WATCH LIVE

Bucksport Driver Arrested After High Speed Chase 

Catherine Pegram

A 66-year-old man from Bucksport is under arrest – accused of stealing a car and leading police on a high speed chase that spanned three communities. Kent Hanson is charged with theft, speeding and driving to endanger, among other counts.Bucksport police say about 9 o’clock this morning a woman working in town noticed someone getting into her car and driving north on Route 15, toward Orrington.Police tried to pull over the driver, who took off, speeding up to 90 miles per hour. Authorities placde spike mats near the Orrington and Brewer town line, which blew out Hanson’s tires. His car glanced a telephone poll before it stopped. Hanson was arrested on South Main Street in Brewer and taken to the Hancock County jail.