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8/7 at 8:33 a.m. Craig Babbidge, 48, was arrested on Pleasant Hill Road by Officer Shane Stephenson on charges of sale and use of drug paraphernalia and operating after revocation – habitual offender.
8/7 at 1:26 a.m. William Cooper, 35, was arrested on Broadway by Officer Brian McCarthy on charges of possession of marijuana and operating under the influence.
8/7 at 1:29 a.m. Shannon Lyons, 28, was arrested on High Street by Officer Chris Gosling on a charge of assault.
8/7 at 4:26 a.m. Christopher Frank, 20, was arrested on a warrant by Officer Shane Stephenson on Anthoine Street.
8/7 at 11:20 p.m. Pearline Fitzsimmons, 38, of Cumberland, was arrested on Broadway by Officer Jake Hall on charges of assault and criminal threatening.
8/9 at 8:47 p.m. Richard Croston, 46, was arrested on a warrant by Officer Benjamin Macisso on Preble Street.
8/10 at 2:11 p.m. Christopher Hopkins, 28, was arrested on Evans Street by Officer Rocco Navarro on charges of carrying a concealed weapon and violation of bail conditions.
8/10 at 11:44 p.m. Frederick Farrell, 31, was arrested on a warrant by Officer Andrew Nelson on Maine Mall Road.
8/10 at 11:58 a.m. A 14-year-old boy, of Limington, was arrested on Maine Mall Road by Officer James Fahey on a charge of theft by unauthorized taking.
8/11 at 5:58 a.m. Tyler Esposito, 18, was arrested on Pillsbury Street by Officer Richard Mearn on charges of possession of alcohol by a minor, carrying a concealed weapon and disorderly conduct.
8/11 at 5:10 p.m. James Bellino, 55, was arrested on Buchanan Street by Officer Scott Corbett on a charge of cultivating marijuana and on a warrant.
8/12 at 2:20 p.m. Dylan Hallett-Doughty, 18, address unlisted, was arrested on Maine Mall Road by Officer Steven Connors on charges of theft by unauthorized taking and violation of conditional release.
8/6 at 3:09 p.m. A 17-year-old boy, of Brunswick, was summonsed on Maine Mall Road by Officer Benjamin Macisso on a charge of theft by unauthorized taking.
8/7 at 3:15 p.m. A 16-year-old boy was summonsed on Powers Road by Officer David Stailing on a charge of terrorizing.
8/9 at 6:11 a.m. Sharayah Walker, 22, of Buffalo, N.Y., was summonsed on North Richland Street by Officer Shane Stephenson on a charge of operating without a license.
8/9 at 4:44 p.m. Bradford Hughes, 49, of Portland, was summonsed on Evans Street by Officer Richard Mearn on a charge of operating an unregistered motor vehicle.
8/9 at 6:14 p.m. Lisa Falconieri, 45, was summonsed on Highland Avenue by Officer Richard Mearn on a charge of operating an unregistered motor vehicle.
8/9 at 11:37 p.m. A 12-year-old girl was summonsed on Westbrook Street by Officer Chris Gosling on a charge of illegal possession of liquor by a minor.
8/10 at 11:58 a.m. An 11-year-old boy, of Limington, was summonsed on Maine Mall Road by Officer James Fahey on a charge of theft by unauthorized taking.
8/11 at 1 p.m. Crystal Wilson, 41, of Strong, was summonsed on Anthoine Street by Officer Kenneth Cronin on a charge of failure to notify the owner of an unattended vehicle of a collision.
8/11 at 5:34 p.m. Patricia Parks, 46, or Old Orchard Beach, was summonsed on Clarks Pond Parkway by Officer Benjamin Macisso on a charge of theft by unauthorized taking.
8/13 at 8:08 a.m. William Allen, 46, was summonsed on Broadway by Officer Rocco Navarro on a charge of operating an unregistered motor vehicle.
8/13 at 5:26 p.m. Amy Semon, 28, of Peaks Island, was summonsed on Broadway by Officer Benjamin Macisso on a charge of improper plates.
Not a morning person
8/11 at 6 a.m. Police responded to a Pillsbury Street address for a report of two men “passed out” on a lawn. After being woken up, one of the men, who was carrying a knife, reportedly became belligerent and yelled at the officers, allegedly ignoring warnings to stop. Tyler Esposito, 18, was arrested on charges of possession of alcohol by a minor by consumption, carrying a concealed weapon and disorderly conduct. The police report does not indicate whether either man lived at the address.
Cops quash pot operation
8/11 at 5:10 p.m. Police were working a warrant detail when they visited a Buchanan Street address to check for a wanted person. Upon locating the man, officers observed what appeared to be seven marijuana plants growing inside and outside the residence. James Bellino, 55, was arrested on an outstanding warrant for unpaid fines and on a charge of marijuana cultivation.
8/10 at 3:07 p.m. System malfunction, Anchorage Place.
8/10 at 4:05 a.m. False alarm, Market Street.
8/10 at 4:32 a.m. Mulch fire, Broadway.
8/10 at 7:26 p.m. Mulch fire, Broadway.
8/10 at 5:18 p.m. Assist police or other government agency, Broadway.
8/10 at 5:57 p.m. Smoke scare, Day Street.
8/11 at 7:56 p.m. False alarm, Gannet Drive.
8/11 at 8:48 p.m. False alarm, Westbrook Street.
8/12 at 7:18 a.m. Smoke detector with no fire, Sable Oaks Drive.
8/12 at 11:24 a.m. False alarm, Alfred Street.
8/12 at 12:44 p.m. Detector activation with no fire, Gorham Road.
8/12 at 7:10 p.m. Overpressure rupture, explosion or overheat, Broadway.
8/12 at 7:21 p.m. Smoke detector with no fire, Broadway.
8/12 at 9:29 p.m. Outside gas or vapor combustion, Broadway.
8/13 at 11:46 a.m. Alarm malfunction, Western Avenue.
8/13 at 1:32 p.m. False alarm, Preble Street.
8/13 at 10:03 p.m. False alarm, Ocean Street.
8/13 at 10:31 p.m. Alarm malfunction, Ocean Street.
8/13 at 11:12 p.m. Vehicle accident with no injuries, Highland Avenue.
8/14 at 2:25 p.m. Mulch fire, Western Avenue.
8/14 at 2:27 p.m. Mulch fire, Maine Mall Road.
8/14 at 3:56 p.m. Smoke odor investigation, Park Street.
8/14 at 6:06 p.m. Mulch fire, Westbrook Street.
8/15 at 4:27 a.m. Chemical spill or leak, Gorham Road.
8/15 at 1:20 p.m. Mulch fire, Philbrook Avenue.
8/15 at 3:15 p.m. Carbon monoxide detector, Cleveland Avenue.
8/15 at 4:27 p.m. False alarm, Philbrook Avenue.
8/15 at 7:43 p.m. Alarm with no fire, Maine Mall Road.
8/15 at 7:54 p.m. Unauthorized burning, Dawson Street.
8/16 at 12:27 p.m. Vehicle accident with no injuries, Evans Street.
8/16 at 8:30 p.m. Overpressure rupture, explosion or overheat, Maine Mall Road.
8/17 at 9:49 a.m. Natural gas investigation, Highland Avenue.
8/17 at 11:24 a.m. Natural gas investigation, Broadway.
South Portland emergency medical services responded to 63 calls from Aug. 10-17.