Washington County

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 (08-02-21 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.

Troop J Weekly Report (07-05-21 to 07-11-21)

# of School Visits conducted – 0

# of OUI Alcohol Arrests – 0

# of OUI Drug Arrests – 0

# of DV Arrests – 2

07-08-21

Corporal Jeff Taylor responded to a criminal mischief complaint in Jonesport where a vacant residence was damaged over the past several months.  Investigation continues.

Troop J Weekly Report (06-28-21 to 07-04-21)

# of School Visits conducted – 0

# of OUI Alcohol Arrests – 0

# of OUI Drug Arrests – 0

# of DV Arrests – 2

06-28-21

Trooper Kim Sawyer received a report in Weston that a trailer inspection sticker had been stolen off logging trailers that had been parked in Topsfield.  No suspects.

06-29-21

Sergeant Jeff Ingemi summonsed Daniel Mutty (47) of Columbia Falls, for Operating After Suspension after a traffic stop in Harrington.

Sergeant Jeff Ingemi summonsed Loren Spurling (30) of Southwest Harbor, for Operating After Suspension after a traffic stop in Harrington.

07-01-21

Trooper Miles Carpenter covered a trailer fire in Northfield on Route 192.  A tractor trailer had been traveling south when a fire started on the right rear of the trailer at the axle.  The operator stopped the vehicle and attempted to put out the fire with the fire extinguisher but ultimately ran out of chemical.  The operator was able to separate the tractor from the trailer and move it to a safe distance.  Marshfield Fire Department, Machias Fire Department, East Machias Fire Department and Maine Forest Service responded.   

07-03-21

Corporal Jeff Taylor and Sergeant Jeff Ingemi responded to a serious personal injury crash on the Pigeon Hill Road in Steuben.  A black 2002 Chevy Silverado pick-up truck was headed east and operated by Peta Johnson (60) of Beals, when it drove off the right side of the road around a curve for unknown reasons or fatigue.  Johnson and a passenger, Forrest Atwater (31) of Cherryfield, were both transported by EMS to a local hospital.  Washington County Sheriff’s Department, Steuben Fire Department, Cherryfield Fire Department, Schoodic Ambulance, Petit Manan Ambulance, Cherryfield Ambulance and Rolfe’s Towing assisted at the scene. 

Corporal Jeff Taylor handled a theft complaint in Oquiton Township where a camper was broken into sometime in the past week and a generator was reported stolen.  The Maine Warden Service assisted.  Investigation continues.

Troop J Weekly Report (06-21-21 to 06-27-21)

# of School Visits conducted – 0

# of OUI Alcohol Arrests – 0

# of OUI Drug Arrests – 0

# of DV Arrests – 0

06-20-21

Trooper Kim Sawyer summonsed Jon Dow (40) of Indian Township for Operating Under Suspension, Failure to Report by Quickest Means, and for Operating Without a License after a crash on the South Princeton Road.

06-24-21

Corporal Gavin Endre responded to a single vehicle roll over crash on North Deer Isle Road in Deer Isle that resulted in personal injury. The operator sustained minor injuries.

06-25-21

Corporal Jeff Taylor responded to a theft complaint in Columbia Falls where tools delivered to a company were reported stolen.  Investigation continues.

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