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Calais Police Weekly Report - Aug. 12, 2013

The Calais Police Department recorded 63 incidents for this week some of those were Domestic Disturbances, Thefts, and Noise complaints. Also were alarm type calls and 911 hang ups.  Some of the incidents below are what were cleared with someone being charged or some information that is able to be shared at this time and other incidents may remain open and are under investigation.

On Monday August 5, at approximately 10:51 p.m., duty officers were called to Lowell Street by a female caller. She was concerned that there was a white male outside of her building and may be attempting to break in. The officers responded to the area but did not locate anyone at that time.

On Monday August 5, at approximately 2:30 p.m., duty officer responded to the North Street Circle K for a report of a minor accident.  With investigating the accident it was found that that the plates on a black 1994 Chevrolet didnít match what they were registered to be on and that the driver was not able to provide proof of any active insurance. A 30-year-old Princeton man was issued a summons for Improper Plate and Failure to Provide Evidence of Insurance.

On Tuesday August 6, at approximately 8:00 a.m., a female came in to speak to the duty officer. She informed him that a statue was stolen from her mother's grave in Baileyville a few months back. She stated that she thinks that the statue is on a lawn at a Union Street Residence.  The statue was confirmed to be her and was returned to her.

On Tuesday August 6, a 35-year-old Atlanta, GA man came to the police station and informed the duty officer there was a warrant for his arrest.  The warrant was for Failure to Appear in court and bail was preset at $1000.00 cash. He was taken into custody.

On Wednesday August 7, at approximately 8:10 p.m., the duty officers responded to Baring Street to assist Calais Fire EMS with a medical type call.    

On Wednesday August 7, at approximately 12:10 a.m., the duty officer saw a red 1990 Chevrolet pull abruptly into a dirt road off of the River Road. When the officer pulled in behind the truck everyone had exited. An 18-year-old female of Wilton, ME was issued a summons for Operating without a license and a 19-year-old Mount Desert, man was issued a summons for Possession of Alcohol by a Minor.

On Thursday August 8, at approximately 2:20 p.m., duty officers were requested to respond to Chapel Street. They were informed it involved a concern over a very paranoid male subject. When the officers arrived they found a male subject that was under the influence of some type of illegal drug and had a loaded handgun and was very afraid that someone was coming to kill him.

On Friday August 9, at approximately 10:30 a.m., the duty officer was requested to respond to Mardens. The officer was informed by store personal that items were taken without being paid for. A 37-year-old Calais woman was issued a summons for Theft. Also during the investigation it was discovered that she had a warrant issued for her arrest for Failure to Appear. She was arrested on the warrant and transported to Washington County Jail.        

On Friday August 9, at approximately 1:33 a.m., the duty officer had a white 2013 KIA that was speeding on North Street. The vehicle was pulled over and after making contact with the operator, a 47-year-old man from Chula Vista, CA was arrested for OUI.

On Saturday August 10, at approximately 11:12 p.m., was reported to the duty officer that an electric scooter type wheel chair was taken from a Main Street Residence. The scooter was located a short time later on Main Street with a male subject operating it. A 31-year-old Calais man was arrested for Theft.  

On Saturday August 10, at approximately 1:20 a.m., a black 1990 Volkswagen caught the duty officer's attention. After stopping and investigating the operation of the vehicle a 57-year-old Calais woman was arrested for OUI.

On Sunday August 11, at approximately 1:10 a.m., Officers responded to a fight at a bar on North Street. When they arrived the fight was on going and they attempted to stop it. Officers were attempting to keep the subjects separated and determine what had taken place one of the officers was assaulted. A 34-year-old Alexander man was arrested for Assault and Refusing to Submit to an Arrest.   

On Sunday August 11, at approximately 1:40 a.m., Officers responded to Lowell Street for some type of Disturbance. When the officers arrived they located a male and a female in an ongoing assault. A 50-year-old Princeton woman was arrested for Domestic Violence Assault.

On Sunday August 11, at approximately 6:10 p.m., Officer responded to Main Street for a report of a motor vehicle accident. The accident involved a silver 2010 Chevrolet that was driven by a 26-year- old Calais subject. A 65-year-old Baileyville man was was attempting to cross the street on foot when he was struck. He was transported to Calais Regional Hospital by Calais Fire EMS.  

This coming Sunday August 18, 2013 marks the 62nd anniversary of the Death of Howard Eye. Howard is listed as the only Calais Police Officer to die on Duty.  Officer Eye died from the results of a heart attack after breaking up some type of altercation at a carnival. Patrolman Eye had served with the agency for 40 years. He had retired in 1949 but remained a special officer with the agency.