PARIS — The Oxford County Sheriff’s Office responded to 277 calls from July 6 to 13. Among them were:

* At 5:29 p.m. July 12, Deputy Nathan Bowie responded to a complaint of bathing swimmers near the Lake Christopher boat launch on Rowe Hill Road in Woodstock. Bowie said the launch only bans swimmers from bathing and not actually swimming. The complainant wasn’t at the scene when Bowie arrive. He said boaters and swimmers alike said there wasn’t an issue.

* At 1:22 p.m. July 12, Sgt. Timothy Holland and Deputy Andrew Whitney received a report of a burglar alarm at a Douglas Road residence. Holland said they responded and the owner said he could remotely see someone walking with a dog in the home. However, Holland said they checked the home and all windows and doors were locked and secured, and there was no sign of forced entry. He said the key holder would have had to be inside.

* At about 9:34 a.m. July 12 in Otisfield, Sgt. Holland and other officers responded with PACE Ambulance to a reported drug overdose. Holland said a man overdosed on prescription drug Zoloft and was taken to Stephens Memorial Hospital in Norway.

* At 8:31 a.m. July 12, Deputy Whitney received a report about an elderly man left the Victorian Villa & Rehabilitation Center in Canton. Whitney said the man was offered a ride back but returned to the Villa voluntarily.

* At 7:35 a.m. July 12, a caller from Main Street in West Paris reported being assaulted while at a party the previous night. Cpl. Justin Brown responded and learned that the complainant received facial injuries but denied needing treatment. The investigation is ongoing.

* At 9:22 p.m. July 11, Deputy Richard Murray responded to a two-vehicle traffic accident on Ossipee Trail in Porter. He said a vehicle ran a stop sign and hit a van full of children from a New Hampshire summer camp. The vehicle left the scene and is being sought.

* At 12:42 p.m. July 11, Cpl. George Cayer responded to a motorcycle accident on the Route 160 in Porter. He said the Brownfield rider laid his 2013 Harley- Davidson down on the road. The bike was damaged, he said.

* At 7:58 a.m. July 11, Deputy Josh Daley responded to a report of a car-moose accident on Bear River Road in Grafton Notch.

* At 5:05 p.m. July 10, Deputy Willie Nelson responded to a traffic accident on Grand Avenue in Newry and found a car into some rocks. There was heavy damage to the car but the driver didn’t stick around.

* At 4:11 p.m. July 10, Deputy Matt McDonnell responded to the report of theft from a Mason Street apartment in Bethel. He said a tenant moved out of the apartment and took with him the furniture, which belonged to the landlord. It is under investigation.

* At 3:39 p.m. July 10, Sgt. Tim Ontengco responded to a burglary and theft complaint at a residence on Pleasant Point Road in Lovell. Ontengco said beer and vodka were stolen. The case remains under investigation.

* At 3:09 p.m. July 10, Sgt. Holland took a report from a 15-year-old Peru boy that his grandparents had taken him hostage. Holland and Deputy Nelson checked the home and spoke to the teen. “He stated he was happy and, in fact, the grandparents have custody through probate court dated July 2.”

* At 2:14 p.m. July 10, Cpl. Justin Brown received valid information that there were several stolen items, including tractors and generators, at a North Raymond Road address in Poland. Deputies conducted a joint investigation with state police and received leads. The investigation continues.

* At 12:39 p.m. July 10, Deputy Josh Aylward responded to an officer request from the Freedom, N.H., Police Department about a man asking for assistance to get a deer hide and antlers back from a man in Porter. Aylward went to the Porter residence and retrieved the hide and antlers and returned them to the owner.


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