Cops & Courts

  • 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.

  • Hancock County Court Sept. 1-30

    Hancock County Court Sept. 1-30

    The following cases were adjudicated, reviewed or continued in Hancock County Court, according to official records: Sept. 1 to Sept. 30 Mark E. Lewis, 51, Bangor. Theft by unauthorized taking or transfer, priors, at Waltham, June 26, 2015. Department of Corrections 18 months, probation revoked. Michael R Daniel, 27, Gouldsboro. Domestic violence assault at Hancock,

  • Island Police Log: Man drives into fence

    Island Police Log: Man drives into fence

    BAR HARBOR — A Poughkeepsie, N.Y. man was arrested Saturday on a charge of assault after a reported assault at a local nonprofit. Jeffrey McCabe, 63 was taken to the Hancock County Jail. Later in the day, he was also summonsed on a criminal mischief charge after police determined his vehicle had been used to

  • Hancock County Jail log Oct. 29-Nov. 1

    The following were arrested or booked into Hancock County Jail between Oct. 29 and Nov. 1: Ralph E. Fowler Jr., 47, Ellsworth, defaulting in payment of fine. Lindsay M. Swanson, 26, Steuben, failure to appear, operating after suspension. Buddy S. Burton, 37, Augusta, back for court. Theodore J. Gray, 38, Deer Isle, two counts each

  • Lights on, nobody home

    Lights on, nobody home

    MOUNT DESERT — The property manager of a Northeast Harbor restaurant, working on winterizing the building, returned after leaving for a few minutes to find police at the restaurant. The officers were concerned that the door was open, lights were on and music was playing, according to reports, since the business was closed for the