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The Lincolnville Police Department reported the following activity from Dec. 26 to Jan. 4.

Dec. 26

Officer Robert Cartier received a harassment complaint from a resident of Ray’s Road. The complaint was later withdrawn by the complainant.

Dec. 29

Cartier investigated a car and deer accident on Hope Road. Jennifer Drawbridge of Lincolnville was operating a 2008 Toyota north on Hope Road when her vehicle struck and killed a deer that had entered the road. There were no injuries and damage to the vehicle was estimated at $1,500.

Jan. 3

Officer Michael McFadden III responded to an accident on Atlantic Highway. Stephanie Lee of Waldoboro was traveling north in a 2002 Toyota on Atlantic Highway when her vehicle was struck in the passenger side fender and door by a 2009 GMC truck driven by Kevin Gautreau of Lincolnville, who was backing out of the Whale’s Tooth Pub. There were no injuries, but damage to the Toyota was estimated at $3,500 and damage to the truck was $1.

McFadden responded to a report of a found dog on Belfast Road. The dog was reunited with its owner.

Jan. 4

Cartier is investigating three separate complaints of two aggressive dogs that have attacked another dog and a passing motor vehicle and have been reported running loose together in the Slab City Road and True Road vicinity. Anyone with information on these dogs is encouraged to call the Lincolnville Town Office at 763-3555.

Cartier is investigating a complaint of harassment of a resident on Sea View Drive.

Cartier responded to a complaint of a dispute between a tenant and landlord. Cartier advised the parties it was a civil matter and suggested they resolve the dispute in court.

Chief Ron Young reported that 130 dogs are currently past due for 2010 dog licenses and a late fee of $15 will be imposed Feb. 1.

Lincolnville Inland Harbormaster Ken Bailey reported that all local waters are still considered unsafe, and although certain sections may be safe, citizens should drill test holes into the ice before venturing upon it. Bailey said the recent snowfall on top of the ice is deceiving and the thickness should always be tested, and he cautioned people not to go onto the ice alone.