Troop F Weekly Report 05-25 to 05-31-20

Incident Type:         OAS

Date:                          5/25/2020

Town:                        limestone

Trooper:                   Tr. Martin

Brief Synopsis:       Tr. Martin was driving through Limestone and observed a vehicle make an abrupt stop at an intersection.  He also noticed the driver was not wearing his seatbelt.  Tr. Martin stopped the man for the violation and found he had a suspended driver’s license due to a recent OUI conviction.  Tr. Martin helped the man arrange for a licensed driver to come get him and the vehicle and issued him a criminal summons for the violation.


Incident Type:         ASSIST OTHER AGENCY

Date:                          5/26/2020

Town:                        fort kent

Trooper:                   Tr. Desrosier

Brief Synopsis:       Tr. Desrosier assisted Fort Kent PD with an investigation.  The officer had information that a man, who is a felon, is in possession of a firearm.  The Fort Kent officer and Tr. Desrosier located the man on Main Street and consequent an investigation and being found in possession of a firearm, he was arrested and transported to the Aroostook County Jail in Houlton.


Incident Type:         OP without a license

Date:                          5/28/2020

Town:                        blaine

Trooper:                   Tr. Rider

Brief Synopsis:       Tr. Rider was patrolling on the Robinson road when he recognized a female operating a South Carolina van with an expired license.  Tr. Rider pulled the van over and later found out that the driver’s license was suspended out of South Carolina.  Tr. Rider summons the female for operating without a license.


Incident Type:         OAS

Date:                          5/31/2020

Town:                        monticello

Trooper:                   Sgt. Haines

Brief Synopsis:       Sgt. Haines stopped a vehicle for a traffic infraction on Route 1 in Monticello.  A license check revealed that the male operator’s right to operate out of Connecticut was currently under suspension.  He was summoned to Houlton Court for the violation and a licensed operator was allowed to drive the vehicle from the scene.

Incident Type:         THEFT

Date:                          5/30/2020

Town:                        St. Agatha

Trooper:                   Tr. Curtin

Brief Synopsis:       Tr. Curtin was contacted by a local business in St. Agatha regarding a shoplifting complaint.  A female was reported to have been seen on video stealing from a convenience store.  Tr. Curtin located the woman later in the day and was able to recover the stolen property.  The business owner wanted the woman to return and speak with them about the incident and the matter was handled by them internally.



Incident Type:         ACCIDENT

Date:                          5/31/2020

Town:                        Houlton

Trooper:                   Tr. Mahon

Brief Synopsis:       Tr. Mahon charged a New Hampshire man for failing to report a crash.  Tr. Mahon’s investigation showed that the man had struck a moose just after midnight on Route 11.  The crash had been reported by a witness, but Troopers were unable to locate the vehicle involved.  At about 0430 an attendant from a local convenience store reported a vehicle that appeared to have been involved in a crash.  Tr. Mahon located the man and summoned him to Houlton District Court for failing to report his crash using the quickest possible means.


Incident Type:         ACCIDENT - SERIOUS INJURY

Date:                          5/25/2020

Town:                        Silver Ridge

Trooper:                   Tr. Saucier

Brief Synopsis:       State Police received a report of vehicle crash on the Pond Rd in Silver Ridge Twp.  Tr. Tim Saucier responded and investigated the crash.  The investigation determined that 39-year-old Henry Spurlock of Silver Ridge was traveling east on the Pond Rd in a 1994 Mazda pickup towing a small utility trailer.  Spurlock reported he swerved to avoid a moose and lost control of his vehicle leaving the roadway and rolling his truck on its side striking a rock and coming to rest in the trees.  Spurlock was wearing his seatbelt and suffered non-life-threatening injuries.  Spurlock was transported to the Millinocket hospital by Patten Ambulance.  The Sherman Fire Department also assisted at the scene.