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2/17 at 4:54 p.m. Cynthia Rulman, 45, of Forest Avenue, Portland, was arrested by Det. Tom Brady and charged with theft by unauthorized taking or transfer.
There were no summonses during the period reported.
Bite to eat?
2/16 at 2:47 p.m. Police received a report that two men were begging for food from businesses located in West Falmouth Crossing. By the time officers arrived, the men had left and could not be located.
Came back to bite her
2/17 at 3:37 p.m. A woman on Ledgewood Drive called police to report she had been the victim of a money scam. In September, she had received a $5,000 check along with a letter telling her she’d won a contest from the Mystery Shopper Co. Following the letter’s instructions, she cashed the check, spent $1,000 buying items for herself and wired the $4,000 balance to the address they had supplied. She later received a notice from her bank informing her the check had bounced.
Does your dog bite?
2/17 at 6:28 p.m. A FedEx employee was dropping off a package to a home on Middle Road when he was bitten on the leg by the homeowner’s dog. He reported the incident to police and went to the hospital where he was treated and released.
2/18 at 5:32 p.m. A truck driver called police to report the theft of diesel fuel from his truck. He had parked his tractor trailer truck in the Falmouth Shopping Center lot. When he came back to the truck, he discovered a man in the process of siphoning the fuel from his truck with a hose and pump. When the thief realized he’d been spotted, he quickly pulled out the hose and drove off in his own truck, which had a Florida license plate.
2/13 at 9:47 a.m. Motor vehicle crash, Gray Road.
2/13 at 11:47 a.m. Smoke in building, Conifer Ridge Road, Cumberland.
2/14 at 7:02 p.m. Fire alarm, Starboard Lane, Cumberland.
2/14 at 8:58 p.m. Fire alarm, Starboard Lane, Cumberland.
2/14 at 11:49 p.m. Furnace problem, Pine View Road.
2/16 at 6:07 p.m. Fire alarm, Stornoway Road.
2/16 at 6:23 p.m. Fire alarm, Whipple Farm Lane.
2/16 at 8:53 p.m. Medical with engine assist, Eureka Road.
2/17 at 1:57 p.m. Station coverage, Windham Central Station.
2/17 at 6:12 p.m. Fire alarm, Hat Trick Drive.
2/18 at 11:53 p.m. Wires down, Johnson Road.
2/19 at 6:37 p.m. Water problem, Clearwater Drive.
Falmouth emergency services personnel responded to 23 calls for service during the period reported.
There were no arrests during the reported period.
2/18 Rodney Nadeau, 44, of Smithwood Drive, North Yarmouth, was issued a summons by Officer Ryan Martin on a charge of driving under the influence.
2/19 James Manuel, 46, of Farwell Avenue, was issued a summons by Officer Milton Calder on a charge of violating a protective order.
2/23 Marilyn Norton, 55, of Blackstrap Road, was issued a summons by Officer Charles Burnie on a charge of having a dog at large.
2/13 at 11:40 a.m. Smoke in building, Conifer Ridge Road.
2/14 at 6:58 p.m. Fire alarm, Starboard Lane.
2/14 at 8:56 p.m. Fire alarm, Starboard Lane.
2/15 at 10:33 a.m. Fire alarm, Valley Road.
2/16 at 6:02 p.m. Fire alarm, Stornoway Road.
2/19 at 4:39 a.m. Lines down, Jusam Way.
The rescue department responded to 10 calls for emergency medical services during the reported period.
2/17 at 7:25 p.m. Peter O’Donnell, 52, of Yarmouth, was arrested on a charge of operating while license is suspended or revoked.
There were no summonses issued during the period reported.
What’s mine is (not) yours
2/19 at 1:39 p.m. Police responded to a complaint by a Juniper East resident that her son was writing checks out of her checkbook.
2/17 at 1:05 p.m. Gasoline spill, Christopher Road.
2/17 at 5:23 p.m. Vehicle fire, Walnut Hill Road.
2/18 at 9:24 a.m. Electrical fire, West Elm Street.
2/22 at 3:42 p.m. Chimney fire, Evergreen Drive.
2/22 at 10:43 p.m. Lines down, Princes Point and Gilman Road.
2/22 at 11:31 p.m. Lines down, Sled Run Road.
There were 20 calls for emergency medical services from Feb. 16 to Feb. 22.
2/14 at 12:34 a.m. A 17-year-old juvenile was arrested by Sergeant Nathaniel Goodman on charges of burglary of a motor vehicle, violating condition of release and consumption of liquor by a minor.
2/15 at 11:43 a.m. Kelsey Bryant, 21, of South Portland, was arrested by Sergeant John Perrino on a charge of operating under the influence.
2/13 at 1:56 p.m. Michael Shuman, 22, of Portland, was issued a summons by Officer Paul Powers on a charge of operating while license is suspended or revoked.
Not-so-sweet Valentine surprise
2/14 at 4:13 p.m. An unhappy car owner on Elm Street contacted police after discovering the car’s windshield had been smashed while it was parked in the driveway.
2/14 at 1:06 p.m. Alarm, Main Street.
2/15 at 2:50 p.m. Hazardous materials investigation, Depot Street.
2/15 at 7:12 p.m. Alarm, Somerset Street.
2/16 at 9:55 a.m. Propane leak, U.S. Route 1.
2/16 at 5:26 p.m. Smoke in building, Lower Mast Landing Road.
2/18 at 12:48 p.m. Carbon monoxide, Pleasant Hill Road.
2/19 at 5:06 a.m. Lines down, Desert Road.
2/19 at 12:36 p.m. Structure fire, Double L Street.
There were 15 calls for emergency medical services from Feb. 13 to Feb. 19.