Waldoboro police blotter

Mar 06, 2014
Photo by: Beth A. Birmingham

Waldoboro — Waldoboro police officers responded to 278 calls for service Feb. 24 through March 9. Below are a few of the highlights, beginning with information on a couple of accidents that was not available in the last report.

Feb. 19

Officer Larry Hesseltine investigated a crash on Main Street at 10:45 a.m. Roger Brazier, 70, of Waldoboro, was traveling east on Main Street in a 2001 Dodge pickup truck when Mark Blackler, 50, of Jefferson, backed out of a driveway into Brazier's path. Blackler's 2006 Chevrolet pickup truck was struck by Brazier. No injuries were reported.

Officer Thomas Bartunek investigated a crash at the intersection of Jefferson and Main streets at 6:25 p.m. Joshua Cushman, 20, of Northport, attempted to make a right turn off Main Street onto Jefferson Street in his 1996 Buick sedan when he struck Jason Doyle, 37, of Waldoboro, who was stopped on Jefferson Street at the intersection. Doyle's 2000 Toyota sedan was struck in the rear driver's side. No injuries were sustained. Cushman was charged with operating after suspension and failure to display valid inspection sticker.

Feb. 21

Hesseltine investigated a crash on Bremen Road at 8:45 a.m. Michael Hall, 47, of Bremen, was driving a 2005 GMC pickup truck north on the Bremen Road when he lost control on the snow/slush covered road. Hall's vehicle left the road on the right side, hitting a fence post. No injuries were reported.

Feb. 22

Officer John Lash investigated a crash on Bremen Road at 9:26 p.m. Emily Trash-Eaton, 67, of Waldoboro, was driving a 2006 Mazda sedan south on Bremen Road when she hit an icy patch on road. Her vehicle spun 180 degrees until it caught the shoulder of the northbound lane. Trash-Eaton's vehicle then hit a tree which spun it 90 degrees in between two trees. No injuries were sustained.

Feb. 26

Bartunek summoned Bernadine Pozerycki, 46, of Waldoboro for assault and violation of conditional release.

Feb. 27

Chief William Labombarde investigated a report of the theft of some money from a residence.

Feb. 28

Officer Thomas Hoepner investigated a report of the theft of some items from a residence.

Hoepner investigated a crash on Atlantic Highway at 1 p.m. Curtis Waltz, 50, of Waldoboro, was driving a 2009 Ford sedan southbound when he passed Harold Fossett, 59, of Bristol, in the passing lane. Waltz then pulled inadvertently to the right directly in the path of Fossett's 1994 Ford sedan. No injuries. In an effort to avoid a collision, Fossett went off the road to the right shoulder into a snow bank and back onto the road. Waltz continued south, not realizing he had caused the incident, which disabled Fossett's vehicle. No injuries were reported.

March 1

Officer Andrew Santheson summoned Thomas Gaudette, 23, of Waldoboro, for failure to show proof of insurance.

Santheson summoned Jessica Parker, 32, of Waldoboro for failure to show proof of insurance.

March 2

Hoepner investigated a criminal mischief report that someone threw eggs at a van.

Hoepner investigated a report from the Big Apple of a $49 gasoline drive off.

March 3

Bartunek investigated a report from Big Apple of a $50 gasoline drive off. Subject was located and paid the bill.

March 5

Hesseltine investigated a report of harassing phone calls.

Bartunek arrested Larry Wellman Jr, 35, of Waldoboro on a warrant.

March 9

Sgt. Jamie Wilson investigated a report of trespassing on a resident's property.

March 10

Hoepner investigated and resolved a report of an unwanted subject.

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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