BAR HARBOR — A Bar Harbor man who was arrested on a drug trafficking charge earlier this year went back to jail this week on an assault charge.
Aaron Herrick, 32, was arrested Monday afternoon on a charge of aggravated assault. Officer Brad O’Neil took the report of the alleged assault Monday morning and caught up with Herrick during a vehicle stop in the afternoon. He was taken to Hancock County Jail in Ellsworth.
A two-vehicle accident on Route 3 near the Old Bar Harbor Road Friday resulted in both cars being towed and one driver and one passenger being taken to the hospital by ambulance. Jon Rosemeier, 62, of Blue Hill was driving a white 2002 Mercedes south toward Bar Harbor when it crossed into the oncoming lane, struck a pole and rolled into a ditch. Lisa Cramm, 37, of Bangor also was traveling south, and her 2016 Nissan was struck by the Mercedes.
Rosemeier and a passenger in the Nissan were taken to the hospital. The accident knocked down a utility line.
Someone reportedly dumped dead fish parts on the beach near Clark Cove Road Friday. The incident is under investigation by Maine Marine Patrol and Bar Harbor police.
Sara Patterson, 32, of Bar Harbor was arrested Friday night on Route 3 on charges of operating while under the influence (OUI) and violating conditions of her release.
Thomas Lawrence, 68, of Seal Harbor was backing out of a parking space on Holland Avenue Saturday morning when the rear of his Toyota Tundra struck a utility pole, according to reports. He continued to the police station to report the accident. No injuries or citations were reported.
Someone reported that as he was walking on West Street May 5, a man riding a bicycle towing a trailer yelled at him. When police found the cyclist, he merely was talking to himself, according to reports.
A resident reported a political campaign sign taken from her porch May 3.
Police helped sort out a misunderstanding about flowers and a plaque missing from a grave site May 3. The items were returned to the rightful owner.
Someone reported a rental vehicle stuck on the Bar Island sandbar the evening of May 4.
Police disposed of several empty liquor bottles discovered Saturday in a public restroom.
The report Monday of the theft of vehicles was determined to be a civil matter.
A man was warned Monday for allowing a dog to roam at large after a resident complained the canine was running loose on her property.
Keyless individuals got help from police on the weekend.
On Friday, a woman approached Officer Ken Mitchell in Northeast Harbor asking for assistance getting into her locked residence because she had forgotten her key. The officer was able to gain entry.
On Saturday, officers helped individuals in Northeast Harbor and Hall Quarry get in their locked homes.
Police disposed of a hypodermic needle found Friday in Northeast Harbor.
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Hua Chen, 34, of Corona, N.Y., was summonsed on May 7 on a charge of operating a motor vehicle after suspension.