Ellsworth Police: Man Jumps from Second-floor Balcony
Written by Jennifer Osborn   
Tuesday, November 10, 2009 at 11:25 am

ELLSWORTH — The Ellsworth Police Department said an Ellsworth man jumped from a second-floor balcony in an apparent attempt to kill himself Oct. 29.

The incident occurred Oct. 29 after the man had an argument with another person at his residence over use of a computer, police said. Authorities took the man to Maine Coast Memorial Hospital for an evaluation.


A 2007 GMC Sierra 1500 pickup truck, gray in color, was taken during the pre-dawn hours Tuesday from a Graham Way residence. The truck is valued at $23,000. Officer Gil Jameson is investigating.

Lt. Harold Page said the keys had been left in the console.

A global positioning satellite valued at $130 is missing from a Sportsman Court vehicle.


The driver of a pickup truck failed to stop at a stop sign and struck a car, which hit another vehicle on Myrick Street.

The truck was turning right from the Walmart Supercenter onto Myrick Street when it hit a car that was traveling east on Myrick Street.

Morgan Smith, 17, of Seal Harbor was driving a 2007 Ford 2500, which hit a 2002 Toyota operated by Sean Murphy, 48, of Ellsworth, police said. The Toyota hit a 1988 Chevrolet operated by Kyle Pottle, 20, of Trenton.

A pickup truck overturned after a motorist lost control while trying to avoid an oncoming vehicle that was straddling the centerline of Christian Ridge Road Friday, police reported.

Cody Austin, 16, of Ellsworth was driving south in a 1995 Chevrolet truck, which sustained an estimated $6,000 in damage, police said.


Police are investigating a burglary and theft at a room at the Sister Barbara Hance residence.

Arrests and Summonses

Thomas Crim, 20, Trenton, operating after suspension.

Carrie Crocker, 37, Ellsworth, warrant.

Matisha Pitts, 24, Ellsworth, Penobscot County warrant.

Brian Thelismond, 21, Ellsworth, warrant charging burglary, aggravated criminal trespass, aggravated assault, assault.

Irwin Spooner, 49, Ellsworth, warrant, failure to pay fines.

John Tinker, 20, warrant, unpaid fines.

For more police news, pick up a copy of The Ellsworth American.


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