PARIS — The Oxford County Sheriff’s Office responded to 243 calls from July 20 to 27. Among them were:

* At 2:16 p.m. July 26, a deputy was requested to go to the Denmark Road in Brownfield in the area of the green bridge for people target practicing. The caller wanted them to stop shooting their guns, responding Deputy Richard Murray said. However, he said target shooters were within legal parameters, so there was no violation.

* At 10:20 a.m. July 26, Deputy Murray responded to a two-vehicle crash at River Road and Pequawket Trail in Hiram. Two people were taken by ambulance to Maine Medical Center for complaints of pain.

* At 11:06 p.m. July 25, deputies assisted Rumford and Maine State Police in trying to locate a vehicle possibly stolen from Andover. The vehicle was found on Route 232 by a farm. Maine State Police are investigating.

* At 9:55 p.m. July 25, Cpl. George Cayer responded to Grafton Notch after a caller asked him to locate a man waiting for a hiker. Cayer said he found the man sleeping in his car and delivered a message from the caller.

* At 8:31 p.m. July 25, Deputy Murray assisted state police responding to a call about a large group of unwanted people on Woodland Acres Drive in Brownfield. On arrival, the group of people from three sites had already left.


* At 8:20 p.m. July 25, deputies responded with Bethel Rescue, Bethel firefighters and PACE ambulance to an accident involving a car crashing into a utility pole on Terrace Road in Bethel. Deputy Stephen Witham said the driver had to be extricated and was taken to a hospital for evaluation.

* At 6:54 p.m. July 25, Cpl. Cayer responded to a missing child complaint at a Back Street home in Upton. On arrival, he learned that the Upton resident needed assistance in getting her 15-year-old son back from Lewiston. Cayer said the mother had originally reported him as missing, but he wasn’t missing and she was able to go and pick him up.

* At 4:56 p.m. July 25, Deputy Nate Bowie took a call from a Hill Drive resident in Hebron reporting that his ex-girlfriend had a laptop computer that he had rented from Rent-A-Center and he wanted it back to return it. Bowie said the woman told him the computer was a gift, but she would return it on Monday.

* At 10:13 a.m. July 25, Cpl. Cayer responded to an Otisfield residence after receiving a report that a family member had been bullied into sending nude photographs via a phone and text messaging. Cayer is investigating the complaint.

* At 6:13 p.m. July 24, Deputy Josh Aylward responded to a motor vehicle burglary complaint on McAlister Road in Buckfield. A Fuji camera and $80 cash were reported missing. Aylward said there was also damage done to the vehicle. He had no leads at that time.

* At 5:43 p.m. July 24, Deputy Aylward responded to a criminal mischief complaint at a Pioneer Street home in West Paris. The caller reported she had found burn marks to her trampoline and suspects area youths are to blame. She wanted police to be aware of it.


* At 10:42 a.m. July 24, deputies, a game warden and Stoneham Rescue responded to a reported drowning on Keewaydin Lake in Stoneham. Deputy Dani Welch said the caller reported that his friend had drowned since he hadn’t had any contact with the friend. However, while responders were en route, the caller called back and said his friend was found and everything was fine.

* Deputies are investigating a rash of car burglaries that happened overnight between July 23 and 24 in Roxbury. Several cars were rummaged through, with a few thefts occurring.

* At 11:18 p.m. July 22, deputies responded to a property damage accident on Waterford and Marr roads in Sweden. On arrival, they learned the driver had fallen asleep and the vehicle rolled over. There were no injuries.

* At 6:35 p.m. July 22, Deputy Chris Davis responded to a car hitting a tree on Route 119 in Hebron. He said the driver, who wasn’t injured, possibly fell asleep, but wasn’t impaired.

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