Oakland man charged in Mount Vernon burglary

An Oakland man has been charged in connection with a break-in at a Mount Vernon store last winter.

Douglas William Hanson, 38, has been charged with burglary, theft, criminal mischief and violating conditions of release in connection with a Feb. 7 break-in at Flying Pond Variety store.

According to court documents filed by state police Trooper Samuel Tlumac, the store was burglarized shortly before 2 a.m. by a man wearing an orange ski mask and gloves and carrying a claw hammer. Surveillance video also showed a maroon sedan that had been reported stolen from Waterville the day before.

Tlumac wrote that the physical characteristics of the man in the surveillance video matched Hanson, who was a suspect in the stolen-vehicle investigation.

Oakland police found the maroon sedan at Hanson’s home. Police found an orange ski mask, black gloves and a claw hammer inside. Those items, and others found in the car, were sent to the crime laboratory for testing. Those tests confirmed that Hanson’s DNA was on the items, Tlumac wrote.


Tuesday at 5:28 p.m., a 17-year-old was charged with theft by police responding to a shoplifting complaint at Kohl’s on Stephen King Drive.

7:56 p.m., there was a report of a recent burglary on Old Belgrade Road.

8:16 p.m., disorderly conduct was reported at Augusta House on Winthrop Street.

8:24 p.m., a vehicle was reported stolen from Motel 6 on Edison Drive.

Wednesday at 1 a.m., disorderly conduct was reported on Water Street.

3:40 a.m., theft was reported on Mount Vernon Avenue.

6:19 a.m., there was a report of a recent burglary on Bridge Street.

7:38 a.m., mischief was reported on Northern Avenue.

7:50 a.m., an assault was reported on Jabee Lane.


Tuesday at 4:19 p.m., there was a report of a suspicious vehicle.


Tuesday at 1:27 p.m., theft was reported at Reny’s on Water Street.

3:06 p.m., an assault was reported on Winter Street.

Wednesday at 8:05 a.m., there was a noise complaint on Brunswick Avenue.


Tuesday at 10:26 a.m., there was a report of identity theft on Hallowell Road.

8:15 p.m., there was a report of property destruction on Academy Road.


Tuesday at 5:17 p.m., there was a report of threatening on Prescott Road.

9:45 p.m., there was a report of suspicious activity on Allen Hill Lane.


Tuesday at 6:23 p.m., suspicious activity was reported on Main Street.


Tuesday at 3:20 p.m., there was a report of an assault.


Tuesday at 11:51 a.m., there was a late report of a crash on Route 225.


Tuesday at 11:11 p.m., there was a report of threatening on Shepherd Road.


Monday at 12:03 p.m., there was a report of theft on Arnold Road.

1:19 p.m., a sex offense was reported on Cross Hill Road.


Tuesday at 5:04 p.m., there was a report of a stolen fence post on Collins Mills Road.


Monday at 4:32 p.m., injury was reported after a crash on U.S. Route 202.

7 p.m., there was a report of a traffic offense.

Tuesday at 11 a.m., there was a report of littering.



Tuesday at 9:48 a.m., Joshua Eric Noble, 34, of South China, was arrested on a charge of failure to pay fines.


Tuesday at 8:05 p.m., Sheena Robertson, 31, of Farmingdale, was arrested on warrants.

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