Waldoboro police blotter

Feb 12, 2014
Photo by: Beth A. Birmingham

Waldoboro — Waldoboro police officers responded to 121 calls for service Feb. 3-10. Below are a few of the highlights.

Feb. 4

Officer Larry Hesseltine investigated a crash at the Friendship Road, Jefferson Street, and Main Street intersection at 6:25 a.m. Sherry Smith, 42, of Waldoboro was traveling east on Main Street in a 1997 Chrysler sedan when Samuel Wadsworth, 20, of Union pulled out of Jefferson Street into her path in a 1996 Ford pickup truck causing the incident. No injuries were reported.

Hesseltine arrested Philip Libby, Jr., 47, of Waldoboro for domestic violence assault and criminal mischief.

Hesseltine investigated a report of the theft of items from a shed.

Feb. 6

Officer Thomas Bartunek investigated a crash at the intersection of Union Road and Atlantic Highway at 12:33 a.m. Troy Packard, 40, of Union was traveling south on Atlantic Highway in a 2004 Kenworth tractor-trailer when he attempted to pass another tractor-trailer driven by Brent Gray, 71, of Warren. The rear wheels of Packard's trailer came off and traveled through a ditch, across the northbound lane of Union Road and struck Gray's trailer. No injuries were reported.

Feb. 8

Hesseltine summoned Kade Ilvonen, 18, of Warren, for possession of marijuana.

Hesseltine summoned George O’Brien, 35, of Nobleboro, for uninspected motor vehicle.

Hesseltine summoned Kyle Genthner, 22, of Damariscotta, for unregistered motor vehicle.

Officer John Lash arrested Robert Lacombe, 53, of Waldoboro, on a warrant.

Feb. 9

Officer Andrew Santheson summoned Nicole St. Cyr, 31, of Newcastle, for a seat belt violation.

An arrest or summons does not constitute a finding of guilt. An individual charged with a crime is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty at criminal proceedings.

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Beth Birmingham
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Beth rejoined Courier Publications' news staff in February 2013. She previously worked at The Courier-Gazette from 1981 to 1990.

Her coverage area includes Warren, Union, Friendship, Waldoboro, Washington, and Thomaston and RSU40.

Beth has a passion for photography, and a degree from the University of Maine at Augusta, in affiliation with the Maine Photographic Workshop in Rockport.

Aside from photography, Beth enjoys running and walks along the waterfront, as well as other outdoor activities. She has a daughter, Claire, who is 14.

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