Five teens arrested in Mason Station burglary

Tue, 08/09/2022 - 12:30pm
    Wiscasset Police Chief Larry Hesseltine issued the following update Tuesday afternoon, Aug. 9 regarding the Mason Station burglary: “With the assistance of Central Maine Power and the public we were able to identify and charge all five individuals responsible for the Mason Station incident. Five teenagers from the Bath/Topsham area have all been charged with Burglary, Aggrevated Criminal Mischief (both class C felony charges), and Theft. The theft was elevated to a class B felony because it involved the theft of firearms.

    ”We are able to recover three of the four stolen guns. It is believed at this time that the fourth firearm was either discarded or sold. The missing firearm is described as a 1570 Rifle (1800's era).

    “The cases have been submitted to the Lincoln County DA's Office for review and prosecution.”