Deer on move, in roadway

BAR HARBOR — Police responded to four car-deer accidents last week, two of them on the Crooked Road.

A Bar Harbor man tried to stop Friday when a small herd of deer ran onto the Crooked Road but ended up striking one of the animals with his 2014 Subaru.

The vehicle, driven by John Anderson, 59, sustained minor front-end damage.

On Oct. 16, David Taylor, 54, of Bar Harbor was driving on the Crooked Road when his 2015 Nissan struck a deer in the road.

Jessica Murphy, 29, of Brewer was northbound on Route 3 Sunday when her 2016 Kia struck a deer on the road in Hulls Cove.

A Ford pickup driven by Timothy Bunker, 48, of Bucksport sustained minor damage Oct. 13 when a deer ran into the side of the vehicle on Route 3 near the intersection with the Schooner Head Road.

Two juveniles from Bar Harbor were charged in connection with vandalism to vehicles parked Oct. 13 at Mount Desert Island High School.

A 17-year-old male was charged with criminal mischief. A 16-year-old male who allegedly threatened the 17-year-old with revenge for the vandalism on social media was charged with terrorizing.

According to police, antennas were snapped off and tires slashed on vehicles belonging to students. The names of the youths are not being released because they are juveniles.

Police determined that a fox reported near the ball field on Sunday was mangy but not a threat to people.

Rory Bradford, 18, of Brooklin was summonsed on a charge of operating with an expired registration and warned for speeding after being stopped early Tuesday on Route 102 in Town Hill by Officer Doug Brundrett.

Cameron Grant, 24, of Millinocket was arrested Oct. 13 on a charge of operating under the influence (OUI) as the result of a traffic stop on Route 3 in Salisbury Cove.

Timothy Corson, no age given, of Winterport was summonsed Oct. 12 on a speeding charge. Corson reportedly was driving 54 mph in a 40-mph zone.

A driver who lists residences in Mount Desert and Florida was summonsed Oct. 13 after police received several complaints from pedestrians about his driving.

Kendell Davis Jr., 20, was summonsed on a charge of failure to yield the right-of-way to pedestrians.

A brown purse found Oct. 12 on Newport Drive contained one item: a plastic alligator.

Mount Desert

A medical emergency Saturday at a residence in Seal Harbor resulted in a Washington woman’s arrest on a drug charge.

Nicole Roscamp, 22, of Bellingham, Wash., was charged with unlawful possession of scheduled drugs. Police said Roscamp allegedly was in possession of prescription medication for which she had no prescription.

A wooden sign for a Citgo gas station erected along Route 102 to assure runners in Sunday’s Mount Desert Island Marathon that they were nearing the finish line was reported stolen Monday.

The sign, valued at $250, was taken from alongside the road at Echo Lake in Hall Quarry. According to Lt. Kevin Edgecomb, a sign at a Citgo gas station in Boston tells runners they are nearing the end of that city’s marathon. The sign in Hall Quarry was a nod to that traditional landmark.

Police are investigating the report of a sexual assault Friday in Northeast Harbor. The reporting party said she had been assaulted while at a friend’s house.

A Northeast Harbor antique store reported Oct. 12 that art and craft items valued at $232 had been stolen.

A Somesville campground reported Oct. 11 that a camper left without paying for $45 in services.

Southwest Harbor

A Tremont woman found out the hard way Friday that her motor home was too tall for the car wash at a local garage.

Maureen Ellerton, 75, of Tremont reportedly drove her 1997 Dodge motor home into the automated car wash at Skip’s Automotive Services causing extensive damage to the car wash and breaking windows in her vehicle.

Police rescued an injured seagull discovered on the Seal Cove Road last week and took the bird to Acadia Wildlife Foundation in Bar Harbor for treatment.

Three people were charged as the result of the sheriff’s department conducting a sobriety checkpoint on Main Street on Oct. 8, the day of the annual Oktoberfest celebration, one of them for alleged drunken driving.

Joshua Forcier, 38, of Trenton was arrested on charges of OUI and operating without a license.

James Everly, 55, of Trenton was summonsed on a charge of possessing a useable amount of marijuana.

Alex Malone, 20, of Levant was summonsed on a charge of operating with an expired driver’s license.


A driver from Fletchers Landing Township was treated at Maine Coast Memorial Hospital in Ellsworth Oct. 12 after her vehicle left Route 3 and struck a parked tow truck.

Wendy Watson, 59, was northbound when her 2004 Jeep crossed the oncoming lane and hit a 1993 Kodiak tow truck parked at a residence. Watson’s injuries were not life-threatening, police said.

The Jeep is a total loss. The tow truck sustained about $2,500 in damage.

A passerby reported Saturday that people were attempting to climb the fence at Kisma Preserve, which was closed. No one was found on the premises.

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