An arrest or summons does not constitute a finding of guilt. An individual charged with a crime is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty at criminal proceedings.

Law enforcement officials with the Searsport Police Department reported the following activity between March 22 and April 4.

March 12 (late entry)
John D. Tripp, 22, of Stockton Springs was summoned for failure to show proof of insurance.

March 23
Eric L. Sawyer, 23, of Warren was summoned for an improper pass on Route 1.

Police responded to an alarm at Steamboat Market.

March 25
Police assisted Searsport Fire Department with a fire call at the Searsport Health Center. Someone had tossed a cigarette, which caught the deck on fire.

Police responded to an accident involving an RSU 20 school bus. The bus went off the Loop Road and there was no damage.

March 26
At about 11 a.m., police responded to a call about a missing 8-year-old boy who became upset with his mother and went into the woods about 20 feet. The boy then became scared and went deeper into the woods and got lost. After about an hour’s search, Game Warden Mark Thompson responded, as well as Warden Service K-9 Duchess and an aircraft to help search the area. At about 2:30 p.m., a family friend found the boy on Black Road North.

March 27
Mark Jackson, 42, of Searsport was arrested on a probation hold.

March 28
Kevin Jewell, 22, of Belfast was summoned for assault, failure to report a motor vehicle property damage accident and failure to show proof of insurance.

March 30
Ronald Cook III, 29, of Searsport was summoned for displaying a fictitious inspection sticker.

March 31
Susan Owens, 46, of Searsport was arrested for operating under the influence.

April 3
Diana Kelley, 38, of Swanville was summoned for speeding 58 mph in a 45 mph zone on Mt. Ephraim Road.

Police responded to an unattended death of an elderly person.

April 4
Daniel Beeten, 21, of Searsport was arrested on a warrant for unpaid fines.

Police assisted the Searsport ambulance service several times during the two weeks and also addressed multiple parking problems on Sears Island Road.

In total, police responded to 73 calls for service.