Washington County

Troop J Weekly Report (06-28-20 to 07-05-20)

# of School Visits conducted – 0

# of OUI Alcohol Arrests – 3

# of OUI Drug Arrests – 0

# of DV Arrests – 0

06-28-20

Sergeant Tim Varney summonsed Brandon Tibbetts (25) of Columbia for Operating After Suspension after stopping him for speeding on Rt 9 in Aurora.

06-29-20

Trooper Dana Austin responded to a business in Otis for a theft complaint, as a result of the investigation, Douglas Bryant (60) of Portland was summonsed for Theft. Deputy Travis Frost of the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office assisted.

Trooper Dana Austin responded Waltham for a personal injury accident, as a result of the investigation, Harvey Springer (24) of Ellsworth was summonsed for Operating Under the Influence.

Trooper Dana Austin stopped a motor vehicle for a traffic violation on Route 1 in Hancock, as a result of the investigation, Fred Johnson (45) of Hancock was summonsed for Operating after Suspension.

Trooper Caleb McGary summonsed Christopher Sullivan (37) of Orland, for Criminal Speed and Violation of Conditional Release after a traffic stop in Dedham.  102mph in a 55mph zone.

07-01-20

Trooper Andy Foss arrested Neval Adams (44) of Tennessee, for Operating Under the Influence of Alcohol after a traffic stop in Aurora.  Adams was transported to a local hospital for medical issues and blood test results are pending.

07-02-20

Trooper Jeffrey Taylor summonsed Luke Smith (35) of Jonesport for Operating After Suspension as result of a traffic stop for a vehicle defect in Jonesport.

Trooper Dana Austin stopped a motor vehicle for a traffic violation on Route 1A in Dedham, as a result of the investigation, Benjamin Arsenault (28) of Corinna was summonsed for Exceeding the posted speed limit by 30 miles per hour or more. Benjamin was travelling 90 miles per hour in a posted 55 mile an hour zone.

07-03-20

Trooper Jeffrey Taylor arrested Shannon R Bebout (45) of Blue Hill for Operating Under the Influence in Sullivan. Shannon refused the test.

Trooper Dana Austin stopped a motor vehicle for a traffic violation in Ellsworth, as a result of the investigation, Amanda O’Rourke (38) of Ellsworth was arrested for Operating Under the Influence of Alcohol. 

Trooper Miles Carpenter arrested Douglas Roman (34) of Robbinston for Operating Under the Influence in Calais. 

07-04-20

Trooper Gavin Endre, Sergeant Jason Sattler and Trooper Dana Austin responded to Hancock, for the report of a man allegedly threatening to burn a building down.  After an investigation, Derek Martin (40) of Hancock was arrested for Disorderly Conduct and transported to the Hancock County Jail.

 

Troop J Weekly Report (06-22-20 to 06-28-20)

# of School Visits conducted – 0

# of OUI Alcohol Arrests – 1

# of OUI Drug Arrests – 1

# of DV Arrests – 0

06-22-20

Trooper Dana Austin stopped a motor vehicle for a traffic violation in Ellsworth, as a result of the investigation, Sara Knapp (36) of Indian Island was summonsed for Attaching False Plates. A passenger in the vehicle Jacob Britton (19) of Ellsworth was summonsed for Violation of Conditional Release. Sergeant Jason Sattler assisted.

Trooper Kim Sawyer summonsed Joel T. Hayward (52) of Baileyville for Operating an Unregistered Motor Vehicle after a traffic stop for improper passing and speed in Crawford (the vehicle’s registration had expired 2/28/2019).

Trooper Travis Chapman stopped a vehicle in reference to an investigation into a possible burglary. As a result of the stop the operator, Sarah Double (30) of Union was summonsed for Possession of Heroin and Operating after Suspension.

Trooper Jeffrey Taylor arrested Tristan Robinson (22) of Steuben for Operating Under the Influence as the result of a traffic stop in Cherryfield for speeding. Torre Newenham (25) of Gouldsboro was also summonsed for Assault as the result of a separate altercation during the stop.

06-24-20

Sergeant Tim Varney summonsed Patrick Beal (39) of Addison for Operating After Suspension as the result of a traffic stop on the Wilson District Road in Harrington.

 Trooper Dana Austin responded to the Penobscot River in Verona Island for a report of a body that was floating in the water. Trooper Austin arrived on scene and conducted his investigation. It appears the body had been in the water for an extended period of time. Trooper Austin is working with the Office of Chief Medical Examiner to attempt to figure out the identity of the deceased. Trooper Austin was assisted by Corporal Christopher Smith, the Maine Marine Patrol, the Bucksport Police Department, the Bucksport Fire Department, and the Bangor Police Department.

06-25-20

Trooper Caleb McGary responded to a theft complaint in Otis where gas was not paid for at a local gas station.  Investigation continues.

06-27-20

 Trooper Miles Carpenter responded to Perry for a crash that occurred on Route 1.  The investigation revealed that Larry Bowen (37) of Perry had crossed the center line and struck the side of an oncoming vehicle.  Larry did not stop and continued south on Route 1.  Shortly after the crash, Pleasant Point Officer Matt Cummings observed the vehicle, operated by Larry, over the center line and stopped the vehicle.  Following the investigation, Larry was arrested for Operating Under the Influence - Drugs, Operating After Suspension, Attaching False Plates and Leaving the Scene of a Property Damage Accident.  Pleasant Point Police Department and Washington County Sheriff’s Department assisted in the investigation. 

 

 

Troop J Weekly Report (06-15-20 to 06-21-20)

# of School Visits conducted – 0

# of OUI Alcohol Arrests – 2

# of OUI Drug Arrests – 0

# of DV Arrests – 2

06-16-20

A serious motor vehicle crash occurred on Rt 3 in Trenton at the head of the Island.  A 2005 Harley Davidson being driven by Bruce Gott (61) of Lamoine was heading north on Rt 3 at the intersection of Rt 102.  A 2012 Ford explorer being driven by Emily Maehrlein (40) of Cold Spring, New York was heading south.  Gott crossed the center line and struck the explorer nearly head on.  Gott sustained serious injuries and was transported to MDI Hospital and then life flighted to EMMC where he is in critical condition.  He was not wearing a helmet.  Maehrlein was not injured in the crash.  The crash remains under investigation.  Trooper Blaine Silk is the primary investigator and was assisted by several Troopers and officers from Bar Harbor Police Department.  Bar Harbor and Trenton Fire Departments also assisted.     

06-17-20

Trooper Caleb McGary summonsed Holly McGregor (42) of Connecticut, for Operating after Suspension after a traffic stop in Ellsworth.

06-19-20

Trooper Travis Chapman responded to Lamoine where it was reported that someone had shot the window of a residence. The window was broken but there was no bullet or other evidence found on scene. The investigation is ongoing.

Trooper Jeffrey Taylor arrested Melinda Smith (62) of Machias for Operating Under the Influence as result of a traffic complaint.

06-20-20

Sergeant Jeff Ingemi arrested Molly Erickson (40) of Machiasport, for Operating Under the Influence of Alcohol after a traffic stop in Marshfield.  

Trooper Caleb McGary summonsed Matthew Davis (49) of Pennsylvania, for Criminal Speed after a traffic stop in Amherst.  89 in a 50 zone.

 

Troop J Weekly Report (06-08-20 to 06-14-20)

# of School Visits conducted – 0

# of OUI Alcohol Arrests – 0

# of OUI Drug Arrests – 1

# of DV Arrests – 2

06-09-20

Trooper Kim Sawyer received a report in Big Lake Township of a theft of a traffic cone, 2 markers and an American flag.  Trooper Kim Sawyer summonsed Dana Kadey (75) of Big Lake Township for theft.

06-10-20

Trooper Kim Sawyer summonsed Alison Furman (33) of Indian Township for Operating After Suspension, Class E after a traffic stop for speed on Rt. 1 in Robbinston.

Trooper Jeffrey Taylor summonsed Brandon Tibbetts (28) of Columbia Falls for Operating After Suspension as result of a traffic stop for speeding in Addison.

06-12-20

Trooper Dana Austin stopped a motor vehicle for a traffic violation on State Street in Ellsworth, as a result of the investigation, Samuel Linscott (25) of Waltham was summonsed for Operating after Suspension.

06-13-20

Sergeant Jeff Ingemi summonsed April Coleman (18) of Bucksport for Operating Without a License after a traffic stop in Hampden.

Trooper Kim Sawyer received a report of an assault at the boat landing in Princeton.  On June 14, 2020 Trooper Kim Sawyer summonsed Taea Lola (22) of Princeton and Indian Township for Assault.

Troop J Weekly Report (05-31-20 to 06-07-20)

# of School Visits conducted – 0

# of OUI Alcohol Arrests – 0

# of OUI Drug Arrests – 1

# of DV Arrests – 2

06-03-20

Trooper Kim Sawyer received a report that someone had entered a garage in Crawford.   The suspects were gone upon arrival.  On June 4, 2020 the suspects were identified as Micheal Grimanis (21) of Baileyville and a juvenile of Chester.  Micheal was summonsed for Burglary and Theft and the juvenile was summonsed for the Juvenile crimes of Burglary and Theft.

06-05-20

Trooper Keith York responded to a crash in Trescott where it was reported that a vehicle was spinning its tires in the roadway and caught on fire.  The operator, Nicholas Hatt (23) of Lubec, was arrested for Operating Under the Influence of Drugs.  Baileyville Police Department assisted as a Drug Recognition Expert.

06-06-20

Trooper Dana Austin stopped a motor vehicle for a traffic violation in Hancock, as a result of the investigation, Felica Ridley (23) of Franklin was summonsed for Operating after Suspension.

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. 

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