Incident Report Statistics

Between Monday, Sept. 22, at 12 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 27, at 6 p.m., officers responded to 79 complaints.

New Law

Effective Sept. 1, it is now illegal for anyone to smoke in a motor vehicle with anyone under the age of 16. The state has mandated warnings be issued for the next year. After the year the fines will be $50 and up for each subsequent offense.

Assault

On Sept. 25 at 11:40 p.m., a subject came to the police department to report being a victim of a fight at a Rumford drinking establishment on Oxford Avenue. The subject, David Smith, 56, of Livermore Falls, was subsequently charged with assault, refusing to submit to arrest, failing to give name and date of birth and disorderly conduct in the hallway of the municipal building.

Criminal Mischief

On Sept. 22 at 12:12 p.m., a Canal Street business reported damage to light on the side of the building. Estimated damage $50.

On Sept. 22 at 2:21 p.m., a Washington Street resident reported damage. Estimated damage $5.

Criminal Trespass

On Sept. 23 at 9:03 a.m., Hartford Street apartment complex reporting a subject passed out on a couch and requested he be told to leave. Officer advised the subject to leave and warnings were issued.

On Sept. 23 at 1:23 p.m., a Spruce Street resident reporting a subject in the area that wasn’t supposed to be. Unit checked the area and subject was gone on arrival.

On Sept. 24 at 3 a.m., Oxford Avenue resident reporting an unwanted subject. Officer arrived and advised the subject to leave and warnings were issued.

On Sept. 25 at 8:23 a.m., York Street resident reporting unknown subject(s) entered a vacant apartment and spread powder everywhere. No damage.

Disorderly Conduct

On Sept. 24 at 12:46 a.m., Adam Downs, 27, of Rumford was charged with disorderly conduct after refusing to leave when requested and for screaming obscenities in public.

Operating Under Influence

On Sept. 24 at 12:50 a.m., Peter Cunningham, 24, of Rumford was charged with operating under the influence after a stop for speeding and erratic operation.

On Sept. 25 at 10:22 p.m., Michael Melcher, 31, of Rumford was charged with operating under the influence, second offense, after a stop for erratic operation.

Theft

On Sept. 22 at 6:51 a.m., a Route 108 business reporting a subject writing bad checks in the amount of $317.57. Suspect took care of the bad checks after learning law enforcement was looking for her. No charges.

On Sept. 22 at 12:20 p.m., a Woodstock business reporting a subject failing to pay for delivered oil in Rumford. The amount of $509.85 is owed. Suspect contacted and will make contact with business about payment.

On Sept. 22 at 4:30 p.m., a Rumford Avenue resident reporting her $130 bike stolen from outside her residence.

On Sept. 23 at 8:25 p.m.,Wayne Lane, 50, of Rumford was charged with shoplifting beer from a Hancock Street business.

On Sept. 23 at 8:25 p.m., Kimberly Day, 37, of Rumford was charged with shoplifting beer from a Hancock Street business.

On Sept. 27 at 4:15 p.m., a Route 2 business reported a 15-year-old male subject shoplifting $12 worth of cosmetics. Juvenile was issued and a summons issued for juvenile court for theft and turned over to a parent.

Warrants

Please notify the Rumford Police Department at (207) 364-4551 or e-mail: [email protected] to call or send in your tips. Our Web site has a tip form. www.rumfordpd.com/tips.htm

Susan Jamison, 23, remains wanted for a warrant for failure to appear on an operating under the influence charge.

Thomas Taylor, 47, remains wanted for a warrant of failure to pay fines on an operating under the influence charge.

Joshua Pollis, 23, of Mexico and Livermore remains wanted for warrants in Maine and New Hampshire for failure to appear on charges of burglary, theft, violation conditions of release and unpaid fines.

Joshua Bernard, 24, of Swain Road, Rumford, remains wanted on a warrant for failure to pay fines.


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