MEXICO — The Mexico Police Department responded to 53 incidents over the past week. Among the incidents were the following:


* Wayne Canwell, 53, of Peru was arrested at 6:40 p.m. Nov. 25 on River Road on a charge of operating under the influence. Canwell was released on bail from the Rumford Police Department.

* Fred Allen Jr., 61, of River Road, Mexico was arrested at 8:57 p.m. Nov. 26 on a charge of operating under the influence. Allen was released from the Mexico Police Department on $800 unsecured bail.

Police Chief Roy Hodsdon said that officer Dean Benson came across a two-vehicle property damage accident on Wednesday evening and smelled alcohol at the scene of the accident. After a field sobriety test, Benson arrested Allen.


* A Highland Terrace resident reported at 6:57 a.m. Nov. 25 that someone broke into their home and stole power tools. Hodsdon said the case is under investigation.

* A Whitman Street resident reported at 3:26 p.m. Nov. 24 that someone broke into their garage and stole vehicle parts. Hodsdon said police have leads and are continuing to investigate.

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