The Damariscotta Police Department is asking the community for help in identifying a driver of a hit and run accident that occurred on Oct. 3 at the intersection of Main Street and Water Street. The vehicle was a green Subaru Wagon with gold trim. The operator of the vehicle was approximately 60 to 70 years of age and wore glasses. The operator of this vehicle struck a pedestrian and left the scene. Anyone with any information is asked to please contact Chief Ron Young at 563-1909.
Damariscotta Police Department responded to 185 calls including motor vehicle stops, arrests, traffic details, property and welfare checks and other calls for service, during this one week period of time and reports the following activity.
Oct. 1, Chief Ron Young responded to Chapman Street for a motor vehicle accident involving Patricia G. Cook of East Boothbay who had parked her 2011 Toyota, which was struck by an unknown vehicle that left the scene of the accident.
Oct. 1 Officer Jason Warlick responded to Bristol Road on a report of a two vehicle motor vehicle accident involving Kimberly A. Thompson, 25, of New Harbor, who was operating a 2005 Chevrolet and Anne E. Pathik, 44, of Largo, Fla., who was operating a 2000 Honda. Thompson was driving east on Bristol Road following Pathik. Pathik braked suddenly, turning onto Chase Point Road. Thompson was unable to stop and struck the rear of the Pathik vehicle.
Oct. 3, Officer Jason Warlick responded to the parking lot of Damariscotta Bank & Trust on a report of a motor vehicle accident involving Sarah J. Halle, 20, of Wiscasset. She had parked her 1996 GEO and when she returned from work there was a large dent in the passenger's side door.
Oct. 4, Officer Jason Warlick responded to Main Street on a report of a two vehicle motor vehicle accident involving Meagan H. Reibel, 22, of Waldoboro who was operating a 2006 Nissan and Margaret P. Walbrecht, 93, of New Harbor, who was operating a 2006 Pontiac. Reibel was at the stop sign waiting to turn right from the Hannaford parking lot onto Main Street. Walbrecht struck the rear driver's side corner of Reibel's vehicle.
Oct. 7, Deputy Chief Chad Andrews responded to Main Street on a report of a two vehicle motor vehicle accident involving Gregory S. Collins, 20, of Nobleboro, who was operating a 1995 GMC and Linda H. Sandefur, 56, of Bremen, who was operating a 2012 Toyota. Collins was heading west on Main Street and attempted to turn left at the intersection. He did not see the oncoming Sandefur vehicle and turned into the driver's side of her vehicle.
Oct. 8, Deputy Chief Chad Andrews responded to Parking Lot Lane on a report of a two vehicle motor vehicle accident involving Mary J. Marston, 55, of Pittston, who was operating a 2005 Chevrolet and Caryl E. Strike, 55, of Walpole, who was operating a 1998 Suzuki.
Oct. 2, Kathleen A. Simmons, 44, of Waldoboro, was arrested for operating after suspension and violation of conditions of release.
Oct. 4, Jonathan P. Ludwick, 58, of Boothbay, was summonsed for speeding, 52 mph in a 35 mph zone on Bristol Road.
Oct. 4, Ellen Barnum, 52, of Nobleboro, was summonsed for speeding, 39 mph in a posted 25 mph zone on Bristol Road.
Oct. 2, Chief Ron Young assisted a citizen with getting a permit to operate an uninspected motor vehicle. Officer Jason Warlick responded to Coastal Market Drive to check on the welfare of a dog that had been left in a motor vehicle and took a report of harassment.
Oct. 3, Chief Ron Young conducted a speed detail at Great Salt Bay Community School. Officer Jason Warlick took a complaint of dogs running in the road on Egypt Road. He was able to locate the owners of the dogs. Deputy Chief Chad Andrews responded to a burglar alarm at Chapman Hall House on Main Street.
Oct. 5, Officer Jason Warlick conducted a 911 check at a business downtown after a 911 hang up call and responded to Egypt Road on a report of a traffic hazard. He removed debris from the roadway.
Oct. 6, Officer Mark Graham took a complaint of harassment. The subject was found and warned to stop all contact.