Falmouth Police Beat: Nov. 15

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No arrests or criminal summonses were reported from Nov. 4-11.

Squashed mailboxes

11/6 at 12:06 a.m. Several people called police to report pumpkins thrown into their mailboxes. At least one mailbox was destroyed.

Pay your fare share

11/8 at 7:59 p.m. A taxi driver called police after dropping a man off on Spruce Lane. The driver told police the man had gone into his house and had not paid his fare. When an officer knocked on the man’s door, his wife answered, and she reportedly got her intoxicated husband to go outside and pay the taxi driver.

Leaf the scene

11/9 at 8:21 p.m. A homeowner on Winn Road called police to report that a dark colored SUV ran through the intersection of Winn and Falmouth roads and struck a tree on the homeowner’s property. The vehicle then sped off. Dispatch sent three police cars out to search, but they could not locate the SUV.

Fire calls

11/5 at 12:22 p.m. Motor vehicle accident on Blackstrap Road and Amethyst Way.

11/6 at 7:57 a.m. Carbon monoxide alarm on Babbidge Road.

11/6 at 12:22 p.m. Structural fire on Foreside Commons.

11/6 at 4:13 p.m. Brush, woods fire on I-295.

11/7 at 8:37 a.m. Vehicle fire on the Maine Turnpike.

11/7 at 11:03 a.m. HAZMAT call on Bucknam Road.

11/9 at 8:51 a.m. Mutual aid to Cumberland.


Falmouth emergency medical service responded to 20 calls from Nov. 4-11.