Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office: Four deer-related accidents

Posted:  Tuesday, June 5, 2018 - 2:15pm
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Sheriff Todd Brackett reports the following:

The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office responded to a total of 332 calls between May 29 and June 5. Year to date, LCSO has responded to 6,313 calls for service.

Summonses

Lori L. Storer, 55, of Bristol was issued a summons May 30 for Operating Vehicle without a License, on Bristol Road, Bristol, by Sgt. Matthew Day.

William T. Cost III, 58, of Randolph was issued summonses May 31 for Operating after Suspension and Violating Condition of Release, on Bog Road, Dresden, by Detective Scott Hayden.

Lucinda E. Chances, 64, of Boothbay was issued a summons June 2 for Failure to Register Vehicle, on Back Narrows Road, Boothbay, by Sgt. Mark Bridgham.

A 16-year-old male juvenile from Newcastle was issued a summons June 3 for Possession of Marijuana at the Lincoln County Sheriff’ s Office, Wiscasset, by Deputy Jonathan Colby.

Arrests

James S. McGowan III, 59, of Jefferson was arrested May 29 on a Lincoln County Judgement and Commitment Order for (2) charges of Possession of Sexual Explicit Material of a Minor under 12 – Class C, at the Lincoln County Courthouse, Wiscasset, by Detective Terry Michaud.

Alfred R. Scheffler, 31, of Jefferson was arrested May 29 for Violating Condition of Release, on Augusta Road, Jefferson, by Deputy David Bellows, who was assisted by Detective Scott Hayden.

Christopher M. Pressey, 24, of Boothbay was arrested May 29 on a Wiscasset District Court warrant for Failure to Appear, at Two Bridges Regional Jail, Wiscasset, by Transport Deputy James Read.

Juston L. Nicholson, 37, of Newcastle was arrested May 30 on a Lincoln County warrant for Failure to Appear, at the Lincoln County Courthouse, Wiscasset, by Transport Deputy Justin Drake.

Eric J. Cartonio, 33, of Bath was arrested May 31 on Sagadahoc County warrant for Failure to Appear, at Two Bridges Regional Jail, Wiscasset, by Deputy Jonathan Colby.

James E. Taylor, 54, of Newcastle was arrested June 2 for Operating after Suspension; Attaching False Plates; Displaying Fictitious Vehicle Certificate and two arrest warrants (Knox and Lincoln counties) for Failure to Appear, on Main Street, Whitefield, by Detective Scott Hayden, who was assisted by Deputy David Bellows.

Ashley J. Colson, 28, of Waldoboro was arrested June 3 on a Knox County warrant for Unpaid Fines, on Rockland Road, Jefferson, by Deputy Andrew Miner. Ms. Colson was also issued a Violation Summons and Complaint for Operating after Suspension.

Accidents

On May 28, a late report accident occurred on Heron Cove Road in Jefferson involving Susan T. Williamson, 73, of Jefferson. Ms. Williamson was operating her 2004 Subaru Forester westbound when she stated she was distracted by a bee inside her vehicle and as she tried to swat the bee, she lost control and struck a tree. Deputy First Class Brian Collamore was the investigating officer.

On May 29, an accident occurred on East Pond Road in Jefferson involving Rebecca N. Potter, 17, of Jefferson. Ms. Potter was operating her 2007 Mercury Milan northbound when she struck a deer crossing the roadway. Deputy Chase Bosse was the investigating officer.

On May 30, an accident occurred on Cooper Road in Whitefield involving Deborah J. Virgin, 47, of Whitefield and Mary Edgar-Larrabee, 57, of Whitefield. Ms. Edgar-Larrabee was operating her 2007 Subaru Forester southbound and Ms. Virgin was operating her 2013 Subaru Impreza southbound behind Edgar-Larrabee’s vehicle. Edgar-Larrabee attempted to make a right turn into a driveway and Virgin did not notice Edgar-Larrabee’s directional signal or that she was slowing down and as a result, she struck the rear passenger corner of Edgar-Larrabee’s vehicle, causing Edgar-Larrabee’s front driver’s side corner to impact a dumpster at the driveway entrance. Deputy David Bellows was the investigating officer.

On May 30, an accident occurred on State Route 129 in South Bristol involving Elizabeth A. Giles-Brown, 52, of Boothbay Harbor. Ms. Giles-Brown was operating her 2010 Ford Focus northbound, when due to a medical issue, she went unconscious and crossed the center line. Her vehicle then exited the road on the left side and came to final rest in the ditch. Deputy Chase Bosse was the investigating officer.

On May 31, an accident occurred on US Route 1 in Newcastle involving Arthur E. Dresser, 75, of Arrowsic. Mr. Dresser was operating his 2015 GMC Sierra, while towing a boat trailer, northbound, when a deer entered the roadway and was struck. Reserve Deputy Michael Elwell was the investigating officer.

On May 31, an accident occurred on Bristol Road in Bristol involving Phoebe Nichols, 73, of Damariscotta and Cheyenne Cash, 17, of Bristol. Ms. Nichols was operating her 2011 Toyota Prius eastbound, entering Bristol Road from Route 129, when she failed to yield the right of way when turning onto Bristol Road. As a result, Ms. Nichols was struck by Ms. Cash, who was operating her 2011 Subaru Outback southbound on Bristol Road. Deputy Chase Bosse was the investigating officer.

On June 3, an accident occurred on East Pond Road in Nobleboro involving Mark D. Leeman, 59, of Jefferson. Mr. Leeman was operating his 2010 Subaru Outback eastbound when a deer ran into the roadway and was struck. Deputy First Class Brian Collamore was the investigating officer.

On June 3, an accident occurred on Route 17 in Jefferson involving Richard B. Campbell, 75, of Boothbay. Mr. Campbell was operating his 2014 Ford Edge eastbound when he attempted to make a left turn into the Quick Stop to turn around and head back towards Augusta. As he attempted the turn, he failed to see a culvert and as a result, his vehicle entered the culvert and got stuck. Sgt. Mark Bridgham was the investigating officer.

On June 3, an accident occurred on Route 1 in Newcastle involving Mary L. Walker, 65, of Wiscasset. Ms. Walker was operating her 2011 Toyota Camry northbound when a deer entered the roadway from the right side and was struck. Deputy Jonathan Colby was the investigating officer.