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 Searsport Police Department reported the following between June 30 and July 6.

July 1
James S. Cheeseman, 49, of Searsport was arrested on a warrant for failing to pay fines.

July 2
Searsport Police Chief Richard LaHaye and Officer Sean Dow investigated the theft of a wallet from Tozier’s Market on Main Street at about 1:30 p.m. In lieu of a summons being issued for a separate incident, the wallet was found and returned to the owner with its contents intact.

July 3
Christopher E. Foster, 32, of New Gloucester was summoned for a seat belt violation.

Shawn M. Donovan, 23, of Kingston, Mass. was summoned for a seat belt violation.

Charles T. Hammond, 57, of Frankfort was summoned for a seat belt violation and for failing to show proof of insurance.

Randy T. Greenleaf, 20, Prospect, was summoned for failing to show proof of insurance and for a seat belt violation.

July 4
John R. Moody, 22, of Monroe was summoned for a seat belt violation.

Victor K. Soule, 27, of Otis was summoned for two seat belt violations.

Robert Stephens, 48, of Brooklin was arrested for operating under the influence.

General news
Police assisted other agencies five times during the week, including an incident during the Fourth of July Parade on July 3. During that incident, ambulance and police responded to a person who was reported to be having a seizure. According to Chief LaHaye, that person is in good condition. Police also conducted an underage drinking detail in conjunction with a safety check on July 3.

In total, police responded to 56 calls for service.