Two charged with writing bad checks

RANDOLPH — Two people are facing charges after reportedly writing more than $2,300 worth of bad checks at a Water Street store.

David Gillison, 31, of Woolwich, and Chelsea Mansfield, 24, of Edgecomb, were both charged in connection with $2,390 worth of checks written to Goggins IGA, according to a report by Maine State Police.

Gillison was charged April 22 with negotiating a worthless instrument for allegedly writing a total of $1,300 in checks attached to a closed account.

Mansfield was charged April 23 with theft by deception. The police report says she admitted writing and cashing six checks totaling $1,090.

Police check results in three arrests

RANDOLPH — Three people were arrested April 24 by state police troopers conducting a bail check.

Jarold Curtis, 29, of Bangor, was arrested on a charge of unauthorized use of property after he allegedly failed to return an Avis rental vehicle. Ashley Steeves, 29, of Farmingdale was arrested on a charge of violating conditions of her release. Adam Smith, 31, was arrested for allegedly violating probation conditions. Probation Officer Don White took Smith into custody.

AUGUSTA

APRIL 23

A 25-year-old woman was charged with marijuana possession and sale and use of drug paraphernalia during a traffic stop on Route 3.

TUESDAY

At 9:45 a.m., trespassing was reported on Marketplace Drive.

10:32 a.m., theft was reported on Fieldstone Drive.

11:09 a.m., there was an accident on Eastern Avenue.

12:43 p.m., trespassing was reported on Marketplace Drive.

1:57 p.m., firefighters responded to an alarm at Farrington School on Eastern Avenue.

2:17 p.m., there was a report of terrorizing at Farrington School on Eastern Avenue.

2:57 p.m., there was a report of gross sexual assault on Gannett Street.

3:02 p.m., theft was reported at the Capilo Insititute on Bridge Street.

3:03 p.m., there was a report of a protection order violation at the Kennebec County jail on State Street.

4:03 p.m., fraud was reported at Dube Travel Agency on Western Avenue.

4:15 p.m., a disturbance was reported on Mount Vernon Avenue.

4:32 p.m., disorderly conduct was reported on Pleasant Hill Road.

4:34 p.m., theft was reported on Northern Avenue.

5:04 p.m., there was an accident at the intersection of Garden Court and Civic Center Drive.

5:32 p.m., shoplifting was reported at Deb Shops on Stephen King Drive.

5:49 p.m., disorderly conduct was reported at Williams Playground on Quimby Street.

6:18 p.m., mischief was reported on Summer Haven Road.

7:25 p.m., threatening was reported on Greenwood Court.

7:36 p.m., disorderly conduct was reported on Water Street.

7:49 p.m., there was a report of a disturbance on Cumberland Street.

10:15 p.m., a disturbance was reported on New England Road.

11:10 p.m., disorderly conduct was reported on Western Avenue.

WEDNESDAY

At 1:25 a.m., a disturbance was reported on Mount Vernon Avenue.

1:47 a.m., disorderly conduct was reported on Allen Street.

2:31 a.m., a disturbance was reported on Water Street.

10:40 a.m., there was a report of a dog at large on Mud Mill Road.

12:30 p.m., there was an accident on State Street.

1:25 p.m., firefighters responded to an alarm at the Edmund S. Muskie Federal Building on Western Avenue.

2:09 p.m., a hit-and-run accident was reported on East Chestnut Street.

2:11 p.m., there was a report of a burglary from a vehicle parked on Mount Vernon Avenue.

3:58 p.m., there was a report of a burglary on Mount Vernon Avenue.

4:01 p.m., mischief was reported on Alton Road.

4:10 p.m., there was a report of a recent burglary on North Belfast Avenue.

4:23 p.m., trespassing was reported on Albee Road.

CHELSEA

TUESDAY

At 4:17 p.m., there was an accident at the intersection of Eastern Avenue and Togus Road.

CHINA

APRIL 23

Julia Chesley, 33, of Madison, was charged with operating under the influence and sale and use of drug paraphernalia during a traffic stop for a defective license plate light on U.S. Route 202.

FRIDAY

There was a report of a domestic dispute on Dirigo Road. Officers determined that a confrontation had taken place, but neither person cooperated with police and it was unclear who had been the predominant aggressor. The people were separated for the remainder of the evening.

TUESDAY

At 10:21 a.m., suspicious activity was reported on Windsor Neck Road.

9:38 p.m., a burglar alarm sounded on Fire Road 34.

GARDINER

TUESDAY

At 2 p.m., there was an accident on the Randolph-Gardiner bridge.

9:25 p.m., there was an accident on Water Street.

10:36 p.m., there was a report of a suicidal person on Highland Avenue.

WEDNESDAY

At 7:37 a.m., there was an accident on Oak Street.

HALLOWELL

WEDNESDAY

At 1:47 p.m., there was a report of a burglary from a vehicle parked on Blaine Road.

2:42 p.m., a disturbance was reported on Grove Street.

RANDOLPH

TUESDAY

At 2:06 p.m., there was an accident on the Randolph-Gardiner bridge.

VASSALBORO

TUESDAY

At 5:08 p.m., suspicious activity was reported at the East Vassalboro Library on Bog Road.

7:27 p.m., theft was reported on Crowell Hill Road.

WEST GARDINER

SUNDAY

Police responded to a report of simple assault. The caller said an acquaintance he had not seen in years showed up at his door and threatened him. The caller did not wish to pursue charges and told police he would seek a protective order.

WINDSOR

APRIL 25

Police responded to a report of a check for home heating oil being written on a closed account at C.B. Haskell Fuel on Augusta-Rockland Road. The investigation is ongoing.

FRIDAY

A 31-year-old man was charged with violating conditions of release by police responding to a report of a family fight. The district attorney’s office will review the case for possible domestic-violence charges.

TUESDAY

At 7:36 p.m., threatening was reported at the elementary school on Ridge Road.

WINTHROP

MONDAY

At 4:04 p.m., there was a 911 hang-up call.

5:35 p.m., there was a report of a family fight.

8 p.m., there was as complaint involving a juvenile.

TUESDAY

At 1:59 p.m., there was a report of theft.

Arrests

AUGUSTA

TUESDAY

At 10:30 a.m., Mark L. Merrill, 27, of Augusta, was arrested on a charge of being a fugitive from justice by police responding to a trespass complaint on New England Road.

5:56 p.m., Jennifer Lynn Sapienza, 31, of Clinton, was arrested on a warrant charging failure to pay fines for operating after habitual-offender revocation, at the Kennebec County jail on State Street.

CHELSEA

FRIDAY

Brandon Arnold, 19, of Chelsea, was arrested on charges of forgery and theft.

LITCHFIELD

SUNDAY

Ryan Crowley, 27, was arrested on a warrant charging theft by police responding to a 911 hang-up call. Crawley reportedly placed the call accidentally with his cell phone.

RANDOLPH

TUESDAY

At 8:11 p.m., Daniel J. Tipton, 52, of Randolph, was arrested on a charge of theft by police responding to a complaint at Goggins IGA on Water Street.

PITTSTON

FRIDAY

Dylan Hendsbee, 21, of West Gardiner, was arrested on a charge of probation violation when he was found with his girlfriend at a home on Route 126.

WEST GARDINER

SUNDAY

George Callahan, 38, of West Gardiner, was arrested on a warrant charging failure to pay fines. He was taken to the Gardiner police station, where he posted bail and was released.

 

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