Wiscasset police blotter

Tue, 01/04/2022 - 7:45am

    Wiscasset Police Department reported the following from Dec. 14 to Dec. 31. The department responded to 345 calls for service in December and 3,799 for the year.

    Arrests

    Dec. 12, Clancy J. Morton, 36, of Woolwich was arrested for Violating Conditions of Release, Assault and Driving to Endanger, by Officer Jonathan Barnes.

    Dec. 13, Leon Cray, 55, of Wiscasset was arrested for Domestic Violence Criminal Threatening and Criminal Mischief, by Barnes.

    Dec. 20, Kyle G. Pendleton, 34, of Alna was arrested for OUI (alcohol) and Operating a Vehicle without a License, by Barnes.

    Dec. 26, Nicholas Dipietrantonio III, 30, of Wiscasset was arrested for Unlawful Possession of Scheduled Drug, by Barnes.

    Dec. 29, Nichole M. Pranes, 46, of Waldoboro was arrested for Unlawful Possession of Scheduled Drug, Unlawful Furnishing Scheduled Drug, and Use of Drug Paraphernalia, by Barnes.

    Dec. 29, James H. Pranes, 49, of Waldoboro was arrested for Unlawful Possession of Scheduled Drug and Use of Drug Paraphernalia, by Barnes.

    Dec. 29, Donald E. Brewer, 59, of Southport Island was arrested for Operating after License Suspension, by Barnes.

    Accidents

    Dec. 15, Chief Larry Hesseltine responded to an accident on Gardiner Road. Lawrence Berry, 67, of Wiscasset was traveling southbound making a left hand turn onto Hooper Street, when an unknown vehicle traveling southbound behind Berry failed to yield and hit the rear corner of the Berry vehicle. The unknown vehicle then fled the scene. No injuries were reported.

    Dec. 15, Hesseltine responded to an accident on Bath Road. Brandon Harrington, 41, of Boothbay Harbor was traveling eastbound and failed to yield the right of way to Jacob Maker, 21, of New Harbor, who was stopped in traffic making a left hand turn onto Hodge Street. No injuries were reported.

    Dec. 16, Hesseltine responded to an accident on Old Dresden Road. Alfred Perry, 64, of Harpswell backed out of Old Dresden Road into the vehicle of Jack James, 23, of Pittston who was driving through the intersection. No injuries were reported.

    Dec. 20, Hesseltine responded to an accident on Main Street. Julia Light, 20, of State College, Pennsylvania was traveling southbound and failed to yield the right of way to Keven O’Leary, 62, of Oakland, who was traveling westbound. No injuries were reported.

    Dec. 21, Barnes responded to an accident on Bath Road. Karen Backiel, 36, of Bath was traveling southbound when she struck a deer. No injuries were reported.

    Dec. 23, Hesseltine responded to an accident on Gardiner Road. Meghan Reed, 29, of Wiscasset was traveling northbound stopped in traffic when Brad Russell, 31, of Newcastle failed to yield the right of way and struck the vehicle of Reed. No injuries were reported.

    Dec. 26, Hesseltine responded to an accident on Bath Road. Jeana Chandler, 27, of Alna was making a right hand turn onto Ward Brook Road when Alexander Gurney, 20, of West Bath failed to yield and struck Chandler. No injuries were reported.

    Dec. 31, Officer Patrick Mitchell responded to an accident on Bath Road. James York III, 28, of Woolwich was traveling southbound on Bath Road making a right hand turn when a Boothbay juvenile following struck the rear of the vehicle. No injuries were reported.