Cops & Courts

  • Two charged after parking lot assault 

    Two charged after parking lot assault 

     BAR HARBOR — Two men are facing charges of elevated aggravated assault in connection with an incident in a downtown parking lot in December 2019 that sent one person to the hospital with apparent blunt force trauma.  Around 7 p.m. Dec. 18, the victim came into the police station with “severe lacerations to the head,” and face injuries, Lt. David

  • Hancock County Jail log week of April 2

    The following were arrested or booked into the Hancock County Jail between March 23 and 29: Zachary T. Phelon, 37, Blue Hill, refusing to submit to arrest or detention. Justin N. Kane, 24, Sullivan, domestic violence assault. Dustin A. Austin, 33, Trenton, domestic violence assault. April R. Allison, 22, Bucksport, violating conditions of release. Kyle

  • Hancock County Jail log week of March 26

    The following were arrested or booked into the Hancock County Jail between March 16 and 21: Shawn D. Sargent, 40, Orland, domestic violence assault. Robert G. Gray Jr., 35, Searsport, violating conditions of release, theft by deception, home repair fraud. Justin R. Sands, 32, Bangor, 48 hours for violating conditions of release and operating after

  • Island police: Internet line causes weekend disruption 

    Island police: Internet line causes weekend disruption 

    Cranberry Isles  Residents of Islesford and a single home on Great Cranberry Island were without internet for part of the weekend after a fiber optics cable was damaged. The Hancock County Sheriff’s Office received a report around 5:30 p.m. on Saturday that the town-owned internet system had been vandalized the night before. According to the report, Public

  • Hancock County Jail log week of March 19

    The following were arrested or booked into the Hancock County Jail between March 9 and 15: Nicole L. Morrone, 30, Bucksport, domestic violence assault. Alexander L. Berry, 20, South China, failure to appear. Elizabeth A. Grindle, 35, Blue Hill, sentenced to nine months and one day for unlawful drug trafficking. Craig A. Foss, 50, Holden,

  • Hancock County Jail log week of March 12

    The following were arrested or booked into the Hancock County Jail between March 2 and 8: Nickolas P. Bouchard, 31, Holden, 24 hours for two counts violating conditions of release and one count each unlawful drug possession endangering the welfare of a child and operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of an intoxicant.

  • Island police log: Plow responds to wind-whipped road

    Island police log: Plow responds to wind-whipped road

    Southwest Harbor Surf was up around 12:30 p.m. on Feb. 27 and caused water, rocks and debris to go across the road at Seawall. Police and representatives from the state’s department of transportation remained in the area with emergency lights on until the MDOT came through and plowed the road to clear it. When police