Troop J Weekly Report (07-20-20 to 07-26-20)

# of School Visits conducted – 0

# of OUI Alcohol Arrests – 2

# of OUI Drug Arrests – 1

# of DV Arrests – 0


Trooper Andy Foss conducted a well-being check in Cooper.  Everyone was found to be okay at this time.


Trooper Kim Sawyer arrested Bruce Smith (65) of Lincoln for Operating Under the Influence - Drugs after he was found unconscious in his truck and Standardized Field Sobriety Tests were performed.  A Drug Recognition Evaluation was completed.  It was determined that he was under the influence of narcotics and he was transported to the Washington County Jail.  Warden Tyler Leach assisted.


Trooper Caleb McGary summonsed a juvenile from Charleston, for Criminal Speed and Driving to Endanger after a traffic stop in Dedham.  98 in a 55 zone.


Trooper Caleb McGary responded to a crash in Dedham where the operator, Georgie Connell (21) of Hancock, was arrested for Operating Under the Influence of Alcohol and Violation of Conditional Release. 

Trooper Dana Austin responded to Sullivan for a report of an intoxicated driver. Trooper Austin and Marine Patrol Office Tim Cormier located the intoxicated driver on a tote road. The male was uncooperative and subsequently taken into custody. The male, Ricky Skillings (42) of Sullivan, was arrested for Operating under the Influence, Operating After Habitual Offender Revocation, Unlawful Possession of Schedule Drugs, and Refusing to submit to arrest. Trooper Austin and Officer Cormier were assisted by Sergeant Tim Varney and the Maine Warden Service.


Trooper Blaine Silk responded to a theft complaint at a business in Orland. As a result of the investigation an employee of the business Catherine O’Donnell (31) of Orland was charged with Theft.

Trooper Caleb McGary summonsed Tyler Harmon (31) of Dedham, for Driving to Endanger after a traffic stop in Dedham.


Sergeant Jeff Ingemi summonsed Darin Botting (34) of Chelsea, for Operating after Suspension after a traffic stop in Mattawamkeag.  Trooper Rob Flynn assisted.

Trooper Caleb McGary responded to a criminal mischief complaint in Mariaville where a garage window was damaged.  Investigation continues.

Trooper Caleb McGary responded to a theft in Hancock where it was reported that campaign signs had been stolen.  Investigation continues.