Topsham Police Beat: Dec. 9

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11/30 at 6:25 p.m. Eric Wallace, 23, of Adeas Lane, was arrested by Sgt. Frederick Dunn on a warrant.


12/1 at 1:16 a.m. Kurt Durant, 22, of Richmond, was issued a summons by Officer Peter Kaminski on a charge of operating after suspension.

Deerly departed

12/4 at 11:45 a.m. Officer Al Giusto responded to the report of a moving deer Christmas ornament being stolen off a Lewiston Road lawn. The ornament was worth about $100.

Fire calls

12/3 at 9:27 a.m. Tree against power line on Ivanhoe Drive.

12/3 at 12:46 a.m. General fire alarm on Elm Street.

12/3 at 4:06 p.m. Odor of gas on Main Street.

12/4 at 9:03 p.m. Odor of gas on Monument Place.

12/4 at 10:18 p.m. Strong odor of gas on Bridge Street.

12/5 at 8:59 a.m. Smoke alarm on Kents Circle.

12/5 at 6:28 p.m. Smoke alarm on Sparrow Drive.

12/6 at 9:08 a.m. Possible electrocution on David Drive.

12/6 at 5:08 p.m. Smoke alarm on Bittern Drive.

12/7 at 7:14 a.m. Motor vehicle accident on Middlesex Road.


Emergency medical services responded to 13 calls during the period reported.

A Maine native and Colby College graduate, Alex has been covering coastal communities since 2001, and currently handles Bath, Topsham, Cumberland, and North Yarmouth. He and his wife, Lauren, live in the Portland area, and Alex recently released his third album of original music.