Lincolnville police blotter

Jun 26, 2012

Lincolnville — The Lincolnville Police Department reported the following activity for the week ending June 25:

June 5

Chief Ron Young conducted a radar detail on Hope Road at Lincolnville Central School. No violators were reported.

Chief Young responded to a motor vehicle complaint of an erratic vehicle on Atlantic Highway. No contact was made with the vehicle.

Chief Young received a complaint for a welfare check on a resident of Rosenberg Road. The person was determined to be fine.

June 7

Officer Cody Laite responded to a motor vehicle complaint on Belfast Road of a dump truck that spilled gravel, resulting in a cracked windshield to a following vehicle. The truck was located and the driver and vehicle information was given to Waldo County Sheriff’s Office, which originated the complaint.

Officer Laite conducted service of paperwork on Hope Road.

June 8

Chief Young responded to a reported burglary complaint on Thurlow Road in which approximately $180 cash was reported stolen. The incident is under investigation.

Officer Curt Andrick responded to a suspicious vehicle complaint on Pit Road. The vehicle was not located.

Officer Andrick responded to a single vehicle property damage accident on Slab City Road. Jessica Linscott, 19, of Lincolnville was traveling west toward the True Road Subdivision operating a 1999 Toyota when she lost control of the vehicle. The vehicle left the road and traveled into the soft shoulder damaging the right fender of the vehicle. Linscott was transported to Waldo County General Hospital by Camden First Aid.

June 9

Officer Merl Reed responded to an agency assist to the Belfast Police Department of a motor vehicle complaint on Atlantic Highway. No contact was made with the vehicle.

Officer Reed responded to Fullington Road for service of paperwork from Knox County District Court.

Officer Reed responded to Slab City Road for a  bail check. The subject fled the residence into the woods and Maine State Police Trooper Steven Hills responded with a K-9 unit. The subject was not located.

Alan Woodruff, 70, of Lincolnville was summoned for violation of conditional release for consuming alcohol following a detail bail check conducted by Officer Reed.

Officer Reed responded to Morrison Drive for a bail check. The subject reportedly had moved from the area and no contact was made.

Dominic Gioia, 32, of Camden was summoned for operating under the influence by Officer Reed following a traffic stop for a defective tail light on Camden Road.

June 11

Officer Brian Lunt conducted an agency assist to Belfast Police Department in locating an erratic driver complaint on Atlantic Highway. No contact was made with the person.

Chief Young responded to a property damage accident at the intersection of Water’s Edge Drive and Atlantic Highway. Camila Walker, 17, of Lincolnville, who was operating a 2005 Mercury, attempted to exit Water’s Edge Drive onto Atlantic Highway when her vehicle struck a 2006 Dodge operated by Amanda Nicely, no age given, of Rockland, who had been traveling north. The Dodge was damaged on the right passenger side by the front of Walker’s vehicle. Young reported no injuries to either driver.

Chief Young responded to a moose/car collision on Atlantic Highway. Terry Mahoney, 48, of Northport was traveling south on Atlantic Highway when a moose ran into her causing damage to the side of her vehicle. Young reported no injuries were incurred by the operator and estimated damages to be under $1,000 to Mahoney’s vehicle. The moose was reportedly injured and ran into the woods and was not located by Young after a brief search.

Chief Young responded to a welfare check complaint on Belfast Road. The person had called to report her well being was fine prior to Young’s arrival.

June 14

Officer Laite responded to Slab City Road for a wanted person. No contact was made with the individual.

Officer Laite responded to Belfast Road for a complaint of an erratic vehicle. No contact was made with vehicle.

Officer Laite responded to Norton Pond Road for a detail bail check. The subject was not at the residence at the time.

June 15

Chief Young responded to a parking complaint at Lincolnville Beach. The complaint was determined to be a civil issue and not criminal activity.

Officer Laite responded to Belfast Road for a welfare check. The parties involved were fine.

Officer Laite responded to an alarm activation on Maynard’s Way. The complaint was canceled prior to Laite’s arrival after it was determined it was a homeowner error.

Officer Laite responded to a 911 disconnect on Atlantic Highway. Laite determined the call to have been dialed in error.

June 18

Chief Young responded to an alarm activation on Marriner’s Drive. When Young arrived it was determined the alarm had been activated by an employee and the premise was secure.

June 19

Officer Lunt responded to an agency assist from Officer Merl Reed of Waldo County Sheriff’s Office on Atlantic Highway in apprehending a wanted person. The person fled when police arrived and was not apprehended.

June 20

Chief Young conducted a radar detail on Hope Road. Four operators were issued written warnings for speed and one for a defect.

Chief Young responded to the intersection of 173 Searsmont Road and Route 52 for a reported traffic hazard complaint. Kevin Lemieux was operating an 18-wheeled Fed Ex truck when he failed to negotiate the turn from Route 52 onto Route 173. The trailer tires fetched up on gravel and became stuck, blocking the roadway. Traffic was tied up for a period of time until law enforcement units from Maine State Police or Waldo County Sheriff’s Office could respond to assist as they were assisting complaints on the opposite end of the county. Totman’s Wrecker was dispatched to remove the vehicle.

June 22

Chief Young responded to a property damage accident on Atlantic Highway. Todd Lochner, 38, of Annapolis, Md., operating a 2012 Ford Edge, was traveling south on Atlantic Highway when he came to a stop behind other vehicles. When Lochner’s vehicle came to a stop, it was struck from behind by a 2003 Hyundi Accent operated by Michael Knowlton, 61, of Searsport. Lochner was traveling with his wife and two young children. Young reported the drivers and occupants both stated there were no injuries incurred. Young estimated approximately $3,000 in damages to the vehicles.

Officer Reed responded to a fraud complaint on Hope Road. Reed determined the complaint to be unfounded.

Officer Reed responded to an agency assist complaint on Atlantic Highway. Reed was asked to perform an intoxylizer test on a female subject who was being detained and was subsequently arrested by the responding officer for operating under the influence at three times the legal limit.

Officer Reed responded to Slab City Road for a detail probation check. Reed made contact with the male subject, determined no violations had occurred and cleared the complaint.

Officer Reed responded to a wanted person complaint on Slab City Road. No contact was made with the subject.

Shawn Weed, 45, of Lincolnville was arrested for operating under the influence by Officer Reed on Moody Mountain Road. Following a routine traffic stop for excessive exhaust noise and Reed observing the vehicle making a wide right turn traveling over the opposite side of the road from Hope Road onto Moody Mountain Road, Reed conducted a traffic stop in which he detected a strong odor of intoxicating liquor coming from Weed. After Reed performed standard field sobriety tests, Weed was placed under arrest. Maine State Police Trooper Corey Smith responded to stay with the female passenger and vehicle until family members could retrieve Weed’s vehicle from the road while Weed was transported to Waldo County Corrections by Officer Reed.

June 23

Officer Reed responded to Greenacre Road for a civil issue. Reed spoke with the parties involved and no further action was taken.

Officer Reed responded to a traffic hazard complaint on Hope Road of a tree which had fallen blocking the road. The tree had been removed just prior to Reed’s arrival.

Officer Reed conducted a detail bail check on a subject on Main Street. Reed made contact with subject and no violations were reported.

Officer Reed conducted a radar detail on Main Street. Reed issued one written warning for speed.

Chief Young and Officer Reed transported five Lincolnville Central School fifth- and sixth-graders to Poland to attend Camp P.O.S.T.C.A.R.D. Camp P.O.S.T.C.A.R.D. (Police Officers Striving to Create and Reinforce Dreams), is a week-long summer camp mentoring/intervention effort which is designated for fifth-and sixth-grade students and sponsored by law enforcement officers from around the state. The students were sponsored to attend the camp by Young.

June 24

Kyle Young, 27, of Lincolnville was arrested for an outstanding warrant and violation of conditional release on Slab City Road by Officer Reed. Reed was assisted by Maine State Police Trooper Shawn Porter. Young was transported to Waldo County Corrections without incident in which Young was subsequently placed on a probation hold. Officer Reed further issued two criminal summonses to Young for violation of conditional release on May 30 in Lincolnville in which he fled; a second violation occurred June 9 in Lincolnville in which time the arrest warrant was obtained. A second violation of conditional release summons was issued to Young for fleeing police when approached on June 19 in Lincolnville while Reed was working for Waldo County Sheriff’s Office. Reed further issued Young a violation summons for testing positive for schedule W drugs following his arrest. Young remained in custody at Waldo County Corrections as of June 25.

Officer Reed responded to Packard Road for and agency assist request for a well being check. The person was not at the residence at that time.

Officer Reed responded to Atlantic Highway for a reported property damage accident at the boat landing by the ferry dock. A person reportedly hit another unoccupied vehicle while loading his boat. Reed could not locate the operator of the unoccupied vehicle and information was taken regarding minor damage to the vehicle.

Dallas Walton, 27, of Northport was issued citations for operating with inadequate tires and failure to provide proof of insurance by Officer Reed on Ducktrap Road.

Ayla Bucklin, 22, of Lincolnville was issued a citation for an expired inspection sticker (more than 90 days past due) by Officer Reed on Atlantic Highway.

Lincolnville police responded to seven animal control complaints during the reported activity period.

An arrest or summons does not constitute a finding of guilt. An individual charged with a crime is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty at some later criminal proceeding.

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