Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office: Cemetery damage in Jefferson

Posted:  Tuesday, May 8, 2018 - 1:00pm

Sheriff Todd Brackett reports the following:

The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office responded to a total of 246 calls between May 1 and May 5. Year to date, LCSO has responded to 5,102 calls for service.

On May 6, Reserve Deputy Neil Genthner was dispatched to a call of Criminal Mischief to some headstones in the Highland Cemetery, in Jefferson. The complainant stated that several stones had been tipped over and one of the stones was damaged (estimate pending). The last time the complainant had been to the cemetery was the week of April 16 and everything was fine.


Emma Solorzano, 18, of Jefferson was issued a summons April 25 for False Public Report, for an incident that took place on April 14, Whitefield, by Detective Scott Hayden.

Adam S. Main, 44, of Newcastle was issued a summons May 4 for Attaching False Plates, on Main Street, Damariscotta, by Sgt. Aaron Beck.

Wayne L. Martin, 74, of Newcastle was issued a summons May 7 for Passing a Stopped School Bus, on Bristol Road, Bristol, by Sgt. Mark Bridgham.


Marcelle Stanton, 50, of Wiscasset was arrested April 25 for 2 counts of Aggravated Furnishing of Scheduled Drugs, in Wiscasset, by Detective Scott Hayden.

Randall H. Waltz, 55, of Brunswick was arrested May 4 on a Cumberland County warrant for Operating Under the Influence, at Two Bridges Regional Jail, Wiscasset, by Deputy David Bellows.

Levi Webster, 36, of Sabattus was arrested May 5 for Operating Under the Influence, on Bath Road, Wiscasset, by Deputy Jonathan Colby.

Tracy Wright, 38, of Dresden was arrested May 6 for Domestic Violence Assault, on Middle Road, Dresden, by Deputy Jonathan Colby.


On May 1, an accident occurred on Bristol Road in Bristol involving Jelena Godrijan, 36, of Damariscotta. Ms. Godrijan was operating her 2011 Ford Focus northbound when she stated she was traveling too fast for the curve and left the roadway on the right side. Godrijan then stated she hit the gas instead of the brake and as a result, she struck a tree with the front of her car. Sgt. Aaron Beck was the investigating officer.

On May 2, an accident occurred on Corey Lane in Boothbay involving Nancy G. York, 74, of Gardiner. Ms. York was operating her 2014 Volkswagen Jetta eastbound when her vehicle left the roadway on the right side, traveled on the embankment and re-entered the roadway. York’s vehicle lost its front bumper when she left the roadway and as she continued on into Boothbay Harbor, she hit a stop sign before being stopped by the Boothbay Harbor Police. Deputy Jonathan Colby was the investigating officer.

On May 4, an accident occurred on Jones Woods Road in Newcastle involving Erik V. Mitchell, 44, of Alna. Mr. Mitchell was operating his 2018 Ford Escape eastbound when a deer ran out in front of his vehicle and was struck, damaging the hood of his vehicle. Detective Scott Hayden was the investigating officer.

On May 5, an accident occurred on Boothbay Road in Edgecomb involving Andrew L. Benedict, 58, of Boothbay Harbor and Jeremy N. Love, 40, of Edgecomb. Mr. Love was operating his 2004 Toyota Tundra northbound, slowing to make a right turn onto Middle Road. Mr. Benedict was also traveling northbound, behind Love’s vehicle, in his 2014 Jeep Wrangler, when he looked down at his tire monitoring system for a second and was unable to avoid running into Love’s vehicle. Deputy First Class Brian Collamore was the investigating officer.

On May 6, an accident occurred on Waldoboro Road in Bremen involving Mary K. Forde, 73, of Bremen. Ms. Forde was operating her 2008 Subaru Outback southbound when she attempted to adjust the defroster as her window was fogging up. She stated she took her eyes off the road for a minute and that is when her vehicle left the roadway and came to rest in a ditch, against some trees and rocks. Reserve Deputy Neil Genthner was the investigating officer.

On May 6, an accident occurred on Upper East Pond Road in Nobleboro involving Joy M. Hedrick, 17, of Nobleboro and Conor T. Smith, 39, of Damariscotta. Ms. Hedrick was attempting to pull out of her driveway in her 2004 Dodge Stratus when she stated she looked right and saw no vehicles so she began entering the roadway. Mr. Smith was operating his 2013 Toyota Prius northbound when he stated Hendrick pulled out in front of him. As Hendrick started to enter the roadway to make a left turn, her front bumper struck the passenger side of Smith’s vehicle, causing him to lose control, leave the roadway and roll over onto the roof of his vehicle, against a telephone pole. Reserve Deputy Neil Genthner was the investigating officer.