Troop E Weekly Report

On July 6, 2021, Tr. Gould and K9 Keet responded to Hampden for a free air sniff on a vehicle stopped by Hampden PD.  Keet provided a positive alert on an open driver window.  A hand search of the vehicle was conducted, and nothing was found.  Keet was deployed for an interior sniff and gave a positive alert on the underside of the driver seat.  The vehicle was searched again, and 2 grams of Methamphetamine was located hidden in the seat.  Keith Chase (64) of Stockton Springs was summonsed for Violation of Conditions of Release (VCR) and Possession of Scheduled Drugs. 

On July 10, 2021, Members of section one, Tr. Peterson and PCSO Deputies executed a search warrant in Carmel.  Information was received that Michael Drake (30) was staying as this residence with his girlfriend.  Drake had two active warrants and had been on the run for a year. Tr. Foley completed a search warrant of the property looking for Drake.  Drake was located in a connex trailer on the property by the K9 team.  Tr. Bean removed Drake from the trailer, where he was arrested and taken to PCJ.

On July 6, 2021, Tr. Gould was traveling southbound on I-95 near Etna and was passed by a vehicle traveling 114 mph in a posted 70 mph zone.  Identified as the operator was 16-year-old juvenile of Newport.  After notifying the juvenile’s father, he was summonsed for Criminal Speed.

On July 6, 2021, Tr. Creamer was called out to a family fight at the Hudson Rd. in Hudson. The caller advised that his girlfriend Cassidy Wintermute had assaulted him.  As a result of the investigation it was f Cassidy was arrested for DV Assault and taken to Penobscot County Jail. Tr. Adam Gould assisted.

On July 7, 2021, Tr. Bragan was on routine patrol when he observed a car pulled over to the side of the road on Route 15. Tr. Bragan conducted a license check on Christopher to learn that he was suspended. Tr. Bragan issued Christopher a criminal summons for operating after suspension. 

On July 8, 2021, Tr. Bragan received a complaint from Cheryl Holcomb who was calling from the hospital. Cheryl was reporting that on July fourth her debit card was stolen and used at multiple locations causing her account to overdraft. As a result of the investigation, Tr. Bragan was able to identify the suspect as Charles Michaud, 52. Tr. Bragan located Charles at his address and interviewed him about the incident. Charles was charged with two counts of felony theft, two counts of misuse of identification and two counts of violation of conditions of release. 

On July 5, 2021, Tr. Olmstead stopped a vehicle operated by Levi Clark, 30 of Old Town, on I-95 in Bangor for speeding. Bangor PD was looking to have Levi summoned for Theft class C. Tr. Olmstead served Levi with a summons on behalf of Bangor PD.

On July 9, 2021 Tr. Olmstead and Tr. Haverly-Johndro responded to the report of a vehicle operating erratically in Newburgh. Tr. Olmstead located the vehicle stopped in the parking lot of Dysart’s in Newburgh. Vehicle was operated by Albert Hubbard, 33 of Brewer. SFST was conducted and Tr. Olmstead arrested Albert for OUI, OAS, and VCR. Tr. Olmstead conducted a Drug Influence Evaluation at the Bangor Police Department where Albert was found to be impaired by CNS Stimulants and Dissociative Anesthetics. Albert was summonsed for the aforementioned offenses.

On July 4, 2021, Tr. Ramp was dispatched to a crash at the intersection of Ridge Rd. and Route 43 in Corinth.  Tr. Ramp arrived on scene and observed that the vehicle had gone off the road striking a camper, another vehicle, as well as the garage at 5 Ridge Rd.  Tr. Ramp spoke with the operator James Gerrish-Baker, 24 of Brownville.  Tr. Ramp learned that Baker was on bail for felony DV charges with conditions not to use or possess alcohol and he also had a suspended driver’s license.  James was transported for a breath test and his BAC was over the legal limit.  Tr. Ramp charged James with OUI, OAS, and Class C VCR.  James was booked at the Penobscot County Jail after being cleared by the hospital.
On July 10, 2021, Tr. Ramp was dispatched to 90 Water St. in Howland for a report that Dakota Leathers was there and high on meth.  Tr. Ramp spoke with the Dakota’s probation officer and she advised she would place a hold on Dakota if he was located.  Tr. Ramp located Dakota at the residence and took him into custody without incident.  Dakota was booked at the jail after being cleared by the hospital

On July 10, 2021, Tr. Plaisted was advised of a civil complaint at 179 Main Street in Corinth.  After being advised, Tr. Plaisted called the complaint; and told him he would need to respond and speak with all parties.  After responding, he spoke with the complainant and his niece; Nicole Wright, 38, of that address and determined that this was a civil issue, which he could not make a ruling on.  Tr. Plaisted advised that the parties needed to proceed to court to settle their case.  During the course of the investigation, it was determined that Nicole held a warrant for failure to appear.  Nicole was then placed under arrest for warrant and transported to PCJ.