Falmouth Police Beat: Feb. 28

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Arrests

2/19 at 1:18 p.m. January L. Cardelli, 30, of Longwoods Road, was arrested by Officer Steve Hamilton on Longwoods Road on a charge of domestic-violence assault.

2/19 at 1:30 p.m. Joseph J. Handlon, 33, of Longwoods Road, was arrested by Sgt. Frank Soule on Longwoods Road on a charge of domestic-violence assault.

Summonses

12/29/11 at 3:47 p.m. Heidi L. Stevens, 38, of Massachusetts Avenue, Portland, was issued a summons by Sgt. Frank Soule on Gray Road on a charge of theft by unauthorized taking or transfer.

2/17 at 8:54 a.m. Andrew L. Melson, 26, of Devereaux  Circle, South Portland, was issued a summons by Sgt. Frank Soule on Gray Road on a charge of passing a stopped school bus with lights flashing.

2/19 at 6:11 p.m. Brian C. Conde, 27, of Woodford Street, South Portland, was issued a summons by Officer Kerry Warner on Gray Road on a charge of operating while license suspended or revoked.

Explosive morning

2/17 at 10:34 a.m. Police destroyed a chemical bomb found in the middle of Farm Gate Road before it could detonate. The homemade bomb was made using a 2-liter soda bottle, dish detergent, aluminum foil and chemicals, police said. An officer used a small handgun to shoot a hole in the bottle to release pressure before it was thrown away.

Relationship to go

2/17 at 4:19 p.m. Police responded to Dunkin Donuts on Route 1 after hearing an employee’s boyfriend had been hanging around the restaurant all day. The girlfriend was reportedly hiding, but her boyfriend went behind the counter and refused to leave. The man was gone when police arrived.

Packing heat

2/17 at 6:38 p.m. A resident of Gray Road reported a man wearing a safety vest knocked on her door, then tried to open a screen when no one answered. Police reported the man sped off in a truck after the caller’s father came to the door with a gun.

Fire calls

2/17 at 9:21 p.m. Motor vehicle accident on Brook Road.

2/18 at 6:20 pm. Mutual aid to Cumberland.

2/18 at 6:23 p.m. Unattended fire on Blackstrap Road.

2/19 at 7:24 p.m. Gasoline spill on Knight Street.

2/21 at 8:40 a.m. Mutual aid to Westbrook.

2/21 at 9:40 a.m. Carbon monoxide alarm on Foreside Road.

2/21 at 4:19 p.m. Fire inspections on Johnson Road.

2/23 at 10:13 a.m. Motor vehicle accident on Turnpike  Spur.

2/24 at 6:22 a.m. Chimney fire on Winn Road.

EMS

Falmouth emergency medical services responded to 26 calls from Feb. 17 to 24.

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