Hostile exchange

On Wednesday, July 2, at 11 a.m. police responded to the Extended Stay on Ashley Drive after a woman reported that a male had called her and informed her that he was going to come to the hotel and kill her. While police were present, a woman associated with the threatening male arrived at the hotel by taxi. Police determined there was a warrant for her arrest and arrested Ami Irish, 35, of 13, Ivory St., Hartland. Irish was wanted for unpaid fines, police said.

Cash recovered

On Wednesday, July 2, at 2:24 p.m., police responded to Lowe’s

on Gallery Boulevard for a theft complaint. According to police, a customer had entered the store with a white envelope containing $800 in cash and paid for $130 worth of merchandise, then left the envelope on the sales counter by mistake. When she returned to look for it, the envelope containing $670 was gone. Police reviewed security video and observed a man pocketing the envelope. The man was identified through a review of sales receipts as Kenneth Detty, 66, of Lakeworth, Fla., according to police. He was found in possession of the $670, police said, which was returned to the complainant, and was issued a summons for theft, police said.

Swimmer in trouble

On Thursday, July 3, at 4:58 p.m., police and fire personnel responded to Bayview Avenue for a report of a 9-year-old girl caught in the surf and being pulled into deeper water. Before police and firefighters could attempt a rescue, she was pulled to safety by an unidentified male good Samaritan. She was not injured.

Bicyclist struck

On Thursday, July 3, at 7:26 p.m., police responded to a report of a serious accident at the intersection of Route 1 and Queens Drive. According to police, an 18-year-old female bicyclist had attempted to cross the road and was struck by a passing car. She was seriously injured. Police did not release the identity of the bicyclist or the driver.

Too much

On Saturday, July 5, at 6:09 p.m., police responded to Burnham Road for a report of a suspicious-acting person. According to police, the man in question was discovered walking down the road, yelling obscenities at cars and urinating on the side of the road, heavily intoxicated. Despite being warned by police to stop, he allegedly continued yelling obscenities. Police also reportedly discovered that the man had injured a resident in the area by stomping on his big toe, causing it to bleed under the nail. Police arrested David Flint, 27, of 88 Skillings St., South Portland, and charged him with assault, disorderly conduct, indecent conduct, criminal threatening, refusing to submit to arrest/detention, and two arrest warrants.


June 30

Deanna K. Drown, 30, Saco, at Puffin Stop, Route 1 on charges of operating under the influence and operating vehicle without a license.

Eben R. Pickells, 38, Portland, at Black Point Inn, Black Point Road, on charges of operating when suspended/revoked and possession of suspended or fictitious license.

Janine N. Castrucci, 31, Gray, on Topaz Drive on charges of disorderly conduct and violating bail condition of release.

Erin L. Purington, 26, Harrison, at Wal-Mart, Payne Road, on charges of theft by unauthorized taking/transfer and unlawful possession of scheduled drug.

July 2

Ami E. Irish, 35, Hartland, at Extended Stay America, Ashley Drive, on a warrant.

Richard A. Cote, 30, Westbrook, at Clipper Mart, Payne Road on charges operating when suspended/revoked, operating with suspended registration and a warrant.

Trina N. Cote, 28, Westbrook, at Clipper Mart, Payne Road, on a warrant.

Kayla McLeod, 19, 18 Larchwood Road, South Portland, on Pine Point Road and Jasper Street, on a charge of operating under the influence and operating in violation of license restrictions.

July 3

Timothy S. Finlay, 42, Dayton, on Route 1 and Milliken Road on a charge of operating after habitual offender revocation.

Katie S. Warner, 18, 7 Serenity Drive, on Serenity Drive on charges of domestic violence assault and violating bail condition of release.

Nicholas J. Paulin, 19, Portland, on Route 1 and Hannaford Drive on a charge of operating under the influence.

July 4

William Cary Laird, 26, Falmouth, at Saint June Church, Pine Point Road, on a charge of operating under the influence.

July 5

David M. Flint, 27, South Portland, on Burnham Road, on charges of assault, disorderly conduct, indecent conduct, criminal threatening, refusing to submit to arrest/detention and two warrants.


June 30

Brian C. Green, 41, Portland, at Higgins Beach, Morning Street and Greenwood Avenue, on a charge of failing to provide correct name, address and date of birth for a civil violation.

July 1

Juvenile, 16, at Hannaford Supermarket, Hannaford Drive, on a charge of theft by unauthorized taking/transfer.

July 3

Richard S. Porensky, 31, 9 Hearn Road, on Hearn Road on a charge of unlawfully furnishing a scheduled drug.

July 6

Barbara A. Wood, 54, Portland, on Black Point Road on a charge of attaching false plates.

Briana J. Moreau, 19, Auburn, on Payne Road on a charge of operating when suspended/revoked.

Scott R. Valliere, 25, 592 Route 1, on Route 1 on a charge of domestic violence assault.

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