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Law enforcement officials with the Searsport Police Department reported the following activity between Jan. 25 and Feb. 1.

Jan. 26
Two men were injured after a crash on Route 1 near Cobb Road shortly before 8 a.m. According to police, the two trucks, driven by Ryan Lawrence, 28, of Waldoboro and Peter Stearns, 52, of Hermon, collided left front fender to left front fender. Rescue crews used the Jaws of Life to extricate Lawrence from his vehicle and he was taken to Eastern Maine Medical Center in Bangor with several broken bones. Stearns was transported to Waldo County General Hospital, where he was treated and released. The two trucks were both deemed total losses. Route 1 traffic was rerouted for about 45 minutes following the crash.

Jan. 28
Police responded to a family dispute on the Russell Ridge Road off Harris Road. It was resolved.

Jan. 29
Police are investigating an assault that occurred on a school bus, involving two or three Searsport District High School students.

Jan. 31
A homeowner on Black Road South reported seeing two coyotes within four feet of their doorstep at midday. Police Chief Dick LaHaye is asking citizens not to allow their pets or children to roam too far from home.

There was a considerable amount of smoke damage to the interior and outside of a Searsport police cruiser after it caught fire. At this point, police believe it the fan malfunctioned and caused the fire. The vehicle was being repaired Feb. 1.

In total, the department responded to 21 calls for service during the week.