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Lincolnville police reported the following recent activity:

May 8

Officer Ryan Nickerson responded to a complaint of a suspicious person on Howe Point Road. The complaint was unfounded and was a driver stopped to use a cell phone.

Officer Nickerson conducted a business check on Atlantic Highway. The building was secure.

May 9

Chief Ron Young responded to an alarm activation at Ducktrap Condos. Young determined the building was secure and the complaint unfounded.

Officer Brian Lunt conducted a radar detail on Youngtown Road. No violations were observed.

May 10

Chief Young conducted a radar detail on Moody Mountain Road. No violations were observed.

Chief Young responded to a theft complaint of a stolen wood splitter on Youngtown Road. The case remains under investigation and anyone with information can contact Young at 763-3555.

Chief Young conducted a detail bail check on Camden Road. No violations were reported.

Chief Young conducted a detail at Lincolnville Beach in regard to a ceremony of Gov. Paul LePage visiting the area.

May 11

Chief Young conducted a radar detail on Youngtown Road. No violators were reported.

Chief Young is investigating a phone harassment complaint on Belfast Road.

Chief Young received a report of a criminal mischief complaint on Greenacre Road. The complaint is under investigation in regard to a rock striking a moving vehicle and breaking the passenger side window. The incident occurred at approximately 9:30 p.m. Anyone with information is urged to contact Chief Young at 763-3555.

May 12

Chief Young conducted a radar detail on Atlantic Highway. Two written warnings were issued for speed and a vehicle defect.

May 15

Joseph Kulick, 31, of Lincolnville was summoned for speeding 56 mph in a 40 mph zone on Youngtown Road by Officer Nickerson.

May 16

Chief Young responded to a motor vehicle complaint on Main Street. The driver was stopped and warned for erratic driving.

May 17

Chief Young and Officer Lunt responded to a public assist complaint on Norton Pond Road of a person locked out of their house. Young was able to gain entry to the building by crawling through a cellar window to unlock the door.

May 18

Chief Young conducted a radar detail on Hope Road in the school zone. No violations were reported and Young noted he appreciates drivers obeying the posted limited by driving slowly and watching for children.

General news

Lincolnville police responded to seven animal control complaints during the reported activity period. If a dog is found with a license tag, call the Waldo County Sheriff’s Office at 338-2040 so the tag can be traced.

Chief Young announced to Lincolnville residents and motorists from neighboring communities that from May 23 through June 5, Lincolnville police will be participating in the 2011 Buckle Up — No Excuses Education and Enforcement Campaign. The grant is provided by the Maine Bureau of Highway Safety, which pays for the overtime cost of officers to conduct and enforce high-visibility seatbelt enforcement and occupant protection education details. Lincolnville police will be out in force during daytime and nighttime hours targeting motorists who are not wearing their seatbelts. Buckle up! No excuses!