Wiscasset Police Department

Wiscasset Police Blotter Jan. 29 - Feb. 4

Posted:  Monday, February 13, 2017 - 6:45pm
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Chief Jeff Lange reports the following activity during the week of Jan. 29 - Feb. 4:

Sunday, Jan. 29

Police responded to a burglar alarm on Bath Road and another on Twin Rivers Drive; attempted to assist a citizen but were unable to locate the person; issued three warnings for speed; issued a parking ticket on Middle Street; performed a welfare check; responded to a domestic disturbances on Alna Road and Stonewall Drive; assisted a juvenile on Old Sheepscot Road; and responded to suspicious activity on Bath Road.

Monday, Jan. 30

Police performed traffic control at the schools at issued a warning on Federal Street and a citation to Sherie Coley, 29, of Newcastle for speeding in a school zone; looked for two vehicles reported to be driving erratically but police were unable to locate them; performed a welfare check but were unable to locate the person, and referred the matter to the Sagadahoc County Sheriff’s Office. The person was fine. Police referred a request for assistance to the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office and rendered service to another person.

Tuesday, Jan. 31

Police issued four warnings; issued a citation for speed to Sheena Smith, 30, of Wiscasset; assisted a driver of a disabled motor vehicle; checked on an inmate per court order; assisted DHHS with a welfare check; assisted the Pawtucket, Rhode Island police department with a recovered gun reported stolen from its jurisdiction; and performed traffic control at the schools.

Wednesday, Feb. 1

Police performed traffic control at the schools and issued a warning; issued three other warnings for speed; responded to an accident involving a juvenile driver; responded to a burglar alarm on Bath Road; responded to a traffic hazard involving diesel fuel leaking from a gas can; responded to a medical emergency to assist Wiscasset EMS; and responded to a missing person case involving a juvenile.

Thursday, Feb. 2

Police issued three warnings for speed and mechanical defect; sought a vehicle reportedly driving erratically but were unable to locate it; assisted with a concealed weapons permit renewal; responded to suspicious activity which turned out to be workers testing radios attached to the tower at Huntoon Hill Road; responded to a false burglar alarm; investigated alleged sex offenses; performed a welfare check, and a compliance check on an inmate per court order; and assisted the Wiscasset Fire Department with a fire alarm.

Friday, Feb. 3

Police responded to a complaint of threatening, which was a neighbor dispute; investigated a complaint of sex offenses and referred the case to another agency; warned a motorist for operations; responded to a non-reportable accident; assisted with a three-month compliance check for a sex offender; performed a compliance check on an inmate per court order; responded to a false burglar alarm; investigated a case of criminal mischief; issued two verbal warnings for speed, a warning for missing headlight and directionals; a warning for failure to drive right of center and for speed; and investigated a traffic stop involving a juvenile driver.

Saturday, Feb. 4

Police responded to information about a vehicle on Route One but were unable to locate the vehicle; investigated vandalism on Birch Point Road; responded to two false burglar alarms; investigated a burglar alarm on Twin Rivers Drive; referred a case of erratic operations to the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office; and responded to a 9-1-1 check. Children were playing with the phone.