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Topsham Police Beat: July 25

Police Beat

Topsham Police Beat: July 25

Arrests

No arrests were reported from July 16 to July 23.

Summonses

7/16 at 6:53 p.m. Glen Adair, 58, of Pinewoods Road, Canton, was issued a summons on Lewiston Road by Reserve Officer Michael Carter on a charge of operating after suspension.

7/17 at 2:15 p.m. Alison Harding, 26, of Maple Street was issued a summons on Topsham Fair Mall Road by Officer Michael Laurence on a charge of theft.

If at first you don't succeed ...

7/18, no time listed. A white female, 20-30 years old, with brown hair and a heavy build, allegedly attempted one pharmacy robbery and accomplished another, according to police. In both cases she passed a threatening note to pharmacy staff, mentioning a gun and demanding prescription pills. The attempt occurred at Rite Aid at about 7:12 p.m. The suspect then left Rite Aid as authorities were being called, but obtained the pills without paying at Hannaford at 7:25 p.m. She left in an older Ford pickup truck that is described as being dark- colored and silver striped, and possibly having New Hampshire plates. Anyone with information concerning the incidents is asked to call Topsham Police at 725-4337.

Fire calls

7/16 at 11:38 a.m. Fire alarm on Topsham Fair Mall Road.

7/17 at 6 a.m. Fire alarm on Lewiston Road.

7/17 at 6:24 p.m. Gas stove fire on Prospect Street.

7/18 at 6:30 p.m. Fire alarm on Union Park.

7/18 at 10:09 p.m. Smoke alarm on Kent Circle.

7/19 at 7:17 a.m. Smoke alarm on Kent Circle.

7/19 at 7:28 a.m. Fire alarm on Lewiston Road.

7/19 at 11:10 a.m. Medical call at Bowdoin Mill.

7/19 at 4:19 p.m. Water flow alarm on Topsham Fair Mall Road.

7/19 at 7:53 p.m. Possible unpermitted burn on Front Street.

7/21 at 11:10 p.m. Fire call on Winter Street.

7/22 at 2:42 p.m. Bark mulch fire on Topsham Fair Mall Road.

7/22 at 5:21 p.m. Smoke complaint on Lewiston Road.

EMS

Topsham emergency services responded to 15 calls from July 16 to July 23.