Calls for Service - 141
Incident Type: ACCIDENT
Trooper: Cpl. Quint
Brief Synopsis: Cpl. Quint responded to a single vehicle crash in Amity. A vehicle driving south on US Highway 1 had struck a moose and a 13-year-old passenger in the vehicle was injured. The boy and his mother had been driving home from Houlton when the moose came into the roadway. The head of the animal came through the windshield and the glass cut the boy’s face. He was transported to Houlton Regional Hospital for non-life-threatening injuries.
Incident Type: eluding/dte/oui
Trooper: Tr. Duff
Brief Synopsis: Sgt. Clark and Tr. Duff responded to a report of a vehicle driving south on Interstate 95 in the north bound lanes. Tr. Duff located the vehicle and attempted to stop it, however, the driver sped up and was driving more erratic. Troopers from Troop E closed the interstate in the Medway area to eliminate some traffic coming into the path of the vehicle. An investigation led Troopers to Nashville Plantation where the driver ran out of fuel. The man was telling his family that he had a gun and would fire on any law enforcement that approached him. Several Troopers assisted Tr. Duff with arresting the man for driving to endanger, eluding a police officer, OUI, and other charges. The man was eventually transported to the Aroostook County Jail in Houlton. The man was heard by a third person stating he was going to commit suicide by driving head on into the first vehicle he came across. Miraculously, no one was injured during this incident.
Incident Type: OAR
Trooper: Sgt. Clark
Brief Synopsis: Tr. Kilcollins was transporting a man to jail when a pickup almost hit him head on. Tr. Kilcollins notified Sgt. Clark, who was in the immediate area, and Sgt. Clark located the vehicle. After an investigation, it was discovered the man was driving an unregistered motor vehicle and his license was revoked. Sgt. Clark issued the man a criminal summons for operating after revocation, operating an unregistered vehicle, and a traffic summons for not having insurance. The vehicle was towed from the scene.
Incident Type: OAS/vcr/fictitious inspection
Trooper: tr. martin
Brief Synopsis: Tr. Martin had information from another Trooper about a man that is currently driving in Caribou and was suspended. Tr. Martin observed the described man and stopped him in the parking lot of the courthouse. The man admitted to Tr. Martin he did not have a valid driver’s license. Further investigation the man was in possession of methamphetamines, had current bail conditions, and had attached a fraudulent inspection sticker to his vehicle. Tr. Martin arrested the man for being in violation of his bail, drug charges, and for displaying a fictitious inspection certificate.
Incident Type: oar/warrant arrest
Trooper: Tr. Adams, TR PESCITELLI
Brief Synopsis: Tr Pescitelli and Tr Adams were conducting traffic enforcement on Rt. 11 in Masardis. Tr Pescitelli stopped a vehicle and found the operator had an active warrant for failing to appear in court and was also under suspension. Tr Adams arrested the female and transported her to Ashland PD where she made bail.
Incident Type: oui
Trooper: Tr. Adams
Brief Synopsis: Tr Adams and Tr Saucier responded to a motor vehicle crash that occurred in Orient. A caller reported that the vehicle had passed them at a high rate of speed just prior to the crash. Investigation would show that the male operator was intoxicated at the time of the crash. Tr Adams arrested the male for OUI.
Incident Type: OAS Habitual Offender
Trooper: Tr. Casavant
Brief Synopsis: Tr. Casavant was working patrol and had occasion to stop a man from Mapleton. A registration check showed the plate was illegally attached. The mans license was revoked and he was also charged for no proof of insurance.
Incident Type: OUI
Town: Mars Hill
Trooper: Sgt. haines
Brief Synopsis: Sgt. Haines was on patrol monitoring traffic in Mars Hill when he had occasion to stop a car for no headlights after sunset. The male operator was under the influence of alcohol and arrested. The test result was twice the legal limit and the Mars Hill man was charged for OUI and Operating without a license and taken to the ACJ.
Incident Type: Traffic violations
Town: Fort Kent and wallagrass
Trooper: tr. curtin
Brief Synopsis: Tr. Curtin was on patrol in Fort Kent when he had occasion to stop a Fort Kent man for an inspection violation. As a result Tr. Curtin charged him for expired registration over 150 days. Later in the evening Tr. Curtin had occasion to stop a St Francis man in Wallagrass for speeding and charged him with OAS.
Incident Type: Assault
Trooper: Tr. Levesque
Brief Synopsis: Tr. Levesque and Sgt. Haines were called to Orient for an assault complaint. The original caller said he was confronted by a man in the roadway and threatened so he punched the man. The second caller found the first man lying in the roadway with head injuries. Investigation showed Troopers and the ambulance had been to the residence 10 days prior for a similar incident, but the male victim didn’t want to press charges. The man was issued a trespass warning during that initial incident. The injured man was transported to Houlton Regional Hospital via ambulance and later transferred to Northern Light Health in PI for admission. The man was arrested and charged with criminal trespass and assault. The investigation is ongoing.
Incident Type: oas
Trooper: tr. cotton
Brief Synopsis: Tr. Cotton was conducting traffic enforcement in Smyrna and observed a vehicle with an expired inspection certificate. Tr. Cotton stopped the vehicle and during the course of the stop discovered the male driver had a suspended Maine driver’s license. The man said he paid the fine for a summons he was previously issued but eventually realized he did not pay the reinstatement fee. Tr. Cotton issued the man a traffic summons for Operating After Suspension and helped him arrange to have a licensed driver come get him and his teenage daughter.