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.

Thomaston police responded to 61 incidents from Jan. 4 to Jan. 10.

Those incidents included one 911 hang-up, one animal problem, one criminal mischief complaint, one domestic issue, two erratic vehicles, one fire alarm, one fireworks, one juvenile problem, one odor investigation, two radar details, one suspicious vehicle, two thefts, 14 traffic stops and one wanted person.

Jan. 6

The theft of eight bags of bottles was reported at about 5:20 p.m. at the redemption center at 218 New County Road. Police Chief Kevin Haj said the bags had been taken from where they were left at the back of the building and were worth about $200. The theft occurred sometime between Dec. 29 and Jan. 6 when it was reported. The incident remains under investigation.

Jan. 9

A resident reported that the registration stickers had been stolen from her vehicle’s license plates. The theft was reported at about 4 p.m. at a Gilchrest Street apartment building.

Chief Kevin Haj’s tip of the week

“Do not call and leave messages that require immediate attention on office voice mail. You should go through dispatch because messages may sit in voice mail for long periods of time.”