Wiscasset Police Department

Wiscasset Police Blotter for Feb. 5-11

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Thursday, February 16, 2017 - 8:15am
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Chief Jeff Lange reported the following activity for the week of Feb. 5 – Feb. 11:

Sunday, Feb. 5

Police responded to a civil complaint on High Street and resolved the issue.

Monday, Feb. 6

Police responded to two burglar alarms and a non-reportable accident on Bath Road, issued a warning for speed and another for mechanical defect.

Tuesday, Feb. 7

Police responded to a non-reportable accident on Bath Road and were assisted by DOT to clear the accident; investigated a possible theft; issued a concealed carry permit; and assisted a citizen with a disabled motor vehicle.

Police also responded to three accidents:

Mark Bisson, 64, of Sanford was parked in the Irving parking lot, when Mark Erskine, 67, of Camden attempted to park in front of him and misjudged the turn, striking the right front of Bisson's vehicle. No injuries were reported.

Chad Breton, 37, of Wiscasset was traveling northbound on Route One and turning westbound onto Gardiner Road, when he slid in the snow and struck the curb, breaking off the right front wheel. No injuries were reported.

Toby Shipley, 36, of Wiscasset was traveling northbound on Willow Lane, when he skidded off the roadway owing to snow and icy conditions, and struck a tree. No injuries were reported.

Wednesday, Feb. 8

Police responded to a vehicle operating erratically, but were unable to locate the vehicle; issued a concealed carry permit; investigated a case of criminal mischief; issued three written parking enforcement warnings; assisted another agency on Gardiner Road; performed a special detail at the Wiscasset Middle High School basketball game; and resolved a domestic disturbance on Wood Lane.

Thursday, Feb. 9

Police performed a compliance check on an inmate by court order; issued a written warning for illegal parking; towed a vehicle that had previously received a written warning; sought a vehicle operating erratically but were unable to locate; investigated a claim of an abandoned motor vehicle on Hooper Street, but the vehicle was not abandoned; received a 9-1-1 text on Chewonki Neck Road but were unable to locate the sender; investigated a report of harassing text messages; performed a sex offender check-in at the police department; responded to two burglar alarms on Gardiner Road and Oxhorn Road; assisted a citizen with questions about snow removal; and responded to a traffic hazard on Gorham Road where a vehicle was hindering snow plowing.

Friday, Feb. 10

Police responded to two vehicles operating erratically, but could not locate; investigated a case of threatening where a vehicle returned and threatened an employee; responded to a complaint of harassment; investigated police information and discovered it was unfounded; assisted a citizen with a disabled motor vehicle that was out of gas; responded to a civil complaint involving a custody dispute; issued two warnings for headlights; four warnings for speed and one for expired license; and assisted another agency.

Saturday, Feb. 11

Police assisted a citizen with a disabled motor vehicle and towed the vehicle; responded to an impaired person who was returned home; assisted a citizen on West Alna Road; and assisted EMS with a combative person at a medical call.