Troop J

Troop J Weekly Report (10-14-21 to 10-24-21)

 

# of School Visits conducted – 0

# of OUI Alcohol Arrests – 1

# of OUI Drug Arrests – 0

# of DV Arrests – 0

10-14-21

Trooper Kim Sawyer summonsed Cephedos G. McCabe (24) of Whiting for Operating an Unregistered Motor Vehicle>150 days after a traffic stop for speed on the Charlotte Road in Calais.

10-18-21

Corporal Jeff Taylor and Sergeant Jeff Ingemi responded to Whiting for a serious injury crash that a Washington County Sheriff’s Deputy came across on the Halls Mills Road.  A pick-up truck driven by Braden Pottle (20) of Lubec, crashed into a tree.  Braden suffered serious injuries along with his three passengers.  Speed and alcohol were factors in the crash and charges are pending.  None of the occupants were wearing seatbelts.  Washington Sheriff Office, Machias Ambulance, Life Flight and Whiting Fire Department assisted.

10-22-21

Trooper Owen Reed arrested Nicholas Jennings (23) of Castine, for Operating Under the Influence of Alcohol after a traffic stop in Castine. 

Castine Crash

On Tuesday, October 19, 2021 at approximately 3pm 21-year-old Adam Reed was traveling north on Castine Road when he lost control of his vehicle. The vehicle, A 2020 Ford Mustang, skidded off the road rolled over and struck a tree. Reed was transported by ambulance to Eastern Maine Medical Center in Bangor with serious injuries.

Whiting Crash

On October 18, 2021, around midnight, a vehicle driven by Braden Pottle (20) of Lubec crashed head-on into a tree on the Halls Mills Road in Whiting. Others in the vehicle were Kaylin Pitty (16) of Roque Bluffs, Michael Locke (28) of Machias, and Mackenzie Preston (18). Pottle and Pitty were sitting in the front and were both transported to EMMC for life-threatening injuries, however the last known report was that they were in stable condition. 

During the course of the incident, a Life Flight Helicopter rotor was struck by an ambulance, and was placed out of service for a certain time. 

Washington County Sheriff’s Office, Maine State Police, Machias Ambulance, and Whiting Fire Department assisted.   
 

Troop J Weekly Report (10-11-21 to 10-17-21)

# of School Visits conducted – 0

# of OUI Alcohol Arrests – 1

# of OUI Drug Arrests – 0

# of DV Arrests – 0

10-09-21

Corporal Gavin Endre stopped Russell Boynton (61) of Lamoine. Russell was summonsed for Operating After Suspension as well as other motor vehicle violations.

10-12-21

Trooper Kim Sawyer received a complaint of theft.  Packages that had been delivered in Alexander have been stolen. Investigation continues.

10-13-21

Trooper Kim Sawyer received a complaint of a truck hauling single wide trailer and forcing vehicles off the road. Incident occurred by Ayers Junction Road in Charlotte. Thomas Farnham (25) of Baring Plantation was summoned for Attaching False Plates and Operating After Suspension.

10-14-21

Trooper Jarid Leonard responded to Hancock to investigate a rollover crash. Devin Beach (24) of New Brunswick was operating a fully loaded tractor trailer truck. Devin made a sharp turn that resulted in his trailer going into the ditch and ultimately rolling over. No one was injured in the crash. Hancock County Volunteer Fire Department, Maine DOT, and Dave’s Towing assisted.

10-15-21

Corporal Gavin Endre located a vehicle on the lawn of a residence in Lamoine. The operator Amber Wiggins (21) of Orland was arrested for Operating Under the Influence.

10-16-21

Corporal Gavin Endre responded to a two-vehicle crash in Gouldsboro. Veronica Gomm, (36) of Verona Island, the operator of one of the vehicles crossed the center line and struck an oncoming vehicle. Only minor injuries occurred. Dave’s Towing removed both vehicles. 

 

 

Troop J Weekly Report (10-04-21 to 10-10-21)

# of School Visits conducted – 0

# of OUI Alcohol Arrests – 0

# of OUI Drug Arrests – 0

# of DV Arrests – 0

10-06-21

Corporal Blaine Silk responded to a fatal single motor vehicle accident at 5244 Stud Mill Road, T34 MD BPP.  Deceased at the scene, Hunter Davies (21) Orrington. Excessive speed a major contributor to the accident. A passenger in the Ford Ranger pickup was uninjured. Sergeant Daniel Ryan, Trooper Einar Mattson, Trooper David Olmstead and Game Warden Allan Curtis, Forest Ranger Nicholas Bolduc and the Aurora and Old Town Fire Departments assisted.

Corporal Blaine Silk cited Shaylee Overlock of Bangor for Possession of a Scheduled Drug. Sergeant Daniel Ryan assisted.

Troop J Weekly Report (09-27-21 to 10-03-21)

# of School Visits conducted – 0

# of OUI Alcohol Arrests – 1

# of OUI Drug Arrests – 0

# of DV Arrests – 2

09-27-21

Trooper Kim Sawyer summonsed Julie Johnson (56) of Machias for leaving the scene after she hit a parked car in front of the Cigarette Shopper in Machias and left.

09-29-21

Corporal Jeff Taylor responded to a theft complaint in Lamoine where a white trailer was reported stolen in the past week.  Investigation continues.

10-02-21

Trooper Jarid Leonard arrested Cody Colbeth (28) of Machiasport for Operating Under the Influence of Alcohol.

 

 

Troop J Weekly Report (09-13-21 to 09-19-21)

# of School Visits conducted – 0

# of OUI Alcohol Arrests – 2

# of OUI Drug Arrests – 0

# of DV Arrests – 0

09-14-21

Trooper Kim Sawyer received a report of two catalytic convertors stolen in Brookton.

Trooper Kim Sawyer summonsed Zachary Anderson (18) of Calais for leaving the scene of an attended vehicle accident that occurred 7/16/2021 in Calais after getting a subpoena and viewing the Machias Savings Bank video in Calais.

Trooper Einar Mattson stopped a vehicle for defective equipment on Route 1, Hancock. The operator of the vehicle, Scott Knowles (38) of Winter Harbor was summoned for Operating After Suspension. (Infraction)

Trooper Einar Mattson received a complaint of theft from in Otis. The theft occurred during the past 10 days. One item and credit card valued at $50.00 was taken from a mailbox.

09-17-21

Trooper Owen Reed arrested John Consavage (21) of New Hampshire, for Operating Under the Influence of Alcohol after a traffic stop in Castine. 

09-18-21

Trooper Einar Mattson responded to a property damage accident on Route 1 in Orland. The operator, Richard Lord (59) Stonington was arrested for Operating a Motor Vehicle While under the Influence of Alcohol.

09-19-21

Corporal Blaine Silk, Sergeant Daniel Ryan and Trooper Einar Mattson responded to a complaint of threatening with a firearm in Franklin.  State Troopers arrived and Cunningham refused to answer his phone or communicate with police. State Police Tactical Team responded and ultimately Christopher Cunningham (34) of Franklin was arrested for Criminal Threatening with a Firearm and Reckless Conduct. Deputies from Hancock County Sheriff Office assisted.

 

Troop J Weekly Report (09-06-21 to 09-12-21)

# of School Visits conducted – 0

# of OUI Alcohol Arrests – 2

# of OUI Drug Arrests – 0

# of DV Arrests – 0

09-07-21

Sergeant Dan Ryan and Trooper Kim Sawyer responded to a plane crash on the Pocomoonshine Lake in Princeton.  The plane was a Challenger Ultra-Light operated by Joseph Wallace (51) of Alexander.  Joseph went to land on the water and forgot to put the wheels up.  Joseph had a bloody nose as a result.

09-09-21

Corporal Blaine Silk is investigating a fatal motor vehicle accident that occurred on Route 9 in Amherst. The name of the deceased is Ervins Bubier (41) of Perry. Bubier was the passenger in the vehicle. The driver of the vehicle Renee Bubier (38) of Perry is in critical condition at EMMC. Sergeant Dan Ryan, Trooper Einar Mattson and Trooper Joshua Lander assisted.

Trooper Kim Sawyer received a report in Danforth that someone shot through a window in an unoccupied home.  No suspects currently.

09-11-21

Trooper Owen Reed summonsed Scott McCloughan (19) of New Jersey for Transportation of Liquor by a Minor after a traffic stop in Castine.   A passenger in the vehicle Wilson Higgins (18) of Glenburn, Possesses of Liquor by a Minor.

Trooper Owen Reed arrested Patrick Miller (20) of Cape Elizabeth, for Operating Under the Influence of Alcohol and Failure to Stop after a traffic stop in Castine.

09-12-21

Trooper Owen Reed arrested Andrew King (20) of Maryland, for Operating Under the Influence of Alcohol after a traffic stop in Castine.

Trooper Kim Sawyer summonsed Zachary Williams (20) of Talmadge for Trespass and Theft.

Trooper Kim Sawyer summonsed Dillon Preston (21) of Dennysville for Furnishing Liquor to a Minor after an incident in Calais on 8/28/2021.

Amherst Fatal Crash

On September 9, 2021, at approximately 1:33 p.m. Renee Bubier (39) of Perry was traveling westbound on Route 9 in Amherst in a heavy rain storm when she lost control of the vehicle and went off the roadway. The vehicle rolled several times. Renee suffered critical injuries and is currently admitted at Eastern Maine Medical Center. Also in the vehicle was Renee’s husband, Ervins Bubier (41). Ervins was pronounced deceased on scene.

Troop J Weekly Report (08-28-21 to 09-05-21)

# of School Visits conducted – 0

# of OUI Alcohol Arrests – 0

# of OUI Drug Arrests – 0

# of DV Arrests – 0

08-28-21

Trooper Kim Sawyer arrested Richard Seeley (19) of Calais for Aggravated Driving to Endanger and Failing to Stop after an incident in Calais.  Border Patrol, Customs, and Sergeant Greg Sawyer from the Washington County Sheriff’s Department assisted.

09-03-21

Trooper Einar Mattson received a complaint of theft from a road construction site on route 9 in Amherst.  Stolen were two temporary rumble strips. Value of $2000.00 each.

Trooper Miles Carpenter investigated an assault complaint in Eastport.  As a result of the investigation, Peter Mallock (50) of Eastport was summonsed for Assault. 

09-04-21

Trooper Josh Lander responded to a theft complaint in Great Pond where a residence was reported to have firearms stolen from it.  Investigation continues.

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