Tuesday, May 21, 2013
MONMOUTH — An Augusta man is facing charges after reportedly giving police his brothers name during a traffic stop.
Jeffrey McKechnie Jr., 32, was charged with violating conditions of release, failure to give a correct name and trafficking dangerous weapons.
Monmouth Police Officer Dana Wessling wrote in an affidavit filed in Kennebec County Superior Court that he had stopped McKechnie's car early Monday morning.
The driver gave Wessling a name and a date of birth, Wessling said, "but during my investigation I discovered that he was lying," Wessling said.
The officer subsequently found documentation with McKechnies correct identification. He admitted using his brothers name, Wessling said.
Wessling searched McKechnie's car and reportedly found a switchblade knife and drug paraphernalia, including needles and a burnt spoon.
A 19-year-old man was charged with operating without a license and unlawful possession of scheduled drugs during a traffic stop for a loud exhaust on Bangor Street.
Augusta police and Maine State Police searched for a man who reportedly made suicidal statements. The man told police he didnt want to hurt himself but he wanted to get his belongings out of his ex-girlfriends mothers house. Troopers waited as the man collected his possessions.
At 12:08 p.m., theft was reported at McGuire Field on Piggery Road.
1:05 p.m., there was an accident on Civic Center Drive.
2:59 p.m., a disturbance was reported at the Augusta State Airport on Airport Road.
3:20 p.m., drug offenses were reported at Mount Hope Cemetery on Winthrop Street.
3:41 p.m., shoplifting was reported at Walmart on Civic Center Drive.
6:43 p.m., there was a report of a burglary from a vehicle parked at Riverview Apartments on Penobscot Street.
9:31 p.m., disorderly conduct was reported on Green Street.
10:21 p.m., disorderly conduct was reported on Gage Street.
11:22 p.m., there was a trespassing complaint at the Eastside Boat Landing on Howard Street.
At 12:13 a.m., disorderly conduct was reported on State Street.
12:56 a.m., disorderly conduct was reported on State Street.
3:06 a.m., there was a report of a recent burglary on Washington Street.
8:56 a.m., theft was reported at the Bread of Life homeless shelter on Hospital Street.
10:05 a.m., firefighters responded to an alarm at the Marquardt Building on Blossom Lane.
10:13 a.m., disorderly conduct was reported on Mount Vernon Avenue.
10:35 a.m., there was an accident on Mount Vernon Avenue.
12:42 p.m., there was an accident at the intersection of Summer Haven Road and Civic Center Drive.
1:23 p.m., a 52-year-old Augusta woman was charged with terrorizing by police responding to a complaint on Chase Avenue.
1:52 p.m., disorderly conduct was reported at Regal Cinema on Marketplace Drive.
3:10 p.m., a hit-and-run accident was reported at Walmart on Civic Center Drive.
3:45 p.m., a disturbance was reported at Irving Circle K gas station on Civic Center Drive.
4:05 p.m., firefighters responded to a report of a fire at Valley View on Western Avenue. The fire was extinguished before firefighters arrived.
4:11 p.m., trespassing was reported on Noyes Street.
At 11:26 a.m., a burglar was reported at Belgrade Self Storage on Route 27.
11:55 a.m., a burglar alarm sounded on Bayview Drive.
3:51 p.m., theft was reported on Castle View Lane.
At 4:25 p.m., injury was reported on Williams Road.
At 11:56 a.m., theft was reported on Pleasant View Ridge Road.
2:17 p.m., a burglar was reported on Bog Brook Road.
Police were called to Hasson Street about a man trying to get into an apartment. The caller and another man were in a dispute about a woman they were both dating. Each agreed not to have contact with the other.
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