Ellsworth Man Accused of Holding Woman Against Her Will Pleads Not Guilty 

An Ellsworth man accused of threatening a woman in Hancock earlier this week says he didn’t do it. 23-year-old Jherryd Carroll pleaded not guilty Friday in a Hancock County courtroom. Police say Carroll was holding a woman against her will Wednesday in a home on Washington Junction Road. Police say the woman managed to lock herself in a bathroom and Carroll fired off shots from a handgun outside the home. Carroll is being held on $300 bail.