Incident Type: warrant arrest
Trooper: Cpl. Quint
Brief Synopsis: Cpl. Quint was in Hodgdon and stopped a vehicle for speeding. During the traffic stop, it was discovered the driver had an active warrant for a domestic violence that occurred in Houlton. The man was arrested without incident and transported to the Aroostook County Jail in Houlton.
Incident Type: wrong way driver
Trooper: Cpl. Quint / Tr. Castonguay / Tr. Flynn
Brief Synopsis: The Houlton RCC received a report of a wrong way driver on Interstate 95, Houlton. Cpl. Quint was able to get in front of the vehicle, into a crossover, and got the vehicle stopped. The driver stated he was not familiar with the area, was lost, and did not realize he was on the Interstate system. Tr. Castonguay arrived to assist and after speaking with the man for several minutes, he was summonsed for Driving to Endanger and released. No impairment was detected. About an hour later, a second report of a wring way driver was reported to Bangor RCC in Medway. The vehicle, same description as the first report in Houlton, was driving north in the south bound lane. Before Troopers could get the vehicle stopped, it ran out of gas. When Troopers Flynn and Castonguay tried speaking to the man this time, he was no coherent and could not answer simple questions. The man was arrested and transported to the Aroostook County Jail in Houlton. A DRE responded and determined the man was impaired by drugs. No one was injured in either incident.
Incident Type: OAS
Town: Fort Kent
Trooper: Tr. Desrosier
Brief Synopsis: Tr. Desrosier was driving through Fort Kent when a vehicle crossed the centerline into his lane. Tr. Desrosier observed the male driver was looking down to the right and when he refocused on the road, he jerked the car back into the proper lane. Tr. Desrosier stooped the vehicle and discovered the man had a revoked license, attached false plates to the car, and was on bail. The man was issued criminal summonses for all violations and the vehicle was towed from the roadway.
Incident Type: Bail Violation
Trooper: Tr. Rider
Brief Synopsis: Tr. Rider went to an address in Wade to conduct a bail check on a man who had a curfew. Tr. Rider had information that the man continually was violating the conditions of his release. An investigation determined that man was in violation of his curfew, has not been staying at the address on his bail, and was at an unknown location. Tr. Rider has not been able to locate the male and a warrant will be issued for his arrest.
Incident Type: trespassing
Town: Eagle Lake
Trooper: Tr. Martin
Brief Synopsis: Tr. Martin was contacted by a representative of the owner of an apartment complex when a female that had been evicted had returned to the property and removed property without permission. His investigation revealed that the woman had not notified the owner of the property of her intention to return. Tr. Martin was able to locate the woman and a male subject that had been with her and charged them both with trespassing.
Incident Type: Woodland
Trooper: Cpl. Michaud
Brief Synopsis: Cpl. Michaud responded to Woodland when a local man reported catching people on property the he oversaw. Cpl. Michaud was able to locate 2 men that had been on the property and determined that one of the men had attempted to steal some material from and old, abandoned vehicle in order to repair his own vehicle. The man had been unsuccessful due to snow depth and the condition of the vehicle. The owner chose to have the subjects warned for trespassing and told not to return.
Incident Type: Theft
Trooper: Cpl. Michaud
Brief Synopsis: Cpl. Michaud was contacted by a property owner when he was checking his property and found that someone had been trespassing on it and had cut a catalytic converter from an old vehicle on the property. The investigation is ongoing.
Incident Type: Criminal Speed
Town: Presque Isle
Trooper: Cpl. Michaud
Brief Synopsis: Cpl. Michaud pulled over a local man when he clocked him on radar at 85 MPH in a 45 MPH zone. The man was late for work after having driven almost all the way in and discovering he had forgotten his face mask. The man was cited for his speed and allowed to return to work.
Incident Type: FRAUD
Trooper: tr. mahon
Brief Synopsis: Tr. Mahon responded to a residence in Linneus reference to a fraud complaint. A female reported receiving an email about purchases on her Amazon account. She responded to the email and they instructed her to purchase 20 google play gift cards which she did totaling $1700 in charges. She provided them with the numbers on the cards before becoming concerned it was a scam. The female was instructed to contact her credit card company and report the fraud. The investigation is ongoing.
Incident Type: THEFT
Trooper: tr. saucier
Brief Synopsis: Tr. Saucier received a report of a gas drive off in Patten. The suspect paid for $40 worth of gas but actually pumped $52. The investigation is ongoing.