Topsham Police Beat: Aug. 1

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7/25 at 10:30 p.m. Sarah J. Wilson, 29, last known address Pleasant Street, Richmond, was arrested in Brunswick by Sergeant Mark Gilliam on charges of two counts of robbery.

7/28 at 11:19 p.m. Anne Obery, 20, of Old Farm Road, was arrested on Loon Drive by Sergeant Frederick Dunn on a charge of operating under the influence.


No summonses were reported from July 23 to July 30.

Be careful passing notes

7/25 at 10:30 p.m. Police had been investigating an attempted robbery at Rite Aid and an accomplished robbery at Hannaford on July 18, in which a woman had allegedly passed a threatening note to pharmacy staff, mentioning a gun and demanding prescription pills. The investigation led police to Sarah J. Wilson, 29, whose last known address was Pleasant Street in Richmond. She reportedly had been apprehended by Brunswick Police on a non-related arrest warrant, and was charged by Topsham Police with two counts of robbery in connection with the previous week’s incident.

Fire calls

7/24 at 5:40 p.m. Smoke alarm activation on Bridge Street.

7/25 at 4:02 p.m. Brush fire complaint on Serenity Lane.

7/26 at 11:45 a.m. Medical call on I-295.

7/26 at 6 p.m. Complaint of electrical odor on Burrows Drive.

7/27 at 8:54 p.m. Fire alarm on Main Street.

7/29 at 7:18 p.m. Fire alarm on Goldfinch Drive.


Topsham emergency medical services responded to 26 calls from July 23 to July 30.