Falmouth Police Beat: Sept. 8

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9/1 at 11:33 p.m. Jameson Thibodeau, 19, of Ledgewood Drive, Falmouth, was arrested by Officer Steve Townsend on a warrant.


There were no summonses during the period reported.

Gas pumped

8/29 at 9:47 a.m. Police were called when a driver took off without paying after pumping $20 in gas at Waldo’s on Route 1. Officers found the driver, who came back to pay. According to police, a customer can swipe a credit card and believe the transaction went through, when in reality the information was not transmitted, resulting in a reported drive-off.

Trash dumped

8/31 at 12:35 p.m. A caller reported someone had illegally dumped trash into a dumpster on Route 1. Officers checked through the trash, discovered the name of the company that dumped it and contacted them. The trash was subsequently taken care of.

Autos jumped

9/3 at 6:12 a.m. Falmouth had a rash of burglaries from unlocked cars on Fern Avenue, Pleasant Hill Road and MacCabe Road this week, according to police. In this incident, someone stole a laptop and change from a car left unlocked in a driveway on Fern Avenue. Police believe at least three other similar thefts in the area are all related.

Fire calls

8/29 at 7:49 a.m. Motor vehicle crash, I-295.

8/29 at 3:56 p.m. Fire alarm, Foreside Road.

8/29 at 5:23 p.m. Fire alarm, Foreside Road.

8/30 at 10:43 a.m. Fire alarm, Lantern Lane, Cumberland.

8/30 at 4:41 p.m. Fire alarm, Foreside Road.

8/30 at 4:46 p.m. Public assist, Middle Road.

8/31 at 12:13 p.m. Fire prevention, Falmouth High School.

9/1 at 10:02 a.m. Life safety inspection, Route 1.

9/2 at 3:57 p.m. Public assist, Depot Road.

9/2 at 5:30 p.m. Fire alarm, Depot Road.

9/3 at 3:56 p.m. Fire alarm, Route 1.


Falmouth emergency services personnel responded to 18 calls for service during the period reported.