Scarborough Police Beat: Jan. 11

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Arrests

No arrests were reported from Jan. 2 – 6.

Summonses

1/2 at 10:07 a.m. William S. Spear, 28, of Hill Street, Portland, was issued a summons on County Road by Officer Michael Beeler on a charge of operating with a suspended or revoked license.

1/2 at 4:19 p.m. Haily L. Googins, 19, of Webb Street, Portland, was issued a summons on Payne Road by Officer Glenn Tucker on a charge of theft by unauthorized taking or transfer of goods valued between $1,000 and $10,000.

1/2 at 5:35 p.m. Branden L. Cormiea, 30, of Broadturn Road, was issued a summons on Route 1 by Officer Scott Vaughan on a charge of leaving the scene of an accident.

1/2 at 10:16 p.m. Kenneth Schildroth, 57, of Riverside Street, Portland, was issued a summons on Gallery Boulevard by Officer Scott Vaughan on a charge of criminal mischief.

1/3 at 12:07 a.m. Robert K. Nowlin, 35, of Ocean Avenue, Portland, was issued a summons on Highland Avenue by Officer Douglas Weed on charges of robbery, burglary, criminal threatening, criminal mischief and obstructing the report of a crime.

1/4 at 12:44 p.m. Christopher M. Penney, 20, of Sawyer Road, was issued a summons on Gorham Road by Officer Andrew Flynn on a charge of possession of marijuana.

Sam’s Club switcheroo

1/2 at 4:19 p.m. A former employee of Sam’s Club has lost her job and been charged with theft by unauthorized taking or transfer after allegedly bilking both customers and the big-box store for gift cards worth more than $1,000. Police say that when customers brought gift cards to the register, Haily Googins, 19, of Portland, would scan the card handed to her by the customer but write the value on another, unactivated card. She’d then give the dud to the paying customer and take the credit-filled one for herself. Police say Sam’s Club got wise to Googins’ scheme when customers kept showing up with the bogus cards.

Fire calls

1/3 at 9:12 a.m. Low wire on Highland Avenue.

1/3 at 10:18 p.m. Trouble with wires, mulch, burn or smell on Route 1.

1/4 at 9:29 p.m. Chimney, gas or stove problem on Tall Pines Road.

1/5 at 11:06 a.m. Carbon monoxide alarm on Campus Drive.

1/6 at 5:10 a.m. Smoke alarm on Laughton Circle.

1/7 at 2:22 p.m. Carbon monoxide alarm on Stoneridge Drive.

1/7 at 3:20 p.m. Smoke alarm on Pleasant Hill Road.

1/7 at 5:58 p.m. Trouble with wires, mulch, burn or smell on Route 1.

EMS

Scarborough emergency medical services responded to 33 calls from Jan. 2 – 8.

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