Bar Harbor Police and ambulance crews were called to the Bar Harbor KOA Woodlands Campground in Town Hill shortly before 7 p.m. Monday after a 33-year-old out-of-state man fell into a campfire and sustained burns on approximately 18 percent of his body. Police said that alcohol use was involved. Further details were unavailable.
A night guard at the Bar Harbor Club reported just before midnight on Monday that some people were attempting to wade across the Bar Island Sand bar through the water.
Ambulance crews were called to the Bar Harbor Athletic Field on Monday evening after two women collided while playing softball. One woman was reported unconscious for a time but declined to be taken to the hospital.
Geoffrey Hubbs, 33, of Seal Cove was summonsed by police on Monday for allegedly leaving the scene of a property damage accident. Witnesses reported that Mr. Hubb’s truck struck a parked vehicle from New Jersey on Main Street and that he did not stop, police said.
A woman called police on Monday to report that her purse had been stolen. Inside was $95 in cash, IDs, and an unfilled prescription slip for 300, 5mg oxycodone pain pills, police said.
A New Jersey couple warned for public drinking and disorderly behavior July 19 were arrested on trespass charges the next night, Friday. Police say Vicki Compton, 39, of Brick, and Jay Higgins, 45, of Bayville, were asleep on a bench in the Hannaford parking lot on Cottage Street when they were arrested on charges of criminal trespassing. The couple were taken to Hancock County Jail.
Officer Eric McLaughlin removed an overheated dog from a car parked on Cottage Street on July 18 and brought the pet to Acadia Veterinary Hospital. The vehicle, with Connecticut plates, had the windows rolled down partially, according to a report, with an outside temperature of 83 degrees. The dog, which was shaking, with a white tongue and no water to drink, the report states, had a temperature of 105 degrees at the vet, above the normal canine range of 100-102 degrees.
Alice P. Fernald, 23, of Mount Desert, was arrested Sunday on Arata Drive on a charge of OUI, and was summonsed on charges of possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.
Kevin Horan, 39, of Raynham, Mass., was arrested Friday on Route 3 on a charge of OUI.
Two men from Switzerland were warned July 19 for disorderly conduct, indecent exposure, criminal trespass and not to return to any downtown bars for the night, after a bartender at a Main Street watering hole called police to have the men removed from their establishment.
Nichole Sargent, 22, of Sullivan, was summonsed July 18 on a charge of failure to maintain a current state inspection sticker and was warned for speeding, littering and an expired registration.
A woman selling jewelry in the village green on July 18 was advised of the town ordinance prohibiting such activity.
A man was warned Saturday on Bridge Street for violating the town ordinance prohibiting use of fireworks.
An Old Bar Harbor Road resident reported Friday that her vehicle had been keyed the night before while parked in front of her house.
Among theft complaints this week: a Cottage Street restaurant reported the theft of cash from a drawer overnight, a resident reported a package valued at $250 stolen after it was delivered, and purses were reported stolen from two downtown stores. The snack shack at the Little League field was reported broken into Friday. Also, a dispute over pay led to theft allegations after a computer was taken from a Mount Desert Street store by an associate of an employee of the store Saturday.
Police issued 15 warnings for speeding and other traffic violations this week.
A boat reported stolen Monday from Great Cranberry Island was located later that day in Northeast Harbor by the town’s harbormaster. Deputy Luke Gross of the Hancock County Sheriff’s Department, who is investigating the theft, said there is a suspect.
The previous day on Great Cranberry, a motorcyclist collided with a bicyclist shortly after midnight on the Great Cranberry Road.
According to the report, Patrick Allen, 28, of the Cranberry Isles was riding a 1975 Honda motorcycle when he struck a bicycle without lights or reflectors being ridden by Philippe Donald, 29, of Portland. Mr. Allen suffered a broken leg and head injuries. Mr. Donald reportedly suffered cuts to his legs and head.
Damage to the motorcycle is estimated at $500.
Additionally, an individual reported Monday that his vehicle had been damaged while parked on Great Cranberry.
A Swans Island woman was treated at Mount Desert Island Hospital in Bar Harbor for injuries suffered in a July 19 head-on crash in Somesville.
According to police, Bonnie Staples, 70, was pulling a 2004 Honda out of the Kitteridge Building parking lot to cross Route 102 to the Somesville One Stop convenience store. In doing so, she pulled into the path of a 1997 GMC pickup driven by Peter Butler, 49, of Tremont. Both vehicles are considered total losses.
A similar accident occurred July 18.
Lucinda Caughey, 66, of Southwest Harbor drove her 2008 Hyundai out of the Somesville One Stop lot and into the path of a 2010 Ford truck driven by Robert Grant, 76, of Bar Harbor. No injuries were reported.
Damage is estimated at $4,000 for the Hyundai and $2,000 for the truck.
Vincent Abbott, 38, of Mount Desert was arrested Monday on two warrants charging him with bail violations.
An employee of Thuya Gardens in Northeast Harbor told police Monday that someone has been coming to the garden at night and damaging plants.
Jack Gilley, 50, of Southwest Harbor was summonsed Monday on a charge of operating after suspension.
A 54-year-old Southwest Harbor man was summonsed July 17 after he allegedly stole potted flowers from St. John’s Episcopal Church.
John Collins was summonsed on a theft charge.
William Symonds, 18, of Bangor was summonsed Sunday on a charge of failure to produce a driver’s license.
Andrew Sullivan, 26, of Southwest Harbor was arrested Friday on a warrant charging him with failure to appear in court.
John Amendola, 53, of Austin, Texas, was summonsed July 19 on a speeding charge.
About $1,500 worth of jewelry, precious metal, coins and currency reportedly were stolen July 18 from a home.
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