Troop F Weekly Report 01-27 to 02-02-20

Incident Type:         DRUGS / VCR

Date:                          2/03/2020

Town:                        St. John

Trooper:                   Tr. Desrosier

Brief Synopsis:       Tr. Desrosier was conducting traffic enforcement in Saint John.  He stopped a vehicle for an infraction and during the traffic stop he observed drugs in the vehicle.  Further investigation determined the driver, who had conditions of release for pending drug charges, was in possession of methamphetamines.  The man was arrested for new drug charges and for being in violation of his bail.  He was transported to the Aroostook County Jail in Houlton.

Incident Type:         OUI

Date:                          2/01/2020

Town:                        fort kent

Trooper:                   Tr. Desrosier

Brief Synopsis:       Tr. Desrosier was conducting traffic enforcement and was driving through Fort Kent.  He observed a vehicle with poor operation and conducted a traffic stop.  During his investigation, Tr. Desrosier suspected the driver was impaired from alcohol.  Field Sobriety Testing was conducted and at its conclusion the man was arrested for OUI.  He was brought to Fort Kent PD for an Intoxilyzer test which showed the driver’s BAC was over the legal limit.  The man was able to post bail and was released.


Incident Type:         OAS

Date:                          2/02/2020

Town:                        easton

Trooper:                   Tr. Martin

Brief Synopsis:       Tr. Martin responded to a crash in Easton.  The driver stated she swerved to avoid an animal in the roadway and crashed into the snowbank.  She had called for her husband to come pull her back onto the roadway.  A Deputy from the Aroostook County Sheriff’s Office responded to assist Tr. Desrosier and was talking to the husband.  After an investigation, the man was arrested by Deputy for OUI.  Tr. Martin issued a criminal summons to the female for operating after suspension.  The vehicles were towed from the roadway.

Incident Type:         Warrant

Date:                          1/27/2020

Town:                        Houlton

Trooper:                   Tr Bell Tr Cotton

Brief Synopsis:       Tr. Bell observed a male he was familiar with and knew had a warrant walking in Houlton.  The male was arrested without incident.

Incident Type:         Traffic Complaint

Date:                          1/29/2020

Town:                        Reed Plt

Trooper:                   Tr Bell Sgt fuller

Brief Synopsis:       Tr. Bell has been dealing with reckless driving complaints at Hodgdon High School that have resulted in several dangerous close calls.  The student body had been warned by school staff that the behavior needed to stop.  Tr. Bell observed a truck leave school grounds while spinning and squealing its tires while multiple students were leaving school grounds.  The driver, a student, was stopped and wasn't wearing a seatbelt.  The driver was summonsed for unnecessary noise/acceleration and not wearing a seatbelt (second offense).  The student had just been told to drive safely by the Superintendent prior to the student leaving school grounds.

Incident Type:         OAS

Date:                          1/30/2020

Town:                        New Limerick

Trooper:                   Tr Bell

Brief Synopsis:       Tr. Bell observed a male driving in New Limerick that was known to frequently have a suspended license.  The male's suspended license was confirmed, and he was caught up to in Houlton when he pulled into a random house to avoid being stopped.  The male initially said he was going to buy an iPad but couldn't explain who he was buying it from.  Eventually, the male admitted to knowing he was suspended and that he pulled into the random house to avoid being stopped.  The male was given a ride to an awaiting appointment.  


Incident Type:         WARRANT

Date:                          1/30/2020

Town:                        Fort Kent

Trooper:                   Tr. Curtin

Brief Synopsis:         Tr. Curtin was checking locations in his patrol area where he had obtained information that people who had outstanding arrest warrants were staying.  During one of the checks he conducted in Fort Kent, Tr. Curtin located a St. Agatha man that had an outstanding warrant for his arrest for failing to appear on theft charges.  He was arrested without incident and transported to the Aroostook County Jail.

Incident Type:         FRAUD

Date:                          1/31/2020

Town:                        Perham

Trooper:                   Cpl. Michaud

Brief Synopsis:       Cpl. Michaud took a fraud complaint from a woman in Perham.  The woman reported that a check of hers for over $3,000 had been stolen and apparently cashed without her consent.  The investigation is in its early stages but is active and ongoing.


Incident Type:         SPEAKING ENGAGEMENT

Date:                          1/29/2020

Town:                        Presque isle

Trooper:                   Tr. Saucier

Brief Synopsis:       Tr.  Saucier conducted an intoxilyzer re-certification class in Presque Isle.  Tr. Saucer re-certified officers from several departments.

Incident Type:         trespass

Date:                          2/01/2020

Town:                        St. Agatha

Trooper:                   Tr. Curtin

Brief Synopsis:       Tr. Curtin responded to a St. Agatha residence when a property owner reported that a man she had evicted had returned to the property, entered a building, and removed property.  The man was located by Tr.  Curtin at another residence in St. Agatha.  He was charged with criminal trespass and criminal mischief.

Incident Type:         OAS

Date:                          2/01/2020

Town:                        Smyrna

Trooper:                   Tr. Sylvia

Brief Synopsis:       Tr. Sylvia stopped a vehicle on I-95 in Smyrna for a traffic infraction.  A license check on the operator revealed that the operator’s license was currently under suspension.  He was cited for the violation and a licensed driver was allowed to drive the vehicle after the stop.