Troop J Weekly Report (04-11-21 to 04-18-21)

# of School Visits conducted – 0

# of OUI Alcohol Arrests – 0

# of OUI Drug Arrests – 0

# of DV Arrests – 0


Sergeant Jason Sattler and Corporal Gavin Endre conducted a safety checkpoint in Lamoine. Approximately 240 vehicles were checked. Many safety violations were addressed. 


Trooper Owen Reed responded to Orland to assist Hancock Sheriff Office with a shoplifting complaint.  As a result of the investigation, Jacob Betts (21) of Deer Isle, was summonsed for theft and arrested for possession of schedule “W” drugs.  Shawn Betts (32) of Palermo, and Richard Betts (26) of Deer Isle, were also arrested for possession of schedule “W” drugs.  Corporal Jeff Taylor, a Maine Warden, a Fire Marshall, Hancock Sheriff Office and Maine Drug Enforcement assisted in the investigation. 

Trooper Keith York responded to a serious injury crash on Route 1 in Calais involving a 2006 Jeep Cherokee operated by Daniel Davis (64) of East Machias, and a 2005 Chevy Silverado operated by Kristopher Preston (34) of Roque Bluffs.  Davis was travelling North while Preston was travelling South and the collision occurred in the Southbound lane.  Failure to maintain the proper lane and fog were a factor in this crash.  Sergeant Jeff Ingemi, Trooper Josh Lander, Calais Fire Department, Baileyville Fire Department, Downeast EMS and Bohannon’s Towing assisted at the scene.  A crash reconstruction and forensic mapping are being conducted.