Readers are reminded that 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 in court.

Law enforcement officials with the Belfast Police Department reported the following recent activity:

Jan. 2

Evan D. Finley, 20, of Belfast was charged with burglary and theft by unauthorized taking.

Daniel Hodgdon, 38, of Waldo was charged with operating without a license, illegal attachment of plates and operating after suspension.

Jan. 3

Carrie Hughes, 32, of Belfast was arrested on a warrant for unpaid fines.

Jan. 4

Judy A. Patten, 42, of Stockton Springs was summoned for speeding for driving 57 mph in a 35 mph zone.

Beverly Smith, 42, of Bucksport was summoned for speeding for driving 49 mph in a 35 mph zone.

Geoff S. Rushton, 47, of Belfast was traveling north on Route 1 in a 2002 Chevrolet SUV just before noon. Rushton was about to turn right into a business driveway when a 1997 Volkswagen operated by 37-year-old Jodie L. Hansen of Belfast approached from behind. According to the police report, Hansen thought Rushton was going to turn left and started to go around Rushton’s vehicle on the right. When Rushton started to turn right, Hansen struck the Chevrolet in the rear quarter. Hansen reportedly suffered minor injuries in the accident, while Rushton and his three passengers were not hurt.

Jan. 5

Lawrence A. Whitcomb, 42, of Waldo was summoned for possession of a counterfeit certificate of inspection.

Travis G. Lee, 23, of Searsmont was summoned for failure to provide proof of insurance and failure to register a motor vehicle after the registration had been expired for between 30 and 150 days.

Paul Elwell, 22, of Belfast was arrested on warrants for unpaid fines.

Daniel Randall, 31, of Liberty was summoned for operating with an expired license and an inspection sticker violation.

Jan. 6

Timothy Moody, 20, of Monroe was charged with violating conditions of release.

Jan. 8

Rebecca C. Rogers, 23, of Belfast was summoned for failure to register a motor vehicle after the registration had been expired for between 30 and 150 days.

Jan. 9

Michael Abbott, 30, of Searsmont was charged with operating after suspension.