Cops & Courts

  • 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

  • Police log: Dog hit by car dies

    Police log: Dog hit by car dies

    TRENTON — A dog was struck and killed on Route 3 around 10:20 p.m. Thursday, according to reports. After locating the dog, the deputy helped the dogs’ owners load it into their vehicle. Two employees of a Trenton business came to the sheriff’s office around 6:45 p.m. on Thursday. They brought printed Facebook posts from

  • Accident leads to OUI charge

    Accident leads to OUI charge

    BAR HARBOR — Catharine McDonald, 43, of Bar Harbor was arrested and charged with OUI after the 2017 Volkswagen Passat she was driving sideswiped three vehicles parked on Ledgelawn Avenue and rolled onto its side at about 9:45 Tuesday night. No injuries were reported. The Volkswagen sustained front-end and side damage and the vehicles it