Topsham Police Beat: Sept. 16

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9/9 at 7:04 a.m. Henry Eichman, 56, of Pleasant Street, was arrested by police on charges of sexual exploitation of a minor younger than 12, unlawful sexual contact and violation of privacy.


9/10 at 10:16 p.m. A 17-year-old male, of Topsham, was issued a summons by Officer Donald Cowles on Bridge Street on a charges of assault on a firefighter and illegal possession of alcohol by a minor.

Spit happens

9/10 at 10:16 p.m. Police responding to a call about a person lying unconscious near railroad tracks on Bridge Street escorted a 17-year-old Topsham male to an ambulance. Police said he allegedly became uncooperative and spit on a firefighter. The teen was taken to Midcoast Hospital in Brunswick, summonsed on charges of assault on a firefighter and illegal possession of alcohol by a minor, and turned over to a parent.

Fire calls

9/7 at 4:25 a.m. Medical complaint on Union Park Road.

9/7 at 10:31 a.m. Fire alarm on Main Street.

9/8 at 7:51 p.m. RV on fire on River Road.

9/8 at 8:34 p.m. Complaint of large bonfire on River Road.

9/9 at 7:04 a.m. Odor of propane on Pleasant Street.

9/9 at 8:22 a.m. Fire alarm on Governors Way.

9/9 at 5:16 p.m. Accident on Bypass Drive.

9/10 at 5:08 p.m. Laptop explosion on Topsham Fair Mall Road.

9/10 at 6:07 p.m. Fire alarm on Elm Street.

9/11 at 7:34 p.m. Medical call on Bridge Street.

9/11 at 11:55 a.m. Fire call on Windward Farm Road.


Topsham emergency medical services responded to 25 calls from Sept. 6-12.