MEXICO – The Police Department responded to 61 incidents over the last week, including the following:

* July14, 4:44 p.m.: Matthew Desroches, 22, of Main Street, Mexico was arrested and charged with assault. Police Chief Roy Hodsdon said Desroches was released from the Police Department on unsecured bail and will appear in Rumford District Court on Aug. 8.

* July 14, 5:32 p.m.: A resident reported someone was going around Mexico impersonating a Community Energy employee and attempting to collect money and information from residents. Hodsdon said Community Energy “does not conduct business in this manner,” and to inform police if anyone attempts to do the same thing to them.

* July 15, 10:29 a.m.: A Roxbury Road resident reported someone moved objects on her property several times in the last couple of weeks. Hodsdon said some items were taken and moved around. Police have no suspects.

* July 15, 3 p.m.: A Recreation Drive resident reported someone damaged the valve stem on a tire of their vehicle. Hodsdon said it was “only a couple dollars of damage,” but the resident had to pay for the tire to be removed and repaired. Police have no suspects.

* July 16, 3:17 p.m.: A resident reported that a child was struck while riding his bike in the Circle K parking lot. Hodsdon said both parties took care of the issue before police arrived. He said the child suffered minor scrapes and bruises.

* July 18, 11:30 a.m.: A Canton resident reported someone used his credit card without his permission in Mexico, spending well over $500. Police are investigating.

* July 19, 1:51 a.m.: An Angie Lane resident reported people were damaging vehicles on that street. Police are investigating.

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