Cops & Courts

  • Cousins’ state suit dismissed

    Cousins’ state suit dismissed

    ELLSWORTH — A Hancock County Superior Court judge has dismissed a lawsuit against Tremont town officials and others filed by the owners of a restaurant that burned in a fire several years ago. In the lawsuit, filed in July 2017, Robert and Judy Cousins claimed mistreatment by town employees and defamation of character in news

  • Hancock County Jail log Dec. 3-12

    The following were arrested or booked into the Hancock County Jail between Dec. 3 and 12: Ryan M. Drake, 33, Eddington, failure to appear. Jennifer G. Wright, 38, Bar Harbor, failure to appear. Patricia L. Mitchell, 45, Ellsworth, domestic violence assault. Mustafa H. Al Shuwaili, 26, Bar Harbor, failure to appear. Cory J. McMillan, 24,

  • Island Police Log: Deer hits two cars

    Island Police Log: Deer hits two cars

    BAR HARBOR — A large buck ran into Route 3 and struck two cars on Friday afternoon, dying from the impact, police said. Both vehicles sustained minor damage. A Honda CRV operated by Erin Leonardi, 51, of Bar Harbor was southbound on the road a 2014 Subaru Forester operated by Andree LaPierre, 52, of Otter

  • Hancock County Jail log Nov. 26-Dec. 2

    The following were arrested or booked into Hancock County Jail between: Mathew L. Williams, 35, West Muskegon, Mich., probation revocation. Brittany M. Carter, 31, Tremont, failure to appear. Michael J. Johnson, 36, Ellsworth, domestic violence assault. Matthew V. Leise, 41, Sullivan, failure to appear. Joshua R. Hallock, 37, Trenton, violating conditions of release. Adam W.

  • Hancock County Court

    Hancock County Court

    The following cases were adjudicated, reviewed or continued in Hancock County Court, according to official records: Oct. 1 to Oct. 31 Jesse E. Sawyer, 36, Linneus. Unlawful trafficking in scheduled drugs at Ellsworth, Oct. 17, 2013. $400. Department of Corrections eight years, all but two years six months suspended, probation two years, restitution $3,633. Patrick

  • Hancock County Jail log Nov. 16-25

    The following were arrested or booked into Hancock County Jail between Nov. 16 and 25: Mark E. Nevells, 40, Brooksville, failure to appear. William R. McFarland, 64, Bar Harbor, seven days for operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of an intoxicant. Cassandra J. Murchison, 25, Mount Desert, five days for operating after suspension

  • Hancock County Jail log Nov. 7-15

    The following were arrested or booked into the Hancock County Jail from Nov. 7 and 15: Benjamin S. Heroux, 45, Stonington, reckless conduct. Ashley S. Bragg, 29, Fletchers Landing, failure to appear. Matthew B. Eaton, 34, Stonington, reckless conduct. David C. Faulkingham Jr., 50, Trenton, back for court. Jeffery A. Weatherbee, 54, Lincoln, operating after

  • Deer tangles with cruiser

    Deer tangles with cruiser

    BAR HARBOR — A Bar Harbor police cruiser reportedly collided with a deer on Eagle Lake Road at 6:30 a.m. Saturday. Officer Jerrod Hardy, 31, was driving the cruiser, on his way to a call in Mount Desert, according to reports. Southwest Harbor police were called to respond to the accident. The cruiser was damaged

  • Fire destroys Manset home

    Fire destroys Manset home

    Updated Nov. 21 SOUTHWEST HARBOR—An evening fire last Wednesday destroyed a home at 408 Seawall Road and sent the owner, Paula L. Dunbar, to the hospital. Dunbar was later transported by Lifeflight helicopter ambulance to Portland due to the severity of her injuries. She is currently in recovery at Maine Medical Center’s Burn Unit in

  • Hancock County Jail log Nov. 2-8

    The following were arrested or booked into Hancock County Jail between Nov. 2 and 8: Patrick C. Jordan, 35, Waltham, operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of an intoxicant. Malcolm H. Dow Jr., 53, Trenton, three counts violating conditions of release and one count violation of a protection from abuse order. Jonathan W.