Falmouth Police Beat: March 16

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3/8 at 3:01 p.m. William Forbes, 39, was arrested on Falmouth Road on charges habitual motor vehicle offender and violating condition of release.


No summonses were reported between March 5 and March 12.


3/5 at 7:06 p.m. Police were called to Falmouth Road for a report of a suspicious male going door to door in the area. Officers checked, but could not locate the person. Police said they suspected he was working with the Maine People’s Alliance, which is currently out campaigning for universal health care.


3/5 at 10:14 p.m. Police were called to the Falmouth House of Pizza for the discovery of a counterfeit $20 bill. According to Falmouth Police, there has been an influx of counterfeit bills to the area, with reports of some $100 bills, but particularly 20s.

Masked thief

3/6 at 9:58 p.m. Police were called to the scene of a theft after a young male in a black hoodie and khakis ran into the Blue Canoe convenience store on Gray Road, grabbed an 18-pack of beer, and ran out the back door. This is the second report of beer theft, although police say this time the thief was wearing a mask.

Fire Calls

3/5 at 9:17 a.m. Carbon monoxide alarm, Lower Falls Road.

3/5 at 3:17 p.m. Brush, grass, woods fire, Johnson Road.

3/6 at 2:03 p.m. Carbon monoxide alarm, Casco Terrace.

3/8 at 12:41 a.m. Brush, grass, woods fire, Summit Terrace.

3/8 at 8: 34 p.m. Fire alarm, Blueberry Lane.

3/9 at 5:00 a.m. Mutual aid for structure fire, Cumberland.

3/9 at 5:55 a.m. Mutual aid for furnace problem, Cumberland.

3/9 at 6:36 a.m. Fire alarm, Gray Road.

3/9 at 7 p.m. Motor vehicle accident, I-295.

3/10 at 2:54 p.m. Fire alarm, Blackstrap Road.

3/11 at 7:03 p.m. Fire alarm, Blueberry Lane.


There were 15 calls for emergency medical assistance between March 5 and March 15.