Bath Police Beat: Aug. 18

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Arrests

8/4 at 9:03 p.m. A 17-year-old boy, of West Bath, was arrested by Officer Ted Raedel on Chandler Drive on a charge of operating under the influence and issued a summons on a charge of illegal transportation of liquor by a minor.

8/5 at 12 p.m. James Dunlop, 26, of Floral Street, was arrested by Officer Keith Jensen on Leeman Highway on a charge of violation of condition of release and issued a summons on a charge of negotiating a worthless instrument.

8/9 at 10:20 a.m. Joseph Holland, 25, listed as homeless, was arrested by Officer Keith Jensen on High Street on a charge of hindering an apprehension.

8/13 John Byrd III, 23, of Bath, was arrested on charges of criminal threatening and violation of bail conditions.

Summonses

8/6 Travis Winchebach, 18, of Tarbox Street, was issued a summons by Officer Ted Raedel on Chestnut Street on a charge of illegal possession of liquor by a minor by consumption.

8/9 Joshua Neisius, 22, of Weeks Street, was issued a summons by Officer Jason Aucoin on State Road on a charge of criminal trespass.

8/9 Michael Brewer, 23, of Chestnut Street, was issued a summons by Sgt. Dan Couture on State Road on a charge of criminal trespass.

8/11 Karen Johnson, 61, of Center Street, Damariscotta, was issued a summons by Officer Keith Jensen on Washington Street on a charge of operating with an expired registration for more than 150 days.

Saturday standoff

8/13 at about 11 p.m. Police took a report of a male and female in their 20s who were threatened with a weapon during a drug deal involving marijuana. The incident occurred in a dirt lot near Spring Street. Further investigation led authorities to go to High Street and arrest John Byrd III, 23, of Bath. Since the nature of the crime involved firearms, police surrounded the home and tried to have Byrd and others exit safely. Byrd finally surrendered without incident after an hour-long standoff, and he was charged with criminal threatening and violation of bail conditions. Police obtained a warrant to search Byrd’s residence, and a search on Aug. 14 uncovered evidence such as a weapons involved the crime, a small amount of marijuana and drug paraphernalia, which were seized. The investigation continues, police said, and other charges may be filed against Byrd.

Fire calls

8/8 at 2 p.m. Unknown line in road on Water Street.

8/8 at 4:25 p.m. Smoke investigation on Middle Street.

8/8 at 6:57 p.m. Smoke investigation on Bernard Street.

8/11 at 10:12 a.m. Carbon monoxide alarm on Drayton Road.

8/11 at 11:08 a.m. Smoke investigation at High and Pine streets.

8/12 at 6:10 p.m. Smoke investigation on Old Brunswick Road.

8/12 at 8:12 p.m. Fire alarm on Middle Street.

8/14 at 12:50 a.m. Carbon monoxide alarm on York Street.

8/15 at 5:53 p.m. Odor of plastic burning at Shaw’s Supermarket.

EMS

Bath emergency medical services responded to 44 calls from Aug. 8-15.

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