Cops & Courts

  • Man in buff rebuffed

    Man in buff rebuffed

    Correction The police log in last week’s Islander misstated the events leading to the summonses of Kayla Conley and Amber Flach July 4. The first fight occurred around 10 p.m., police said, and involved Conley, 23, of Bar Harbor and two other women. A short time later, Conley and Flach, 33, of Lamoine, who was not

  • Body found in Trenton identified

    Body found in Trenton identified

    ELLSWORTH — The Hancock County Sheriff’s Office has identified a body found in Trenton Wednesday as that of Barbara Graves, 88, of Trenton. “No foul play is suspected in this case,” said Deputy Luke Gross. “The Sheriff’s Office is working with the Medical Examiner’s Office, as the investigation is still ongoing.” Passers-by found Graves’ body

  • Hancock County Jail log July 9-15

    Hancock County Jail log July 9-15

    The following were arrested or booked into the Hancock County Jail between July 9 and 15: Walker R. Gaspar, 30, Deer Isle, domestic violence assault. Jared L. Kjenstad, 33, Owls Head, theft by unauthorized taking or transfer, burglary and forgery. Khadijah N. Kenion, 19, Brownstown, Mich., hold for other agency. Matthew C. Milliken, 32, Ellsworth,

  • Police log: Tempers flare in hot weather

    Police log: Tempers flare in hot weather

    BAR HARBOR – A Trenton couple were arrested on charges of domestic violence assault July 4 following a fight during a car ride. Nicholas Laurendreau, 33, and Katherine Roy, 37, had a verbal argument early in the day, according to reports. Later, Laurendreau picked up Roy and they were traveling together when a physical fight

  • Former chief’s appeal denied

    Former chief’s appeal denied

    ELLSWORTH — A decision was reached Friday in the legal battle between the Town of Bar Harbor and its former police chief that has stretched more than four years. His complaint against the town was denied in Hancock County Superior Court. Judge Bruce Mallonee upheld former Town Manager Dana Reed’s decision to fire Nate Young

  • Hancock County Jail log July 3-8

    Hancock County Jail log July 3-8

    The following were arrested or booked into Hancock County Jail between July 3-8: Mark A. Correia, 53, Waltham, probation violation. Christopher S. Wood, 26, Hancock, two days for speeding 30 miles or more over the limit and operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of an intoxicant. Jesse T. Grinnell, 28, Machias, three counts

  • Hotel rampage brings arrest

    Hotel rampage brings arrest

    BAR HARBOR — A guest at the Bar Harbor Inn reported that a man was trying to break into their hotel room early Sunday morning. Officers arrested Justin Roberge, 21, of Sanford, on charges of aggravated criminal mischief and criminal trespassing. Roberge, who officers said was intoxicated, reportedly damaged three cars in the parking lot

  • Hancock County Jail log June 27 – July 1

    Hancock County Jail log June 27 – July 1

    The following were arrested or booked into Hancock County Jail between June 27 and July 1: Bradley W. Barker, 30, Bar Harbor, failure to appear. Malcolm H. Dow Jr., 53, Trenton, harassment. Ronald G. Brown, 61, Sullivan, unlawful cocaine possession, terrorizing. Robert E. Power Jr., 39, Sullivan, unlawful drug furnishing. Brandon J. Jones, 28, Ellsworth,

  • Elder theft defendant not guilty

    Elder theft defendant not guilty

    ELLSWORTH — A Hancock County jury June 29 found a Mariaville woman not guilty of theft after deliberating for six hours. The Maine Attorney General’s Office had charged Lisa Harriman, 56, with theft by unauthorized taking or transfer of $225,000 and misuse of entrusted property, with a value exceeding $10,000. Harriman was found not guilty

  • Police Beat: Woman gives police wrong name

    MOUNT DESERT — A Fort Kent woman faces an aggravated forgery charge after reportedly using the identity of another person when she was arrested on an OUI charge in Bar Harbor June 8. Following a noise complaint in Mount Desert Friday, Marissa Ouellette, 32, was arrested on two outstanding warrants for revoked probation and failure