MONMOUTH — An Augusta man is facing charges after reportedly giving police his brothers name during a traffic stop.

Jeffrey McKechnie Jr., 32, was charged with violating conditions of release, failure to give a correct name and trafficking dangerous weapons.

Monmouth Police Officer Dana Wessling wrote in an affidavit filed in Kennebec County Superior Court that he had stopped McKechnie’s car early Monday morning.

The driver gave Wessling a name and a date of birth, Wessling said, “but during my investigation I discovered that he was lying,” Wessling said.

The officer subsequently found documentation with McKechnies correct identification. He admitted using his brothers name, Wessling said.

Wessling searched McKechnie’s car and reportedly found a switchblade knife and drug paraphernalia, including needles and a burnt spoon.

 

Augusta

July 30

A 19-year-old man was charged with operating without a license and unlawful possession of scheduled drugs during a traffic stop for a loud exhaust on Bangor Street.

Friday

Augusta police and Maine State Police searched for a man who reportedly made suicidal statements. The man told police he didnt want to hurt himself but he wanted to get his belongings out of his ex-girlfriends mothers house. Troopers waited as the man collected his possessions.

Sunday

At 12:08 p.m., theft was reported at McGuire Field on Piggery Road.

1:05 p.m., there was an accident on Civic Center Drive.

2:59 p.m., a disturbance was reported at the Augusta State Airport on Airport Road.

3:20 p.m., drug offenses were reported at Mount Hope Cemetery on Winthrop Street.

3:41 p.m., shoplifting was reported at Walmart on Civic Center Drive.

6:43 p.m., there was a  report of a burglary from a vehicle parked at Riverview Apartments on Penobscot Street.

9:31 p.m., disorderly conduct was reported on Green Street.

10:21 p.m., disorderly conduct was reported on Gage Street.

11:22 p.m., there was a trespassing complaint at the Eastside Boat Landing on Howard Street.

Monday

At 12:13 a.m., disorderly conduct was reported on State Street.

12:56 a.m., disorderly conduct was reported on State Street.

3:06 a.m., there was a report of a recent burglary on Washington Street.

8:56 a.m., theft was reported at the Bread of Life homeless shelter on Hospital Street.

10:05 a.m., firefighters responded to an alarm at the Marquardt Building on Blossom Lane.

10:13 a.m., disorderly conduct was reported on Mount Vernon Avenue.

10:35 a.m., there was an accident on Mount Vernon Avenue.

12:42 p.m., there was an accident at the intersection of Summer Haven Road and Civic Center Drive.

1:23 p.m., a 52-year-old Augusta woman was charged with terrorizing by police responding to a complaint on Chase Avenue.

1:52 p.m., disorderly conduct was reported at Regal Cinema on Marketplace Drive.

3:10 p.m., a hit-and-run accident was reported at Walmart on Civic Center Drive.

3:45 p.m., a disturbance was reported at Irving Circle K gas station on Civic Center Drive.

4:05 p.m., firefighters responded to a report of a fire at Valley View on Western Avenue. The fire was extinguished before firefighters arrived.

4:11 p.m., trespassing was reported on Noyes Street.

 

Belgrade

Sunday

At 11:26 a.m., a burglar was reported at Belgrade Self Storage on Route 27.

11:55 a.m., a burglar alarm sounded on Bayview Drive.

3:51 p.m., theft was reported on Castle View Lane.

 

Chelsea

Friday

At 4:25 p.m., injury was reported on Williams Road.

 

China

Saturday

At 11:56 a.m., theft was reported on Pleasant View Ridge Road.

2:17 p.m., a burglar was reported on Bog Brook Road.

 

Farmingdale

July 30

Police were called to Hasson Street about a man trying to get into an apartment. The caller and another man were in a dispute about a woman they were both dating. Each agreed not to have contact with the other.

Monday

At 4:36 a.m., theft was reported on Greenville Street.

7:12 a.m., theft was reported on Blaine Road.

 

Gardiner

Friday

A 20-year-old Sidney man was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia because of a marijuana pipe troopers reportedly found during a consent search of the mans vehicle during a traffic stop for a faulty license plate light on U.S. Route 201.

At 9 a.m., theft was reported at the Big Apple store on Brunswick Avenue.

11:28 a.m., theft was reported on Pleasant Street.

1:49 p.m., there was an accident on Water Street.

5:59 p.m., a robbery was reported at the Subway restaurant on Water Street. Additional details were unavailable.

6:39 p.m., threatening was reported on West Street.

Saturday

At 3:24 a.m., there was an accident on West Hill Road.

5:01 a.m., a burglar alarm sounded on River Avenue.

Sunday

At 9:24 a.m., suspicious activity was reported at United Methodist Church on Highland Avenue.

9:55 a.m., theft was reported on Pleasant Street.

10:24 .m., there was a report of suspicious activity on Spring Street.

11:45 a.m., theft was reported on Highland Avenue.

12:16 p.m., there was an accident on the Gardiner-Randolph bridge.

6:21 p.m., there was a report of suspicious activity on Pond Road.

Monday

At 12:06 a.m., suspicious activity was reported on Lincoln Street.

1:40 a.m., mischief was reported on Water Street.

 

Hallowell

Sunday

At 5:56 p.m., firefighters responded to an alarm on Hackmatack Lane.

 

Litchfield

Wednesday

A Neck Road resident called police after her husband reportedly went into their rental property and destroyed the womans new boyfriends guitar and case and left a threatening note. Criminal charges are pending.

Saturday

A woman called police when her ex-husband reportedly tried to get into her house. The woman said she did wish to pursue charges. Police warned the ex-husband against returning to the home.

 

Manchester

Sunday

At 2:37 p.m., there was an accident at the intersection of Routes 17 and U.S. Route 202.

4:53 p.m., there was an accident at the intersection of Pond and Half Mile Farm roads.

 

Monmouth

Friday

At 10:54 a.m., a burglar alarm sounded on Main Street.

7:44 p.m., a 19-year-old Monmouth man was charged with endangering the welfare of a child after reportedly buying tobacco products for juveniles.

Saturday

At 7:32 a.m., theft was reported on Wilson Pond Road.

 

Mount Vernon

Sunday

At 11:52 p.m., injury was reported after a crash on North Road.

 

Pittston

Friday

At 6:58 p.m., an alarm sounded on Warren Road.

Saturday

At 7:55 a.m., a burglar alarm sounded on Pinkham Road.

 

Randolph

Friday

At 11:14 a.m., suspicious activity was reported on Birmingham Road.

Sunday

At 12:04 p.m., there was an accident.

 

Readfield

Sunday

At 7:53 a.m., theft was reported at Kents Hill Schools Sampson Hall on Main Street.

5:31 p.m., there was an accident on Main Street.

9:30 p.m., suspicious activity was reported on Plains Road.

 

Rome

Sunday

At 7:59 a.m., there was a report of suspicious activity on Jamaica Point Road.

 

Sidney

Sunday

At 10:55 a.m., there was an accident at the intersection of routes 27 and 23.

11:55 a.m., there was a 911 hang-up call at New England Music Camp on Goldenrod Lane.

 

Vassalboro

Friday

At 2:34 p.m., theft was reported on Willow Street.

3:32 p.m., police responded to a 911 hang-up call on Willow Street.

4:58 p.m., suspicious activity was reported on Taber Hill Road.

Saturday

At 7:20 p.m., suspicious activity was reported on Cross Hill Road.

 

West Gardiner

Wednesday

A woman reportedly left Fullers Market without paying for gasoline. Police found the woman and she paid the balance. No charges were filed.

Friday

A 22-year-old China woman was charged with possession of a useable amount of marijuana and sale and use of drug paraphernalia during a traffic stop for a registration violation on Interstate 295.

 

Windsor

Saturday

At 3:51 a.m., there was a 911 hang-up call on South Belfast Road.

6:40 p.m., threatening was reported on Tyler Road.

9:30 p.m., suspicious activity was reported on South Belfast Road.

 

Winthrop

Saturday

At 2:25 a.m., there was a report of a family fight on Turkey Lane.

4:27 p.m., there was a complaint involving a juvenile on Partridge Run.

8:09 p.m., an intrusion alarm sounded on Sturtevant Hill Road.

9:03 p.m., fireworks were reported on Metcalf Road.

Sunday

At 12:34 a.m., suspicious activity was reported on U.S. Route 202.

7:56 a.m., theft was reported on Main Street.

8:21 p.m., there was a complaint involving an animal on Homewood Lane.

11:20 p.m., there was a report of suspicious activity on Roseanne Drive.

Monday

At 6:52 a.m., mischief was reported on Mount Pisgah Road.

3:57 p.m., suspicious activity was reported on High Street.

 

Arrests

 

Augusta

Sunday

At 1:45 a.m., Dyllan Andrew Bozora, 20, of Augusta, was arrested on warrants at the Kennebec County jail on State Street.

11:30 a.m., David Andre Gordon, 30, of Augusta, was arrested on charges of violating conditions of release and failing to provide correct name, address and date of birth to police responding to a theft complaint on Chase Avenue.

12:13 p.m., Mario David Cortez-Tocora, 25, of Augusta, was arrested on a charge of theft by police responding to a shoplifting complaint at Irving Circle K on Civic Center Drive.

6:02 p.m., Jeffrey John Rickett, 25, of Randolph, was arrested on a warrant at the Kennebec County Sheriffs Office on State Street.

Monday

At 1:06 a.m., Amy R. Breton, 33, of Augusta, was arrested on a charge of domestic-violence assault by police responding to a report of disorderly conduct on Chamberlain Street.

 

China

July 30

Wayne Miller, 30, was arrested on a warrant charged with operating after suspension during a traffic stop for speeding on U.S. Route 202.

 

Litchfield

Sunday

At 7:51 a.m., Timothy Lawrence Vannah, 36, of Litchfield, was arrested on charges of violating conditions of release and unlawful trafficking in scheduled drugs by police responding to a harassment complaint on Thornton Lane.

 

Monmouth

Saturday

At 1:20 p.m., Patrick Evan Mason, 18, of Monmouth, was arrested on a charged of domestic-violence criminal threatening by police responding to a complaint on Pisgah Road.

 

Winthrop

Sunday

At 8:52 a.m., Samuel A. Raymond, 33, of Winthrop, was arrested on a charge of theft on Route 133.

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