Troop J

# of School Visits conducted – 5

# of OUI Alcohol Arrests – 2

# of OUI Drug Arrests – 0

# of DV Arrests – 1


Sergeant Tim Varney summonsed Daniel Saflicki (18) of Hancock for Operating After Suspension-infraction after he was stopped for speeding on Rt. 179 in Fletcher’s Landing.

Trooper Dana Austin and Warden Eric Rudolph responded to Dedham for a disabled motor vehicle complaint, as a result of the investigation, Tiffany Abbott (35) of Hancock and Cassandra Molnar (33) of Ellsworth were both summonsed for Unlawful Possession of Heroin.


Trooper Jeffrey Taylor arrested Jason Leighton (42) of Pembroke for Operating Under the Influence as result of a traffic stop in Pembroke.

Sergeant Jeff Ingemi arrested Stephen Hudson (19) of Marshfield, for Operating with a Revoked License and Violation of Bail Conditions after a traffic stop in Machias. 

Trooper Dana Austin stopped a motor vehicle for a traffic violation in Holden, as a result of the investigation, John Potvin (25) of Orono was summonsed for Operating after Suspension.

Trooper Miles Carpenter covered a two-car crash in Day Block TWP.  Sheena Ramsdell (35) of Bangor was traveling east on Route 9 with her two children when she lost control of the vehicle and skidded into the oncoming lane crashing with a van traveling west.  Nicholas Dumond (24) of Orrington was driving the van.  Sheena and her children were transported to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.  Nicholas and his passenger were checked by EMS at the scene and released.  Maine Forest Service, Washington Sheriff’s Department, Down East Ambulance, Wesley Fire Department and Life Flight assisted with the crash. 


Trooper Miles Carpenter arrested Josie Alltop (19) of Crawford for Operating Under the Influence. 

Trooper Owen Reed and Trooper Caleb McGary responded to Penobscot for a report that an unknown man had entered two separate houses and appeared to be under the influence of drugs.  Upon arrival the male was arrested and identified as Joseph Howe (39) of Bucksport.  Howe was charged with Burglary, Criminal Trespass and Possession of Methamphetamine.

Trooper Keith York responded to Machiasport for a report that a subject was trying to get into a residence and then went into a parked car in the driveway.  Trooper York found Reece Miller (19) of Machias, highly intoxicated in the vehicle trying to stay warm.  Reece was summonsed for Possession of Alcohol by a Minor.


Trooper Andy Foss responded to a theft complaint in Trescott where a vehicle was reported broken into during the night.  A firearm, wallet and keys were reported missing.  Investigation continues.

Trooper Owen Reed responded to Deer Isle for a burglary complaint where a seasonal residence had been broken into.  Investigation continues.