Wiscasset Police Chief Jeff Lange reports the following activity from June 13-18:
June 14: An officer responded to a motor-vehicle accident on Route 1 near Holbrook’s Pond. Jean Barker, 84, of Boothbay Harbor, was driving north on Route 1 when Erin Hartley, 23, of Randolph, struck the rear of Barker’s vehicle. There were no injuries.
June 14: An officer responded to a motor-vehicle accident on Route 1 near the jail. Peter Lee, 26, of New York, was driving south on a motorcycle when he was unable to stop and went off the road into a ditch.
June 16: An officer responded to a motor-vehicle accident. Henry Thompson, 69, of Friendship, was southbound on Route 1 approaching Gardiner Road. Stuart Mason, 21, of New Harbor, was eastbound on Gardiner Road and stopped at the stop sign at the intersection of Route 1. Mason said that he turned right onto Route 1 without looking left and struck Thompson’s vehicle. A passenger in Thompson’s vehicle was transported with minor injuries to the hospital.
June 16: An officer responded to a motor-vehicle accident on Route 144 just before the Westport bridge. Caleb Richardson, 23, of Westport Island, said his vehicle lost power steering fluid and he overcorrected and lost control of the vehicle around the curve going down a hill. The vehicle flipped once it entered the ditch. No injuries were reported.
June 14: Officers responded to suspicious activity on Chewonki Neck Road, provided community policing at the Wiscasset Community Center on voting day, and responded to a hit-and-run accident in the Shaw’s parking lot.
June 16: Officers responded to a burglar alarm at the Quik-Stop and responded to suspicious activity at the Musical Wonder House.
The police department received a complaint of a possible scam from a resident of Birch Point Road. He had received three calls from someone indicating they were from the IRS.
June 17: Officers responded to a burglar alarm at Dunkin’ Donuts and a possible theft of money on Birch Point Road.
June 18: Officers responded to two complaints of speeding traffic on Flood Avenue and responded to a noise complaint regarding fireworks on Old Dresden Road.