Damariscotta Police Dept. reports the following activity:
Sergeant Chad Andrews took a complaint of an erratic operation on a local street.
Sergeant Chad Andrews took a complaint of an erratic operation headed towards Damariscotta from Newcastle.
April 27, Officer Adam Lewis conducted a welfare check on an elderly citizen when it was reported that a friend could not reach them.
Officer Richard Alexander assisted the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office with a possible fight in progress in Newcastle.
April 28, Sergeant Chad Andrews reminded a citizen not to return to a local business due to there being an active Trespass Order in effect against them.
Officer Richard Alexander responded to a report of a traffic hazard on Church, Hodgdon and Pleasant streets.
Officer Adam Lewis assisted Saco Police Dept. with an attempt to locate a vehicle that was involved in a possible theft.
April 28, Officer Richard Alexander took a complaint of a burglary to a motor vehicle from a citizen.
Officer Adam Lewis assisted a domestic violence victim by giving her a 911 cell phone to be used in any domestic violence situation.
Officer Adam Lewis assisted a citizen on how to get paperwork served in a civil matter.
Officer Adam Lewis responded to a report of suspicious activity.
Officer Adam Lewis took a report of a theft from a Motor Vehicle.
Officer Adam Lewis took a report from a citizen that a person had gone to a local business requesting a donation for a fund that is no longer being collected for.
Officer Richard Alexander took a complaint from a citizen of speeding cars on his roadway.
Officer Richard Alexander responded to Schooner Street on a report of suspicious activity.
April 30, Officer Jennifer Mitkus assisted Waldoboro Police Dept. with giving a drug test to a probationer.
Officer Richard Alexander assisted a citizen with an issue with their juvenile child.
Officer Richard Alexander responded to a complaint of a deer laying partly in the roadway on the Bristol Road.
Sergeant Chad Andrews assisted with National Drug Take Back Day at Miles Memorial Hospital.
Officer Jennifer Mitkus assisted another agency with an investigation involving a possible domestic assault.
Officer Jennifer Mitkus assisted two citizens with disposing of outdated medications.
Officer Jennifer Mitkus took a complaint from a citizen that his bicycle had been stolen.
May 1, Officer Jennifer Mitkus responded to a complaint of a dog roaming in the downtown area. She contacted the owner who came and picked up the dog.
Officer Jennifer Mitkus took a complaint of harassment from a local citizen.
Officer Aaron Beck received a complaint from Miles Memorial Hospital of a call they had received from a subject who stated they were not safe and needed help and that they were having mental health problems.
Officer Aaron Beck responded to a local business on a report of possible fighting.
Officer Richard Alexander and Officer Aaron Beck responded to a residence on a report of a possible suicidal subject.
May 2, Officer Warren Waltz responded to a residence reporting a neighbor playing loud music.
Officer Warren Waltz responded to a report of an erratic operation.
May 3, Officer Jennifer Mitkus took a complaint that a person had pumped gas in Newcastle and left the store without paying for it. The vehicle was headed to a business in Damariscotta. Officer Mitkus contacted the subject who stated it was a mistake and stated they were on their way back to pay for the gasoline.
Officer Jennifer Mitkus responded to Main Street along with the Animal Control Officer for a complaint of a raccoon running around in the downtown area.
May 3, Officer Jennifer Mitkus responded to a two-vehicle accident at the intersection of Belvedere Road and Rt. 1 involving William P. Bryant, 53, of Nobleboro who was operating a 2004 Sterling Fuel Tanker belonging to Colby & Gale Inc. and Marshall R. Rancourt, 45, of Waldoboro who was operating a 2004 Dodge Pickup Truck. Rancourt was travelling South on Rt. 1. Bryant was stopped at the intersection preparing to cross over to Belvedere extension. Bryant failed to see Rancourt’s vehicle and pulled out and struck the rear passenger side of Rancourt’s vehicle. The fire department responded to the scene. There were no injuries.
A hand-painted wooden sign with a bird and says “private way” has been confiscated by the police department. If you or someone you know is missing this sign, please contact the Damariscotta Police Dept. at 563-1909.
Damariscotta Police Department responded to 109 calls including motor vehicle stops, arrests, calls for service, etc. during this one-week period of time.