‘Streaker’ gets quick ride home

BAR HARBOR — One can see some unusual sights in town during the summer months, but even Officer Jerrod Hardy did a double-take when he spotted a naked man walking toward the Village Green shortly before 4 a.m. Saturday.

The man, whom the officer described as intoxicated, said he was “streaking.” The unidentified nudist was warned for indecent conduct and given a ride to his home.

A man who said he was stargazing Saturday night at the Ledgelawn Cemetery was informed of a town ordinance prohibiting living people from being in cemeteries after sundown.

A 32-year-old Bar Harbor man was arrested Friday after a woman reported she was having a fight with her ex-boyfriend.

Aaron Higgins was arrested on charges of domestic violence assault, domestic violence terrorizing and domestic violence criminal mischief.

Alissa Richards, 31, of Bar Harbor was arrested Friday on a charge of domestic violence assault after an officer reportedly saw an altercation between her and a man on Main Street.

A driver who pulled out of the Steamboat Landing parking lot onto Route 3 Friday after being waved on by another driver crashed into the passenger side of a southbound 2016 Chevrolet.

Shana Tucker, 27, of Hancock was driving a 1999 Jeep, which struck the Chevrolet driven by Walter Ireland, 63, also of Hancock. A passenger in Ireland’s vehicle complained of shoulder pain. No other injuries were reported.

A Mount Desert man was summonsed Aug. 10 on a drug possession charge following a search of his vehicle.

Anthony Nickerson, 33, also was summonsed on charges of operating after suspension, false attachment of license plates and trespass, charges that resulted from previous offenses.

Someone on an ATV has been riding on a property lying between Norway Drive and Frenchman’s Hill Road without permission and damaging wetlands. Bar Harbor police and the warden service are investigating the Aug. 11 trespassing report.

A Bar Harbor teen escaped injury Aug. 11 when his vehicle left Norway Drive and struck a tree.

Police said Gabriel Kandutsch, 19, was speeding and his vehicle failed to negotiate a curve.

Police are investigating an Aug. 9 complaint of transients eating food from garbage cans and scaring customers away from local shops.

Mount Desert

Police here responded to two complaints of suspicious behavior last week in Northeast Harbor, including an unconfirmed report Friday of three men in a car with a gun.

According to police, two people inside a shop reported they saw the driver of a silver sedan begin to park then drive off. One of the passengers was holding what appeared to be a gun out a window.

Officers were in the immediate area and quickly responded but failed to locate the vehicle.

Earlier in the week, on Aug. 9, a group of young people reported that a man kept driving back and forth watching them as they played. Again, police were unable to locate the vehicle.

Andrew Davis, 53, of Santa Fe, N.M., was arrested Saturday on a charge of operating while under the influence (OUI) following a traffic stop on Sound Drive for erratic operation.

Driving while wearing flip-flops contributed to a rear-end collision Aug. 11 on Route 102.

Kevin Elk, 18, of Bar Harbor told police one of his flip-flops became stuck under the accelerator pedal and he was unable to brake in time to keep his 2002 Dodge from striking the rear of a 2012 Honda driven by Anne McInnes, 69, of Wayne, Pa.

Southwest Harbor

Driving on Main Street on a busy summer day is difficult enough in a compact car. Just imagine negotiating the crowded narrow street in a 40-foot-long RV towing a 24-foot box trailer.

That’s the rig Charles Peters of Box Elders, S.D., was driving when he had to swerve to avoid a pedestrian. In the process, the trailer sideswiped a parked 2013 Honda, causing minor damage.

Items reported stolen Friday from a home were returned later in the day by a family member.

A woman reported Aug. 10 that someone tried to enter her apartment, damaging a window.


A driver who lost control after swerving to avoid a deer on the road sustained a cut on the head after the vehicle rolled over several times, according to the Hancock County Sheriff’s Department.

Kimberly Webster, 29, of Trenton was northbound on the Bayside Road when she lost control of her 2002 Subaru in the soft dirt of the shoulder. The Subaru is a total loss.

Two women who knocked on the window of a home the night of Aug. 8 and asking to be let in turned out to have entered the wrong address into their GPS and believed they had arrived at their rental lodging.

A resident reported Sunday that his shed had been broken into and tools were missing.


Alan Walton, 31, of Mount Desert was issued a summons Sunday charging him with violating the conditions of his release as the result of a bail conditions check by a sheriff’s deputy.

An Aug. 9 a bail conditions check at McKinley Market resulted in Richard Sanborn, 21, of Tremont being summonsed on a charge of violating his bail conditions.

A rear-end collision early Friday occurred when one of the drivers stopped his truck to let a deer cross the Tremont Road.

According to the report, Justin Lee, 18, of Tremont failed to see that Kenneth Seavey, 22, also of Tremont, had stopped his 2010 Ford pickup at the top of a hill. Lee was unable to stop his 2014 Dodge pickup in time, and it struck the rear of the Ford. No injuries were reported.


Taylor Bigler Mace

Taylor Bigler Mace

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