Arrests & Summonses: July 25 – August 7

In the early hours of Sunday, July 25, a Sanford Police officer on patrol at the intersection of Maine and Lenox Sts. summonsed a 20-year-old Sanford resident for violating condition of release. Meanwhile, another officer was responding to a report of an assault on Pioneer Ave. A 22-year-old Sanford resident was arrested on a charge of domestic violence assault. Also at the same time, a disturbance on June St. resulted in a 24-year-old Sanford resident being summonsed for assault.

On Monday, July 26, officers responding to a domestic disturbance off Grammar Rd. took a 51-year-old Sanford resident into custody on charges of domestic violence assault and violating condition of release.

Tuesday, July 27, there were no arrests or summonses. The Department was kept busy responding, along with fire and EMS personnel, to two medical emergencies. A couple of harassment reports, an animal complaint and a sex offender registration were among other calls on the log that day.

There were no arrests or summonses on Wednesday, July 28, either. Disturbances on Winter St. and Railroad Ave., and vandalism on Bodwell St. were among the calls to which our officers responded.

On Thursday, July 29, Sanford police made an arrest while assisting another agency on Main St. The 29-year-old Sanford resident was charged with sale and use of drug paraphernalia (possess), and an outstanding warrant. Responding to a motor vehicle accident with fire and EMS personnel at the intersection of Mount Hope and Bauneg Beg Rds., an officer took a 44-year-old Sanford resident into custody for operating under the influence. The traffic detail was quite busy that day as well, issuing multiple citations on Cottage St. and elsewhere.

A number of motor vehicle stops on Friday, July 30 resulted in summonses, including, at High and Brompton Sts., a 41-year-old Sanford resident for operating without a license, and at Park St., a 64-year-old Sanford resident for a suspended registration. There were also three motor vehicle accidents that day after which drivers were summonsed: on Main St., a 47-year-old Sanford resident for operating without a license – conditions violation; on Lebanon St., a 28-year-old Springvale resident on a warrant; and at Main and Park Sts., a 32-year-old Sanford resident for operating with a suspended registration.

On Saturday, July 31, the traffic detail was again out in full force, with citations issued following stops on Cottage St., Twombley Rd., Grammar Rd. and elsewhere. A 29-year-old Sanford resident was arrested on Main St. on a warrant.

Sunday, August 1, a 36-year-old Sanford resident was arrested on charges of domestic violence criminal threatening, violating conditions of release, obstructing the report of a crime, and domestic violence assault, following a call to Vaness St.

On Monday, August 2, there were no arrests, but Sanford officers handled a number of issues including a report of vandalism on Elm St., and two reports of larceny/forgery/fraud on Lebanon St. and Main St.

Tuesday, August 3 was another day with no arrests. The Department fielded multiple calls including animal complaints on Mousam, Hope and Main Sts., a disturbance on Jackson St. and a shoplifting complaint on Main St.

The traffic detail was very active on Wednesday, August 4, with ten citations issued that day. The main areas of enforcement were Main St. and Grammar Rd.

On Thursday, August 5, Sanford Police serving a warrant on High St. took a 51-year-old Sanford resident into custody. He was charged with operating under the influence and manslaughter, for a motorcycle accident in May that claimed the life of his passenger. A motor vehicle stop on Main St. in Springvale resulted in a 32-year-old Portland resident being summonsed for failure to register a vehicle more than 150 days. A motor vehicle stop on Main St. at S Curve Rd. in Springvale led to an 18-year-old Alfred resident being summonsed for illegal transportation of drugs by a minor.

On Friday, August 6, in addition to a number of citations issued at traffic stops, officers responded to disturbances on Main St. and Gerrish Dr., as well as a report of burglary of a motor vehicle on Mousam Ct., among other calls. Saturday, August 7, Sanford Police assisted four emotionally disturbed persons. A disturbance on River St. and a report of larceny/forgery/fraud on Harvard St. were among the other calls that day. There were many citations issued for traffic stops as well, with Twombley Rd. being the area of focus.

This digest includes just a few of the calls Sanford Police responded to on these dates. The complete police logs, with names and addresses of those arrested and summonsed, can be viewed and downloaded on the city’s website here: https://www.sanfordmaine.org/index.asp?SEC=CEDEF129-68EB-4E1B-9AD8-B8FEE7400AE8&Type=B_BASIC