Bath Police Beat: May 17

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5/6 at 10:30 p.m. Jacob Swain, 27, of Buxton, was arrested by Officer Garrett Olson on Route 1 on charges of unlawful possession of Schedule W drugs and operating under the influence of drugs. Swain was also issued a summons on charges of unlawful furnishing of Schedule W drugs and unlawful possession of Schedule Z drugs.

5/10 at 12:15 a.m. Jesse Keathley, 23, listed as homeless, was arrested on Lark Street by Cpl. Andrew Booth on two warrants.

5/10 at 12:15 a.m. Derek Elliott, 21, of Meadow Road, Topsham, was arrested on a warrant by Cpl. Andrew Booth.


5/3 Kristoffer Park, 35, of Shepard Street, was issued a summons on Shepard Street by Cpl. Andrew Booth on a charge of criminal mischief.

5/9 A 16-year-old boy, of Bath, was issued a summons on High Street by Officer Ted Raedel on a charge of possession of tobacco products.

Keep ’em at home

5/13 Police were informed that a 9-year-old boy had brought a jackknife to Fisher Mitchell elementary school earlier that day. The mother of another boy had reported the incident to the school and police. The school put its safety plan into operation, no one was hurt, and no formal criminal charges have been filed against the child with the knife, according to Lt. Robert Savary.

Fire calls

5/6 at 8:41 a.m. False alarm on James Way.

5/7 at 4:48 p.m. Mulch fire on Chandler Drive.

5/8 at 11:57 a.m. EMS assist on Oak Grove Avenue.

5/9 at 10:41 a.m. Carbon monoxide check on Congress Avenue.

5/9 at 11:06 a.m. Smoke check on Washington Street.

5/10 at 8:14 p.m. Carbon monoxide check on Trufant Street.

5/11 at 12:55 a.m. False alarm on New Meadows Road.

5/12 at 11:40 a.m. Oil leak on Congress Avenue.


Bath emergency medical services responded to 39 calls from May 6-12.