Scarborough Police Beat: Feb. 14

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Arrests

2/5 at 1 a.m. Julia E. Nyitray, 23, of Route 1, Scarborough, was arrested on Route 1 by Officer Michael Beeler on a charge of operating under the influence.

2/5 at 4:35 p.m. Michelle J. Castrello, 38, of Fall River, Mass., was arrested on Gallery Boulevard by Officer Ian Theriault on a charge of theft by unauthorized taking or transfer and on a warrant.

2/6 at 7:07 a.m. Tammie L. Hansen, 28, of Spur Road, Cornish, was arrested on Hannaford Drive by Officer Garrett Strout on a warrant. 

2/7 at 7:25 a.m. Benjamin A. Dunham, 33, of Saco Falls Way, Biddeford, was arrested on Black Point Road by Officer Garrett Strout on two warrants and charges of operating after habitual license revocation and violating bail conditions of release.

2/8 at 6:39 a.m. Peter M. Janas, 32, of Deering Avenue, Portland, was arrested on Black Point Road by Officer Garrett Strout on a warrant.

2/8 at 8:02 p.m. Jason E. Tracy, 32, of Grandview Street, South Portland, was arrested on Hannaford Drive by Officer Ian Theriault on a charge of theft by unauthorized taking or transfer.

2/9 at 1:11 a.m. Joseph A. Dufour, 30, of Ashley Drive, was arrested on Ashley Drive by Officer Garrett Strout on a charge of violating bail conditions of release.

2/11 at 9:51 a.m. Christopher D. Berry, 20, of Beech Ridge Road, was arrested on Beech Ridge Road by Officer Melissa DiClemente on a charge of domestic violence assault.

2/11 at 6:58 p.m. Steven C. Quimby, 58, of Woodridge Drive, Buxton, was arrested on Gorham Road by Officer Scott Vaughan on charges of operating under the influence and unlawful possession of a scheduled drug.

Summonses

2/6 at 8:43 a.m. A 17-year-old Scarborough boy was issued a summons on Quentin Drive by Officer Robert Pellerin on a charge of assault.

2/8 at 1:09 p.m. Christopher W. Wescott, 23, of Congress Street, Portland, was issued a summons on Cabela Boulevard by Officer Donald Laflin on a charge of theft by unauthorized taking or transfer. 

2/8 at 3:52 p.m. Theresa M. Mack, 50, of Juniper East, Yarmouth, was issued a summons on Payne Road by Officer Scott Vaughan on a charge of failure to give motor vehicle accident information.

2/10 at 1:24 p.m. A 16-year-old Scarborough girl was issued a summons on Municipal Drive by Officer Francis Plourde on a charge of possession of tobacco by a minor.

Keyed-up thief leaves big bill

2/8 at 9:27 a.m. An employee at Wentworth Intermediate School opened the computer lab for the day and found that seven IBM laptop computers had their keys pried off the keyboards at some point after school closed the day before. The school closed the lab to students unless supervised by a faculty member. The keyboards were deemed irreparable. The estimated cost to replace the keyboards is $2,975, including labor.

Packing heat

2/8 at 1:09 p.m. A loss prevention officer at Cabela’s reported seeing a man attempt to hide a “Pocket Rocket” ultra-light canister stove valued at $40 in his sleeve and walk out of the store without paying. The suspect, Christopher W. Wescott, 23, of Congress Street, Portland, was issued a summons on a charge of theft by unauthorized taking or transfer.

… But his pet was well-behaved

2/11 at 7:12 p.m. A customer at Maine Veterinary Referral Center on Technology Way was allegedly belligerent and smelled of alcohol. Staff at the clinic called police, but officers were unable to locate the suspect.

Fire calls

2/6 at 12:54 p.m. Chimney, electrical, gas or stove problem on Hunnewell Road.

2/6 at 4:28 p.m. Structure fire on Hampton Circle.

2/7 at 11:20 a.m. Carbon monoxide alarm on Route 1.

2/8 at 7:06 a.m. Water problem on Payne Road.

2/9 at 12:43 p.m. Odor of gas on Route 1.

2/10 at 6:51 a.m. Carbon monoxide alarm on Cummings Road.

2/10 at 7:22 p.m. Detector problem on Sophia Avenue.

EMS

Scarborough emergency management services responded to 47 calls from Feb. 6-12.

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