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Police Beat for the week of Nov. 13

Orono, Maine

Nov. 8

9:48 p.m.

The Orono Police Department was called by Circle K to check an ID. An 18-year-old male had used a Connecticut driver’s license, which the clerk believed to be fake. By the time officers arrived he had already left. He had attempted to buy a couple of six-packs and the clerk calling the cops. Officers found the correct date of birth and got ahold of him. He came back to meet with officers and was issued a civil summons for possession of a fake ID.

Nov. 9

10:07 p.m.

Officers were called to margaritas for an ID check. A 20-year-old female had shown a Connecticut ID that was believed to be fake because she was recognized by someone who knew she was under 21. The officer checked the ID and it was not on file. She was given a civil summons for possession of false ID.

Nov. 11

12:25 a.m.

An officer was driving through the Avenue when a vehicle caught her attention for driving slowly and having an expired registration. The car was stopped on Washburn Place and the officer believed an 19-year-old male of Old Town, Maine had consumed alcohol. He was given a field sobriety test and brought to the station for an intoxilyzer test. He was arrested for operating without a license and was summonsed for driving without license under the legal limit but he was under the age of 21 so it falls under the zero tolerance policy. He was not taken to jail.

11:50 p.m.

An officer was reporting to building six in Orchard Trails and recognized a 22-year-old male from Cumberland, R.I. standing outside. He was out on a conditional release and was not allowed to be in possession of alcohol. He had alcohol in his possession in a backpack and also had consumed alcohol. He was arrested and brought to Penobscot County Jail for violation of a conditional release.

Nov. 12

12:05 a.m.

An officer on patrol watched a vehicle leave from All-Town Market after seeing the driver put a pack of beer in the back seat. The vehicle left the gas station at high speed without stopping at the stop sign. The officer stopped the car on Park St. and the driver, a 19-year-old male, smelled of alcohol so the officer performed a sobriety test and seized beer from the backseat. The officer issued an intoxilyzer test at the station and he was taken to the Penobscot County Jail in Bangor with the charges of Operating under the influence, operating a vehicle without a license and illegal transport of alcohol by a minor. He was also issued a civil charge for illegal possession of marijuana after a search of his person.

The UMPD police beat was not available for the week.

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