Wednesday, April 23, 2014
Police agencies execute drug warrants
AUGUSTA — Multiple police agencies swarmed areas of the city and elsewhere Friday, executing search warrants as part of ongoing drug investigations, authorities said.
Lt. Christopher Massey of the Augusta Police Department said late Friday that his force, as well as the Maine Drug Enforcement Agency, Kennebec County Sheriff's Office and Maine State Police, were involved in the operations. He declined to comment further on the police activity, saying only that police were still investigating.
Kennebec County Sheriff Randall Liberty said at least three warrants were executed Friday afternoon — two in Augusta and another in Belgrade — and that the searches were drug-related.
At 11:26 a.m., counterfeiting was reported at Circle K on Eastern Avenue.
12:50 p.m., theft was reported at the Governor Hill Mansion on State Street.
1:57 p.m., there was an accident at the intersection of Riverside Drive and Route 3.
1:59 p.m., fraud was reported at Aerus Electrolux on Western Avenue.
3:27 p.m., theft was reported at Pine View Estates on Capitol Street.
3:33 p.m., firefighters responded to an alarm at Central Maine Power Co. on Edison Drive.
3:51 p.m., an assault was reported on Northern Avenue.
4:16 p.m., there was an accident on Water Street.
4:18 p.m., shoplifting was reported at Kohl's on Stephen King Drive.
4:54 p.m., theft was reported on Ridge Road.
5:14 p.m., threatening was reported on Cedar Street.
5:23 p.m., a 16-year-old was charged with theft by police responding to a shoplifting complaint at Kohl's on Stephen King Drive.
7:47 p.m., there was a complaint of an all-terrain vehicle on Stephen King Drive.
11:59 p.m., a disturbance was reported on Mount Vernon Avenue.
At 1:43 a.m., firefighters responded to an alarm on Riverside Drive.
5:50 a.m., injury was reported after a crash on Washington Street.
8:33 a.m., there was an accident at the intersection of Bridge and State streets.
9 a.m., shoplifting was reported at Rodrigue Eyecare Center on State Street.
9:58 a.m., theft was reported on Civic Center Drive.
10:43 a.m., a burglary was reported on St. Catherine Street.
10:59 a.m., there was an accident on Whitten Road.
1:51 p.m., shoplifting was reported at Walgreens on Water Street.
2:12 p.m., firefighters responded to an alarm at the Early Learning Center on Glenridge Drive.
2:43 p.m., theft was reported at the Augusta Paw Shop on Water Street.
At 7:50 p.m., there was a report of suspicious activity on Summer Street.
9:09 p.m., there was a report of suspicious activity on U.S. Route 202.
At 5:48 a.m., an intrusion alarm sounded on Peck Farm Road.
9:36 a.m., there was an accident on Route 135.
5:56 p.m., a utility problem was reported on Memorial Drive.
9:02 p.m., suspicious activity was reported on U.S. Route 202.
At 3:24 p.m., Thomas Beaudoin, 24, of Oakland, was arrested on a warrant at McDonald's on Western Avenue.
11:22 p.m., Margaret A. Maloy, 18, of Augusta, was arrested on a warrant at the Cumberland Farms store on Mount Vernon Avenue.