Police beat: Man brandishing pistol arrested



BAR HARBOR — A downtown resident was arrested and his guns confiscated after he allegedly brandished a handgun at a neighbor Oct. 16.

Police say Robert R. Reid, 32, answered his door at 8 Maple Ave. brandishing a .357 Magnum revolver. Reid’s neighbor had knocked at 11:40 p.m. to ask him to move his car, according to reports. Reid allegedly told his neighbor he would shoot her if she knocked on the door again at that late an hour. Officers Chris Wharff, Eric McLaughlin and Dustin Tierney responded to the scene, where Reid was taken into custody. A search of the apartment turned up the Magnum, which was confiscated as evidence. Two other weapons, a shotgun and an SKS assault rifle, were seized for safekeeping based on Reid’s bail conditions not to possess firearms. Ammunition also was taken by police. Reid was charged with criminal threatening with a dangerous weapon.

Kenneth Seavey, 20, of Tremont was summonsed Saturday on a charge of reckless conduct related to a weapons incident that occurred at an Otter Creek Road residence. Police say Seavey arrived at a contentious situation with an unloaded shotgun in clear view on the front seat of his truck.

Andrew Avery, 22, of Milford was arrested Friday on a charge of operating while under the influence (OUI). A passenger in the vehicle, Kyle Croman, 24, of Old Town was summonsed on a charge of possession of a firearm by a prohibited person.

Leif Oden, 26, of Baltimore, Md., was arrested outside a Bowles Avenue residence Saturday on charges of domestic violence assault and domestic terrorizing. Police said that at the time of his arrest, Mr. Oden had stab wounds and lacerations to a wrist which were made by the victim in self defense. No one else was charged in the incident.

Mr. Oden was taken to Mount Desert Island Hospital by police before he was taken to jail.

Michael C. Lee, 33, of Bar Harbor was arrested Monday on a warrant for unpaid fines after police responded to a report of an intoxicated male attempting to enter the wrong residence on School Street.

A party at Jordan Pond House employee housing on Hadley Point Road Saturday netted a substantiated disorderly house event notice after police were called in on a noise complaint. Notice was made to property owner Maine Apartments LLC, in care of Michael Ross, Esq.

Sarah Gregory, 24, of Bar Harbor was arrested Saturday on a charge of domestic violence assault.

Karn Dhandhania, 31, of McLean, Va., was summonsed Oct. 14 on a charge of operating without a license.

Jared R. Holyoke, 33, of Deland, Fla., was arrested Oct. 15 on a warrant for failure to appear.

The Maine Warden Service was contacted Friday after a Roberts Avenue resident reported finding a dead bird in the yard.

Officer Judson Cake helped a couple get back into the Seaview Drive house they were renting Friday after they accidentally locked themselves out.

A resident reported Sunday that she had received a phone call from someone doing an election survey and that the caller was rude.

Police on Sunday investigated a report of a woman driving on someone’s lawn on Prospect Avenue. The woman told police that she thought the property was vacant and that she was trying to scare off a deer. She promised not to do it again.

Mount Desert

A traffic stop for speeding led to the Oct. 16 arrest of an Ellsworth man.

Logan Hanson, 24, was arrested on outstanding warrants charging him with failure to pay fines. Hanson additionally was summonsed on a charge of operating after suspension.

About $70 in cash and several lobsters were reported stolen Oct. 15 from a vehicle parked at Bartlett’s Landing.

A woman reported Oct. 15 that her purse had been taken from her vehicle in Seal Harbor.

Southwest Harbor

A man, apparently unhappy that electric power was being disconnected Oct. 16 from a residence on the Long Pond Road, reportedly threw an object at an Emera truck, denting the vehicle. No charges have been filed.

Police received a report Saturday of mail being tampered with from a Hadlock Lane resident.

Acadia National Park

Three park visitors who suffered injuries from falls were taken to the hospital from here this week.

On Oct. 14, a 68-year-old man off a cruise ship fell on a concrete observation platform at Thunder Hole on the Ocean Drive and suffered a fractured hip. He was taken to the Mount Desert Island Hospital by Bar Harbor Fire Department Ambulance.

On Oct. 18, a 62-year-old woman slipped on wet rocks near Monument Cove around 8 a.m. while on a guided photography tour. She struck her head. She was taken to MDI Hospital by Bar Harbor Ambulance and later transferred to Eastern Maine Medical Center in Bangor by Lifeflight helicopter ambulance.

On Tuesday, a 63-year-old woman, no listed address, slipped on wet leaves while on a sidewalk at the Sieur de Monts Nature Center. She sustained a broken femur and was taken to the MDI Hospital by Bar Harbor Ambulance.

Several visitors were summonsed on charges of possession of a controlled substance (PCS) after allegedly being caught with marijuana last week.

They include Taylor Comstock, 23, of Maine, Jeffrey Lok, 32, of New Hampshire, and Jacqueline Jenson, 21, of Bar Harbor.

Two bus operators were summonsed on charges of violating commercial permit rules. They include William Rosenow, 66, of Maine, and Santo Petruzzello, 74, of Florida.

Sanford Hutson, 71, of Arkansas, Fan Chang of Prince Edward Island, and Megan Howard, 23, no listed address, were both charged with speeding last week.

Rangers reported that a visitor was bitten by an unleashed dog this week. The dog owner and the dog left before rangers could arrive.