Augusta

Monday

At 4:04 p.m., theft was reported on Littlefield Street.

4:08 p.m., a 35-year-old Augusta woman was charged with theft by police responding to a shoplifting complaint at Walmart on Civic Center Drive.

4:18 p.m., disorderly conduct was reported on Northern Avenue.

5:02 p.m., there was a hit-and-run accident on East Chestnut Street.

5:02 p.m., there was an accident at the intersection of Western Avenue and Prescott Road.

6:05 p.m., a burglary was reported on South Belfast Avenue.

6:57 p.m., there was a report of an attempted suicide on Eastern Avenue.

8:28 p.m., there was a traffic complaint on Western Avenue.

10:06 p.m., an assault was reported on Civic Center Drive.

10:43 p.m., a disturbance was reported at the intersection of Water and Laurel streets.

11:56 p.m., theft was reported at Cumberland Farms on Mount Vernon Avenue.

Tuesday

At 12:06 a.m., disorderly conduct was reported on Oxford Street.

1:08 a.m., an assault was reported on Laurel Street.

8:17 a.m., a traffic complaint was reported on Eastern Avenue.

9:22 a.m., there was a report of a burglary from a vehicle parked on Elm Street.

10:42 a.m., there was a report of a traffic light problem at the intersection of Hospital Street and Piggery Road.

2:12 p.m., there was a disturbance reported on Mount Vernon Avenue.

2:18 p.m., fraud was reported on Eastern Avenue.

3:42 p.m., there was a report of a recent burglary on Boothby Street.

3:56 p.m., there was a report of a traffic complaint on South Belfast Avenue.

Belgrade

July 21

Benjamin Cummings, 35, of Jay, was seriously injured when his 1997 Plymouth van veered off Route 27, across Depot Road and through the Hammond Lumber parking lot before hitting a utility pole and a concrete barrier. Maine State Police Sgt. Aaron Hayden said the van flipped several times before coming to a rest on the railroad tracks. The vehicle was reportedly operating erratically and at a high rate of speed prior to the crash. Cummings was charged with operating after suspension and driving to endanger.

Chelsea

Monday

At 5:51 p.m., theft was reported on River Road.

China

Monday

At 11:18 a.m., there was a report of mischief at Erskine Academy on Windsor Road.

Gardiner

Monday

At 9:59 a.m., a burglary was reported at the Gardiner Public Library on Water Street.

10:49 a.m., theft was reported on Brunswick Avenue.

11:05 a.m., theft was reported on Partridge Drive.

11:28 a.m., mischief was reported at the waterfront.

3:37 p.m., theft was reported on Highland Avenue.

9:36 p.m., there was an accident on Maine Avenue.

Jefferson

July 23

A 1997 Saturn being driven south on Bunker Hill Road by a 25-year-old Windsor woman left the road and rolled over when the driver swerved to avoid a turkey in the road.

July 24

A 1997 GMC 1500 being driven south on Bunker Hill Road by a 66-year-old Jefferson man went off the road to avoid hitting a trailer being towed into a driveway near a blind curve in the road.

Thursday

There was a report of a stolen camera at Damariscotta Lake Park in Jefferson.

Manchester

Sunday

A 22-year-old Winthrop man was charged with driving to endanger by police responding to a road rage incident that began in Winthrop. The driver reportedly passed and cut off another car and then slammed on his brakes.

Monmouth

Monday

At 11:07 a.m., there was an accident on Main Street.

12:10 p.m., a burglary was reported on Cobbossee Road.

Tuesday

At 1:25 a.m., there was a report of suspicious activity on Waugan Road.

Pittston

Monday

At 9:59 p.m., there was an accident on Route 27.

11:31 p.m., there was an accident on East Pittston Road.

Randolph

Monday

At 4:44 p.m., there was a report of suspicious activity on Birmingham Road.

Sidney

Thursday

A 23-year-old woman was charged with operating after suspension and failure to provide evidence of insurance during a traffic stop on Interstate 95 for speeding and making bad passes.

Somerville

Monday

There was a report of a burglary.

Sidney

Monday

At 11:22 a.m., a burglary was reported on Middle Road.

Whitefield

July 24

There was a report of a burglary.

Windsor

Monday

At 8:16 p.m., theft was reported on Ridge Road.

Winthrop

Monday

At 10:51 a.m., there was a complaint involving an all terrain vehicle.

12:04 p.m., there was a report of suspicious activity.

Arrests

Augusta

Monday

At 11:07 p.m., Joseph M. Johnson, 34, of Augusta, was arrested on a charge of violating conditions of release by police responding to a complaint on Washington Street.

Jefferson

Thursday

Thomas L. Varick, 55, of Jefferson, was arrested on charges of operating under the influence and violating conditions of release on Maple Lane.

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