Troop J

Northern Field Troop Weekly Report for 9/19 to 9/24

While patrolling Main Street in Springfield on 9/23/2022, Tr. Dwelley conducted a stop on a flatbed tow truck for speeding. The driver, Zacharee Tomilson 23 y/o of Lincoln was found to have a revoked license status. Tr. Dwelley summonsed Zacharee for OAR class D and the owner of the tow truck was warned for permitting unlawful use. The vehicle was picked up by the owner.

While parked off Rt. 6 in the town of Lee on 9/23/2022, Tr. Dwelley noticed a vehicle driving by and recognized the driver as Michael Hill 37 y/o of Springfield. Tr. Dwelley knew Michael’s license was suspended for several reasons as he had just charged Michael for OAS less than one month prior. Tr. Dwelley conducted a stop on the vehicle, summonsed Michael for OAS class E and towed the vehicle.  

On 9/22/2022, Tr. Creamer was dispatched to a report of a pedestrian on the interstate north walking in the breakdown lane. Tr. Creamer located the subject Lloyd Lanfair 41 y/o of Michigan. Tr. Creamer was advised that Lanfair had been warned twice in the last couple days for walking on I-95 in the Bangor area. Tr. Creamer arrested Lanfair for Trespassing and took him to Penobscot County Jail

On 9/20/2022, Sgt. Bustard arrested Mason Fortier (22) of Baring on an extraditable arrest warrant out of New Hampshire for Violation of Protection Order and Stalking.  Fortier was transported to the Washington County jail in Machias without incident.  

On 9/21/2022,  Tr. Haverly Johndro responded to a car vs. pedestrian crash on the Dexter Rd. in Garland.  Timothy Ferrar, 37 y/o of Harmony was driving on the Dexter Rd. in Garland.  Rodney Scott, 63 y/o of Garland was standing in the road in an attempt to direct traffic for farm equipment that was being moved across the road.  Ferrar struck Scott in the roadway.  Glare from the sun was found to be a major contributing factor in the crash.  Scott was transported to the hospital with serious injuries but is expected to live.  

On 9/18/2022, Cpl. Dube conducted a traffic stop on I-95 in Carmel on a pickup truck for an inspection sticker violation.  The operator of the vehicle was identified as Dale Small II, 32 y/o of Lagrange.  During the course of the stop, it was discovered that Small’s license was suspended.  Small was issued a summons for OAS and the vehicle was towed. 

On 9/18/2022, Cpl. Dube and Sgt. Bustard responded to the railroad bed on Rt. 2 in Greenbush after PCSO had been involved with a pursuit with a motorcycle, and the operator had fled into the woods.  A K9 track was conducted, and K9 Odin located a helmet and riding gloves belonging to the operator.  The track continued for several miles through the woods and crossed a creek.  During the track, K9 Odin located the suspects pants, riding jacket, riding pants, a sweatshirt and a rolled-up dollar bill with a lighter (at different points throughout the track).  K9 Odin brought the team to the area of the Cardville Rd. where the track was lost.  Information was obtained by a citizen that a man in his underwear had been seen coming out of the woods and getting into a vehicle in the area about 30-40 minutes before.  The suspect was not immediately located.  Items located by K9 Odin were collected as evidence. Anyone with information should contact police at 207-973-3700 X9. The investigation continues.

On 9/24/2022, Cpl. Dube was driving on Hammond St. in Bangor when he observed two people dragging an unconscious male across the street.  The subjects were yelling for someone to call 911.  Cpl. Dube stopped in the parking lot of Leadbetters and rendered aid.  The subject was experiencing an opioid overdose, and bystanders had given a dose of Narcan.  The single dose had been ineffective so Cpl. Dube issued another dose to the male and gave sternum rubs.  The subject regained consciousness as EMS arrived.  

On 9/24/2022, Tr. Bean investigated a violation of a protection order where Johanna Cooley, 40 y/o of Harmony had violated a protection order.  Cooley had stopped to get fuel at Ollie’s Market and thereby violated an order protecting Jessica Fillmore, 38 y/o of Levant.  Cooley was located by Cpl. Dube in Bangor and arrested. Cooley was transported to PCJ.

On 9/19/2022, Tr. Steven Mahon responded to a harassment complaint in Sullivan where Michael Soule, 66, reported that his estranged wife Melinda Soule, 64, was harassing him.  Melinda denied the accusations and was warned for harassment.

On 9/19/2022, Tr. Steven Mahon responded to a late report domestic assault where the complainant reported that Jose Edgardo Torres Garcia, 34, had grabbed her by the face and threatened her with a knife two days prior while along I-95 in Penobscot County.  Tr. Mahon worked with Tr. Josh Lander and the Maine State Police Tactical Team and located Jose the following day and arrested him for domestic violence terrorizing with a dangerous weapon.  Jose was also in possession of over 44 grams of cocaine during the time of his arrest. 

On 9/23/2022, Cpl. Jeffrey Taylor responded to Jonesport for a report that internet-based cameras were stolen from a season residence.  Cpl. Taylor was able to identify the suspect as Scott Rackliff, 43 of Jonesport, and located him a short time later and arrested him for theft by unauthorized taking (Class C) and also summonsed him for criminal trespassing.  This was elevated to a felony due to Rackliff’s criminal history.   

On 9/21/2022, Tr. Kim Sawyer summonsed Diana Howell (54) of Crawford for operating with a suspended registration after a traffic stop for speed on Rt. 9, Alexander.

On 9/22/2022, Tr. Plaisted was advised of a welfare check at 160 Wolfeboro Road.  The Trooper spoke with Bobby Therriault, 44, of Bangor and learned he had an active felony warrant out of Penobscot County for $2500.  Bobby was arrested on the warrant without incident and transported to PCJ in Bangor. 

On 9/20/2022,  Tr. Ramp was providing lights for a stranded motorist being loaded onto a tow truck on I-95.  Tr. Ramp observed a vehicle go by in the right lane and almost struck the tow truck driver, causing him to jump onto the flatbed to avoid injury.  Tr. Ramp took off after the vehicle.  Tr. Ramp quickly caught up to the vehicle and observed poor operation.  Tr. Ramp stopped the vehicle and identified the operator as Kimberly Shahan, 31 of Etna.  As a result of the investigation Tr. Ramp placed Shahan under arrest for OUI.  Shahan took a breath test and was summonsed for OUI alcohol.      

On 9/21/2022, Tr. Ramp was dispatched to a traffic complaint called in by Leighton bus company.  They stated while the school bus was stopped with their red lights on and stop sign out to pick up a child for school, a vehicle passed them.  Tr. Ramp retrieved video from the bus and the suspect is Judson Walden, 28 of Levant.  Tr. Ramp also learned that Walden is suspended.  Tr. Ramp is still trying to make contact with Walden.  The investigation is ongoing. 

On 9/24/2022, Tr. Rose and Tr. Chapman located and arrested Wayne Hutchinson (50) of Ellsworth. Wayne had an outstanding warrant for Theft by Unauthorized Taking and Transfer and Criminal Conspiracy. He was held at the Hancock County Jail on a $1000 cash bail.

On 9/21/2022, Tr. Chapman was patrolling the area of Castine when received a report of people doing burnouts and making a lot of noise near the intersection of the Shore Road and the Castine Road. Tr. Chapman found a truck doing “donuts” in the intersection upon his arrival. A motor vehicle stop resulted in the operator, Zachary Johnson (21) of Castine, being arrested for operating under the influence. He was brought to the Hancock County Jail where he was found to be over the legal limit. 

On 9/18/2022, Tr. Jarid Leonard conducted a motor vehicle stop in Harrington due to the operator displaying a 2020 certification of inspection. As a result of the investigation, it was determined Jose Romano Feliciano (35) of Harrington was operating without a license. He was summonsed roadside, and he found a ride home. 

On 9/18/2022, Tr. Rose was patrolling the area of Wyman Road in Milbridge. Tr. Rose observed a vehicle pass him with multiple motor vehicle defects and it was not displaying a certification of inspection. Tr. Rose conducted a motor vehicle stop and discovered the driver, Kaleb Rodriguez-Ortiz (28) of Steuben was operating after suspension. He was summonsed roadside. 

On 9/17/2022, Tr. Rose responded to a single vehicle PI crash in Cooper. Emily Greene (19) of Bangor, left the roadway and went into a ditch after missing a turn in her travels. She tried to make the turn, but the vehicle slid across the intersection and drove into the ditch. She had minor injuries after hitting her head on the windshield. Her significant other owned the vehicle, and he was the passenger. Takota Larkin (24) of Bangor was summonsed for failing to provide proof of insurance.

Northern Field Troop Weekly Report for 9/11/2022 to 9/17/2022

On 9/14/2022, Tr. Haverly-Johndro stopped a vehicle for 107 MPH in a 70 MPH zone on I-95 in Carmel.  Tr. Haverly-Johndro identified the operator as Ali Alimurshidy (44 years old of Biddeford).  Tr. Haverly-Johndro charged Ali with criminal speed. 
 
On 9/15/2022,  Cpl. Dube was traveling on I95 in Bangor when a red BMW passenger car bearing a PA license plate passed at a high rate of speed.  Radar showed 92 miles per hour in a 60 mile per hour zone.  Tr. Dube conducted a traffic stop and the operator was identified as Dylan Gamber 20 YOA of PA.  Gamber was summonsed for criminal speed.
 
On 9/16/2022, Cpl. Dube conducted a traffic stop on a Gray Ford pickup bearing for speed in Bangor. Radar showed the vehicle was traveling 95 miles per hour in a 60 mile per hour zone.  The operator of the vehicle was identified as River Morris Rossignol, 21 YOA of Waterville. Rossignol was issued a summons for Criminal Speed.   
 
On 9/17/2022, Cpl. Dube was traveling southbound on I95 near Newport when a gray sedan passed him at a high rate of speed.  Radar showed the vehicle was traveling 106 miles per hour in a 70 mile per hour zone.  Cpl. Dube conducted a traffic stop and the driver was identified as Todd Carter, 37 YOA of Georgia.  Carter was issued a summons for criminal speed and released.   
 
On 9/16/2022, Troopers responded to 39 Marston Meadow Road in Glenburn for the report of a family fight. As a result of the investigation, Kyle Thompson 36 YOA of Glenburn, was arrested the next day on 9/17/2022. 
 
On 9/11/2022, Tr. Gould and Tr. Nelson responded to an assault in Glenburn. As a result of the investigation, Destiny Twitchell, 34, of Glenburn, was arrested and charged with DV assault. 
  
On 9/14/2022, Tr. Gould stopped a vehicle on I-95 southbound in Hermon for an expired inspection sticker.  Maddi Mayo (28) of Winterport was identified as the operator.  The vehicles suspension showed suspended status for toll violations.  Mayo was summonsed for Operating w/ Suspended Registration, class E. 
 
On 9/14/2022, Tr. Ramp was dispatched to an alleged burglary complaint.  The complainant stated he had just been brought home from the hospital found his house had been burglarized.  The complainant stated Frederick Gilbert, 57 of Bangor had brought him home and has been staying at his house helping him out.  As a result of the investigation Tr. Ramp learned that Gilbert had sold rings to Maritime International which belonged to the Complainant.  Tr. Ramp arrested Gilbert and charged him with theft, violating conditions of release, and false public alarm or report.  Gilbert was transported to the Penobscot County Jail. 
 
On 9/14/2022, Tr. Ramp was dispatched to 354 Darling Rd. in Hudson for a bail violation.  The complainant reported that her husband Christopher Hoxie, 55 of Hudson, was at their residence, which violated his bail conditions.  Christopher was gone when Tr. Ramp arrived on scene.  Tr. Ramp was able to speak with Christopher via phone and Christopher was summonsed the next day for violating conditions of release.
 
 
On 9/11/2022, Tr. Mahon responded to a report of a vehicle theft in Amherst.  The vehicle, a gray 2005 BMW X5, did not run and did not have plates on the vehicle.  It was last seen on September 7th.  Unknown suspects or direction of travel.
 
On 9/12/2022, Cpl. Jeff Taylor responded to a crash on the Tibbettstown Road in Columbia Falls where a vehicle drove into a telephone pole.  As a result of the investigation Michael Dewitt, 28 of Jonesport, was arrested for operating under the influence of drugs and violation of conditional release.  Sgt. Jeff Ingemi and Washington SO assisted with the investigation. 
 
On 9/13/2022, Tr. Keith York responded to a traffic complaint in Crawford where a vehicle was reported to have erratic operation.  As a result of the investigation Amanda St. Peter, 41 of Portland, was arrested for operating under the influence of alcohol. 
 
On 9/14/2022, Cpl. Jeff Taylor responded to a family fight complaint in Milbridge.  As a result of the investigation Dennis Rathbun, 24 of Columbia Falls, was arrested for domestic violence assault.  Washington SO assisted. 
 
On 9/14/2022, Tr. Mahon responded to a boat theft in Sullivan where it was reported that a 12-foot, 2007 Smoker Craft boat was stolen from where it was moored on the lake.  It is possible that the high winds may have caused the boat to drift to another location.  The Maine Warden service was notified.  The following day the boat was found returned to where it was missing.  
 
On 9/17/2022, Sgt. Jeff Ingemi responded to Calais for a report of a hit and run crash that had occurred during the night.  As a result of the investigation Jonathan King, 35 of Calais was summonsed for leaving the scene of a property damage crash. 
 
On 9/17/2022, Cpl. Jeff Taylor responded to a crash in Beals Island where it was reported that Luke Smith, 37 of Jonesport, went through a stop sign and over the embankment onto the clam flats.  As a result of the investigation Smith was arrested for operating under the influence of alcohol and summonsed for operating after suspension.  Tr. Jarid Leonard assisted.  
 
On 9/15/2022, Sgt. Daniel Ryan arrested Tyler Tibbetts (29) Harrington on route 1, Ellsworth after a traffic stop for OAS, warrant and violation of condition of release. 
 
On 9/16/2022, Tr. Jarid Leonard and Tr. Matthew Rose observed a side by side operating at a high rate of speed on the roadways in Calais. The side by side failed to stop when directed and as a result the operator refused to submit to arrest or detention The operator was identified as Raymond Korasadowicz (37) of Calais, and he was charged with refusing to submit to arrest and detention and OUI. He was arrested and booked into the Washington county Jail.
 
 

Northern Field Troop Weekly Report for Sept. 4 through Sept. 10

On Sept. 6, 2022, while patrolling in the town of Mattawamkeag Tr. Dwelley noticed a vehicle known to drive around Crystal Twitchell 35 y/o of Mattwamkeag. The vehicle was parked in the driveway and two individuals were loading things into it. Tr. Dwelley knew Twichell had multiple arrest warrants one of which for Class B Burglary. Twitchell had been on the run for several months. Tr. Dwelley pulled into the driveway and recognized Twitchell walking toward the house. Tr. Dwelley arrested Twitchell and transported her to Penobscot County Jail without incident. 

On Sept. 9, 2022, while patrolling in the town of Mattawamkeag Tr. Dwelley noticed a silver Dodge challenger Hellcat doing a burnout on main street and traveling at an extremely high rate of speed. Tr. Dwelley conducted a traffic stop on the vehicle and as a result, Ira Averill 62 y/o of Prentiss, was arrested and charged with OUI Alcohol and exceeding the speed limit by 30MPH or more.    

On Sept. 10, 2022, Tr. Creamer was on patrol on I-95 in Etna when he observed a vehicle speeding north bound on I-95. Trooper Creamer stopped the vehicle and after speaking with the operator Robin Morris 38 YOA of Minot was found to have a revoked license.  Morris was charged for OAR and his vehicle was towed.

On Sept. 9, 2022, Cpl. Dube was patrolling on I95 in Bangor when a silver Toyota sedan bearing ME PC 3605VY passed on the right at a high rate of speed.  The operator was found to be travelling 91 miles per hour in a 60 mile per hour zone in a busy section of interstate in Bangor.  The operator was identified as Felicia Comando, 23 YOA of Danforth.  Comando was summonsed for criminal speed. 

On Sept. 10, 2022, Tr. Haverly-Johndro responded to a possible personal injury crash, located in Stetson.  Upon arrival, Tr. Haverly-Johndro observed a vehicle had crashed into a utility pole, splitting the pole in half.  Tr. Haverly-Johndro was unable to locate anyone with the vehicle.  Further investigation lead Tr. Haverly-Johndro to locating the operator of the vehicle the next day.  Tr. Haverly-Johndro charged Chase Mitchell (24 years old of Stetson) with failing to notify by quickest means of a property damage crash.

On Sept. 5, 2022, Cpl. Jeff Taylor and Sgt. Jeff Ingemi responded to a third-party report of a verbal argument at the White Birches in Hancock.  Upon arrival, troopers located and identified a couple in a vehicle talking. As a result of the investigation, Carl Miller, 33, of Hancock, was arrested for domestic violence assault.    

On Sept. 8, 2022, Tr. Nelson stopped a vehicle travelling 97mph in a 60mph zone. Tr. Nelson initiated the stop at 187 NB and made contact with the driver, Bethany Carr (35 of Canaan). She stated she was late for work, and thought she was going around 80mph. Bethany was summonsed for Criminal Speed.  

              
On Sept. 8, 2022, Tr. Gould responded to a seasonal residence in Lakeville where it was reported sometime in the last two days someone cut the lock on the victim’s trailer. The suspect stole a brand-new Milwaukee branch cutter and damaged the residence’s motion sensor lights.  No identified suspects at this time.  Investigation continues.

On sept. 8, 2022, Tr. Olmstead observed a red Nissan Altima pulling out of a gas station onto Griffin Rd. in Bangor without its headlights on at nighttime. Tr. Olmstead conducted a traffic stop. The operator was identified as Michael Voye, 45 of Bangor. Michael’s license was currently suspended. Tr. Olmstead summonsed Michael for OAS. 

On Sept. 7, 2022, Tr. Ramp stopped a vehicle for traveling 93mph in a 60-mph zone on Interstate 95 in Bangor. Tr. Ramp identified the operator as Daniel Bachner, 20 of Gorham. Tr. Ramp summonsed Bachner for criminal speed. 

On Sept. 10, 2022, at approximately 0855 hours, Tr. Plaisted took a complaint from; Stacy Castonguay, 56, of Stetson. Stacy reported that her brother, Thomas M. Stevens, 52, of Gray is driving without a license in the Stetson area and is an alcoholic. Stacy provided a vehicle description and plate number. Tr. Plaisted told Stacy he would see about locating him. Tr. Plaisted also determined that Thomas license was revoked, and his vehicle license plates were false attached. At approximately 1012 hours, Tr. Plaisted locate Thomas driving on the Burleigh Road in Stetson. Thomas was in the vehicle described by Stacy. Tr. Plaisted stopped the vehicle and Thomas was the sole occupant. Thomas was arrested and charged with OAR, Class C, VCR, Class C and False Attachments of Plates; Class E. Thomas was transported to PCJ in Bangor. No bail was awarded. 

On Sept. 9, 2022, Tr. Kurth summonsed Yi Li, 56 of Mattawamkeag, for Operating a Motor Vehicle with a Suspended Registration. Li has previously been warned about his suspended registration. However, he has failed to pay toll fees – the cause for registration suspension. 

On Sept. 10, 2022 Tr. Einar Mattson stopped a vehicle on Main Street, Franklin for speeding. Tr. Mattson arrested the operator, Jesse Foster (42) Bucksport for OAS and a warrant for theft by deception / home repair fraud.

On Sept. 10, 2022, Tr. Kim Sawyer arrested Kari Lofgren (39) of Portland for an outstanding warrant for failure to appear.
 

Troop J Weekly Report (08/29/22-09/04/22)

# of School Visits conducted – 0

# of OUI Alcohol Arrests – 1

# of OUI Drug Arrests – 0

# of DV Arrests – 0

08-29-22

Trooper Jarid Leonard conducted a traffic enforcement detail on Route 3 in Trenton. Distracted drivers were stopped for manipulating a cellular device while in heavy traffic. Many of those motorists were issued summonses for using a handheld device while driving a motor vehicle.

Trooper Jarid Leonard is investigating a report in Brookton Township. It was reported someone kicked in the front door to a camp. Currently the investigation is ongoing.

08-30-22

On August 29, 2022, Trooper Leonard, Sergeant Ryan, and Corporal Taylor responded to Marden's in Calais. Sergeant Ryan responded to an alarm and found the front windows had been smashed in with a rock. While en route, Trooper Leonard found a male walking away from the scene on North Street in Calais. His name was David Dean (44) of Baileyville. Marden's supplied a photo of the suspect from their store video. David matched the description down to his clothing and facial characteristics. David was arrested and transported to the Washington County Jail for:

-             Burglary, Class C

-             Aggravated Criminal Mischief, Class C

-             Criminal Trespass, Class D

-             Theft by Unauthorized Taking or Transfer, Class E

Trooper Jarid Leonard conducted a traffic enforcement detail on Route 1 in northern Washington County. Distracted drivers were stopped for manipulating a cellular device while in heavy traffic. Many of those motorists were issued summonses for using a handheld device while driving a motor vehicle.

Trooper Steven Mahon arrested Brandon Summerson (31) of Jonesboro, for Operating Under the Influence of Alcohol after a traffic stop in Gouldsboro. 

08-31-22

Trooper Travis Chapman is investigating a theft of a Generac generator from a camp in Danforth. Currently the investigation is ongoing.

Trooper Jarid Leonard conducted a traffic enforcement detail on Route 3 in Trenton. Distracted drivers were stopped for manipulating a cellular device while in heavy traffic. Many of those motorists were issued summonses for using a handheld device while driving a motor vehicle.

Trooper Jarid Leonard conducted a motor vehicle stop in Trenton on Madison Hayward (21) of Trenton. Madison was charged for failing to register her motor vehicle and using a handheld device while operating a motor vehicle.

09-04-22

Sergeant Endre conducted a motor vehicle stop in Milbridge on Oscar Hughes (56) of Milbridge. Oscar was charged for operating after suspension and possessing a suspended driver’s license.

 

Troop J Weekly Report (08/22/22-08/28/22)

# of School Visits conducted – 0

# of OUI Alcohol Arrests – 0

# of OUI Drug Arrests – 0

# of DV Arrests – 0

08-23-22

Sergeant Gavin Endre investigated a report of a family fight in Deer Isle. As a result of the investigation, it was determined that no charges would be filed, and no crimes had occurred.

Corporal Owen Reed investigated a two-car crash in Blue Hill that resulted in injury. The driver of offending vehicle fled the scene. A suspect has been identified and the investigation is ongoing. Hancock Sheriff Office assisted on scene and with the investigation of the crash. Blue Hill Fire Department and Peninsula Ambulance also assisted on scene.

08-25-22

Corporal Jeff Taylor and Trooper Steven Mahon responded to a harassment complaint in Sullivan.  All parties were warned for disorderly conduct. 

Trooper Jarid Leonard took a report of a family fight in Addison. A disorderly conduct and trespass warning for the property where the confrontation took place was issued.

08-27-22

Trooper Kim Sawyer summoned Jordan Whiting (30) of Bancroft for Operating After Suspension Infraction after stopping the vehicle on Route 1 in Danforth for a motor vehicle violation.

 

Troop J Weekly Report (08/15/22-08/21/22)

# of School Visits conducted – 0

# of OUI Alcohol Arrests – 0

# of OUI Drug Arrests – 0

# of DV Arrests – 1

08-16-22

Sergeant Jeff Ingemi arrested Bobbi-Sue Kierstead (38) of Calais, for having an active warrant for her arrest after a traffic stop in Baring.  Kierstead was also summonsed for Violation of Conditions of Release for possessing alcohol.

8-17-2022

Corporal Owen Reed responded to a noise complaint in Deer Isle. Investigation revealed that no crimes had been committed and parties had already separated before the police arrived.

Corporal Owen Reed responded to a single vehicle crash on the Caterpillar Hill Road in Sedgwick. It was determined that the driver Steven Morey (30) of Stonington had been fatigued and drifted left across the centerline. His vehicle left the roadway and crashed into a tree. No injuries were reported, and no charges were filed based on the investigation on scene.

08-18-2022

Trooper Jarid Leonard stopped a vehicle in Machias for passenger not being secured with a seatbelt. As a result of the stop, it was determined that the driver of the vehicle Aaron Richardson (29) of Machias did not hold a valid driver’s license. He was issued a summonsed for Operating a Motor Vehicle Without a Driver’s License.

08-19-2022

Corporal Owen Reed and Sergeant Gavin Endre responded to a two-vehicle crash on the North Deer Isle Road in Deer Isle. The investigation revealed that a vehicle operated by Juliet Lesser (68) of Deer Isle crossed the centerline and hit a vehicle operated by John Madura (52) of Sedgwick head on. Two passengers in Madura’s vehicle were injured in the crash.  All but one occupant of both vehicles was transported by ambulance to the hospital. Sedgwick, Deer Isle and Stonington Fire Departments, Peninsula Ambulance and Memorial Ambulance assisted on scene.

08-20-22

Trooper Steven Mahon responded to a criminal mischief complaint in T16 MD BPP where construction equipment was tampered with.  Forestry assisted.  Investigation continues.

08-21-22

Corporal Blaine Silk arrested Matthew Seavey (31) of Hancock for Violating Conditions of Release after being found intoxicated at his parent’s residence in Hancock.

Corporal Jeffrey Taylor responded to a property damage complaint in Deblois where a Kubota blueberry harvester and a flatbed blueberry transport truck had been damaged over the night. The Kubota sustained significant damage to the windshield and cab body. The flatbed had a rock thrown through the windshield. Investigation continues.

Troop J Weekly Report (08-08-22 to 08-14-22)

# of School Visits conducted – 0

# of OUI Alcohol Arrests – 0

# of OUI Drug Arrests – 1

# of DV Arrests – 1

More news from last week:

08-05-22

Trooper Jarid Leonard conducted a motor vehicle stop on Tevin Bridges (25) of Milbridge. He was summonsed for Operating after Suspension during the stop in Milbridge.

08-07-22

Corporal Owen Reed took a complaint of a bad check in Sedgwick. The investigation is ongoing.

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08-08-22

Corporal Blaine Silk arrested Richard Drost (48) of Sullivan, on the Hog Bay Road in Franklin for Operating Under the Influence of Drugs and Unlawful Possession of a Scheduled Drug.  Trooper Travis Chapman assisted Corporal Blane Silk as the Drug Recognition Expert.

08-12-22

Trooper Travis Chapman investigated a welfare check complaint in Milbridge involving a confused driver. As a result, the 74-year-old driver was located and due to her mental state, it was determined she was not safe to be operating a motor vehicle. Vehicle was removed from scene.

Troop J Weekly Report (08/01/22-08/07/22)

# of School Visits conducted – 0

# of OUI Alcohol Arrests – 1

# of OUI Drug Arrests – 1

# of DV Arrests – 0

08-03-22

Trooper Kim Sawyer received a report of a motor vehicle accident in Robbinston.  Robert Poole 2nd (40) of Calais was arrested after he failed the Standardized Field Sobriety Test and transported to Baileyville Police Department for an intoxilizer test.  Baileyville Police Department Officer Dave Claroni, a Drug Recognition Expert, conducted his evaluation and determined that Robert was impaired.  Robert was transported to the Washington County Jail without incident.

Trooper Kim Sawyer received a report of a vehicle off the road on Rt. 1/ Charlotte Road in Calais.  Trooper Kim Sawyer arrived and saw the operator staggering around his vehicle and spoke with the operator Corey McPhee (50) of Houlton after he failed the Standardized Field Sobriety Test and transported to the Calais Police Department for an intoxilizer test.  Corey was transported to the Washington County Jail.

08-07-22

Sergeant Jeff Ingemi summonsed Mitchell Gower (19) of Calais, for Possession of Alcohol by a Minor after he was found in parking lot in Calais passed out.  Corporal Owen Reed assisted.

 

Troop J Weekly Report (07/25/22-07/31/22)

# of School Visits conducted – 0

# of OUI Alcohol Arrests – 0

# of OUI Drug Arrests – 1

# of DV Arrests – 1

07-27-22

Corporal Blaine Silk stopped a vehicle operated by Alexander Lawrence (31) of Franklin for a vehicle defect on Route 1 in Ellsworth. Alexander has a suspended driver's license for OUI and is currently on bail with conditions not to possess alcohol. Alcohol was visible in the vehicle. Alexander was arrested and charged with Operating After Suspension and Violating Conditions of Release.

07-28-22

Trooper Kim Sawyer summonsed Nicole Merritt (39) of Lambert Lake for Theft by Unauthorized Taking, Class C after a lengthy investigation for financial exploitation, an interview with Trooper Josh Lander and Trooper Kim Sawyer and a polygraph with Detective Ben Sweeney.

As a result of a traffic stop in Blue Hill, Corporal Owen Reed charged Christopher Parks (56) with Operating After Suspension-Infraction.

07-30-22

Trooper Kim Sawyer responded to a motor vehicle accident on the Woodland Road.in Princeton. Mark Olsson (56) of Barring Plantation was summoned for Operating Under the Influence-Drugs, Violating Conditions of Release, Operating an Unregistered Motor Vehicle and a traffic offense summons for Failure to Provide Evidence of Insurance.

Corporal Blaine Silk received a complaint of threatening Arthur Taylor (62) of Addison was arrested for Terrorizing after sending explicit threats. The incident occurred in Milbridge.

As a result of a call for a welfare check Corporal Owen Reed arrested Daniel Bergin (42) of Blue Hill for Possession of Firearms by Felon after a search warrant was drafted and his home was search, resulting in the recovery of four firearms. The Hancock County Sheriff’s office assisted on scene.

07-31-22

Trooper Travis Chapman and Corporal Owen Reed responded to a residence in Sedgwick where it was reported that Travis Ruggiero (33) of Sedgwick was causing damage to a residence. Investigation revealed that Travis had done damage to the residence and made threats to burn it down. Travis was arrested and charged with criminal mischief, disorderly conduct and terrorizing.

Trooper Travis Chapman responded to Blue Hill for a report of an individual sleeping behind a building. Investigation revealed that the male identified as Martin Hipsky (54) of Ohio had been drinking and possessed alcohol. Martin had bail conditions from a previous OUI arrest and was not allowed to possess or consume alcohol. Trooper Chapman summonsed Martin for violating conditions of release.

07-31-22

Trooper Steven Mahon arrested Austin Britton (19) of Sullivan, for Criminal Speed after a traffic stop in Sullivan.  100 mph in a 45mph zone

Trooper Steven Mahon responded to a threatening complaint in Hancock where it was found that Christopher Nicoll (57) of Pennsylvania, had pointed a firearm at several people after a confrontation.  Nicoll was arrested for Reckless Conduct with a Dangerous Weapon.  Hancock Sheriff Office assisted.

Troop J Weekly Report (07/18/22-07/24/22)

# of School Visits conducted – 0

# of OUI Alcohol Arrests – 1

# of OUI Drug Arrests – 0

# of DV Arrests – 1

07-20-22

Trooper Steven Mahon responded to a catalytic converter theft that occurred in Hancock.  Investigation continues.

Trooper Keith York arrested Robert McKenna (62) of Florida when he was found to be in violation of a protection order by traveling with the protected person across the border at the Calais port of entry. 

07-21-22

Trooper Keith York responded to a complaint where Gregory Antil (56) of Machias assaulted Machiasport Clam Warden Gerald Crispino when Crispino issued him a summons for clamming without a license. Antil was arrested for Assault.

07-21-22

Trooper Kim Sawyer received a report from Princeton that someone stole a skill saw and a Sawzall from a garage sometime in the last month.

07-22-22

Trooper Einar Mattson arrested Nathaniel Isaacson (29) of Fletchers Landing for Operating Under the Influence after receiving a traffic complaint on the operation of the vehicle operated by Nathaniel Isaacson. The vehicle was stopped on route 179 in Waltham. Sergeant Ryan assisted.

07-23-22

Trooper Kim Sawyer responded to a rollover crash on the River Road in Calais.  The driver Leo Davis (27) of Eastport was transported to the Calais Hospital.  Trooper Kim Sawyer, suspects Operating Under the Influence and brought a blood kit to the ER, but they were unable to get a second IV.  Trooper Kim Sawyer gave the ER a preservation letter and will write a warrant.

Trooper Jarid Leonard arrested Ricky Palmeter (52) of Calais after he was found Violating his Conditions of Release.

 

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