Man charged in pot case



BAR HARBOR — A Bar Harbor man was charged with a felony level drug crime April 5 as the result of Officer Tim Bland’s investigation into an alleged assault.

Bland determined that no assault had occurred but did summons Christopher Mitchell, 43, on a charge of Class C aggravated furnishing of a scheduled drug. According to police, Mitchell is alleged to have been supplying someone under the age of 18 with marijuana.

An intoxicated man who reportedly was trying late Friday to start fights with random individuals in the parking lot behind the police station apparently was so drunk he forgot where he lived.

Police didn’t charge the man for his disorderly behavior but did give him a ride home, or more accurately, to where he used to live. The next day a tenant in the same building called police to say the man, who no longer lives at the residence, had been pounding on the door to get in. He presumably sobered up enough to remember his error and walked to his new home.

Rebecca Gray, 39, of Eastbrook was summonsed Monday on a charge of operating after suspension.

A 2010 Chevrolet van sustained minor damage Sunday after striking a deer on Route 3.

Jeffrey Broad, 55, of Mount Desert was eastbound near Kings Creek when the deer ran onto the road.

Another accident involving a deer occurred April 4 on the Indian Point Road.

Narda Walker, 64, of Tremont was driving a 2007 Kia, which sustained front-end damage.

Mount Desert

A front wheel of a 2001 Lexus broke off Friday when the driver hit a large pothole in Northeast Harbor. Austin McBride, 32, of no listed town in Massachusetts was traveling on Harbor Drive.

A 70-year-old Southwest Harbor woman escaped injury Friday when her vehicle traveled over a median at a Route 198 intersection and struck a traffic sign.

The 2007 Honda driven by M. McCormick-Hassel sustained a broken windshield and damage to the hood and undercarriage.

A driver who stopped Friday to let a pedestrian cross Main Street in Somesville had his vehicle struck from behind by a vehicle driven by a Surry woman.

David Farley, 62, of Tremont was stopped at a crosswalk when his vehicle was hit by one driven by Lynne Hutchinson, 57, of Surry.

Southwest Harbor

A resident reported Monday that a male juvenile had been in his home without permission. The juvenile is known to the reporting party, who declined to press charges.

Katherine Pierce, 22, of Southwest Harbor was summonsed April 5 on a charge of operating after suspension.

 

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