Man caught driving without license twice

AUGUSTA — A Massachusetts man has been charged after a Maine State Police trooper reportedly caught him driving without a license twice in one day.

Sgt. Aaron Hayden said in a news release that Corey Gilchrist, 26, of Tyngsboro, Mass., was driving south Monday on Interstate 95 when his car went off the road in Fairfield and skidded into the median.

Trooper Diane Perkins-Vance responded to the crash and found there was no damage to the vehicle, but Gilchrist’s Massachusetts license was suspended.

Gilchrist’s car was towed away and Gilchrist rode in the wrecker, Hayden said.

“After he and his vehicle were dropped off, Gilchrist decided to get back into his vehicle and proceed south on the interstate en route to Massachusetts,” Hayden said.

The wrecker driver called police after the driver left. Perkins-Vance stopped Gilchrist on the interstate in Augusta — less than an hour after the first incident.

Gilchrist was arrested on a charge of operating without a license and taken to the Kennebec County jail in Augusta. He was released later on $100 bail. He is scheduled to appear March 6 in Augusta District Court.

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Wednesday

At 4:03 p.m., there was an accident on Cony Street.

5:16 p.m., a disturbance was reported on North Street.

5:22 p.m., an assault was reported on Green Street.

7:07 p.m., there was an accident on Western Avenue.

8:40 p.m., there was a complaint of a dog barking on Pine Tree Lane.

9:53 p.m., a disturbance was reported on Washington Street.

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At 6:48 a.m., firefighters responded to a report of a car on fire on North Belfast Avenue.

7:10 a.m., there was an accident on Western Avenue.

7:23 a.m., a burglary was reported on Washington Street.

7:35 a.m., firefighters responded to an alarm at Kennebec Behavioral Health on Stone Street.

7:41 a.m., a fire alarm sounded at Glenridge Nursing Care on Glenridge Drive.

8:14 a.m., disorderly conduct was reported on Mount Vernon Avenue.

BELGRADE

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Thursday

At 8:48 a.m., a burglar alarm sounded on Smithfield Road.

FARMINGDALE

Wednesday

At 10:30 a.m., theft was reported at Hall-Dale High School on Maple Street.

Thursday

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9:37 a.m., there was an accident on Bridge Street.

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HALLOWELL

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MANCHESTER

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READFIELD

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At 6:22 p.m., suspicious activity was reported behind the Weathervane restaurant on Main Street.

6:59 p.m., a burglar alarm sounded on Davies Lane.

SIDNEY

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At 8:34 p.m., an assault was reported at NFI Riverbend School on West River Road.

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At 2:24 p.m., suspicious activity was reported at Mount Vernon Elementary School on North Road.

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At 12:33 p.m., mischief was reported on Collins Mills Road.