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 criminal proceedings.

Law enforcement officials with the Belfast Police Department reported the following activity between May 12 and May 18.

May 5
(late entry)
Dennis L. Pomeroy, 29, of Searsport was summoned for theft and burglary.

May 6 (late entry)
Patrica A. Kinney, 49, of Lincolnville was making a left turn off Starrett Drive onto Main Street. Christie Montgomery, 33, of South Thomaston was heading east on Main Street. As Kinney entered the intersection of Main Street and Starrett Drive, Montgomery also entered the intersection and subsequently hit Kinney. Two witnesses driving behind Kinney stated Kinney had a green light. Montgomery also allegedly had a green light. Montgomery’s passenger was unable to verify the color of the stoplight. Damage to Kinney’s 2004 Subaru four-door was estimated at $6,500, and damage to Montgomery’s 1999 Dodge four-door was also estimated at $6,500. No one was injured in the crash.

May 7 (late entry)
Harry J. Richter, 67, of Belfast was parked next to the car of Mary E. Ordway, 45, of Northport in the parking lot of the Belfast Co-Op on High Street at 7:55 p.m. He pulled his 2004 Chevrolet pickup truck forward to leave the parking lot and made a right turn. While doing this, Richter hit the passenger side of his car against the front driver’s side of Ordway’s 1997 Chevrolet two-door. He then backed up and drove forward, hitting Ordway’s car again. According to police reports, Richter walked into the store for about 10 seconds, went back to his truck and left the scene without reporting the accident. Officer Brian Lunt, who investigated the accident, was able to identify Richter by watching the store video and checking the card transaction at the register he paid at. Officer Lunt was then able to locate Richter, who was issued a summons on May 8 for leaving the scene of a property damage accident. Damage to Richter’s truck was estimated at $3,500, while damage to Ordway’s car was estimated at $1,400.

May 11 (late entry)
Megan C. Mallory, 29, of Portland was summoned for speeding 39 mph in a 25 mph zone on Waldo Avenue.

Wei C. Cen, 38, of Portland was summoned for speeding 45 mph in a 25 mph zone on Main Street.

Beverly B. Pattershall, 50, of Belfast was summoned for speeding 49 mph in a 30 mph zone on Marsh Road.

May 13
Susan M. Day, 48, of Belfast was driving east on Route 3 at about 7:50 p.m. when she was struck by Amanda M. Simmons, 18, of Swanville. Day was making a right turn onto Route 1 south. Simmons did not see a turn signal from Day indicating a right turn and struck Simmons on the passenger side. Damage to Day’s 2005 Datsun pickup truck was estimated at $1,800, while damage to the 2002 Ford SUV Simmons had been driving was estimated at $700.

May 14
Five minors were summoned for illegal possession of liquor after a report of disturbance on Edgecomb Road brought police to a residence there at about 1 a.m. Allison F. Drinkwater, 19, of New York; James B. Davis, 19, of Belfast; Samuel D. Richardson, 18, of Northport; Timothy E. Rossner, 19, of Brewer; and Bruno V. Borzoni, 19, of Northport were summoned for illegal possession of liquor by a minor by consumption. Borzoni was also summoned for furnishing a place for minors to consume liquor or alcohol.

May 16
Sarah J. Roberts, 21, of Swanville was arrested for possession of schedule W drugs, disorderly conduct and domestic assault.

Danielle M. Seekins, 22, of Belfast was arrested for disorderly conduct.

Lisa A. Peasley, 39, of Belfast was summoned for assault.

Christopher F. Beeton, 22, of Belfast was summoned for assault.

The Belfast Police Department asks anyone who owns or might have information on who owns a backpack that was turned in to the police May 11 to call 338-5255. The backpack contains video games. Police are not releasing any other information on the contents of the backpack.

Police found a digital camera at the dog park May 17. If you believe this was your camera, call the Belfast Police Department at 338-5255.