Knife incident results in Waterville arrest

WATERVILLE — A city man was arrested Wednesday after he threatened an acquaintance with a knife and later resisted arrest, according to police.

Joel Roldan, 36, of Hillside Avenue, was arrested around 2:21 p.m. by Officer Matt Libby on charges of criminal threatening with a dangerous weapon and refusing to submit to arrest.

Sgt. Lincoln Ryder, of the Waterville Police Department, said that around 1:29 p.m a man reported to police that Roldan had threatened him with a knife.

Ryder said police were able to corroborate the report and went to arrest Roldan at a residence on Hillside Avenue. He said while police were attempting to arrest Roldan, he “began pulling away and getting physical” with the officer. He said a minor was also present while Roldan was being arrested and was charged with obstructing government administration for allegedly trying to disrupt the arrest process.

IN CARRABASSETT VALLEY, Wednesday at 7:38 p.m., vandalism was reported on Winter Brook Lane.

IN CHESTERVILLE, Wednesday at 3:15 p.m., a motor vehicle accident involving injuries was reported on Vienna Road.

IN FARMINGTON, Wednesday at 4:23 p.m., a motor vehicle accident involving injuries was reported on Farmington Falls Road.

IN CLINTON, Wednesday at 6:06 p.m., a motor vehicle accident involving injuries was reported at the intersection of Hinckley Road and Tardiff Road.

9:12 p.m., criminal mischief was reported on Spring Street.

IN NORRIDGEWOCK, Thursday at 5:54 a.m., a vehicle fire was reported on Perkins Street.

IN SKOWHEGAN, Wednesday at 9:16 a.m., a burglary of a motor vehicle was reported on Mount Pleasant Avenue.

1:47 p.m., a theft was reported on Smith Street.

IN WATERVILLE, Wednesday at 8:09 a.m., a theft was reported on Waterville Commons Drive.

8:11 a.m., criminal trespassing was reported on Summer Street.

12:11 p.m., a fight was reported on Kennedy Memorial Drive at Dunkin’ Donuts.

1:29 p.m., an assault was reported on Pleasant Street.

4:04 p.m., a motor vehicle accident involving injuries was reported on Carter Memorial Drive.

5:46 p.m., a motor vehicle accident involving injuries was reported on Interstate 95.

6:06 p.m., a motor vehicle accident involving injuries was reported on Carter Memorial Drive.

ARRESTS

IN SOMERSET COUNTY, Wednesday at 10:09 a.m., Donna Melliot, 42, of Skowhegan, was arrested on charges of theft and failing to appear.

12:09 p.m., Evan James Aucoin, 27, of Pittsfield, was arrested on charges of failing to appear and on a probation revocation.

3:34 p.m., Robert Brown, 57, of Solon, was arrested on a charge of violating a protection order.


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