. Young, 28, Ellsworth, violating condition of release, refusing to submit to arrest. Lorrie E. Gray, 58, Dedham, failure to appear in court. Roderick E. Porter II, 30, Stonington, theft by unauthorized taking or transfer, burglary. Nicholas O.

  • Truck roll-over in Trenton

    Truck roll-over in Trenton

    TRENTON — The driver of a cement truck that fell on its side Monday morning on Oak Point Road suffered only minor injuries, officials said. The accident closed the road for part of the day. A Sargent Materials truck nearly full to capacity turned on its side on Oak Point Road, just beyond the intersection