Driver allegedly intoxicated



BAR HARBOR — A Deer Isle man was arrested early Monday for allegedly driving while intoxicated.

Shane Wood, 26, was arrested on a charge of operating under the influence (OUI) of alcohol and drugs after Officer Judson Cake stopped him while driving on Route 3 near the head of the island. Wood additionally was summonsed on a charge of sale or use of drug paraphernalia.

John Holdsworth, 24, of Lamoine was summonsed Sunday on a criminal speeding charge. According to police, Holdsworth was traveling at 74 miles per hour in a 35-mph zone on Route 102 in Town Hill.

The report Saturday of a domestic assault in the Mount Desert village of Seal Harbor resulted in unrelated charges for one of the parties involved.

Matthew Cuff, 39, of Bar Harbor was charged with operating without a license. According to police, Cuff’s license status requires him to drive a vehicle with an ignition interlock device which only allows the vehicle to be operated after the driver breathes into the device and alcohol use is not detected. Cuff, police said, was driving a vehicle that did not have the device.

Officers surveyed street lights over the course of two days last week and reported that 12 lights were not in operation.

Police were called Nov. 17 to a home where a disturbance between a father and his juvenile son was reported. An officer spoke with the youth, who calmed down and went to bed.

A 2007 Ford had to be towed after striking a deer Nov. 16 on Route 3 near Northeast Creek. The driver, Bessima Haigh, 28, of Bar Harbor was not injured.

Southwest Harbor

Police are investigating the theft of cash from a residence reported Nov. 17. The suspect might be linked to other thefts in the town, police said.

Jeremy Ratiu, 24, of Mount Desert was driving on the Seal Cove Road Nov. 16 when his vehicle struck a deer on the road near Mount Desert Spring Water.

Mount Desert

A 2012 Hyundai driven by Laura Parlee, no age given, of Mount Desert sustained minor damage Nov. 17 when it struck a deer on Route 102.

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