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8/20 at 11:45 p.m. Joel V. DiPietro, 19, of Skylark Road, Portland, was arrested on Gray Road by Sgt. George Savidge on a charge of operating under the influence.
8/20 at 11:14 p.m. A 16-year-old boy, of Falmouth, was issued a summons on Northledge Terrace by Officer Lucas Hallett on a charge of possession of liquor by a minor.
8/20 at 11:14 p.m. A 16-year-old girl, of Falmouth, was issued a summons on Northledge Terrace by Officer Lucas Hallett on charges of possession of liquor by a minor and providing a place for minors to consume liquor.
8/21 at 4 p.m. Steven K. Pasquine, 26, of Cottage Road, Windham, was issued a summons on Blackstrap Road by Officer Jeffrey Pardue on charges of failing to make an oral or written accident report and leaving the scene of an accident.
8/22 at 10:04 p.m. A 15-year-old boy and three 16-year-old boys, all of Falmouth, were issued summonses at their respective homes by Officer Lucas Hallett on charges of criminal mischief and criminal use of explosives.
8/25 at 5:53 p.m. Jansen R. Lovenstein, 22, of Greely Road, North Yarmouth, was issued a summons on Route 1 by Officer Steven Townsend on a charge of aggravated assault.
8/22 at 10:04 p.m. After receiving several calls from neighbors reporting a light-colored SUV with a tail-light out blowing up mailboxes and throwing explosives onto property on and near Whitney Road, Officer Lucas Hallett responded. Hallett recalled pulling over an SUV of a similar description for a tail-light out the previous week and went to the car owner’s home. There, he reportedly saw the vehicle with bomb-making materials clearly visible inside. He reportedly interviewed the juvenile driver and discovered the other juvenile boys who were also allegedly involved in the vandalism incidents. Four juveniles were issued summonses for criminal mischief and criminal use of explosive devices.
8/25 at 5:53 p.m. Officers responded to a call from a female customer at Walmart who had attempted to get a vehicle plate number after allegedly witnessing the car’s owner steal a cable from the store. When she followed the man out to the parking lot, he allegedly tried to back into her with his car. When she ran around to the front of the car, he allegedly ran into her and dragged her approximately 30 feet across the parking lot. The entire incident was caught on Walmart’s surveillance video and Jansen R. Lovenstein, 22, of North Yarmouth, was issued a summons for aggravated assault. The woman was bruised, but was not taken to the hospital, police said. The stolen cable was reportedly returned to Walmart.
8/19 at 10:56 p.m. Fire alarm on Amerescoggin Road.
8/20 at 3:11 p.m. Fire on I-295.
8/20 at 11:18 p.m. Motor vehicle accident on Gray and Mountain roads.
8/21 at 7:20 a.m. Motor vehicle accident on I-295.
8/21 at 2:28 p.m. Fire alarm on Route 1.
8/22 at 10:49 a.m. Vehicle fire on Railroad Square in Yarmouth.
8/22 at 7:40 p.m. Fire alarm on Falmouth Road.
8/25 at 4:54 p.m. Motor vehicle accident on Mill Road in North Yarmouth.
8/25 at 5:26 p.m. Carbon monoxide alarm on Blackstrap Road.
8/26 at 9:47 a.m. Carbon monoxide alarm on Daniels Way.
8/26 at 2:16 p.m. Motor vehicle accident on Middle Road.
Falmouth emergency medical services responded to 22 calls from Aug. 19-26.