Bath Police Beat: Aug. 19

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8/11 at 12:24 a.m. Joel Rubenstein, 21, of Elm Street, was arrested by Officer Ted Raedel on multiple warrants.

8/13 at 1:52 p.m. Laura Bruggers, 60, of Washington Street, was arrested by Officer Keith Jensen on a warrant.

8/16 at 1:01 a.m. Alexander Mendez, 21, of Bath Street, was arrested on a charge of violation of conditions of release.


8/13 at 7:49 a.m. Andrew Pinkham, 29, of High Street, was issued a summons by Officer Keith Jensen on a charge of receiving stolen property.

8/13 at 10:38 a.m. Kathryn Dipietro, 43, of Salem, Mass., was issued a summons by Officer Keith Jensen on a charge of possession of a usable amount of marijuana.

Waterfront woes

8/17 at 7:32 a.m. Officer Richard Ross responded to a report of vandalism at Waterfront Park. Such reports have been coming in throughout the summer, and the latest saw a toilet dispenser torn from the wall this weekend, as well as bolts removed from steel rods which connect docks at the park. A fresh water supply line to a dock had been punctured days before, requiring repairs Thursday and Friday morning. Police are searching for leads and request those with information to call the department at 443-5563.

Fire calls

8/10 at 10:29 a.m. Furnace malfunction on Judkins Avenue.

8/10 at 2:17 p.m. False alarm at Dike and Andrews roads.

8/11 at 6:01 p.m. False alarm on Wing Farm Parkway.

8/13 at 8:15 p.m. Stuck elevator at Hillhouse Nursing Home.

8/14 at 4:38 p.m. Motor vehicle accident on Route 1.

8/15 at 2:43 p.m. Motor vehicle accident at Holiday Inn and Route 1.

8/15 at 3:01 p.m. False alarm at Bath Iron Works blast building.


Emergency medical services responded to 39 calls during the period reported.

A Maine native and Colby College graduate, Alex has been covering coastal communities since 2001, and currently handles Bath, Topsham, Cumberland, and North Yarmouth. He and his wife, Lauren, live in the Portland area, and Alex recently released his third album of original music.