Lewiston Crime Bulletin


 Incident Report Statistics

Between 7 a.m. Friday, May 7, and 7 a.m. Friday, May 14, Lewiston police has responded to 890 calls for service. Of those calls, 270 of them were motor vehicle stops.

Accidents: 34

Disorderly Disturbances: 33

Domestic Disputes: 18

Arrests: 21


Criminal mischief

Residents on College and Pond roads had their vehicles and homes struck by pellets or BBs on May 10 at 11:30 p.m.

On May 12 at 12:39 a.m., the Twin City Cleaners, South of the Border, Lapointe’s Small Engine, Lighting Concepts and First Choice Discount Muffler, 9 Grove St., 86 Webster St., and 124 Campus Ave., had their business windows or vehicles shot out by BBs or pellets.

At 12:51 a.m., a pedestrian was struck in the head by a BB and had to have surgery in order to remove it. He described the suspect vehicle as an older model Pontiac or Buick with a rag top and loud exhaust. There were at least two occupants in the vehicle.

At 1:32 a.m. a resident of 89 Wood St. had his vehicle window shot out.

A vehicle parked at 2 Granite St. was keyed overnight May 7–8.

The fence at the construction site at 151 Bardwell St. was knocked down sometime between 5 p.m. May 11 and 8 a.m. on May 12.

A vehicle parked at Central Avenue and Russell Street had a window broken between May 10 at noon and May 12 at 2 p.m.

Two windows of the Pettingill School were broken overnight May 6–7.

A vehicle and residence at 252 Pond Road were shot by a pellet gun on May 10 at 11:30 p.m.

A vehicle parked at VIP at 12 Lexington St. was damaged prior to 3:40 p.m. on May 10.

A vehicle parked at the Lewiston Mall at 20 East Ave. was keyed between 9:30 and 10 a.m. on May 8.

A vehicle parked at the Multi-Purpose Center at 145 Birch St. had a window broken prior to 8 p.m. on May 7.

The rear door of VIP at 520 Lisbon St. was tagged with graffiti sometime prior to 7 a.m. on May 12.

A newsstand near the Chestnut Street Parking garage was tagged with “BDC” overnight May 11–12.

The Professional Building at 145 Lisbon St. was tagged with graffiti prior to 12:40 p.m. on May 7.

Motor vehicle burglaries

Ryan Lizotte, 18, was charged with motor vehicle burglary and unlawful possession of oxycodone on May 8 at 7:30 p.m. Officers responded to the area of Bocce’s after they received a call about a male using drugs in a car. A search of his vehicle revealed a wallet belonging to a victim of a motor vehicle burglary which occurred at 29 Beckett St. on April 28.

Numerous vehicles were burglarized overnight May 6–7 at 12 Owen; 23, 50 and 62 Fairlawn; 26 Caron; 8 Dion; and 339 East Ave. A cell phone, loose change and a Garmin Nuvi were taken.


An apartment at 16 Hillside Lane was burglarized prior to 5 p.m. on May 7. A laptop, DVD player and PlayStation were taken.

An apartment at 10 Knox St. was burglarized overnight May 7–8, entry was gained via an unlocked door; an Xbox was taken.


A 20-inch black Mongoose “Axe” BMX bicycle was stolen from 9 Riverside Place between 4 p.m. May 9 and 6 p.m. on May 10.

Two aluminum posts and a “caution construction traffic” sign were stolen from a construction site at 151 Bardwell St. sometime between 5 p.m. on May 10 and 8 a.m. on May 11.

A white-and-blue Trek Mountain Bike was stolen from 239 College St. overnight May 13–14.

A green-and-silver Trek hybrid bicycle was stolen from 48 Campus Ave. overnight May 12–13.

A wallet was stolen from 8 Champlain Ave. sometime prior to 5 p.m. on May 10.

A green mountain bike with an attached child seat was stolen from 330 Pond Road sometime between 2 and 5:30 p.m. on May 12.

Motor vehicle theft

A green 1997 Chevy Blazer was stolen from 680 Lisbon St. sometime between 7:30 p.m. on May 10 and 5 a.m. on May 11. Another vehicle parked nearby had a PlayStation 3 stolen from inside of it. The vehicle was later recovered undamaged at Pine and Howe streets.

Operating under the influence

Robyn Greenwood, 31, was charged with operating under the influence on May 9 at 6:44 p.m. at Park and Spruce streets following a motor vehicle accident.

Jamie Theriault, 32, was charged with operating under the influence, unlawful possession of drugs and operating without a license on May 12 at 11:38 p.m. at Bartlett Street and Cumberland Avenue.

Operating after suspension

Rene Mellows, 22, was charged with operating while license suspended on May 8 at 3:02 a.m. at Webster Street and Webber Avenue.