Waldoboro police blotter

May 22, 2014
Photo by: Beth A. Birmingham

Waldoboro — Waldoboro police officers responded to 138 calls for service between May 13 and 19. Below are a few of the highlights.

May 13

Officer Larry Hesseltine investigated a report of the theft of some copper piping and wiring.

Officer Thomas Bartunek investigated a report of the theft of a chainsaw.

Bartunek summoned Holly Flagg, 52, of Waldoboro for uninspected motor vehicle.

May 14

Chief William Labombarde investigated a report of the theft of money.

May 15

Hesseltine investigated a report of the theft of a boat propeller, $450 value.

Hesseltine investigated an accident on the Bremen Road at 11:15 a.m. Sumner Keith, 21, of Nobleboro, was driving southbound in a 2006 Hyundai sedan when he lost control of the vehicle. Keith crossed into the northbound lane and left the road before hitting a tree. He sustained minor injuries. Charges are pending.

Officer Andrew Santheson investigated an accident on the Main Street at 6:20 p.m. Keith Shaw, 42, of Waldoboro, was backing out of a parking space in a 2000 Chevrolet sedan and struck the right front corner of a parked 2008 Toyota sedan, owned by Steven Ewing, 37, of Waldoboro. No injuries were reported..

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 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 working out, ocean therapy sessions and walks along the waterfront, as well as other outdoor activities. She has a daughter, Claire, who is 16.

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