Troop J Weekly Report (06-15-20 to 06-21-20)

# of School Visits conducted – 0

# of OUI Alcohol Arrests – 2

# of OUI Drug Arrests – 0

# of DV Arrests – 2


A serious motor vehicle crash occurred on Rt 3 in Trenton at the head of the Island.  A 2005 Harley Davidson being driven by Bruce Gott (61) of Lamoine was heading north on Rt 3 at the intersection of Rt 102.  A 2012 Ford explorer being driven by Emily Maehrlein (40) of Cold Spring, New York was heading south.  Gott crossed the center line and struck the explorer nearly head on.  Gott sustained serious injuries and was transported to MDI Hospital and then life flighted to EMMC where he is in critical condition.  He was not wearing a helmet.  Maehrlein was not injured in the crash.  The crash remains under investigation.  Trooper Blaine Silk is the primary investigator and was assisted by several Troopers and officers from Bar Harbor Police Department.  Bar Harbor and Trenton Fire Departments also assisted.     


Trooper Caleb McGary summonsed Holly McGregor (42) of Connecticut, for Operating after Suspension after a traffic stop in Ellsworth.


Trooper Travis Chapman responded to Lamoine where it was reported that someone had shot the window of a residence. The window was broken but there was no bullet or other evidence found on scene. The investigation is ongoing.

Trooper Jeffrey Taylor arrested Melinda Smith (62) of Machias for Operating Under the Influence as result of a traffic complaint.


Sergeant Jeff Ingemi arrested Molly Erickson (40) of Machiasport, for Operating Under the Influence of Alcohol after a traffic stop in Marshfield.  

Trooper Caleb McGary summonsed Matthew Davis (49) of Pennsylvania, for Criminal Speed after a traffic stop in Amherst.  89 in a 50 zone.