Waldoboro police blotter

Oct 09, 2013
Photo by: Beth A. Birmingham

Waldoboro — Waldoboro police officers responded to 145 calls for service between Sept. 30 and Oct. 7. Below are a few of the highlights:

Oct. 1

Chief William Labombarde investigated a report from the Big Apple of a gas drive off ($20). Subject returned and paid for gas.

Oct. 2

Officer Thomas Bartunek investigated a crash on Atlantic Highway at 6:06 p.m. Michael Wadsworth, 17, of Warren was driving a 2001 Oldsmobile sedan and attempted to make a left turn off of the Manktown Road onto the Atlantic Highway, when he failed to see Lisa Laustsen, 47, of Waldoboro driving a 2005 Toyota utility vehicle. Wadsworth struck the driver’s side of Laustsen's vehicle. Laustsen sustained minor injuries.

Oct. 3

Sgt. Jamie Wilson investigated a crash on the Bremen Road at 4:50 p.m. Kevin Whitehill, 30, of Waldoboro was driving a 2000 Pontiac sedan north on the Bremen Road when he drifted right into the shoulder and struck a CMP pole. No injuries were reported. Whitehill was arrested for operating under the influence.

Officer Andrew Santheson investigated a report of harassment.

Oct. 6

Sgt. Wilson investigated a crash on the Atlantic Highway at 6:58 p.m. Melissa Melvin, 44, Waldoboro was driving a 2003 Pontiac sedan east on Atlantic Highway and was struck by Theron Thibodeau, 76 of Frienship who was attempting to make a left turn to enter Maritime Farms parking lot. Thibodeau was traveling west in a 2001 Saab sedan. 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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