Hancock County

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.

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.

Troop J Weekly Report (08-23-21 to 08-29-21)

# of School Visits conducted – 0

# of OUI Alcohol Arrests – 1

# of OUI Drug Arrests – 0

# of DV Arrests – 0

08-23-21

Trooper Josh Lander responded to a crash in Aurora where the operator, Kelsey Jones (23) of Osborn, was arrested for Operating Under the Influence of Alcohol.  Trooper Cliff Peterson and Trooper Owen Reed assisted. 

Trooper Miles Carpenter summonsed Nathaniel Lingley (20) of Pembroke for Criminal Mischief.

Troop J Weekly Report (08-16-21 to 08-22-21)

# of School Visits conducted – 0

# of OUI Alcohol Arrests – 0

# of OUI Drug Arrests – 0

# of DV Arrests – 0

08-17-21

Corporal Jeffrey Taylor investigated a property damage complaint on Cottage Street in Milbridge where a mailbox was struck by a vehicle who fled the scene. As result of the investigation, Jonathan Armitage (23) of Jonesboro was summonsed for Criminal Mischief.

Trooper Jarid Leonard investigated a fatal motorcycle crash in Milbridge on the Cherryfield Stretch. The motorcycle was passing traffic in the oncoming lane when he struck a turning trash truck. Dwain Beal (68) of Milbridge was the operator of the trash truck. He did not sustain injuries in the crash. Elwood Davenport (61) of Gouldsboro was the operator of the motorcycle and later died as a result of his injuries. Drugs or alcohol were not a factor in the crash. Assisting on scene was the Maine State Police Traffic Safety Division, Epping Fire Department, Life Flight, Cherryfield Ambulance, and other citizens that arrived on scene to help.

08-22-21

Trooper Kim Sawyer summonsed Patrick Dow (18) of Calais for theft of a kayak on 08-21-21 in Calais.

Troop J Weekly Report (08-09-21 to 08-15-21)

# of School Visits conducted – 0

# of OUI Alcohol Arrests – 1

# of OUI Drug Arrests – 0

# of DV Arrests – 0

08-11-21

Corporal Jeff Taylor responded to a fatal motor vehicle crash on Ayers Junction Road in Pembroke involving a 2009 Toyota Camry, operated by Hardy Preston (58) of Edmunds Township and a 2003 GMC Sonoma, operated by Russell Kirshman (17) of Marion Township. Preston was deceased at the scene and Kirshman was transported to Calais Regional Hospital for minor injuries. Kirshman was traveling in the westbound lane when he crossed the centerline and struck Preston head-on. Distracted driving and driving too fast for conditions appeared to be factors in the crash.  Sergeant Jeff Ingemi, Border Patrol, Washington County Sheriff’s Office, Baileyville Police Department and Pleasant Point Police Department assisted along with Pembroke Fire, Dennysville Fire and Rescue, Calais Ambulance, and Lyon’s Towing.    

08-12-21

Trooper Miles Carpenter investigated a criminal mischief complaint in Addision.  Christopher Cunningham (34) of Franklin was summonsed for criminal mischief.

08-13-21

Trooper Einar Mattson summoned Cindy Gierke (36) Sedgwick for Operating After Suspension after a traffic stop in Deer Isle.

08-14-21

Trooper Einar Mattson arrested Amber Wiggins (21) Orland for Operating Under the Influence. The incident occurred on route 15 in Penobscot after Trooper Einar Mattson received a traffic compliant on the vehicle operated by Wiggins.

 

Troop J Weekly Report (08-02-21 to 08-08-21)

# of School Visits conducted – 0

# of OUI Alcohol Arrests – 1

# of OUI Drug Arrests – 0

# of DV Arrests – 1

08-02-21

Trooper Keith York summonsed Jon Moore (27) of Topsfield, for Operating After Suspension after a traffic stop in Topsfield.

08-05-21

Trooper Jarid Leonard responded to a late report of a Personal Injury crash on Rt. 1 in Township 7. Nathan Grant (44) of Blue Hill, crashed his vehicle.  Nathan was summonsed for Leaving the Scene of a Crash.

08-08-21

Trooper Owen Reed arrested Joshua Hendrixson (32) of Stonington, for Eluding an Officer after he rode a motorcycle by Trooper Reed at a high rate of speed and in an erratic manner in Blue Hill.  Hendrixson was also charged with Operating Under the Influence of Alcohol, Violation of Conditional Release and Aggravated Operating a Motor Vehicle After Revocation.  Sergeant Daniel Ryan assisted.

Troop J Weekly Report (07-26-21 to 08-01-21)

# of School Visits conducted – 0

# of OUI Alcohol Arrests – 1

# of OUI Drug Arrests – 0

# of DV Arrests – 0

07-26-21

Trooper Owen Reed summonsed Jason French (49) of Sullivan, for Operating After Suspension after a traffic stop in Franklin.  A passenger in that vehicle, Nicole Sargent (34) of Sullivan, was arrested for Aggravated Trafficking in Scheduled Drugs.  Corporal Jeff Taylor, Trooper Josh Lander and Trooper Jarid Leonard assisted.

Trooper Keith York responded to Grand Lake Stream for a theft complaint where a catalytic converter was stolen from a vehicle during the day.  Investigation continues.

Trooper Jarid Leonard summonsed Pasquale Paganucci (46) of Franklin, for Illegal Attachment of Plates after a traffic stop in Hancock.  Corporal Jeff Taylor assisted.

07-28-21

Trooper Kim Sawyer in investigating a fatal motor vehicle accident that occurred on Route 9 in Crawford. The accident involved a tractor trailer and a passenger vehicle striking head on. Deceased in the passenger vehicle was Bruce Pierce (63) of Calais.

07-30-21

Trooper Josh Lander responded to a crash in Amherst where a vehicle had driven off a 40-foot embankment in a construction area.  As a result of the investigation the operator, David Maher (62) of Maryland, was summonsed for Operating Under the Influence of Alcohol and transported to a local hospital by EMS for his injuries.  Trooper Owen Reed and Trooper Taylor Dube assisted at the scene. 

Troop J Weekly Report (07-19-21 to 07-25-21)

# of School Visits conducted – 0

# of OUI Alcohol Arrests – 0

# of OUI Drug Arrests – 0

# of DV Arrests – 0

07-19-21

Trooper Owen Reed responded to Blue Hill.  Shannon Bebout (45) of Blue Hill was arrested for Violating his Conditions of Release by consuming alcohol.  Sergeant Jeff Ingemi assisted.

07-20-21

Trooper Kim Sawyer responded to a serious Personal Injury crash in Robbinston after James Lursen (30) of Calais struck a bear while on a motorcycle.  Sergeant Dan Ryan assisted.

07-23-21

Trooper Miles Carpenter covered a theft of a catalytic converter in Marshfield.  Investigation continues. 

07-24-21

Trooper Jarid Leonard summonsed Cameron Reed (30) of Whitneyville, for Operating after Suspension after a traffic stop in East Machias.  Corporal Jeff Taylor assisted.

07-25-21

Trooper Jarid Leonard arrested Lindsay Swanson (29) of Steuben, for Operating with a Revoked License after checking on a motorist in Columbia Falls.  Swanson was also summonsed for Possession of Scheduled Drugs.  A passenger Ronald Robinson (66) of Addison, was also summonsed for Possession of Scheduled Drugs.  Corporal Jeff Taylor assisted.

Troop J Weekly Report (07-12-21 to 07-18-21)

# of School Visits conducted – 0

# of OUI Alcohol Arrests – 0

# of OUI Drug Arrests – 0

# of DV Arrests – 1

07-11-21

Trooper Owen Reed summonsed Jon McDowell (35) of Deer Isle, for Operating After Suspension after a traffic stop in Stonington.

Troopers from Troop J responded to the Little Deer Isle Road in Deer Isle for a report of a single vehicle crash on the Little Deer Isle road. While en route to the crash the vehicle became fully engulfed in flames and explosions were reported coming from the vehicle. As a result of the crash the driver was pronounced dead at the scene. On 7/15/21 the Medical Examiner’s Office confirmed the identity of the driver was Joseph Perreault (28) of Jonesport. Trooper Travis Chapman is the lead investigator assisting on scene were Sergeant Jason Sattler, Corporal Gavin Endre, Deer Isle Fire Department, Sedgwick Fire Department and Memorial Ambulance.

07-13-21

Corporal Gavin Endre conducted a traffic stop on Brock Ray (25) of Franklin. The vehicle’s registration was falsely attached. Ray was summonsed for a vehicle violation.

07-15-21

Trooper Kim Sawyer summonsed William O’Donnell (46) of Charlotte for Operating After Suspension after a traffic stop for speed on Route 1 in Baileyville.

07-16-21

Sergeant Jason Sattler and Corporal Gavin Endre responded to the intersection of Upper Falls Road and Acadia Highway in Orland for the report of a three-vehicle crash. Two occupants were transported to the hospital.

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