Family fight draws warning

SOUTHWEST HARBOR — Two women were warned for disorderly conduct after police responded to a report of an assault at a Seawall Road home after 3 a.m. Saturday. The women, ages 46 and 33, both of Southwest Harbor, are sisters.

Ryan Miller, 35, of Southwest Harbor was arrested on a warrant for failure to pay fines on Jan. 8. Miller was located at his residence, arrested and taken to the Hancock County Jail.

A report of possible drug paraphernalia led police to a local residence on Jan. 3. They found and disposed of a hypodermic needle and gathered evidence in case of future incidents.

Police responded Thursday morning to a fire alarm at the Norwood Cove apartment complex to assist with an evacuation if needed. Burned food had triggered the alarm, and no evacuation was necessary.

A man brought a wallet belonging to a local resident to the police station on the morning of Jan. 5. A family member picked it up from the station.

A report of a broken-down vehicle on Seal Cove Road was received Friday evening. The car was towed per the owner’s request. Due to cold temperatures, the officer gave the owner a ride home.

A Toyota truck reportedly went off the road at the top of Carroll’s Hill on Saturday. The truck was pulled out by a wrecker. The accident didn’t result in any injuries or damage.

A Southwest Harbor resident was traveling west on Seal Cove Road early Tuesday morning when a deer came across the slippery road and went under his black Dodge pickup truck. An officer shot the injured deer and gave it to the resident. There was no damage to the vehicle.

Bar Harbor

A 2011 Chevrolet owned by Steven Boucher, 38, of Bar Harbor, sustained minor rear-end damage when it was struck while parked at The Jackson Laboratory on Jan. 2. The vehicle that caused the damage has not been located.

Dylan Sargent, 21, of Hancock was arrested Jan. 4 on a charge of violation of conditions of release after having been found to be operating a vehicle with illegally attached license plates.

Ali Eddaouahiri, 26, of Bar Harbor was charged with OUI and violation of conditions of release after his vehicle became stuck in a snowbank on Cottage Street on Jan. 6.

A 2007 GMC pickup driven by Lucas Butler, 34, of Bar Harbor sustained front-end damage when it slid off Eden Street in icy conditions on Jan. 6. No one was injured.

Mount Desert

Thomas Welton, 37, of Mount Desert complained of back pain after the 2005 Chevrolet Trailblazer he was driving sustained front fender and passenger-side damage when it struck a 1987 Chevy truck driven by Henry Olearcek III, 24, of Cranberry Isles on Route 198 on Jan. 3. No charges were filed.

Someone called to express concern about a rabbit in Northeast Harbor on Jan. 6. Lt. Kevin Edgecomb said he contacted “someone familiar with the rabbit, and they were going to check on it.”

A 1993 Mitsubishi Spider driven by Dennis Savarin, 55, of Mount Desert sustained front driver’s side damage when it slid on ice on Peabody Drive near Little Long Pond and struck a guardrail. No one was injured.

Alice Fernald, 28, of Mount Desert was transported to Mount Desert Island Hospital with complaints of neck and back pain after the 2010 Hyundai Sonata in which she was a passenger was struck by a Mount Desert Fire Department Ford F-350 pickup driven by Chapin McFarland, 21, of Mount Desert on Pretty Marsh Road at the fire station in Somesville on Jan. 7. The Hyundai, driven by Jacob Bison, 27, of Mount Desert, sustained an estimated $1,500 worth of damage to the passenger side. The Ford pickup sustained minor damage. The accident was attributed to poor visibility and icy road conditions. No charges were filed.


A vehicle was pulled out of a snowbank after going off the roadway Saturday evening. The accident didn’t result in any injuries or damage.




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