Ellsworth Police Log: Charges pending in road rage assault

March 31st, 2016 by admin Leave a reply »

ELLSWORTH — Charges are pending in a case of road rage that reportedly led to one man hitting another with a hammer, according to police.

On March 23, police received “a report of an assault which occurred on State Street,” involving two men “who were involved in a road rage incident.”

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Lt. Harold Page said the two men were reportedly throwing punches and that one of them allegedly hit the other man with a hammer.

Page said the incident was apparently triggered by one man pulling out in front of the other, causing the second man to have to slam on his brakes.

Page said the District Attorney’s Office has reviewed the case and decided to proceed with charges, but as of Tuesday those charges had not yet been filed.


A two-car crash on March 22 resulted in one man going to the hospital.

David Kazlaskas, 41, of Ellsworth was traveling along Pine Street around 2:50 p.m. in his 2001 Volkswagen when he was hit by another vehicle.

That vehicle, a 2007 Ford pickup driven by 54-year-old Edward Holloway of Steuben, came out of a stop sign from Franklin Street.

Holloway told police he did not see Kazlaskas’s vehicle “partly due to a utility pole” and partly because

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