Falmouth Police Beat: Dec. 8

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12/3 at 2:38 p.m. Eduardo Cabrera, 48, address unknown, was arrested by Officer Al Twombley and charged with theft by unauthorized taking or transfer.


11/29 at 7:26 p.m. Joseph Tapley, 46, of Knight Hill Road, Falmouth, was summonsed by Officer Daniel Austin on a charge of operating with suspended registration.

12/1 at 6:09 p.m. Dale Leavitt, 51, of Casco Terrace, Falmouth, was summonsed by Officer Kevin Conger Jr. on a charge of criminal threatening.

Steak out

11/27 at 9:50 p.m. Police were called to a Longwoods Road resident’s home when his former supervisor from Steakhouse Steaks allegedly showed up with several friends and struck and pushed him. When officers arrived, all parties had left the scene. The victim chose not to files charges.

Terror at the terrace

12/1 at 6:09 p.m. A man was summonsed for criminal threatening after he allegedly pulled a knife on a victim at Casco Terrace. Police say after the victim slipped on kitty litter and fell down some stairs, Dale Leavitt, of Casco Terrace, allegedly brandished a knife in a threatening manner toward the victim and made a comment about the victim’s sexual orientation. According to police, although there are two sides to the story, they found enough probable cause to charge the suspect and the case may be referred to the attorney general’s office as a hate crime.


12/2 at 2:12 p.m. Police were called to Sedgewick Commons retirement home on Northbrook Drive after a fox had chased an employee into the building. The chase happened after the fox had been observed burying a squirrel close to the building. When police arrived, the animal had left.

Fire calls

11/27 at 2:20 am. Fire alarm, Old Powerhouse Road.

11/27 at 5:43 a.m. Mutual aid, smoke in building, Pleasant Valley Road, Cumberland.

11/27 at 2:16 p.m. Fire alarm, Foreside Road.

11/28 at 11:05 a.m. Wires down in roadway, East Ramsdell Road.

11/28 at 3:56 pm. Wires arcing, Gray Road.

11/28 at 3:58 p.m. Mutual aid, smoke in building, Mill Road, Cumberland.

11/28 at 4:23 p.m. Mutual aid, station coverage, Windham.

11/28 at 8:22 p.m. Fire alarm, Pleasant Hill Road.

11/28 at 8:37 p.m. Transformer Fire, Waites Landing Road.

11/28 at 10:49 p.m. Mutual aid, possible fire, Town Landing Road, Cumberland.

11/29 at 3:30 p.m. Fire alarm, Foreside Road.

12/1 at 2:43 p.m. Fire alarm, Foreside Road.

12/1 at 6:37 p.m. Wires arcing, Gray Road.

12/2 at 2:53 p.m. Carbon monoxide alarm, Scittery Gusset Drive.

12/3 at 4:37 a.m. Motor vehicle crash, Interstate 295.

12/3 at 5:54 a.m. Wires arcing, Winn Road.

12/3 at 12:42 p.m. Water problem, Falmouth Road.


Falmouth emergency services personnel responded to 21 calls for service during the period reported.