Cumberland Police Beat: April 13

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4/5 at 1:51 a.m. Shane Maloney, 19, of Turnberry Drive, was arrested by Officer Ryan Martin on a charge of operating under the influence of drugs and summonsed on a charge of possession of drug paraphernalia.

4/5 at 8:16 p.m. Jonathan Alexander Lebois, 22, of Main Street, was arrested by Officer Ryan Martin on charges of operating after habitual offender revocation and violation of condition of release.

4/7 at 5:31 p.m. Charles Elder, 39, of Woodvale Street, Portland, was arrested by Officer Ryan Martin on a charge of violating condition of release and summonsed on a charge of operating an unsafe motor vehicle.


4/2 at 8:36 a.m. A 17-year-old boy was summonsed by Officer Richard Brewer on a charge of unlawfully furnishing scheduled drugs.

4/6 at 2 p.m. Mary Hart, 47, of Crossing Brook Road, was summonsed by Officer Mark Austin on a charge of passing a stopped school bus.

4/7 at 4 p.m. Chase Blanchard, 22, of Blackstrap Road, Falmouth, was summonsed by Officer Ryan Martin on charges of eluding an officer, operating under the influence and speeding at least 30 miles per hour more than the speed limit.

Fire calls

4/2 at 4:44 p.m. Motor vehicle fire on I-295 northbound.

4/2 at 8:20 p.m. Paramedic intercept on Gray Road.

4/7 at 2:11 p.m. Lines down on Upper Methodist Road.

4/7 at 4:16 p.m. Structure fire in Windham.

4/8 at 5:54 p.m. Public assist on Tuttle Road.


Emergency medical services responded to two calls from April 2 to Aril 8.

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.