Calais Police Weekly Report - Dec. 16, 2013
Calais Police Department
Press Briefing - week ending December 14, 2013
During the week of the 14th officers handled a total of 48 complaints as well as 5 traffic accidents.
During the week, officers have been investigating assaults and several thefts in the Calais area. The addition of the detective to the ranks has helped considerably with the very time consuming cases and the Domestic violence issues Calais Officers have been dealing with.
On Monday, December 9, Calais Police issued a summons to a 39-year-old East Machias woman for a theft that took place at Marden's. She is under investigation for several other theft in the Calais area and more charges are likely in the near future.
On Thursday, December 12, Calais police arrested a 35-year-old Calais woman for theft at a South Street department store. The woman attempted to seal over $600.00 in items from the store.
On Friday, December 13, Calais Police arrested a woman for assault. It is alleged that she assaulted her minor child at their residence on in Calais. This case is still under investigation
Also Dec. 13, Calais Police issued a summons to an 85-year-old Calais man for operating a motor vehicle while his license was suspended.
Chief David Randall said the department would also like to thank everyone that used their safe driving skills over the weekend. With the first big snowfall of this year it was good to see many people following the basics like, making sure they can see out all of their windows, Braking early and slowing down.
Calais Police headed to Baileyville last week to help with some knock and talks at the Woodland Manor. Chief Fitzsimmons invited us up and it was great to get out and help with the Chiefs proactive campaign.