Incident Type: suspicious incident
Trooper: Tr. Castonguay
Brief Synopsis: Tr. Kilcollins and Tr. Castonguay investigated a suspicious incident in Masardis. A man was reported to be parked along the side of the roadway, acting strange, and doing something with his vehicle. The man left and the caller noted the vehicle did not have working taillights and had Georgia registration plates. An officer from Ashland PD located the vehicle in Ashland and imitated a traffic stop. Tr. Kilcollins and Tr. Castonguay arrived to assist with the investigation. The man had no identification and refused to provide his true name and date-of-birth. After a lengthy investigation, the identity of the man was discovered and it was found he was currently out on bail, had a suspended driver’s license, was in violation of a deferred disposition, and attached false plates to the vehicle. The man was issued criminal summons for the violations and later released.
Incident Type: criminal speeding
Trooper: Cpl. Quint
Brief Synopsis: Cpl. Quint was parked along US Highway 1, Bridgewater, and observed a vehicle driving at a high rate of speed. It was determined the vehicle was travelling 91 mph in a posted 55 mph zone. Cpl. Quint stopped the driver who stated he was just going home from a friend in Presque Isle. The man was issued a criminal summons for the violation.
Incident Type: Recovered Stolen Vehicle
Trooper: Sgt. Fuller
Brief Synopsis: Sgt. Fuller located and recovered a vehicle that had been stolen from Oakfield earlier in the month. The vehicle was taken to the State Police impound lot and the investigation is ongoing.
Incident Type: Criminal Trespass
Trooper: Tr. Rider
Brief Synopsis: Tr. Rider was contacted by a camp owner who reported that someone had removed locks on camps he owned and had been using the property. The property was on an island and the weather prohibited Tr. Rider from getting to the location. The investigation into the incident is ongoing.
Incident Type: burglary
Trooper: Cpl. Michaud
Brief Synopsis: A property owner reported that an abandoned home that he owned had been burglarized earlier in the day. A neighbor reported to him that he had found the people on the property and chased them away. During the investigation Cpl. Michaud learned the identity of the people that had been in the home. The owner of the property decided against pressing charges since the property was empty and just wanted to make sure people were not squatting in it.
Incident Type: THEFT
Trooper: tr. saucier
Brief Synopsis: Tr. Saucier took a report of a theft from a residence in Patten. A subject called to report someone cut the catalytic converter off his camper and drained the gas tank. The investigation is ongoing.
Incident Type: CRIMINAL MISCHIEF
Town: Saint John plt
Trooper: tr. curtin
Brief Synopsis: Tr. Curtin took a criminal mischief report from a resident in Saint John. The victim reported someone shot the window of his truck the night of November 19, 2020. They advised they heard a gunshot that night but did not notice the damage until it was reported. The investigation is ongoing.
Incident Type: CASE SOLVED
Town: New Canada
Trooper: Tr. curtin
Brief Synopsis: On 11-8-20 Tr. Curtin took a reckless conduct complaint in New Canada after a male subject fired a handgun at a group of people following an altercation at a party. Tr. Curtin and Cpl. Casavant conducted several interviews and developed a suspect. On 11-19-20, a 23-year old male from Grand Isle was taken into custody by Tr. Curtin, Sgt. Haines, Cpl. Casavant and Deputy Delena of Aroostook SO. The male was charged with Reckless Conduct with a Firearm Class B.