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Topsham Police Beat: June 23

Police Beat

Topsham Police Beat: June 23

Arrests

6/17 at 7:32 p.m. June Pickering, 53, of Bridge Street, was arrested on a warrant by Officer Robert Ramsay.

Summonses

6/14 at 8:04 p.m. Stephen Leppanen, 36, of Lewiston, was issued a summons by Reserve Officer Michael Carter on a charge of operating after suspension.

6/16 at 2:08 p.m. Nickol Davis, 39, no town listed, was issued a summons by Officer Mark Teceno on a charge of operating after license revocation.

6/16 at 8:55 p.m. A 16-year-old girl, of Bowdoin, was issued a summons by Officer Robert Ramsay on a charge of passing a stopped school bus with lights flashing.

6/17 at 1:09 a.m. A 17-year-old boy was issued a summons on charges of illegal possession of alcohol by a minor, criminal mischief, disorderly conduct and resisting arrest. Charges are pending for another 17-year-old in the same incident.

6/19 at 12:40 p.m. Donald Holt, 30, of Thompson Street, Brunswick, was issued a summons by Sgt. Frederick Dunn on a charge of operating after suspension.

6/20 at 7:38 p.m. Charlotte Wallace, 18, of Brown Road, Wiscasset, was issued a summons by Sgt. Frederick Dunn on a charge of possession of a usable amount of marijuana.

Vehicle rollover

6/19 at 2 p.m. Police responded to a rollover on Cathance Road near Katie Lane. Alexander Landeen, 18, of Bowdoinham, was driving a gold 1997 Saturn when he reportedly tried to pass a vehicle while another was approaching him in the opposite direction. According to police, Landeen swerved back, lost control of his vehicle and rolled it over, hitting a tree. Landeen had to be extricated from the vehicle. He sustained head injuries and  was transported to Central Maine Medical Center.

Motorcycle chase

6/19 at 11:55 p.m. While on patrol on White House Crossing Road, Officer Pete Kaminski clocked saw an orange Honda motorcycle at twice the posted limit of 25 mph. Kaminski tried to stop the motorcyclist, chasing him onto River Road and ultimately to Elm Street. Kaminski stopped the chase because of high speed, but was reportedly able to read the motorcyclist’s license plate. Officer Robert Ramsay found the motorcycle parked and abandoned behind the Feldspar Mill on Elm Street. The vehicle was impounded and the registered owner contacted; police say that person lives in North Carolina and had sold the bike but could not recall who he sold it to. Anyone with information is asked to call Topsham Police at 725-4337.

Fire calls

6/19 at 2:07 p.m. Motor vehicle accident on Cathance Road.

EMS

Emergency medical services responded to 12 calls from June 14-21.