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South Portland Police Beat: July 6

Police Beat

South Portland Police Beat: July 6

Arrests

6/24 at 5:49 p.m. Jeffrey Picher, 44, of South Portland, was arrested on Broadway by Officer Chris Schofield on a warrant.

6/25 at 3:37 p.m. William Robert Rowell, 53, of Portland, was arrested on Cottage Road by Officer David Stailing on a warrant.

6/26 at 4:23 p.m. Shenee M. Foster, 22, of Yarmouth, was arrested on Maine Mall Road by Officer Andrew Nelson on a charge of theft by unauthorized taking or transfer.

6/27 at 7:08 p.m. Justin Thomas Vadas, 32, of South Portland, was arrested on McKinley Street by Officer Chris Schofield on a warrant.

6/28 at 12:53 p.m. Matthew M. Mason, 28, of Buxton, was arrested on Broadway by Officer Shane Stephenson on a charge of violating conditions of release.

6/28 at 1:19 a.m. Barry D. Morrow, 22, of South Portland, was arrested on Broadway by Officer Brian McCarthy on charges of possession of marijuana, suspended registration and operating beyond license restrictions.

6/28 at 2:37 a.m. Ryan M. Thayer, 18, of South Portland, was arrested on Nutter Road by Officer Kevin Theriault on a charge of operating under the influence.

6/28 at 6:32 a.m. John J. McLean, 31, of Portland, was arrested on Maine Mall Road by Officer Shane Stephenson on a charge of assault.

6/29 at 12:21 a.m. Pedros B. Saram, 20, of Portland, was arrested on Broadway by Officer Kevin Sager on a charge of operating after suspension.

6/30 at 1:47 a.m. Yanina M. Montanez, 23, of Westbrook, was arrested on Broadway by Officer Jeff Levesque on a charge of operating under the influence.

6/30 at 2:15 a.m. Bryant N. Mason, 34, of South Portland, was arrested on Broadway by Officer Kevin Sager on a charge of operating under the influence.

6/30 at 1:37 p.m. Thomas Brault, 22, of Portland, was arrested on Maine Mall Road by Officer Steven Connors on charges of theft by unauthorized taking or transfer, violating conditions of release and on a warrant.

6/30 at 1:37 p.m. Matthew Mead and Aurora D. Smith, both 22, of Portland, were arrested on Maine Mall Road by Officer Steven Connors on charges of theft by unauthorized taking.

6/30 at 4:56 p.m. Patrick Keefe, 19, of Portland, was arrested on Grand Street by Officer Peter Corbett on a charge of domestic-violence assault.

7/1 at 1:07 a.m. Kyle S. Leighton, 21, of South Portland, was arrested on Sawyer Street by Officer Kevin Theriault on a charge of operating under the influence.

7/1 at 3:12 a.m. Christopher C. Chambers, 25, of South Portland, was arrested on Western Avenue by Officer Jake Hall on a warrant.

7/1 at 3:36 a.m. Sebastian A. Rudolph, 20, of Portland, was arrested on Broadway by Officer Brian McCarthy on charges of possession of scheduled drugs, violating conditions of release, operating after suspension and failure to give correct name or birthday.

Summonses

6/24 at 4:54 p.m. A 15-year-old girl, of Edgecomb, and a 14-year-old girl, of Boothbay, were issued summonses on Maine Mall Road by Officer Philip Longanecker on charges of theft by unauthorized taking or transfer.

6/24 at 6:19 p.m. Alexander John Coffin, 25, of Portland, was issued a summons on Maine Mall Road by Officer Philip Longanecker on a charge of operating an unregistered motor vehicle.

6/24 at 6:45 p.m. A 17-year-old girl, of South Portland, was issued a summons on School Street by Officer Scott Corbett on a charge of domestic-violence assault.

6/25 at 3:33 p.m. Caroline E. Anderson, 56, of Sanford, was issued a summons on Broadway by Officer Jeff Levesque on a charge of operating after suspension.

6/27 at 12:47 a.m. Kenton A. Whipple, 22, of Scarborough, was issued a summons on Highland Avenue by Officer Kevin Theriault on charges of possession of marijuana and sale or use of drug paraphernalia.

6/27 at 7:08 p.m. Christina M. Floridino, 36, of South Portland, was issued a summons on McKinley Street by Officer Erin Curry on charges of possession of scheduled drugs and violating conditions of release.

6/28 at 12:15 a.m. Charles M. Thayer, 21, of Parsonfield, was issued a summons on Broadway by Officer Chris Gosling on a charge of sale and use of drug paraphernalia.

6/30 at 1:51 p.m. A 15-year-old boy, of North Reading, Mass., was issued a summons on Maine Mall Road by Officer Michael Matheson on a charge of theft by unauthorized taking or transfer.

7/1 at 11:31 p.m. Joseph R. Galanif, 26, of Portland, was issued a summons on Cottage Road by Officer Kevin Theriault on a charge of operating an unregistered motor vehicle.

Thank you for not smoking

6/28 at 6:32 a.m. Police say a motorist reported a fight on Western Avenue near Maine Mall Road. When officers arrived, they reportedly observed two men engaged in a shoving match, which appeared to be about one of the men smoking on a bus. John McLean, 31, of Portland, was arrested on a charge of assault.

Big lift, big arrest

6/30 at 1:37 p.m. Police responded to a complaint of shoplifting from a Maine Mall business, where the alleged thieves were being held by employees. Police said the three young adults were accused of stealing more than $1,000 worth of goods, primarily jewelry. When police arrived, Thomas Brault, 22, of Portland, was arrested and charged with theft, violating condition of release, and on a warrant. Matthew Meade and Aurora Smith, both 22, of Portland, were each arrested on a charge of theft.

Fire calls

6/28 at 10:59 a.m. Excessive heat, scorch burns with no ignition on Gerry Avenue.

6/28 at 12:32 p.m. Smoke detector alarm due to malfunction on E Street.

6/28 at 3:39 p.m. Smoke detector alarm due to malfunction on Mountain View Road.

6/29 at 9 a.m. Alarm system activation, no fire, unintentional on Lincoln Street.

6/29 at 11:19 a.m. Telephone or cable wire down on Edwin Street.

6/29 at 4:33 p.m. Telephone or cable wire down on Evans Street.

6/30 at 12:45 a.m. Unauthorized burning on Cleveland Street.

6/30 at 2:38 a.m. Smoke detector alarm due to malfunction on Vincent Street.

6/30 at 3:26 a.m. Smoke detector alarm due to malfunction on Sawyer Street.

6/30 at 4:43 p.m. Wiring or equipment problem on Lydia Lane.

6/30 at 5:19 p.m. Alarm system sounded due to malfunction on Broadway.

7/1 at 3:37 a.m. Carbon monoxide false alarm on Elm Street.

7/1 at 7:20 a.m. Alarm system sounded, no fire, on John Roberts Road.

7/1 at 3:24 p.m. Attempt to burn on Bonnybriar Road.

7/1 at 8:49 p.m. Smoke odor investigation on Westbrook Street.

7/2 at 1:46 p.m. Vehicle fire on Main Street.

7/2 at 9:04 p.m. Fire on Preble Street.

7/4 at 3:05 p.m. Alarm system activation on Main Street.

EMS

South Portland emergency medical services responded to 57 calls from June 28 - July 5.