MOUNT DESERT — Police have a suspect in the theft of a pickup Saturday in Somesville.
A resident living on the Ripples Road called police around 8:15 a.m. to say a 2001 Toyota pickup was missing from their driveway. The keys had been left inside the truck, according to Lt. Kevin Edgecomb.
Deputy Rob Morang of the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office located the truck that afternoon parked on the Cape Road in Tremont. There was some damage to the truck’s manual transmission, Edgecomb said.
Edgecomb said he expects a warrant to be issued and the suspect charged at a later date.
Three drivers were warned for speeding, one for an expired registration and another for failing to stop at a stop sign during a four-hour detail Friday night and Saturday morning targeting impaired drivers. No intoxicated drivers were stopped by Officer Soren Sundberg during the period.
Police are stepping up enforcement along Route 198 in response to complaints about speeding vehicles.
Police received a letter March 14 containing what the sender, a Massachusetts man, claimed were “images of the God particle.” Although police don’t consider the letter to be threatening, it and the hand-drawn images were saved for information purposes.
A man was asked to leave the Mount Desert Island YMCA property Friday after employees became concerned about statements he was making. Police said the man most likely will be issued a warning not to return to the Y.
Johnathan Ramos, 28, of Homestead, Fla., was issued a summons Saturday charging him with operating without a license.
A Bar Harbor man with outstanding warrants out of Kennebec and Somerset counties turned himself in March 15 at the police station. Jonathan Reynolds, 26, is charged with failure to pay fines and failure to appear in court. He was released after posting bail.
Crystal Davis, 40, of Trenton was southbound on Route 3 Monday when her 2013 Chevrolet struck a deer. Davis was not injured; the vehicle sustained front-end damage.
David Scull, 65, of Southwest Harbor was summonsed Sunday on a charge of operating after suspension as the result of a traffic stop. Police said Scull was pulled over for failing to dim the high beams of his vehicle.
Jordan Gray, 24, of Southwest Harbor was uninjured March 14 when he lost control of the vehicle he was driving in snowy conditions on Route 102 and it struck a utility pole. The vehicle is owned by NAPA Auto Parts.
A 2016 Subaru driven by a Stockton Springs woman sustained damage to the front end in a March 15 accident on Route 3.
Crystal Newman, 31, reportedly lost control on a patch of snow, causing the car to leave the road and hit a tree.