Gardiner woman still in hospital after crash

AUGUSTA — A Gardiner woman hurt when she crashed her motorcycle on Western Avenue Sunday remains hospitalized.

Augusta Police Sgt. Christopher Shaw said 53-year-old Karen O’Donnell remains in serious condition at Central Maine Medical Center in Lewiston.

O’Donnell was driving east with a group on Western Avenue around 4:30 p.m. Sunday when she hit a pothole created by road construction area near Woodside Road. O’Donnell was thrown from her motorcycle.

She was flown by LifeFlight helicopter to the hospital with serious injuries.

O’Donnell was wearing a helmet, Shaw said.

The section of Western Avenue was closed for about 30 minutes.

Shaw said neither speed nor alcohol was a factor in the crash.

Augusta man struck by car on Memorial Circle

AUGUSTA — An Augusta man was injured Thursday when he was struck by a car on Memorial Circle.

George Tabor, 64, was taken by ambulance to MaineGeneral Medical Center in Augusta with what were believed to be minor injuries, said Augusta Police Sgt. Christopher Shaw.

Tabor was crossing in a crosswalk on Memorial Circle when he was struck by a car being driven by 32-year-old Melinda Folsom of Augusta. Shaw said Folsom had stopped at the Western Avenue intersection and was looking left for traffic to merge into the rotary. She didn’t see Tabor in front of her, Shaw said.

The road was closed briefly while crews tended to Tabor.

There are no charges in connection to the accident, Shaw said.

AUGUSTA

Wednesday at 3:11 p.m., a disturbance was reported on Northern Avenue.

3:13 p.m., shoplifting was reported at Walgreens on Water Street.

3:22 p.m., theft was reported on Belfast Avenue.

3:43 p.m., there was a traffic complaint on Bangor Street.

4:47 p.m., theft was reported on Water Street.

4:52 p.m., disorderly conduct was reported on Mount Vernon Avenue.

6:01 p.m., shoplifting was reported at Damon’s Beverage Barn on Bangor Street.

7:09 p.m., there was a traffic complaint on Eastern Avenue.

8 p.m., a vehicle was reported stolen from Kennebec Guns on Cony Street.

9:58 p.m., theft was reported at Damon’s Quick Strop on Civic Center Drive.

10:06 p.m., disorderly conduct was reported at Calumet Playground on Northern Avenue.

Thursday at 4:49 a.m., terrorizing was reported at Big Apple on Civic Center Drive.

6:15 a.m., a disturbance was reported at the Downtown Diner on Water Street.

7:43 a.m., theft was reported at Friendly’s on Western Avenue.

7:44 a.m., theft was reported on River Street.

9:46 a.m., disorderly conduct was reported on Glenridge Drive.

9:52 a.m., disorderly conduct was reported on Northern Avenue.

10:05 a.m., there was a report of a hit-and-run crash on Cony Circle.

10:08 a.m., mischief was reported at Maragitas on Western Avenue.

11:01 a.m., there was a report of a recent burglary on Gage Street.

12:01 p.m., prostitution was reported on Mount Vernon Avenue.

12:58 p.m., there was an accident on the southbound ramp from Interstate 95.

1:18 p.m., a hit-and-run was reported on Marketplace Drive.

1:41 p.m., disorderly conduct was reported at Cumberland Farms on Mount Vernon Avenue.

2:45 p.m., shoplifting was reported at Kohl’s on Stephen King Drive.

2:48 p.m., theft was reported on Gray Birch Drive.

2:53 p.m., there was a traffic complaint on Western Avenue.

3:13 p.m., there was an accident on Western Avenue.

FARMINGDALE

Wednesday at 2:49 p.m., theft was reported on Maine Avenue.

HALLOWELL

Thursday at 12:27 a.m., a prowler was reported on Greenville Street.

1:55 a.m., a person was reported missing from Greenville street.

MANCHESTER

Wednesday at 12:28 p.m., there was a report of threatening on Western Avenue.

MONMOUTH

Thursday at 12:25 a.m., there was an accident on Cobbossee Road.

READFIELD

Wednesday at 5:50 p.m., there was a report of suspicious activity on Thundercastle Road.

WINTHROP

Tuesday at 4:24 p.m., there was a report of suspicious activity.

Wednesday at 8:10 a.m., there was a report of disorderly conduct.

10:14 a.m., there was a report of threatening.

10:21 a.m., there was an accident.

1:11 p.m., there was a report of property damage.

Arrests

AUGUSTA

Thursday at 1:35 p.m., Adam Wayne Hopper, 32, of Augusta, was arrested on warrants and new charges of refusing to submit to arrest or detention and carrying a concealed weapon.


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