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

May 7

Stockton Springs Police Department Supervisor Merl Reed asked those who may be returning after spending the winter out of state to carefully check their property and report any suspicious findings to police by calling 567-3404.

May 4

Officers assisted with a civil complaint on Cape Jellison involving a disagreement between a husband and wife. The issue was resolved.

May 3

Edward Shay, 26, of Old Town, summoned for for driving 57 mph in a 40 mph zone on Route 1.

Police responded to a criminal trespassing complaint regarding a male subject who was on Sandy Point Beach after dark. Reed said the man appeared to be eeling, but he did not have any eeling equipment or a license with him. The Waldoboro man, who was wearing a pair of waders, told police he was looking at the moon. Police warned the man for trespassing and also forwarded his name to the Maine Marine Patrol for future reference. Reed said no one is permitted on the beach after sunset.

May 2

Police responded to the report of a residential burglary on the Cape Jellison Road. The victim told police he believed an ex spouse broke into his home and stole an undisclosed amount of cash. The investigation is ongoing.

Officers assisted a citizen with obtaining personal property from a residence on the Muskrat Farm Road.

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.