DIXFIELD — The following incidents
were handled recently by the Dixfield Police Department.


A 2008 Chrysler van driven by Seth
Gillis, 38, of Richmond, R.I., struck a coyote at 3:45 p.m.
July 7, along Route 2 near Morrison Hill. The coyote was killed. The
van sustained $1,000 damage.

A 1995 GMC sport utility vehicle
driven by Mark McKunes, 25, of Brewer, was destroyed at noon July
24 on Route 142 when the driver swerved to miss a deer. The vehicle
went onto the soft shoulder, causing the vehicle to roll over and
come to rest on its tires facing the opposite direction. Neither
the driver nor the deer was injured.


A break-in at a church retreat building
on the Canton Point Road was discovered at 1:55 p.m. July 31 by a
patrol officer. A rear window was unlocked and the screen removed
to gain entrance. At least two chain saws were taken. Police are
waiting for a property list from the owners to determine whether
other items are missing.


Several submersible pumps, a solar pool
cover and several plaques were reported stolen at Rover’s Campground,
Severy Hill, at 8:30 p.m. Aug. 3. Values are not known. Police have
a suspect.

A Third Street resident at 10:30 a.m.
Aug. 7 reported the theft of two mountain bicycles valued at $50. They were taken the night before.

An Averill Hill Road resident reported
at 12:30 p.m. Aug. 8 that someone had stolen a chain saw valued at
$700 from the back of his pickup truck sometime between Aug. 6 and
Aug. 8.

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