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The Lincolnville Police Department reported the following activity for the time period ending Aug. 8:

July 26

Chief Ron Young responded to an alarm activation at Lincolnville Central School. The alarm was set off in error and the complaint unfounded.

Chief Young conducted a speaking engagement with members of Coastal Opportunities in Camden. Chief Young gave a presentation to the members discussing the basics of law enforcement, the importance of gun safety, and when and when not to call 911. Chief Young gave the members an overview of his police equipment and provided a tour of his cruiser. Chief Young’s visit was well received by the members.

Chief Young responded to a criminal mischief complaint at Breezemere Park of trash being dumped on the grounds. Young determined the trash to have dumped days prior to the complaint and no violators have been identified.

Chief Young responded to a welfare check complaint on North Cobbtown Road. The person was not at home and no foul play suspected.

Chief Young responded to Narrows Road for an alarm activation. The alarm was triggered in error by the homeowner and the building was secure.

Donald Milliken, 53, of Lincolnville was issued a summons for speeding (57 mph in a posted 40 mph zone) by Chief Young on Slab City Road.

July 27

Officer Curt Andrick responded to a motor vehicle complaint of an erratic vehicle on Atlantic Highway. Negative contact was made with the driver and the call was forwarded to neighboring agencies.

July 28

Chief Young responded to a motor vehicle complaint on Atlantic Highway. The vehicle was determined to be in Camden.

Chief Young responded to a complaint of suspicious activity on Narrows Road.

Chief Young conducted a welfare check on Hope Road.

Chief Young responded to a domestic disturbance complaint on Morrison Drive. Following a brief scuffle after a failure to comply, Robin Muir Jr., 19, of Lincolnville was restrained and arrested by Chief Young for domestic violence assault, refusing to submit to arrest or detention and terrorizing after it was reported two women were assaulted. Waldo County Sheriff’s deputies Gerry Lincoln and Darrin Moody responded for backup following information Muir might have been in possession of a firearm. No firearms were found on Muir at the time of his arrest. Muir was taken by Chief Young to Waldo County General Hospital for evaluation then booked at Waldo County Corrections on a bail set at $1,000 cash. Muir was additionally summoned by Chief Young for operating a motor vehicle without a license and a protective order was placed on him to have no further contact with the alleged victims. Chief Young was met and assisted by Officer Wendall Ward of Belfast Police Department at Waldo County General Hospital.

Officer Brian Lunt responded to a reported burglary complaint on Slab City Road. A resident reported windows on an adjacent structure to his residence had been broken out and entered. The incident is under investigation by Officer Lunt and Chief Young.

July 29

Chief Young is investigating a complaint of drug apparatus and needles being found on Hope Road. None were found.

July 30

Officer Michael McFadden III conducted a patrol detail for the annual Megunticook Canoe Race. McFadden observed 10 canoeists, who paddled from Barretts Cove to Norton Pond without incident.

Aug. 2

Officer Ryan Nickerson responded to a wildlife complaint on Atlantic Highway. The Maine Warden Service responded to remove a deceased animal.

Officer Nickerson was dispatched to a property-damage accident at Lincolnville Beach by Sgt. Glenn Lang of the Maine State Police. Sgt. Lang had been at the scene when witnesses reported a male subject had struck a parked vehicle in a parking lot without notifying the owner of the vehicle. The male was detained by Sgt. Lang until Officer Nickerson arrived. Following questioning of the male and a routine status check, Ryan Chase, 20, of Belmont was determined to be found to be in bail violation and arrested by Officer Nickerson for violation of conditional release. Chase was further summoned by Officer Nickerson for failure to notify owner of property damage accident, failure to give notice of accident by quickest means and sale and use of drug paraphernalia. Chase was taken to Waldo County Corrections where he remains in custody.

Officer Nickerson responded to a reported property-damage accident on Camden Road. A 17-year-old male from Lincolnville was operating a 2000 Chevrolet traveling south on Camden Road when he became distracted and lost control of the vehicle. The teen’s vehicle traveled into the left side of the ditch, which he then over corrected and traveled into the right side of the ditch, striking a telephone. The telephone pole was ripped out of the ground and broken at the bottom. The teen did not sustain injuries. Officer Nickerson estimated the Chevrolet a total loss at $6,000 and damage to the pole was not yet determined. The vehicle was removed and towed by Camden Exxon.

David Farnsworth, 42, of Cherryfield was summoned for an inspection violation and failure to provide proof of insurance by Officer Nickerson on Atlantic Highway.

Aug. 4

Paul Marshall, 29, of Hope was issued a summons for an inspection violation (more than 120 days) on Youngtown Road following a radar detail conducted by Officer Nickerson.

Officer Nickerson responded to a civil complaint on Miller Town Drive. No action taken at this time.

Officer Nickerson responded to an agency assist from the Waldo County Sheriff’s Office of a motor vehicle complaint of an erratic driver on Searsmont Road. Negative contact was made with the vehicle.

Officer Nickerson conducted business checks on Atlantic Highway and McKay Road. All three buildings were secure.

Officer Nickerson responded to Heal Road to locate a subject for the Waldo County Sherriff’s Office.

Aug. 5

John Morris II., 57, of North Waldoboro was summoned for speeding (43 mph in a 25 mph posted zone) and failure to provide proof of insurance by Officer Nickerson on Main Street.

Officer Nickerson is investigating a suspicious vehicle complaint on Salamander Drive.

Officer Nickerson conducted a stationary radar detail on Atlantic Highway. One vehicle was warned for inspection.

Catilina Chambers, 38, of Searsport was summoned for speeding (41 mph in a 25 mph posted zone) on Main Street by Officer Nickerson.

Officer Nickerson is investigating a criminal mischief complaint of vandalism to four road signs which were spraypainted and shot at in various locations of town.

Lisa Bowen, 45, of Mariaville was summoned for speeding (46 mph in a 25 mph posted zone) by Officer Nickerson on Main Street.

Aug. 7

Christine Delbrocco, 45, of Sterling, Mass. was summoned for speeding (40 mph in a 25 mph posted zone) by Officer Merl Reed on Main Street.

Sandy Roman, 52, of Belfast was summoned for speeding (51 mph in a 25 mph posted zone) by Officer Reed on Main Street.

Joseph Grill, 54, of Woodstock, N.Y. was summoned for speeding (40 mph in a 25 mph posted zone) on Main Street by Officer Reed.

Renny Stocum, 37, of Endicott, N.Y. was summoned for speeding (44 mph in a 25 mph posted zone) by Officer Reed on Main Street.

Officer Reed responded to a welfare check request on Belfast Road. The resident was fine.

Aug. 8

Chief Young is investigating an ongoing motor vehicle complaint on Norton Pond Road.

Animal control

Lincolnville Police responded to two animal control complaint during the reported activity period.