Incident Report Statistics

Between 7 a.m. Friday, Jan. 14, and 7 a.m. Friday, Jan. 21, Lewiston police responded to 637 calls for service. Of those calls, 126 were motor vehicle stops.

Accidents: 46

Disorderly Disturbances: 32

Domestic Disputes: 18

Arrests: 23

Criminal Mischief

A wooden door to a compressor shed in the rear of Irving at 674 Main St. was damaged sometime prior to Jan. 15.

A vehicle parked at 1068 Sabattus St. was damaged sometime prior to 3:30 p.m. on Jan. 20 by someone jumping on the roof.

An entry door to an apartment at 78 Maple St. was kicked in sometime between noon Jan. 18 and noon Jan. 19.

A vehicle parked at 139 Park St. had a mirror broken sometime overnight Jan. 15 – Jan. 16.


The Irving at 674 Main St. was burglarized at 3 a.m. on Jan. 16. The suspect cut the phone lines and forced a rear entry door. Once inside, they tripped a burglar alarm and fled the scene.

An apartment building at 115 Bartlett St. has been burglarized recently. A window was broken to gain entry. No property was taken.


A resident of John Bertram Hall at 78 Campus Ave. had their jacket stolen sometime between 9 p.m. Jan. 15 and 10 a.m. Jan. 16.

A resident of 148 Wood St. had their skis and ski boots stolen sometime between 3 p.m. Jan. 14 and 9:50 p.m. Jan. 16.

A resident of Russell Park Manor at 158 Russell St. had cash taken from their room sometime between 4 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. on Jan. 16.

A resident of Smith Hall at 160 North Bardwell St. had money stolen from their room sometime prior to 10 p.m. on Jan. 20.

A customer of the Family Dollar at 855 Lisbon St. had their purse taken from their car at 5:30 p.m. on Jan. 19.

A patron of the VYBZ Club at 347 Lisbon St. had property stolen from their jacket sometime in the evening on Jan. 13.

Motor Vehicle Burglary

A vehicle parked at 1 Germaine St. was burglarized prior to 8:30 p.m. on Jan. 20. Money and various IDs were taken from inside.

Aggravated Assaults

Officers responded to CMMC 5 a.m. on Jan. 20 for a report of a male patient suffering from a stab wound to his neck. They made contact the victim who claimed that he was jumped by three white males in a silver Honda while walking somewhere in Lewiston. The stab wound went between his jugular and trachea and required surgery.

James Pelham, 39, was charged with domestic violence assault and criminal threatening with a dangerous weapon at 9:53 p.m. on Jan. 18 at 244 Park St.

Operating Under the Influence

James Toothaker, 27, was charged with operating under the influence, operating while license suspended, failing to report an accident, leaving the scene of an accident, and violating conditions of release at 5:28 p.m. on Jan. 16 at Scribner Boulevard and Ashmount Street following an accident with injury.

Operating After Suspension

Joaquin Lorenzo-Melendez, 43, was charged with operating while license suspended at 12:36 a.m. on Jan. 18 at 481 Main St.

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