AUGUSTA — A city man was flown to the hospital Monday after crashing his motorcycle on State Street.

James Young, 77, was taken by a LifeFlight of Maine helicopter to an area hospital to be treated for a head injury and back and rib pain, said Augusta Police Sgt. Christopher Shaw. None of the injuries were believed to be life threatening.

The crash occurred around 2:45 p.m., as Young drove his Honda Goldwing north on State Street. Shaw said Young’s motorcycle struck a curb near the Capitol Street intersection and he was thrown from the bike. Young, who was wearing a helmet, hit his head when he fell, Shaw said.

Driver inexperience may have been a factor in the crash, Young said. Young registered the motorcycle just earlier this month.

Augusta men arrested after alleged break-in, assault

AUGUSTA — Two city men were arrested early Monday morning after police said they broke into a Chapel Street apartment and assaulted a man inside.

Augusta Deputy Police Chief Jared Mills said the perpetrators, Christopher L. Brown, 38, of Gage Street, and Aaron M. Tardiff, 25, of Chapel Street, were arrested after breaking into the unit to assault a man, who had a relationship with a woman Tardiff had a relationship with in the past.

Police responded to a report of disorderly conduct on Chapel Street at 12:46 a.m. Monday.

Brown was charged with assault, aggravated criminal trespass, criminal mischief and obstructing report of a crime, while Tardiff was charged with aggravated criminal trespass and criminal mischief.

Brown has a long criminal history, according to Kennebec Journal archives. In 2010, he was sentenced to five years in jail with all but six months suspended for burglary, theft and other crimes. The next year, he was given 21 days in jail after violating home release conditions.

In May 2012, he was given a suspended sentence and two years of probation for burglary and theft by unauthorized taking or transfer. In January, he was arrested on a warrant after a report of disorderly conduct on Gage Street.

AUGUSTA

SUNDAY

At 5:23 p.m., intoxicated people were reported at Walmart on Civic Center Drive.

7:18 p.m., harassment was reported at Beverly Gass Apartments on Eastern Avenue.

8:41 p.m., theft was reported at Rooster’s on Community Drive.

9:26 p.m., harassment was reported at J & S Oil on Mount Vernon Avenue.

9:56 p.m., a past burglary was reported at Thistledown Apartments on Eastern Avenue.

11:16 p.m., a motor vehicle accident, with no injury, was reported involving a police cruiser at Thistledown Apartments on Eastern Avenue.

11:37 p.m., disorderly conduct was reported at Shenanigans on Water Street.

11:58 p.m., a disturbance was reported on Glenridge Drive.

BELGRADE

FRIDAY

At 5:08 p.m., suspicious activity was reported on Manchester Road.

SATURDAY

At 6:50 a.m., a burglary alarm sounded on Old Route 27.

1:36 p.m., there was a 911 hang-up on Harms Way.

SUNDAY

At 3:59 p.m., a burglary was reported on Hulin Road.

6:19 p.m., there was a report of suspicious activity on Augusta Road.

6:30 p.m., a burglar alarm sounded on Main Street.

FAYETTE

SUNDAY

At 5:54 p.m., injury was reported after a crash on Main Street.

GARDINER

FRIDAY

At 3:04 p.m., a 20-year-old Augusta woman and an 18-year-old Chelsea woman were each charged with theft by police responding to a theft complaint at Hannaford on Maine Avenue.

8:28 p.m., there was a report of suspicious activity at Reny’s Department Store on Water Street.

9:25 p.m., a burglar alarm sounded on Market Street.

SATURDAY

At 1:23 a.m., there was a report of suspicious activity at Pine State Beverages on Enterprise Avenue.

3:03 a.m., there was a report of suspicious activity on Liberty Street.

5:35 a.m., a burglar alarm sounded on River Avenue.

4:49 p.m., a burglar alarm sounded on Water Street.

6:37 p.m., there was an accident on Maine Avenue.

MANCHESTER

FRIDAY

At 1:47 p.m., there was a 911 hang-up on Prescott Road.

SATURDAY

At 3:51 a.m., an assault was reported on Scribner Hill Road.

6:28 a.m., an assault was reported at the intersection of Granite Hill and Kerns Hill roads.

7:18 a.m., a burglar alarm sounded on Bowdoin Street.

2:35 p.m., injury was reported after a crash on Granite Hill Road.

3:18 p.m., a burglar alarm sounded at Gardiner Savings Bank on Pond Road.

5:47 p.m., a burglar alarm sounded at Gardiner Savings Bank on Pond Road.

11:47 p.m., a burglar alarm sounded on Western Avenue.

SUNDAY

At 2:27 a.m., a burglar alarm sounded on Pond Road.

9:54 a.m., a burglar alarm sounded at Gardiner Savings Bank on Pond Road.

6:17 p.m., there was an accident on Pond Road.

MONDAY

At 7:54 a.m., there was a report of suspicious activity at Mulligan’s on Western Avenue.

MONMOUTH

FRIDAY

At 2:07 p.m., there was a report of suspicious activity on Packard Road.

5:42 p.m., there was a report of suspicious activity on U.S. Route 202.

SATURDAY

At 2:26 p.m., a burglar alarm sounded on Main Street.

Sunday

At 11:52 a.m., a burglary was reported on Launch Drive.

MOUNT VERNON

FRIDAY

At 10:47 a.m., there was a 911 hang-up on Lake Ridge Road.

SATURDAY

At 9:30 p.m., there was an accident on Pond Road.

ROME

FRIDAY

At 12 p.m., theft was reported on Augusta Road.

5:39 p.m., a burglar was reported on Castle Island Road.

SIDNEY

SATURDAY

At 2:10 a.m., suspicious activity was reported at Steve’s Appliance on Pond Road.

WEST GARDINER

FRIDAY

At 5:06 p.m., theft was reported on High Street.

SUNDAY

At 8:47 a.m., injury was reported after a crash on Collins Mills Road.

WINTHROP

THURSDAY

At 6:32 p.m., Adam M. Randall, 33, of Winthrop, was arrested on a warrant charging failure to appear.

FRIDAY

At 7:47 a.m., there was a report of mischief.

9:24 a.m., there was a report of fireworks.

3:58 p.m., there was a report of trespassing.

11:54 p.m., there was a report of disorderly conduct.

SATURDAY

At 2:26 p.m., there was a report of suspicious activity.

9:47 p.m., there was a report of fireworks.

10:26 p.m., there was a report of fireworks.

SUNDAY

At 2:13 a.m., there was a report of disorderly conduct.

Arrests

AUGUSTA

MONDAY

At 2:22 a.m., Samuel R. Smith, 23, of Augusta, was arrested on a warrant on Mount Vernon Avenue.

GARDINER

SATURDAY

At 1:07 p.m., Emily Ann Hinckley, 22, of Gardiner, was arrested on a warrant on Cobbossee Avenue.

Sunday

At 1:27 a.m., Jessica MacArthur, 29, of West Gardiner, was arrested on a warrant on High Street.

WINTHROP

SATURDAY

At 12 p.m., Michael Swenson, 22, of Winthrop, was arrested on a warrant charging failure to appear.

 

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