Wiscasset Police Department

Wiscasset Police Blotter Oct. 16-22

Posted:  Wednesday, October 26, 2016 - 1:15pm
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Police Chief Jeff Lange reported the following activity during the week of Oct. 16-22.

Sunday, Oct. 16

Police issued four warnings for speed; and responded to a traffic hazard complaint of a tree leaning on wires on Westport Bridge Road.

Monday, Oct. 17

Police attempted to assist a citizen at the police department but were unable to locate the person; issued multiple warnings for speed and for exceeding weight limit at Wiscasset Elementary School; assisted a citizen on Hilltop Drive and passed the call to Kennebec County; and assisted a citizen with a disabled vehicle on West Alna Road. 

Tuesday, Oct. 18

Police issued two warnings during a traffic control detail at Wiscasset Elementary School; conducted community policing on Main Street; and assisted with a false fire alarm on Federal Street.

Wednesday, Oct. 19

Police conducted a special detail on Old Ferry Road; conducted a welfare check; assisted with a complaint of fraud on Craigslist; assisted a citizen on Chewonki Neck Road; assisted a citizen at the police department with the sex offender registry; observed traffic near Wiscasset Elementary School when school was not in session, and observed the highest speed at 31 mph; assisted another agency with a home check; received an erratic operations complaint on Route One but were unable to locate the vehicle; and assisted another agency with a welfare check.

Police assisted another agency with a probation check. Nicholas Penarese, 25, of Wiscasset, was arrested for a probation violation.

Thursday, Oct. 20

Police received a complaint of erratic operations on Bath Road but were unable to locate; requested assistance from Sagadahoc County Sheriff’s Department with a complaint of erratic operations on Route One southbound; issued a warning for speed; assisted a citizen with found property and attempted to locate the owner; responded to a traffic complaint on Bath Road but were unable to locate the vehicle; assisted a citizen on Federal Street; assisted a citizen at the police department with a divorce agreement; assisted a citizen on Water Street with parking advice; received a complaint of erratic operations on Gardiner and Bath roads, and the officer requested assistance from the Sagadahoc County Sheriff’s Office; attempted to assist a citizen with a vehicle lockout, but were unable to open the door and called a wrecker service for help; and responded to a domestic disturbance on Old Bath Road and requested medical assistance.

Friday, Oct. 21

Police issued two warnings for speed; responded to a domestic disturbance on Chewonki Neck Road; assisted a citizen on Bath Road; responded to an erratic operations complaint on Bath Road; and were advised of a disabled motor vehicle on Bath Road.

Saturday, Oct. 22

Police conducted a motor vehicle stop on Bath Road; the police chief assisted Lincoln County with the drug take back program; police responded to two burglar alarm complaints at Wiscasset Elementary School but the building was secure; received a complaint of erratic operations on Route One southbound and passed the case to the Sagadahoc County Sheriff’s Office; assisted with a disabled motor vehicle on Bath Road; issued two warnings for speed; and conducted a welfare check on Jones Road.

Police also responded to a motor vehicle accident on Gardiner Road. An unloaded school bus, driven by Guy Veilleux, 69, of Farmingdale, was attempting to back up when the bus collided with a parked vehicle owned by Erin Haggett, 36, of Wiscasset. No injuries were reported.