Wiscasset Police Department

Wiscasset Police Blotter Jan. 7-13

Posted:  Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 2:30pm

Chief Jeff Lange reported the following activity for Jan. 7-13.


 On Jan. 11, a summons was issued to Phillip Harrington, 30, of Wiscasset, for leaving the scene of an accident.


On Jan. 7, Barry Cheney, 72, of Wiscasset was driving a green 2001 Ford Windstar. He turned north from Hooper Street onto Federal Street, striking a southbound gray 2008 Subaru Legacy driven by Stephen Wallace, 65, of Wiscasset. Cheney stated his view was obstructed by sun glare and a snowbank, so he did not see Wallace's vehicle.

On Jan. 9, Terry Ross, 56, of Edgecomb, was driving a blue 1991 Chevrolet pickup west on Hooper Street when he was struck by Ted Snowdon, 54, of Wiscasset, driving a town-owned 1995 GMC plow truck. Snowdon was pulling out of Hodge Street and onto Hooper Street. Snowdon stated he did not see Ross's vehicle prior to the crash. Moderate damage to Ross's vehicle, no injuries. Town Manager Marian Anderson said the town's insurance was covering the damages.

On Jan. 10, Thomas Perritt, 35, of Gardiner, was driving a tan Ford pickup south on Route 1 when Pamela Soule, 52, of Wiscasset, pulled out of Old Bath Road driving a blue 2011 Ford Focus, crashing into Perritt. Soule stated she did not see Perritt's vehicle and pulled out causing the crash. No injuries; Soule's vehicle was towed from the scene.

On Jan. 12, Skyler Larochelle, 17, of Dresden, was driving a black 2005 Saab 9-3 south on Lowelltown Road in dense fog. Larochelle left the roadway and crashed into a telephone pole. Minor injuries; the vehicle was towed after Central Maine Power removed the wires.

There were 51 calls for service. Of those, 19 were traffic or parking-related. There were six assists to rescue for medical emergencies, three assists to other agencies, several welfare checks, support for citizens involved in evictions or custody disputes, one gas drive-off from Irving (the people were found and paid for the gas), acceptance of medication in the drop box, report of a missing wallet; and several false burglar alarms.