Falmouth Police Beat: April 17

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4/12 at 9:08 a.m. Somayeh Karga, 27, of Grant Street, Portland, was arrested by Officer Kurt Fegan on Route 1 for operating under the influence and on a warrant from another agency.


3:23 at 7:58 p.m. A 16-year-old Freeport girl was summonsed by Officer Lucas Hallett on Gray Road on a charge of possession of liquor by a minor.

4/4 at 12:29 p.m. James B. McManus, 26, of Norlands Road, Livermore, was issued a summons by Officer Steven Townsend on Gray Road on a charge of passing a stopped school bus.

Peaceful resolution

4/6 at 11:58 a.m. A man flagged down an officer on Route 1 to report his girlfriend had taken his handgun. The officer spoke to the woman, who admitted she had the gun and turned it over to police.

Wired for (slow) speed

4/9 at 9:16 a.m. Police located an electric scooter abandoned on the side of Leighton Road. Officers reported the scooter was stolen and had been hot-wired. The scooter, estimated to reach a top speed of 35 mph, is being held at the station while officers try to determine who owns the bike, which does not have any identifying information on it.

Save your receipts, Mon

4/11 at 1:24 p.m. A man who caused a disturbance in Walmart was asked by officers to leave the store. When officers arrived, the man was swearing and yelling at employees as he tried to return an item without a receipt. The man told police he spoke loudly because he is Jamaican and denied he had been yelling.

Fire calls

4/6 at 8:37 p.m. Gasoline spill on Gray Road.

4/7 at 2:38 p.m. Unattended, unpermitted burn on Walcott Avenue.

4/8 at 6:01 p.m. Structural fire on Clearwater Drive.

4/11 at 11:35 a.m. Fire alarm on Route 1.

4/11 at 3:34 p.m. Motor vehicle accident on Gray Road.

4/11 at 3:36 p.m. Fire alarm on Foreside Road.

4/12 at 6:18 p.m. Motor vehicle accident on Blackstrap Road.


Falmouth emergency medical services responded to 21 calls April 6-13.