Troop J

Troop J Weekly Report (05-24-20 to 05-31-20)

# of School Visits conducted – 0

# of OUI Alcohol Arrests – 3

# of OUI Drug Arrests – 0

# of DV Arrests – 2

05-24-20

Trooper Dana Austin was dispatched to Mariaville for a suspicous complaint. A camp owner called to report he had found a door open to his camp and he had also located a suspicous male walking around his camp. Trooper Austin responded to the scene and located the male walking on the Old Hay Road. The male provided a fake name to Trooper Austin and after some time it was learned that the male was James Newenham (36) of Milbridge. James was uncooperative and was subsequently arrested for Refusing to Submit to Arrest, Disorderly Conduct, Unlawful Possession of Schedule Z drugs, and for Violating his Probation Conditions. Trooper Austin was assisted at the scene by Sergeant Jason Sattler, Trooper Gavin Endre, and Warden Eric Rudolph.

05-27-20

Trooper Caleb McGary summonsed Jasmine Thomas (19) of Brooksville, for Criminal Speed after a traffic stop in Surry.  (90-mph in a 55-mph zone).

05-29-20

Trooper Dana Austin stopped a motor vehicle for a traffic violation in Hancock, as a result of the investigation, Kevin Venard (19) of Sullivan was summonsed for Exceeding the posted speed limit by 30 miles per hour or more (89-mph in a 50-mph zone).

05-30-20

Trooper Dana Austin stopped a motor vehicle for a traffic violation in Hancock, as a result of the investigation, Joshua Wilbur (34) of Franklin was summonsed for Operating after Habitual Offender Revocation.

Trooper Dana Austin responded to Sullivan for a fight between two individuals. As a result of the investigation, Justin Kane (24) of Sullivan was arrested for a Probation Violation. Trooper Austin was assisted by Corporal Christopher Smith.  

Corporal Micah Perkins responded to a crash in Wesley where a pick-up truck pulled in front of a motorcycle.  Both the driver and passenger of the motorcycle were taken to the hospital.  The driver of the pick-up truck, Thomas Smith (33) of Steuben, was arrested for Operating Under the Influence of Alcohol.    Washington Sheriff Office assisted.

Trooper Keith York summonsed Christopher Grant (20) of Calais, for Violation of Conditional Release in Alexander after he was found to have been consuming alcohol in violation of his conditions of release.  Sergeant Jeff Ingemi assisted. 

05-31-20

Trooper Owen Reed arrested Clint Curtis (47) of Blue Hill, for Operating Under the Influence of Alcohol after he was found spinning his tires in the middle of the road in Blue Hill. 

Troop J Weekly Report (05-17-20 to 05-24-20)

# of School Visits conducted – 0

# of OUI Alcohol Arrests – 1

# of OUI Drug Arrests – 1

# of DV Arrests – 0

05-17-20

Trooper Dana Austin attempted to stop a motorcycle for a traffic violation in Ellsworth.  The motorcycle took off at a high rate of speed and attempted to avoid being stopped. Trooper Austin located the motorcycle abandoned behind an apartment building in Ellsworth and shortly after he located the operator. As a result of the investigation, Jacob Hale (25) of Hancock was arrested for Failure to Stop for a Law Enforcement Officer, Operating Without a Driver’s License, and Driving to Endanger. Trooper Austin was assisted by the Hancock County Sheriffs Office and the Ellsworth Police Department.

Corporal Chris Smith assisted Washington Sheriff Office with searching for a missing juvenile in Eastbrook.  The juvenile was later located in Washington County. 

Corporal Chris Smith investigated a theft of a racing style jack off the steps of a residence in Sullivan. 

Trooper Kim Sawyer summonsed Gregory Candelmo (26) of Robbinston for Failure to Notify by Quickest Means after an accident in Robbinston.

05-18-20

Trooper Dana Austin stopped a vehicle for a traffic violation in Hancock, as a result of the investigation, Kimberly Gravelle (37) of Houlton was arrested for Unlawful Possession of Schedule W Drug, Operating Under the Influence of Drugs and Operating after Suspension. Kimberly was found to have Methamphetamine on her person and a further search of her vehicle located more Methapmetamine inside of it. Also located were empty drug baggies that were going to be used for the sale of illegal drugs. Approximatly 9 grams of Methapmetamine was located and also located was $5,959 dollars. The money is believed to be from drug proceeds. Trooper Austin was assisted by Sergeant Jason Sattler, Trooper Gavin Endre, and Trooper Joshua Lander.

05-19-20

Sergeant Jeff Ingemi summonsed Alexis Matos (21) of Pennsylvania and Harrington, Maine, for Operating Without a License after a traffic stop in Harrington.  Washington Sheriff Office assisted.

05-21-20

Trooper Kim Sawyer summonsed Shane Seavey (39) of Crawford for failing to notify owner of a property damage accident after he smashed a support post in Crawford.

Corporal Daniel Ryan attempted to stop a vehicle on Rt 15 in Penobscot for speeding 82/50.  The vehicle failed to stop and then a chase ensued.  After approx. 5 miles, the driver pulled over on Rt 1 just east of the Orland Big Apple.  The driver, SETH RIOUX (32) of Brooklin was arrested and charged with Eluding an Officer and Criminal Speed.

05-22-20

Trooper Miles Carpenter responded to Roque Bluffs for the report of a lost 12-year old child.  The child was located shortly after arrival.  The child had gone for a walk and got turned around in the woods. 

05-23-20

Trooper Kim Sawyer received a report that the house in Brookton had been burglarized.  The door was kicked in, BB’s shot through a window, they cut some pipes and flooded the basement and damaged his furnace, washer, dryer, & freezer.  There are no suspects at this time.

05-24-20

Trooper Caleb McGary arrested Joseph Meek (35) of Levant and Florida, for Criminal Speed and Operating Under the Influence of Alcohol after a traffic stop in Hancock.  Trooper Owen Reed and the Maine Warden Service assisted. Speed was 103-mph in a 55-mph zone. 

Troop J Weekly Report (05-11-20 to 05-17-20)

# of School Visits conducted – 0

# of OUI Alcohol Arrests – 1

# of OUI Drug Arrests – 0

# of DV Arrests – 2

05-11-20

Sergeant Tim Varney stopped a pickup for speeding 99 mph on Rt. 1A in Dedham.  As a result, Patrick Mullen (50) of East Machias was charged with Operating Under the Influence, Violation of Conditions of Release and Criminal Speed.

05-12-20

Trooper Dana Austin stopped a motor vehicle for a traffic violation in Hancock, as a result of the investigation, Kolton Eschete (24) of Eastbrook was summonsed for Operating after Suspension. Later in the day Trooper Austin observed Kolton driving the same vehicle and his driver’s license was still suspended. Trooper Austin stopped Kolton and summonsed him again for Operating after Suspension.

05-13-20

Trooper Dana Austin stopped an ATV for a traffic violation on the Centerville Road in Columbia Falls, as a resulf of the investigation, Kaleb Kenney (20) of Columbia Falls was summonsed for Operating after Suspension.

05-14-20

Trooper Blaine Silk responded to the White Birches in Hancock for a report of an intoxicated and disorderly male. Trooper Silk made contact with the male, Donald Therrien (25) of Addison. THERRIEN was extremely intoxicated and was using profanities and disturbing the peace. THERRIEN was escorted to his room and given a disorderly conduct warning. Several minutes later, THERRIEN emerged from his room and began yelling and disturbing the peace of residence in the facility again. Therrien was arrested for Disorderly Conduct and brought to the Hancock County Jail. Sergeant Timothy Varney and Trooper Travis Chapman assisted.

Sergeant Jeff Ingemi summonsed Craig Woodard (29) of Bucksport for False Swearing and Harassment by Phone stemming from an investigation in Penobscot County in December.

05-15-20

Trooper Travis Chapman observed a vehicle operating at 90 MPH in a 50 MPH area on Acadia Highway in Orland. A motor vehicle stop was conducted and the operator, Zachary Emery (23) or Orland was summonsed for speeding.

 

 

Troop J Weekly (05-04-20 to 05-10-20)

# of School Visits conducted – 0

# of OUI Alcohol Arrests – 3

# of OUI Drug Arrests – 0

# of DV Arrests – 0

05-05-20

Trooper Jeffrey Taylor summonsed Edward Libby (31) of Exeter for Operating After Suspension – Class C, on Rt 1A in Dedham.

05-07-20

Trooper Owen Reed arrested Jeremy Robbins (34) of Blue Hill for Operating Under the Influence of Alcohol after a traffic stop in Deer Isle. 

Trooper Owen Reed arrested Haley Brewer (25) of Deer Isle for Operating Under the Influence of Alcohol after she crashed her vehicle in Deer Isle.  Trooper Caleb McGary assisted.

05-09-20

Trooper Kim Sawyer summonsed Brian Cabanganan (42) of Houlton for Operating an Unregistered Motor Vehicle and for Violating Conditions of Release after a Personal Injury accident in Danforth.

Trooper Blaine Silk responded to an erratic vehicle complaint in Sullivan. Trooper Silk was able to locate the vehicle described in the complaint. As a result of the investigation Thomas Davis (49) of Trenton was arrested for Operating Under the Influence. Davis refused to give a breath sample. Trooper Travis Chapman assisted.

Troop J (04-27-20 to 05-03-20)

# of School Visits conducted – 0

# of OUI Alcohol Arrests – 1

# of OUI Drug Arrests – 0

# of DV Arrests – 0

04-27-20

Sergeant Jeff Ingemi summonsed Heather Carlow (36) of Portland, for Operating After Suspension and Failure to Report an Accident by Quickest Means.  This stemmed from an investigation on April 17th in Portland where a vehicle crashed into the guardrail on the Maine Turnpike and the operator had fled the scene.

Trooper Jeffrey Taylor summonsed Jessica Stubbs (28) of Addison for Violating Conditions of Release and issued her a Harassment Notice.

04-28-20

Trooper David Barnard responded to Princeton for a report of a wallet taken from a vehicle

04-29-20

Trooper Gavin Endre and Corporal Chris Smith responded to Township 41 for a threatening complaint. The caller alleged that Leighton Jacques Dorsett (52) of Washington State had threatened him. Dorsett fled prior to the Troopers arrival. Upon checking the nearby camps, Troopers located a broken window in one of the camps.  Dorsett agreed to exit the camp once he learned of K9 Winger’s presence. Dorsett was arrested for Class-C Burglary, Class-D Criminal Mischief and Class-E Theft. Dorsett was transported to the Hancock County Jail.

05-02-20

Corporal Micah Perkins responded to a theft complaint in Cooper where several street signs were reported stolen.  Some of the signs have been recovered in East Machias.  Investigation continues.

Trooper Owen Reed arrested Shea Donnelly (22) of Florida, for Operating Under the Influence of Alcohol after Trooper Reed came across a crash in Castine. 

Troop J Weekly Report (04-20-20 to 04-26-20)

# of School Visits conducted – 0

# of OUI Alcohol Arrests – 1

# of OUI Drug Arrests – 0

# of DV Arrests – 1

04-22-20

Trooper Miles Carpenter summonsed Jessica Stubbs (28) of Addison for Violating her Bail Conditions. 

04-24-20

Trooper Dana Austin stopped a motor vehicle for a traffic violation in Dedham, as a result of the investigation, Parker Snow (19) of Penobscot was summonsed for Criminal Speed 94 MPH in a 55 MPH zone.

Corporal Chris Smith observed a pickup truck towing a trailer pass by his stationary position on Route 179 in Waltham 2x.  On the 2nd pass Corporal Smith observed a ratchet strap in the rear wheel well of the truck.  Corporal Smith stopped the truck as it pulled into a driveway.  As a result of further investigation, the driver identified as Neil Warren (32) of Belfast was summonsed for Operating after Habitual Offender Revocation.  Warren was advised that the truck and trailer were not safe to be on the roadway due to numerous safety/inspection violations and arrangements were made for both truck and trailer to be towed. 

04-25-20

Corporal Micah Perkins responded to a theft complaint in Princeton where a paddle boat was reported missing.  Investigation continues.

Trooper Keith York arrested Caleb McKenzie (27) of Trescott, for Operating Under the Influence of Alcohol after a traffic stop in Northfield.  Sergeant Jeff Ingemi assisted.

Troop J (04-13-20 to 04-19-20)

# of School Visits conducted – 0

# of OUI Alcohol Arrests – 0

# of OUI Drug Arrests – 0

# of DV Arrests – 0

04-14-20

Trooper Keith York responded to Surry for a report that Taylor Lounder (25) of Ellsworth, crashed a vehicle during the night and did not report the crash.  Lounder was summonsed for Violation of Conditional Release and Failure to Report a Crash by Quickest Means.

Trooper Blaine Silk responded to a motor vehicle crash on the Tunk Lake Road in Sullivan. As a result of the crash John-Michael Boucar (32) of Sullivan died at the scene. Troopers worked throughout the early morning to investigate the crash. The investigation continues. Corporal Daniel Ryan, Trooper Jeffrey Taylor, Detective Jason Fowler, Hancock County Sheriff’s Office, Sorrento and Sullivan Fire Departments assisted.

04-15-20

Trooper Jeffrey Taylor arrested Jacob Lovejoy (38) of Harrington for Disorderly Conduct.

04-18-20

Trooper Keith York received information about an underage drinking party at a pit in Alexander.  Upon arrival numerous people were present.  As a result, Ethan Cilley (20) of Princeton, was summonsed for Possession of Liquor by a Minor.  Several others were warned for violating the Governor’s Executive Order and for having a fire without a permit.  Sergeant Jeff Ingemi, Corporal Micah Perkins and Baileyville Police Department assisted.

Sullivan Crash

On April 14, 2020, Maine State Police Troopers responded to the Tunk Lake Road in Sullivan just after 11:00 pm for a vehicle crash with entrapment. After first responders arrived a passenger in the vehicle, John-Michael Boucar (33) of Sullivan was pronounced deceased at the scene. Another subject was transported to the hospital. Trooper’s say that speed is likely a factor. The investigation is still on-going. Anyone with information about the crash please contact the Maine State Police at (207) 973-3700.

Troop J (04-05-20 to 04-12-20)

# of School Visits conducted – 0

# of OUI Alcohol Arrests – 0

# of OUI Drug Arrests – 0

# of DV Arrests – 1

04-05-20

Trooper Gavin Endre and Sergeant Jason Sattler responded to a rollover crash on the Waltham Road in Waltham. Two of the three occupants sustained nonlife threatening injuries. The vehicle owner Jacob Spindel (18) of Calais was summonsed for Failing to have Motor Vehicle Insurance.

04-06-20

Trooper Dana Austin investiagted a theft complaint in Amherst. A Echo Chainsaw, metal gas tank, and boat anchor were taking from a residence. This investigation continues.

04-07-20

Trooper Dana Austin responded to Brooklin for a well being check. Trooper Austin arrived on scene and located a subject who was having a manic episode. The subject was transported to a local hospital for an evaluation.

Trooper Dana Austin reponsed to Penobscot for an intoxicated woman who had called 911 to report she was upset with her bank. The female was also reporting her elderely father had attacked her. Trooper Austin arrived on scene and warned the female for misue of 911. No evidence was found to support any type of an assault that had occurred. A referral was made to Adult Protecctive Services.

04-08-20

Trooper Andy Foss responded to a missing person report in Franklin that had wandered off and had dementia.  The subject was found a short distance from his residence walking down the roadway by Trooper Foss.  Lieutenant Rod Charette, Sergeant Jeff Ingemi, Trooper Caleb McGary and the Maine Warden Service assisted.

 

04-11-20

 

Trooper Dana Austin responded to Waltham for a domestic violence situation involving two subjects. Trooper Austin arrived on scene and determined that no crimes had occurred. Trooper Austin was assisted by Trooper Gavin Endre.

 

 

Troop J Weekly (03-30-20 to 04-05-20)

# of School Visits conducted – 0

# of OUI Alcohol Arrests – 0

# of OUI Drug Arrests – 0

# of DV Arrests – 1

03-29-20

Trooper Dana Austin responded to Amherst for a report of a man who was trying to gain entry into a residence. Trooper Austin arrived on scene and determined that no crime had been committed. Two individuals were issued Criminal Trespass Warnings to not return to the residence. Trooper Austin was assisted by Corporal Christopher Smith and the Hancock County Sheriffs Office.

04-02-20

Trooper Jeffrey Taylor received a theft report in Harrington of a 2013 Honda EU2000i generator that happened sometime between November 2019 and now. Investigation continues.

04-04-20

Trooper Dana Austin responded to Amherst for a report of an intoxicated male who was trespassing on a property that he did not live at. While responding to the scene, the homeowner began fighting with the intoxicated male. Trooper Austin arrived on scene and was advised by the homeowners that they just wanted the male removed from the property. Trooper Austin gave the intoxicated male a ride to his residence in Amherst. Trooper Austin was assisted by Trooper Gavin Endre.

Corporal Chris Smith investigated reported camp burglaries on Mildred Ave in Mariaville.  As a result of the investigation Peter Nadeau (41) of Mariaville was summonsed for Burglary.  Most of the stolen property was recovered.  Trooper Dana Austin assisted.

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