Wiscasset Police Department

Wiscasset Police Blotter Dec. 18-23

Posted:  Tuesday, December 26, 2017 - 10:30am

Chief Jeff Lange reported the following activity for the week of Dec. 17-23:


On Dec. 20, David Nery, 48, of Wiscasset, was issued a summons for OUI.


On Dec. 17, Dana House, 36, of Wiscasset, was operating a red 1999 Jeep Cherokee down a driveway to his mobile home when he met Jennifer Enoch, 46, of Livermore Falls, coming up the driveway. House attempted to stop but slid on ice and collided with Enoch’s vehicle. No injuries were reported, and damage was minor.

On Dec. 18, Herman Hoffman, 43, of Spruce Head, was backing a black 2017 Dodge Pickup in the lot of MadHatters Emporium and struck a parked gray 2005 Chevrolet pickup owned by Jacob Mondello 23, of South Thomaston.

On Dec. 18, Hubert Rose, 44, of Boothbay Harbor, was driving a black 2010 Honda Accord north on Route 1. Rose lost control on snowy road conditions, overcorrected and struck a black 2017 Hyundai sedan operated by Joshua Gatto, 26, of Wiscasset, who was waiting to turn onto Route 1 from Ward Brook Road. Rose's vehicle then slid into the plow of a 1997 GMC town plow truck operated by Gardner Leighton, 66, of Wiscasset. No injuries were reported, and damage was minor.

On Dec. 19, Jacquelyn Blake, 67, of Wiscasset, was operating a blue 2017 Ford F150 north on Bradford Road and lost control on the wet road, causing her to crash into the ditch. Blake was transported to the hospital by ambulance, and the vehicle was towed.

There were 49 calls for service. Of those, 17 were traffic related; one was a response to a plane crash at Wiscasset Municipal Airport; several were for pedestrian, 911, or welfare checks or other citizen assistance, mostly during the storms. Several burglar alarms went off when power failed. Police assisted rescue, the ACO, and the fire department, including a call to a chicken coop on fire; and Sgt. Craig Worster assisted in a childbirth at home. Mother and child were then safely transported to the hospital. Officers also attended the candlelight vigil for Kendall Chick.