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2/25 at 7:28 p.m. Peter Light, 39, of Middle Road, Falmouth, was arrested by Officer Kevin Conger on a warrant.
2/24 at 3:40 p.m. Larry Thach, 20, of Riverton Drive, Portland, was issued a summons by Sgt. Bradford Walker on a charge of terrorizing.
Why is it always the woman’s fault?
2/20 at 2:21 p.m. Police were notified that a man parked in front of Radio Shack appeared irate as he talked on his cell phone. When an officer investigated, the man told him his car had died and he had been yelling at his wife on the phone.
No use for loose goose
2/24 at 10:42 a.m. An Ashwood Lane resident reported a Canadian goose was wandering around the road in front of the house. It eventually flew away, but police have received several reports in the past week of a tame Canadian goose in yards and roadways.
2/25 at 2:01 p.m. A woman on Babbidge Road called police to report a break-in. She had been sitting in her kitchen when a man kicked in her front door with such force that parts of the door were propelled across the kitchen floor. She screamed and the man ran out, climbed into a small black pickup truck and drove off toward Windham.
2/20 at 11:28 p.m. Smoke detector sounding, Winn Road.
2/21 at 1:27 p.m. Fire alarm, Madigans Way.
2/21 at 2:48 p.m. Heating system problem, Foreside Road.
2/21 at 4:46 p.m. Fire alarm, Winn Road.
2/22 at 6:50 p.m. Smoke in building, Acorn Lane, Cumberland.
2/22 at 10:55 p.m. Wires down in roadway, Winn Road.
2/22 at 11:49 p.m. Wires arcing, Falmouth Road.
2/23 from 12:01 a.m. to 11:59 p.m. Due to the storm, during this 24 hour period there were 41 calls for service, with 32 separate incidents involving downed power lines.
2/24 at 3:54 a.m. Public assist, Applegate Lane.
2/24 at 5:42 a.m. Carbon monoxide alarm, Winn Road.
2/24 at 5:58 a.m. Fire alarm, Route 1.
2/24 at 7:26 a.m. Motor vehicle crash, Babbidge Road.
2/24 at 10:13 a.m. Smoke in building, Applegate Lane.
2/24 at 2:21 p.m. Fire alarm, Lunt Road.
2/24 at 2:26 p.m. Fire alarm, Route 1.
2/24 at 3:41 p.m. Electrical problem, Allen Avenue Extension.
2/25 at 1:08 a.m. Fire alarm, Inverness Road.
2/25 at 8:45 a.m. Odor investigation, Gray Road.
2/25 at 10:58 a.m. Propane leak, Gray Road.
2/25 at 12:17 p.m. Medical with engine assist, Gray Road.
2/25 at 12:52 p.m. Wires down on sidewalk, Route 1.
2/25 at 1:45 p.m. Motor vehicle crash, Route 1.
Falmouth emergency services personnel responded to 23 calls for service during the period reported.
2/25 at 11:31 a.m. Keith Allan Hart, 55, of Lisbon, was summonsed on a charge of operating while license is suspended or revoked.
2/28 at 11:17 a.m. The railroad alarm, lights and traffic stopping barriers came on to indicate an approaching train through Main Street, but there was no train in site. Two cars ran into the barrier as they did not see the arms and police had to direct traffic for over an hour while railroad maintenance came to fix the problem.
2/23 There were 26 calls for fallen power lines, fire and electrical alarms, vehicle accidents and rescue assistance.
2/24 at 7:48 a.m. Lines down, Main Street.
2/24 at 9:47 a.m. Lines down, North Road and East Elm Street.
2/24 at 10:47 a.m. Lines down, East Main Street.
2/24 at 5:10 p.m. Alarm, Quarry Lane.
2/25 at 10:16 a.m. Carbon monoxide alarm, Princes Point Road.
2/25 at 12:34 p.m. Alarm, Quarry Lane.
5:17 p.m. Vehicle accident, Route 1.
2/26 at 11:41 a.m. Smoke in building, East Main Street.
2/27 at 3:39 p.m. Lines down, Lafayette Street and Gilman Road.
2/27 at 5:44 p.m. Lines down, Main Street.
3/1 at 9:56 a.m. Assist rescue, Little John Road.
3/1 at 1:14 p.m. Lines down, Drinkwater Point Road.
Yarmouth emergency medical services responded to 19 calls from Feb. 23 to March 1.
There were no arrests or summons during the period reported.
2/23 There were eight calls for fallen power lines, fire and electrical alarms and rescue assistance.
2/24 at 2:59 p.m. Chimney fire, Walnut Hill Road.
There were three calls for emergency medical service from Feb. 23 to March 1.
2/27 at 2:59 p.m. Abdullahi M. Abdi, 19, of Lewiston, was arrested on charges of theft by unauthorized taking or transfer and theft by receiving stolen property.
2/25 at 10:26 a.m. Eric R. Kinney, 49, was summonsed on a charge of operating after license suspension.
2/23 There were 20 calls for fallen power lines, fire and electrical alarms, structure fires, and rescue assistance.
2/24 at 2:37 p.m. Vehicle accident, Holbrook Street.
2/24 at 5:41 p.m. Assist rescue, Litchfield Road.
2/24 at 6:14 p.m. Lines down, Grovers Crossing.
2/24 at 7:32 p.m. Vehicle accident, Mallett Drive.
2/26 at 7:09 a.m. Chimney fire, South Street.
2/26 at 1:48 p.m. Lines down, Royal Avenue.
2/27 at 9:47 a.m. Alarm, Mallett Drive.
2/27 at 2:02 p.m. Alarm, Desert Road.
There were 15 calls for emergency medical service from Feb. 23 to March 1.
2/24 Nichael Libby, 37, of Gray Road, was arrested by Officer Christopher Woodcock on a charge of operating after suspension.
2/24 Marilyn Norton, 55, of Blackstrap Road, was issued a summons by Officer Charles Burnie on a charge of having a dog at large.
2/25 Chad Roberts, 25, of Bates Street, Lewiston, was issued a summons by Officer Christopher Woodcock on a charge of displaying a suspended license.
2/27 A 17-year-old girl was issued a summons by Officer Antonio Ridge on a charge of possession of alcohol.
2/27 A 17-year-old boy was issued a summons by Officer Antonio Ridge on a charge or possession of alcohol.
2/17 at 7:47 p.m. A North Yarmouth resident called to report that while driving on Orchard Road, someone shot his Mazda pickup truck with paint pellets. The suspects were described as kids standing on the side of the road. Cumberland police along with county cops searched Haskell Road and Route 115 in North Yarmouth for the suspects, but were unable to locate them.
2/27 At around midnight, police received a tip about a high school party and responded to a Cider Hill Lane address, where two 17-year-olds were issued summonses on charges of possession of alcohol. Both were released to their parents.
2/27 Between 10 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 22 and 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 24, there were 19 calls regarding downed power lines and one for a transformer explosion at Main Street and Greely Road.
2/22 at 5:48 p.m. Carbon monoxide alarm, Foreside Road.
2/22 at 6:41 p.m. Motor vehicle crash, I-295 northbound.
2/22 at 6:46 p.m. Smoke in building, Acord Lane.
2/22 at 7:10 p.m. Motor vehicle crash, Tuttle Road at Crossing Brook Road.
2/22 at 7:52 p.m. Assist police, Foreside Road.
2/22 at 11:33 p.m. Motor vehicle crash, Doughty Road.
2/23 at 7:24 a.m. Assist rescue, Greely Road.
2/23 at 1:03 p.m. RIT activation, Gray Road, Falmouth.
2/23 at 1:44 p.m. RIT activation, Marina Road, Yarmouth.
2/23 at 3:58 p.m. Fire alarm, East Windham Fire Station.
2/23 at 4:17 p.m. Station coverage, Gray Road.
2/23 at 4:50 p.m. Structure fire, Mouth Hunger Shore Road.
2/25 at 11:02 a.m. RIT activation, Gray Road.
2/26 at 11:44 a.m. RIT activation, East Main Street, Yarmouth.
2/26 at 11:51 a.m. Assist rescue, Tuttle Road.
The rescue department responded to 11 calls for emergency medical services during the reported period.
There were no arrests or summonses during the reported period.