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South Portland

Police Beat

South Portland

Arrests

2/14 at 2:19 a.m. Sean Lupsewicz, 20, of North Yarmouth, was arrested by Officer Brian McCarthy on Maine Mall Road on charges of criminal mischief and allowing a minor to possess or consume alcohol. 

3/14 at 5:26 a.m. Brendan Olsen, 24, of Canton, Mass., was arrested by Officer Thomas Simonds on Broadway on charges of possession of marijuana and operating under the influence. 

3/14 at 3:58 p.m. Frederick Spohrer, 22, was arrested by Officer Frank Clark on Gorham Road on a charge of operating after suspension. 

3/15 at 2:13 a.m. Joseph Van Valen, 20, was arrested by Officer Brian McCarthy on Running Hill Road on charges of operating under the influence, operating after suspension, leaving the scene of an accident and possession of a suspended license. 

3/15 at 3:13 p.m. Linzi Crooks, 19, of Portland, was arrested by Officer Rocco Navarro on Philbrook Avenue on a charge of theft by unauthorized taking.

3/16 at 6:35 a.m. Robert Eddy, 43, was arrested by Officer Rocco Navarro on Westbrook Street on a charge of domestic violence assault. 

3/16 at 8:05 p.m. Christopher Drew, 24, of Portland, was arrested by Officer Kenneth Cronin on Maine Mall Road on a charge of assault. 

3/16 at 8:05 p.m. Zachary Haines, 22, of Portland, was arrested by Officer Kenneth Cronin on Maine Mall Road on a charge of theft by unauthorized taking. 

3/17 at 12:30 p.m. Chad Conant, 27, of Portland, was arrested By Officer Frank Stepnick Street on Hammond Street on a charge of Robbery. 

3/17 at 9:54 p.m. Theodore Larkin, 21, was arrested by Officer Christopher Todd on Bryant Street on charges of violation of conditional release and violation of probation. 

3/18 at 3:06 a.m. Ryan Williams, 21, was arrested by Officer David Stailing on Broadway on a charge of operating under the influence. 

3/19 at 9:43 p.m. A 15-year-old was arrested by Officer Patricia Maynard on Main Street on a charge of probation violation. 

3/20 at 3:53 p.m. Heather Verrill-Alley, 33, was arrested by Officer Patricia Maynard on Broadway on charges of violating conditional release, operating after suspension and on a warrant for operating after suspension and illegal attachment of plates. 

3/20 at 7:07 p.m. Andrew Horan, 22, of Naples, was arrested by Officer John Sutton on Maine Mall Road on charges of theft by unauthorized taking and operating after suspension. 

3/20 at 7:07 p.m. Anthony Redfield, 22, of Bridgton, was arrested by Officer John Sutton on Maine Mall Road on a charge of theft by unauthorized taking and transfer. 

3/20 at 9:07 p.m. Michael Redfield, 20, of Bridgton, was arrested by Officer John Sutton on Maine Mall Road on a charge of theft by unauthorized taking. 

3/20 at 9:19 p.m. Mark Kraus, 58, was arrested by Officer Patricia Maynard on Broadway on a charge of operating under the influence. 

3/20 at 9:40 p.m. Kathleen Chase, 40, was arrested by Officer Kevin Sager on Main Street on a charge unlawful possession of scheduled drugs.

Summonses

3/13 at 1:42 a.m. Brendan Barker, 20, was summonsed by Officer Brian McCarthy on Wermuth Road on a charge of furnishing liquor to a minor.

3/14 at 6:34 a.m. Mark Welch-Thompson, 43, of Kennebunk, was summonsed by Officer Brian McCarthy on a charge of operating an unregistered motor vehicle. 

3/14 at 12:06 p.m. Jeffrey Farrell, 36, of Springvale, was summonsed by Officer Steven Connors on Western Avenue on a charge of operating without a license. 

3/15 at 11:16 a.m. Cassandra Dingwell, 23, was arrested on a warrant by Officer Adam Howard on Main Street. 

3/15 at 4:07 p.m. Andrew Calise, 30, of Cape Elizabeth, was summonsed by Officer Richard Mearn on Willow Street on a charge of operating an unregistered motor vehicle. 

3/15 at 6:41 p.m. Judd Mulkerin, 56, of Portland, was summonsed by Officer Richard Mearn on the Casco Bay Bridge on a charge of operating an unregistered vehicle. 

3/16 at 6:08 p.m. Nicole Cassetta, 26, of Portland, was summonsed by Officer Kenneth Cronin on Maine Mall Road on a charge of theft by unauthorized taking.  

3/17 at 5:56 a.m. Scott Dow, 48, of Falmouth, was summonsed by Officer Brian McCarthy on Broadway on a charge of operating an unregistered motor vehicle. 

3/17 at 5:18 p.m. Crystal Weyers, 21, of York, was summonsed by Officer Christopher Todd on Maine Mall Road on a charge of theft by unauthorized taking. 

3/18 at 10 a.m. James Small, 45, was summonsed by Officer Edward Knutson on Lowell Street on a charge of assault. 

3/20 at 11:52 a.m. A 14-year-old was summonsed by Officer Andrew Allen on Ocean Street on a charge minor possessing alcohol. 

3/20 at 6:58 p.m. Charlotte Clancy, 18, of Scarborough, was summonsed by Officer Kevin Sager on Philbrook Avenue on a charge of possession of marijuana. 

3/20 at 6:58 p.m. Keith MacDonald, 18, of Scarborough, was summonsed by Officer Kevin Sager on a charge of illegal transportation of alcohol by minors. 

3/20 at 9:40 p.m. A 17-year-old, of Scarborough, was summonsed by Officer Kevin Gerrish on Main Street on a charge of illegal transportation of liquor by minors. 

3/20 at 11:48 p.m. A 16-year-old, of South Portland, was summonsed by Officer Brian McCarthy on Main Street on a charge of possession of marijuana.  

3/20 at 11:48 p.m. A 17-year-old, of Scarborough, was summonsed by Officer Brian McCarthy on Main Street on a charge of possession of marijuana.

3/20 at 11:48 p.m. Abram Snow, 18, of Portland, was summonsed by Officer Brian McCarthy on Main Street on charges of possession of marijuana and sale and use of drug paraphernalia. 

No window for escape

3/14 at 2:19 p.m. Police responded to a Maine Mall Road hotel for a reported disturbance. When the officers knocked on the door, they reportedly heard the sound of someone exiting through a window. Officer McCarthy found and detained a male, later identified as 20-year-old Sean Lupsewicz of North Yarmouth, while the other officers determined there were three 17-year-old girls inside the room allegedly consuming alcohol. Lupsewicz was charged with criminal mischief and furnishing a place for minors to consume alcohol. The girls were not charged. 

A sign to stop

3/15 at 2:13 a.m. Police were called to Running Hill Road for a report of a man walking away from an accident, where officers determined the car had collided with a sign. The driver, 20-year-old Joseph VanValen, was located nearby and charged with operating under the influence, operating after suspension, leaving the scene of an accident and possession of a suspended license. 

Fire calls

3/17 at 9:21 a.m. False alarm, Gorham Road.

3/17 at 11:22 a.m. False alarm, Front Street.

3/17 at 11:57 a.m. Smoke detector activation with no fire, Ocean Street.

3/17 at 12:46 p.m. False alarm, Sawyer Street.

3/17 at 2:28 p.m. Vehicle accident with injuries, Broadway.

3/17 at 3:04 p.m. Telephone or cable wire down, High Street.

3/18 at 11:37 a.m. Smoke detector activation with no fire, Gary L. Maietta Parkway.

3/18 at 12:07 p.m. False alarm, Philbrook Avenue.

3/18 at 12:44 p.m. False alarm, Philbrook Avenue.

3/19 at 5:13 p.m. Smoke detector activation with no fire, Sand Pebble Road.

3/20 at 8:32 a.m. False alarm, Maine Mall Road.

3/21 at 6:55 p.m. Smoke detector activation with no fire, Gorham Road.

3/22 at 1:37 a.m. Smoke odor investigation, Sawyer Street.

3/23 at 7:41 a.m. Aircraft standby, Westbrook Street.

3/23 at 2:51 p.m. Vehicle accident with injuries, Broadway.

3/23 at 5:33 p.m. Defective elevator, Fort Road.

3/23 at 7:02 p.m. Malicious false alarm, Fort Road.

3/24 at 11:20 a.m. Mulch fire, Western Avenue.

3/24 at 12:20 p.m. Gasoline or other flammable liquid spill, Wainwright Circle.

3/24 at 1:34 p.m. Unauthorized burn, Highland Avenue.  

EMS

South Portland emergency medical services responded to 65 calls from March 17-24.