Police beat: Pot bust at high school

BAR HARBOR — A 15-year-old boy from Tremont was arrested Friday on a charge of aggravated furnishing of schedule X drugs after allegedly supplying another juvenile with marijuana.

The boy was taken into custody by police at the Mount Desert Island High School.

Dorothy Carey, 58, of Bar Harbor was arrested Oct. 24 on a charge of operating while under the influence (OUI) and was summonsed on charges of operating without a license and violation of conditional release.

A 2005 Ford F-150 being driven by Jason Harmon of Ellsworth left Eden Street and struck a utility pole and tree on Saturday. The truck suffered damage to the front passenger side and was not drivable, according to reports. Harmon was not injured.

Two kittens were brought to the police station in a cardboard box Oct. 21 after being found living near a trash receptacle on Albert Meadow. Officer Chris Wharff brought the kittens to the SPCA in Trenton.

Orlando Barrett, 50, of Middletown, R.I., was summonsed Oct. 23 on a charge of leaving the scene of a property damage accident after allegedly striking a fence on Greeley Avenue with his rental truck before driving off.

The owner of a 2009 Subaru reported Oct. 21 that half of the rear spoiler had been torn off the car while it was parked overnight on Lower Rodick Street.

A purse was reported stolen from a Cottage Street business while the victim was working Oct. 23. Police say they have a suspect.

An intoxicated female reported to be stumbling in the middle of Eden Street was given a ride home by Lt. James Pinkham Oct. 21.

Officer Judson Cake shot and killed an injured deer on Crooked Road on Oct. 23.

A Norway Drive resident reported their mailbox vandalized Friday.

Two kayakers that appeared to be in distress Monday were discovered to be practicing maneuvers.

Six vehicle-deer accidents were reported this week.

Mount Desert

A Mount Desert man was summonsed Oct. 23 after his two dogs reportedly attacked a woman and her dog.

Rogier Van Bakel, 54, was summonsed on charges of keeping a dangerous dog and allowing a dog to run at large.

According to police, the woman was treated for injuries at Maine Coast Memorial Hospital in Ellsworth. Her dog required veterinary care.

James Puterbaugh, 33, of Mount Desert was northbound on Peabody Drive in a 1999 GMC pickup Oct. 21 when the truck struck a deer. Damage was minimal, police reported.

Southwest Harbor

Summonsed for speeding this week were, on Monday, Spencer Forrest, 20, of Trenton, and on Sunday, Andrew Bobenski, 30, no town given.


Shaun Parsons, 36, of Tremont was arrested Oct. 23 on a probation violation charge after the sheriff’s department responded to a complaint that Parsons was being disorderly.


A resident reported Monday seeing three suspicious teens with backpacks coming out of a vacant summer home. Deputies investigated; one of the teens was living in the house with his mother.

A homeowner reported Sunday that tools had been taken from a garage.

A New York man lost control of his 2014 Kia after it hydroplaned Oct. 22 on a wet Route 3 at the Trenton Bridge. Rudolph Bertuzzi, 80, of New York City was headed southbound when the car left the road and crashed into a guardrail.

Traffic was delayed as crews cleared the scene.

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