Wiscasset police blotter: A fight at the dance

Wed, 03/16/2016 - 8:30am

    Monday, March 7

    Sergeant Alfred Simmons responded to a concern about a vehicle at the Irving Mainway that had its radio on but the clerk could not see anyone inside and didn't know if the person had passed out. The individual was just using a cell phone.

     Chief Troy Cline issued a citation on an expired inspection.

     Cline responded to a report of an accident that had significant damage or injury.

    Cline responded to a complaint of an assault at the Wiscasset Community Center during a dance. Two females got into a fight.

    Cline assisted a person who had locked himself out of his car with his 18-month-old child in the running car.

    Cline looked for a vehicle suspected in a hit and run accident in Woolwich, but could not locate it.

    Tuesday, March 8

    Cline warned a driver about failing to control her vehicle while she was patting her dog.

    Cline responded to a call about items believed stolen from Water Street Antiques that turned up on Ebay. The items were being sold on consignment for a third party, and Cline advised the antique dealer to have the owner contact the police department.

    Reserve Officer Paul M Rubashkin responded to a report of a disabled vehicle off the road. The car had shredded tires, and AAA towed it.

    Patrol Nadean Crossley responded to a burglar alarm at Family Dollar on Bath Road.

    Wednesday, March 9

    Cline responded to a report of a burglar alarm at the Lincoln County Jail Museum. It was a false alarm.

    Cline responded to a complaint of a child being bitten by a bedbug at the Schooner Inn. The mother of the child was advised to contact various service agencies with her complaint.

    Cline responded to a caller who said an individual had called her pretending to be Chief Cline. The individual had called others as well. The individual told the people he called that they were required to come to the police station and talk to the chief. A suspect has been identified and Cline will be following up.

    Cline responded to a motor vehicle accident in which the driver swerved to miss an animal and struck a tree, causing a gas leak. Police and fire personnel responded to the scene.

    Crossley responded to a motor vehicle accident at Shaw's Supermarket, a woman in need of medical assistance at the Wiscasset Trading Post, and a citizen needing a background check for an apartment.

    Crossley checked out a burglar alarm at the Family Dollar Store.

    Thursday, March 10

    Cline assisted DHHS for a welfare check on an infant.

    Sophia Swain-Stark of Wiscasset was arrested for violation of conditions of release.

    James Read responded to a motor vehicle accident near Sarah's Cafe. Property damage only, no injuries.

    Friday, March 11

    Simmons responded to a caller who was concerned about a red VW all over the road and the driver may have been on her cell phone. Simmons could not locate her.

    Simmons investigated a motor vehicle accident with property damage only on Willow Lane.

    Jonathan Lowell, 25 of Edgecomb, was arrested for operating while license was suspended or revoked.

    Crossley responded to Norm's Trucks on Bath Road for a burglar alarm, and served paperwork at the Wiscasset Trading Post.

    Saturday, March 12

    Crossley issued two warnings at 624 Bath Road.

    Simmons investigated a call about a disabled vehicle near the playground at the Community Center, and investigated a motor vehicle accident report.

    Read attempted to serve a summons but the person he was to serve did not live at the address given.

    Read investigated a complaint of suspicious activity at the Sea Basket, and assisted a motorist at Shaw's with a disabled vehicle.

    Officer Benjamin Kolko issued a warning for defect.

    Sunday, March 13

    Kolko investigated a call about a missing person on Bath Road, and issued two warnings for speed.

    Crossley investigated a motor vehicle accident at the McDonald's Restaurant on Bath Road.

    Simmons responded to a false alarm.