CRIME & SAFETY
Trespassing incident leads to arrest
TREMONT -- One person was arrested after state police were called to a trespassing incident in Tremont Thursday. A state police spokesperson says 47-year-old Raymond Chandler of West Virginia was trespassing on private property. Hancock County Sheriff's deputies had recently told him to leave but he returned. According to the...
Baxter is Missing From Flanders Pond in Sullivan
While you are out and about this Saturday, May 27th please be on the lookout for Baxter, who was last seen on the main beach at Flanders Pond in Sullivan. Baxter is a male, puppy. He was not wearing a collar when he went missing on Friday. If you have...
West Virginia man arrested following Tremont standoff
TREMONT, Maine (WABI) - A West Virginia man is behind bars after authorities say he caused a standoff in Tremont Thursday morning. Raymond Chandler, 47, is charged with criminal trespass and refusing to submit to arrest. State Police say Chandler was at a home on Cape Road that he had...
Penobscot man faces up to 40 years after pleading guilty to drug trafficking charge
BANGOR, Maine — A Penobscot man faces up to 40 years in prison and a $5 million fine after pleading guilty to drug trafficking charges on Wednesday. Christopher Beaucage, 38, pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court in Bangor for fentanyl possession with intent to distribute, according to a news release from the U.S. Attorney's Office, District of Maine.
UPDATE: Missing woman found alive
BANGOR, Maine (WABI) - Authorities are looking for a 72-year-old Penobscot woman missing since Monday. A Silver Alert was issue for Marjorie May. The Maine Warden Service says she has dementia. May left her home in Penobscot at 3:45 pm Monday and hasn’t been seen since. She was not in...
Maine Game Wardens rescue missing woman
PENOBSCOT, Maine (WABI) - Maine Game Wardens rescued a missing woman from Penobscot Tuesday morning after she went missing Monday afternoon. Wardens found 72-year-old Marjorie May more than two-thirds of a mile from her home near the shores of McCaslin Stream. Officials say they found May, who suffers from memory...
72-Year-Old Penobscot Woman Rescued
Warden K9 Storm and Game Warden Chad Robertson located a missing 72-year-old woman this morning, May 23, after she had wandered away from her home on McCaslin Road yesterday afternoon. From MFIDW:. Marjorie May, who battles memory loss, was found by Storm and Robertson disoriented, cold and missing a shoe...
Hancock Point home destroyed by fire
HANCOCK, Maine (WABI) - A Hancock Point home is a total loss after a fire Friday afternoon. The Hancock Volunteer Fire Department tells us no one was home at the rental property and no one was injured. The call came in just after 2:30 p.m. and crews were on-scene for...
Penobscot woman who left home on foot has been found
The woman suffers from dementia and left her home at about 3:45 p.m. Monday but never came back, police said.
Island police log for week of May 25
Matthew Ferreira, 22, of Castine, was turning left from Ledgelawn Avenue onto Mount Desert Street on Monday in a 2006 Toyota Prius when Michael Perlman, 40, of Bar Harbor, on rollerblades, attempted to pass three vehicles stopped in traffic on Mount Desert Street. Ferreira did not see Perlman and the two collided, injuring Perlman. Perlman was taken to the hospital with a broken leg. There are no charges being filed at this time, according to the police log.
Local Trio Graduate from “Police Academy”
Congratulations to Nick Bagley, Devin Grindle and Abrahm Malloy who graduated on Friday, May 19th as members of the 43rd Basic Law Enforcement Training Program in Vassalboro. Bagley, who graduated from Ellsworth High School in 2015 will be working for the Ellsworth Police Department. Grindle, who graduated from Ellsworth High...
Free Narcan Training in Bar Harbor Wednesday May 24th at 3 p.m.
The Bar Harbor and Mount Desert Fire Departments invite you to a free Narcan Training on Wednesday, May 24th at 3 p.m. The training will take place at the Machias Savings Bank Community Room at 96 Cottage Street in Bar Harbor. Everyone who attends the training will be given Narcan...
Crews respond to Hancock fire
HANCOCK- Crews from many different towns were called to a structure fire in the town of Hancock this afternoon. We're told a residence at 18 West Shore Road caught fire. No one was in the home. However, the wind spread the flames into nearby woods. A Forestry Service helicopter was...
Local News 05/24/23
Maine Warden Service Locates Missing Penobscot Woman. (Penobscot) The Maine Warden Service has done it again – Tuesday morning, wardens located a missing 72 yo woman from Penobscot. Spokesperson Mark Latti of the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife reports to Star 97.7, Marjorie May was last seen Monday afternoon around 3:45 at her home on McCaslin Road. Wardens, K9 units and air support began searching about 8:30 p.m. and worked through the night Monday. They found May alive early Tuesday and assisted her out of the woods, where she was examined by emergency personnel and released into the care of her family.
Numerous agencies needed to stamp out structure fire in Hancock
HANCOCK -- More than a dozen agencies raced to the scene of a structure fire in Hancock Friday that damaged one home and threatened other structures. According to the Hancock Fire Department, the call came in around 2:45pm for a fire at a residence on West Shore Road. The Department...
Police Seek Information on Missing 14-Year-Old in Ellsworth
UPDATE: The missing 14-year-old has been located and is safe, according to police. ORIGINAL STORY: The Ellsworth Police Department is searching for 14-year-old Sophia Glass who left home on Water Street at approximately 8:30 a.m. on Tuesday, May 16, and hasn't returned home. When she left Tuesday morning, she was wearing dark clothing.
Holden car fire leads to arrest
HOLDEN - Drunk driving is suspected to be the cause of a car wreck and subsequent fire last night in Holden. At about 6:16 pm, Holden police were called to the Lower Dedham Road, for a vehicle crash which set the car ablaze. The operator, Nichole Bebout of Blue Hill,...
UPDATE: Missing Ellsworth teen returns home
ELLSWORTH, Maine (WABI) - UPDATE: The Ellsworth Police Department says Sophia Glass retuned home Wednesday afternoon. The Ellsworth Police Department is looking for a missing teenager. They say 14-year-old Sophia Glass left home around 6 a.m. Tuesday and has not been seen or heard from since. If you have any...
One injured after Holden crash
HOLDEN, Maine (WABI) - One person was injured Tuesday afternoon after a crash in Holden. Traffic was at a standstill around 2 p.m. on Route 1-A in Holden after the crash between two SUVs. Authorities say the driver of one vehicle pulled out of the Irving station and into the...
Local News 05/17/23
(Ellsworth) This is National Police Week, a time to honor and remember law enforcement officers who have lost their lives in the line of duty. Also a great time to show appreciation for the work police officers do every day in service to our schools, businesses, and individuals. A huge thanks to the officers that serve Ellsworth and all of coastal Maine.
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