MEXICO – The following incidents were handled recently by the Mexico Police Department.


• At least $2,000 worth of jewelry and cash was reported stolen from a Backkingdom Road home at 4:52 p.m. Dec. 1. Chief Jim Theriault described the jewelry as two wedding bands, one with diamonds, a white gold family ring with several stones, a silver necklace and earring set with ship emblems, $40 in silver certificate dollar bills, two gold rings with onyx stones, and 10 $1 gold coins. If anyone has knowledge or sees these items, they are asked to contact the Mexico Police Department. Police have a suspect.

• Six mailboxes at homes along Swett Avenue were stolen or destroyed on Dec. 10. Three have been recovered.

• The theft of a new winch and extra cables and accessories, valued at more than $1,400, was reported at 3:48 p.m. Dec. 8, from a Lincare warehouse n Middle Avenue. Police have a suspect.

Boat found

• Partridge Lane, Mexico, resident Joe Casey reported at 11:42 a.m. Nov. 29 that he had found a green, 12-foot boat on the banks of the Ellis River. It was later determined to be owned by Dixfield resident, Wayne Smith.


• Vehicles driven by Stanwood E. Virgin, 74, Backkingdom Road, Mexico, and Janet Hall, 44, Rumford, collided at 3 p.m. Nov. 21, on Main Street. Virgin’s 1996 Dodge sedan sustained $500 damage. Hall’s 2007 GMC sports utility vehicle sustained $5,000 damage.

• A 2007 GMC pickup truck driven by Daniel J. Colasanto, 67, of Oquossoc, hit a rock wall at 9:48 a.m. Nov. 25 on Roxbury Road, causing $3,000 damage.

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