Bangor woman faces second embezzlement accusation in 9 years

By Judy Harrison, BDN Staff
Posted Jan. 30, 2013, at 7:44 p.m.

BANGOR, Maine — A woman convicted nine years ago of stealing more than $200,000 from Maine Energy Inc. was indicted Wednesday by the Penobscot County grand jury for allegedly embezzling more than $500,000 from a Union Street nursery.

Ellen F. Wilson, also known as Ellen Gunstone, 55, of Bangor, was indicted on one count of theft by unauthorized taking, a Class B crime.

An arraignment date has not been set.

Wilson worked at Sprague’s Nursery and Garden Center as a bookkeeper and took the money over a five-year period, Michael Roberts, deputy district attorney for Penobscot County, said Wednesday after the indictments were handed up.

She was convicted in December 2003 of theft by unauthorized taking, he said. Wilson was sentenced to five years in prison with all but nine months suspended and four years of probation, according to information in the Bangor Daily News archives. She also was ordered to to pay $200,000 in restitution to Maine Energy.

Information on whether Wilson paid all the restitution in that case was not available late Wednesday.

If convicted, she faces up to 10 years in prison and a fine of up to $20,000. She also could be ordered to pay restitution to Sprague’s Nursery.

Also indicted Wednesday were:

Lindsey G. Ames, 22, Dedham, four counts of burglary, four counts of theft by unauthorized taking.

Shawn. W. Audibert, 42, Old Town, two counts of theft by unauthorized taking.

Dustin Bayrd, 29, Bangor, violation of sex offender registration.

Crystal M. Beal, 30, Milbridge, two counts of theft by unauthorized taking, failure to appear.

Dylen Beanne, 19, Sedgwick, failure to appear, violation of condition of release.

Sherry Bedard, 39, Bangor, operating after revocation, failure to appear.

Zachary Blakeman, 19, LaGrange, two counts of theft by unauthorized taking.

Billy A. Brannen, 42, Millinocket, domestic violence assault, domestic violence terrorizing.

Lameisha Brown, 22, Bangor, theft by unauthorized taking.

Anthony Buerhaus, 41, violation of sex offender registration.

Dennis Lee Campbell, 37, Lincoln, burglary, theft by unauthorized taking.

Tyler G. Campbell, 19, Corinth, seven counts of burglary, seven counts of theft by unauthorized taking.

Thomas Clifford, 32, Etna, two counts of criminal restraint by a parent, violation of a protective order.

Joshua Conklin, 23, Bangor, burglary, theft by unauthorized taking.

Donald E. Demmons, 55, Brewer, criminal operating under the influence of intoxicants.

Tyler Dennett, 30, Bangor, theft by unauthorized taking.

William Doyle, 20, Bangor, theft by unauthorized taking.

Kyle J. Dubay, 22, Old Town, burglary, criminal trespass, theft by unauthorized taking, violation of condition of release.

Jaron Feite, 19, Charleston, assault on an officer, assault, disorderly conduct.

David B. Fisher, 46, Bangor, four counts of theft by unauthorized taking, three counts of forgery.

Walker Gaspar, 24, Deer Isle, failure to appear, violation of condition of release.

Steven Gonya, 27, Houlton, two counts of theft by unauthorized taking.

Jessie Goodall, 31, Indian Island, assault on an officer, escape, two counts of domestic violence assault, refusing to submit to arrest, assault, criminal mischief.

Timothy R. Hasley, 48, Glenburn, aggravated operating after habitual offender revocation, criminal operating under the influence of intoxicants.

Edward Kennerknecht, 40, Orono, possession of sexually explicit materials.

James R. King, 43, Washburn, aggravated forgery, unlawful possession of scheduled drugs.

Kevin Langlais, 30, Millinocket, criminal operating under the influence of intoxicants, operating after suspension, violation of condition of release.

John C. Leonard, 47, Levant, criminal threatening.

Derek S. Limric, 30, Enfield, operating after revocation.

Deanna Lizotte, 64, Veazie, two counts of perjury, two counts of false wearing, two counts of criminal trespass.

Anthony D. McGilvary Jr., 25, Brewer, two counts of unlawful possession scheduled drugs.

Tammi S. McLaughlin, 50, East Millinocket, theft by unauthorized taking.

Jeffrey A. Madden, 21, Milford, 25 counts of theft by unauthorized taking.

Clarence J. Merchant, 37, Hampden, two counts of theft by deception, four counts of criminal attempted theft by deception, three counts of making and subscribing a false statement in an income tax return.

Paul L. Miller, 47, Hudson, operating after revocation.

Marcie A. Moellentin, 24, Brewer, failure to appear, violation of condition of release.

Richard Franklin Moloney, 37, Greenbush, domestic violence assault, obstructing report of crime or injury, violation of condition of release.

Stephen L. Nason, 27, Bangor, aggravated criminal trespass, assault, refusing to submit to arrest.

Anthony Patricelli, 19, Old Town, robbery.

Robert Raymond, 44, Bangor, two counts of theft by unauthorized taking.

Corey Reynolds, 28, Bangor, theft by unauthorized taking, domestic violence assault.

Jonathan P. Roberts, 30, Old town, three counts of aggravated trafficking in scheduled drugs.

Jared W. Ross, 29, Bangor, two counts of violation of condition of release.

Kendall E. Rouse, 49, Brewer, operating after revocation.

Charles Roy, 22, Levant, aggravated criminal invasion of computer privacy, criminal invasion of computer privacy.

Evan K. Samli, 42, Pittsfield, two counts of operating after revocation.

Nicholas Sanborn, 28, Old Town, burglary, theft by unauthorized taking.

Scott E. Smith, 44, Hampden, two counts of theft by unauthorized taking, failure to appear.

Jonathan M. Spinney Jr., 27, Bangor, eluding an officer.

Dustin Stevens, 25, Dexter, gross sexual assault, unlawful sexual contact.

Adam W. Vandine, 29, Medway, stealing drugs, unlawful possess of scheduled drugs, failure to appear, violation of condition of release.

Donald J. Vigue, 38, Dexter, operating after revocation.

Timothy Worcester, 43, Carroll, theft by unauthorized taking.

http://bangordailynews.com/2013/01/30/news/court/bangor-woman-faces-second-embezzlement-accusation-in-9-years/ printed on July 29, 2014