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


A moose was killed at 9:15 p.m. May 30 when Ralph C. Virgin, 62, of Carthage Road, Carthage, was driving his 2001 Chevrolet pickup truck along Main Street. The moose hit the window, then struck the fender, door and bed of the truck causing $1,200 damage.

A deer was killed at 9:41 p.m. June 7 when Kelly Burhoe, 20, of Macomber Hill Road, Jay, was driving her Toyota Corolla along Route 17. The vehicle wasn’t damaged.

Kevin W. Henderson, 35, of Pond Road, Wilton, sustained minor injuries at 9:17 p.m. May 21 as he was driving his 2000 Dodge pickup truck on Main Street. Chief Richard Pickett said Henderson was distracted by a cell phone call, causing him to veer into the oncoming lane. When Henderson overcorrected, the vehicle flipped on its side, causing $6,000 damage.

About $2,450 damage was done to a set of U.S. Postal Service mailboxes on Arsenault Drive at Dixfield Village Apartments at noon on June 17. Pickett said a Poland Spring truck backed into the boxes. The Postal Service and the company are working on the replacement.


An iPod valued at $200 was reported stolen at 9 a.m. June 1 from a locker at Dirigo High School. Police have a suspect.

Found items

An 18-speed Next Power bicycle, valued at $100, was found at 3:40 a.m. June 7 at the park and ride lot at the rear of The Corner Store. The owner is asked to call the Police Department at 562-4517 to identify and claim it.

A set of Nissan keys and a remote door opener were found at 10:17 p.m. June 12 on High Street. The owner is asked to call the Police Department to claim.

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