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.

The Thomaston Police Department responded to 101 incidents from April 19 to April 26.

Those included one animal problem, two assaults, one criminal mischief complaint, four erratic vehicles, one hit-and-run, two juvenile issues, one lost property complaint, one probation violation, three suspicious vehicles, two traffic hazards, 16 traffic stops, one underage drinking complaint, one utility problem and one vehicle search.

April 20

A man reported that he was assaulted at his home on Booker Street at about 2:49 a.m. He told police he got up in the middle of the night and stepped outside for a moment. He heard a loud noise in his garage caused by an unidentified white male in a hoodie. The complainant told police that the other man assaulted him repeatedly and that the two of them fought. The complainant retreated into his home and locked the door. The assailant punched the side of the house and then left.

April 22

Brittany Williams, 20, of Warren was arrested for domestic assault and a probation hold. The incident took place at 12:23 a.m. at Flagship Cinema.

At about 9:14 a.m., a woman reported that while she was at work, someone struck the left front corner of her 2007 PT Cruiser, which had been parked on Knox Street. The driver who struck her vehicle did not stop or report the accident, and it was listed in the police log as a hit and run. Police Chief Kevin Haj said the crash caused an estimated $1,500 in damage.

Chief Haj’s tip of the week

When mowing or operating yard machinery, be sure to use all of the factory safety features and devices including guards that prevent exposure to mower blades. Be aware of children in the area when operating power equipment and observe safety precautions.