Police Beat: Highway hairdo prompts call



BAR HARBOR — Police received a report Oct. 28 that a woman was driving erratically on Route 102 while her hands were up on her head styling her hair. No officers were in the Town Hill area to respond.

William Klaver, 24, of Bar Harbor was arrested Saturday on a charge of operating while under the influence (OUI), and was summonsed on a charge of possession of a useable amount of marijuana.

Amy Myers, 43, of Bar Harbor was arrested Oct. 30 on a warrant for failure to appear to face a charge of theft by unauthorized taking or transfer.

Police here assisted the Ellsworth Police Department in locating a vehicle and driver Oct. 29.

A couple arguing in a Roberts Square residence Oct. 29 were warned for disorderly conduct and separated for the night.

Officer Eric McLaughlin shot and killed an injured deer on Route 3 on Friday.

Police received a request for assistance Saturday in looking for a Bar Harbor resident who allegedly went AWOL from his National Guard requirements this fall.

Police on Monday responded to a report of shoplifting at the Rite Aid pharmacy. A Bar Harbor resident was warned for criminal trespass after returning the items.

Emergency responders assisted the drivers of several vehicles that went off the road and encountered minor accidents during Sunday’s storm. The lights at the head of the island went out. Trees and power lines were reported down in several locations. School Street was barricaded for several hours because of downed power lines. Generators at Mount Desert Island High School backfired loudly early Sunday morning, causing several reports of explosions.

Mount Desert

Sarah O’Shea, 25, of Port Jefferson Station, N.Y., was arrested Nov. 1 on a charge of OUI.

Police are continuing to look for a pickup truck that Officer Dana Austin attempted to stop Oct. 30 in Northeast Harbor. The truck accelerated, and Officer Austin pursued it, but he terminated the pursuit when the truck continued to be driven erratically and at a high rate of speed toward Somesville. The officer notified other area law enforcement agencies to be on the lookout for the truck. No description was available.

A number of trees were reported down across roads throughout town as a result of the Nov. 2 snow and sleet storm.

Southwest Harbor

The manager of Joey’s Place sports lounge on Main Street reported Oct. 31 that a clock had been stolen from the bar.

A woman’s purse was reported stolen from the bar the same day.

Downed trees and power lines were reported in various parts of town due to the Nov. 2 snow and sleet storm.

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