Troop J Weekly

# of School Visits conducted – 0

# of OUI Alcohol Arrests – 2

# of OUI Drug Arrests – 0

# of DV Arrests – 0


Trooper Andy Foss responded to a trespassing complaint in Lubec and as a result of the investigation Darius Hutchinson (24) of the Bronx, New York, was arrested for having an active warrant for his arrest and for trafficking in Schedule “W” Drugs.  Drugs, drug paraphernalia and cash were seized.  Corporal Micah Perkins and Trooper Keith York assisted.


Trooper Gavin Endre responded to Hancock for the report of an intoxicated disorderly male. Upon investigation, the unruly male was returned to his room and his actions were addressed. While on scene, Trooper Endre located a worker who he knows to be on probation. Ricky Flaherty (46) of Sullivan was arrested due to being intoxicated while on probation.


Trooper Blaine Silk, Trooper Gavin Endre and Sergeant Timothy Varney responded to an assault complaint in Hancock. As a result of the investigation Ryan Kunkel (45) of Hancock was arrested for Aggravated Assault.


Sergeant Jeff Ingemi arrested Brian Rankin (48) of Sedgwick, for Operating Under the Influence of Alcohol/Drugs after a traffic complaint in Blue Hill.  Marine Patrol assisted and Trooper Travis Chapman assisted as a drug recognition expert.

Trooper Owen Reed responded to Stonington for a report that someone was possibly upstairs in a business building without permission.  As a result of the investigation, Anthony Stinson (50) of Deer Isle, was arrested for Criminal Trespass and Violation of Conditional Release.  Stinson was also summonsed for Criminal Mischief stemming from an investigation handled by Trooper Reed in Deer Isle on December 22nd where Stinson had entered another building without permission.

Troopers Travis Chapman and Jeffrey Taylor responded to Mikes Market in Blue Hill for a report of a man passed out in the driver seat of a vehicle. Trooper Chapman spoke with the male, James Carpenter (29) of Brooksville and determined that he was impaired. Trooper Chapman brought him to the Hancock County Jail where a breath test was conducted.  Jared was charged with Operating Under the Influence and Endangering the Welfare of a Child as there were children in the vehicle with him. Corporal Daniel Ryan assisted with the investigation.


Corporal Micah Perkins summonsed Christopher Ferguson (48) of Nova Scotia, for Operating after Suspension after a traffic stop in Crawford.

Trooper Blaine Silk and Sergeant Timothy Varney responded to a crash on Rt. 179 Waltham.  As a result of the investigation, the driver involved in the crash, Tracy Moores (57) of Milbridge was arrested for Operating Under the Influence.