Arrests

Troop D Weekly Report

Troop D weekly activities for time July 5th to July 11th, 2021


On 7/8/21, Tr. Dunn came across a wrong-way driver traveling northbound in the southbound lanes on I-295 in West Gardiner. Michael Pass (40) of Durham was arrested for OUI and VCR.

On 7/9/21, Tr. Peckham stopped Jessica Shaughnessy (34) of Sabattus for a traffic violation in Phippsburg.  Shaughnessy was charged with OAS.

On 7/9/21, Sgt. Neagle arrested Joshua Eugley (34) of Windsor on an active arrest warrant for FTA on Operating After HO issued by the Augusta Unified Court.  Eugley was bailed out from the Troop D Barracks. 

On 7/9/21, Sgt. Neagle investigated a two-vehicle crash in Windsor.  Investigation revealed that Miranda Pease (35) was one of the operators involved and was driving intoxicated with her fifteen-year-old son as a passenger in her vehicle.  Pease was arrested and transported to APD where she completed an Intoxilyzer test confirming she was above the legal limit.    

On 7/9/21, Sgt. Neagle and Troopers Dunn and Anstett responded to a single vehicle roll over crash in China.  The male operator who was later identified as Thomas Hood (24) of China, fled the scene and walked to his parent’s residence where he was met by Tr. Anstett as he emerged from the woods.  Sgt. Neagle arrested Hood for OUI w/ 1 prior, Leaving the Scene of PI Crash, and F/T Report Crash by Quickest Means.  Hood was transported to Winslow PD where he completed the intoxilyzer test confirming he was above the legal limit.  


Troop D evidence from arrest, including knives, ammo, and firearmsOn 7/9/21, Cpl. Quintero responded to a noise complaint on Roberts Shore Rd in the Town of Liberty. While investigating the source of the noise Cpl. Quintero made contact with Zebediah Maker 36 of that address and Crystal Cunningham30 also of that address.  During the course of the investigation it was learned that Cunningham was in possession of approximately 22 grams of methamphetamine along with scales and packaging material, a digital scale, a 9mm pistol, 13 knives and a machete. Cunningham was found to be on conditions of release related to one count of aggravated Trafficking of methamphetamine while armed with a shotgun as well as a separate and unrelated charge of trafficking in methamphetamine.  During the course of the investigation Zebediah Maker was arrested for Unlawful Possession of a Firearm by a prohibited person after a separate 9mm pistol was found in his home.  Maker was also out at the time of the offense on a Conditional release from the jail. Trooper Webber, Trooper Dunn and Trooper Anstett assisted at the scene.  


On 7/10/21, Cpl. Pelletier stopped Karin Hall-Gorman (54) on Rt.1 in Brunswick for a speeding infraction. Her license was expired in excess of 90 days, and she was summonsed for the offense.  


On 7/11/21, Following an investigation by Cpl. Quintero, Sgt. Couturier and Tr. Webber, Kevin Michaud (58) was arrested at his home in China by Cpl. Quintero.  Michaud was arrested on one count of Simple Assault Class D and summonsed for one count of Unlawful Sexual Touching.  Michaud came to the attention of Troopers following the discovery of Michaud’s online communications with a 13-year-old female. The charges arose out of a pair of incidents occurring with the 13-year-old in Waldo County earlier this year.   Michaud was booked into Waldo County Jail.  Michaud was released on bail with conditions that he have no contact with any children under the age of 18 and not to return to the Waldo County Technical Center where he had recently served as the school’s director.
 

Troop E Weekly Report

On July 1, 2021, Tr. Foley stopped a vehicle on Route 7 in Corinna for a vehicle defect. The investigation revealed that a passenger in the vehicle, Christine Ward (31) had a warrant for her arrest for failure to appear on a theft charge. Ward was placed under arrest without incident. Ward posted bail at Dexter Police Department and was released from the scene.

On July 3rd, 2021, Tr. Beaudoin conducted a traffic stop on Rt. 7 in Newport. The operator, GAIGE PLENINGER, 24, was found to be operating after suspension. He was issued a summons.

On June 27, 2021, Tr. Dube conducted a traffic stop on Rt. 1A in Holden on a blue Pontiac.  The vehicle was registered to Edith Bridges, 41, of Machias.  Bridges license was under suspension for failure to maintain required liability insurance.  Bridges was issued a summons for OAS, and a licensed passenger of the vehicle took over operation of the vehicle.  

On July 1, 2021, Tr. Bragan was monitoring traffic on I-95 in Orono. Tr. Bragan observed an older style Chevy car with no inspection sticker. Tr. Bragan initiated a traffic stop on the vehicle and spoke to the driver as and the passenger Casey White, 25. Tr. Bragan identified that Casey was on bail with search conditions. Tr. Bragan conducted a bail check on Casey and located Heroin inside her purse. Casey was placed under arrest and transported to the jail. While at the jail Casey had two Xanax pills fall out of her pant leg. A search was conducted by jail staff and two three more Xanax pills were located down Casey pants. Casey was charged for possession of schedule Z and W drugs. 

On July 2, 2021, Tr. Bragan was monitoring traffic on I-95 when he observed a van pass by with no inspection sticker. Tr. Bragan conducted a traffic stop on the vehicle and identified the driver as Marie Reynolds, 38. Marie provided Tr. Bragan with a driver’s license that expired in 2010. Tr. Bragan did a license check on Casey and confirmed that her license had expired in 2010. Marie was issued a summons for operating without a license. 

On July 3, 2021, Tr. Bragan was monitoring traffic on I-95 when he clocked a vehicle operating at 88 mph in a 70-mph zone. Tr. Bragan conducted a traffic stop on the vehicle. The operator of the vehicle verbally identified himself as Angel Hernandez, 20. The passenger in the vehicle was identified as Angel’s mother Adorna Carillo, 39. Adorna identified herself with her Mexico driver’s license and advised they had been living in Bangor for seven months. Neither party as able to provide Tr. Bragan with any documentation of residency in the U.S. and did not possess a U.S. identification or license. Tr. Bragan contacted Border Patrol for assistance on looking into information on the subject. Tr. Bragan was advised that there was nothing in the system and as far as they could tell the subjects were here illegally. Border Patrol came down from Houlton and took custody of the two subjects for their illegal status in the U.S. Angel was also charged for operating without a driver’s license. 

On July 3,2021, Tr. Bragan was dispatched to a crash at 182 Southbound. Tr. Bragan arrived and determined that the cause of the crash was a result of confusion when two vehicles were attempting to merge. Tr. Bragan learned through the investigation that the driver and passenger had switched seats. Tr. Bragan interviewed the alleged driver who admitted to being the one that was driving during the crash. The driver identified himself as Robert Charette, 27. Tr. Bragan ran a license check on Robert to learn that he did not have a driver’s license. Robert was charged with operating without a driver’s license

On June 27, 2021, Tr. Olmstead and Tr. Haverly-Johndro were dispatched to 286 Main Rd. in Milford for a family fight/violation of protective order complaint. Tr. Olmstead interviewed the victim, Candance Cox, 30 of Old Town, down the road from this address. Tr. Olmstead and Tr. Haverly-Johndro responded to 286 Main Rd. apartment A and spoke with the respondent, Brian Jackson 33 of Milford. Tr. Olmstead placed Brian under arrest for Violation of Protective order and Domestic Violence Assault. Brian was transported to the Penobscot County Jail. 

On July 2, 2021, Tr. Olmstead responded to a suspicious vehicle complaint in the area of Cram St. in Bradley. Upon arrival Tr. Olmstead contacted Lucas White, 32 of Corinth. Lucas initially provided a false name. Once Lucas was properly identified, Tr. Olmstead learned he was on probation. After speaking with PO Reed, a probation hold was authorized for Lucas. Tr. Olmstead placed Lucas under arrest and transported him to the Penobscot County Jail.

On July 3, 2021, Tr. Olmstead stopped a vehicle operated by Liannor Morin, 26 of Bradley, for an inspection sticker violation on Route 9 in Eddington. During the course of the stop Tr. Olmstead learned Liannor had an active arrest warrant for failure to appear on a failure to register motor vehicle charge. Tr. Olmstead placed Liannor under arrest and transported her to the Penobscot County Jail. 

On June 29, 2021, Tr. Haverly-Johndro was on patrol, traveling in Newport.  Tr. Haverly-Johndro observed a vehicle travel past him with no front plate.  Tr. Haverly-Johndro proceeded to stop the vehicle and contact the operator, Todd Wark.  Upon further investigation, it was deemed the registration plate on the back of the vehicle was falsely attached.  Tr. Haverly-Johndro charged the operating with attaching false plates.

On July 2, 2021, Tr. Haverly-Johndro was traveling Northbound on I-95 in Benton.  Tr. Haverly-Johndro approached a vehicle that was traveling in the passing lane.  Tr. Haverly-Johndro got behind the vehicle, in which the vehicle proceeded to speed up to 106 MPH.  Tr. Haverly-Johndro stopped the vehicle and made contact with the operator.  Further investigation revealed the operator, 31-year-old, Allen Janness was suspended.  Tr. Haverly-Johndro charged Janness with criminal speed and operating after suspension.  A licensed driver took control of the vehicle.

On July 2, 2021, Tr. Ramp clocked a vehicle traveling at 104 mph in a 75-mph zone.  Tr. Ramp identified the operator as Jeanette Orji, 23, of Massachusetts.  Tr. Ramp issued Orji a citation for speed.
 

Troop E Weekly Report

On June 11, 2021, Tr. Gould responded to an assault complaint in Enfield.  Witnesses called to report there was a vehicle on the side of the road, and they had witnessed a male assaulting a female. As a result of the investigation, David Adams of Howland was arrested and transported to PCJ.  He was charged with DV Aggravated Assault, class B.

On June 12, 2021, Tr. Gould was called to conduct a track for Dover PD.  Suspect Paul Shea, (30) of Dover-Foxcroft, had fled from a traffic stop.  He was suspended and on bail conditions. The K9 gave a positive indication at the door of the vehicle and Tpr. Gould conducted a search of the vehicle revealed a plastic container containing white powder and is suspected to be a narcotic.  
K9 Keet then tracked into the woods but was unable to locate Shea.

On June 6, 2021, Tr. Creamer was dispatched by the Bangor RCC to a report of theft of a catalytic converter at  Fitz Rd. in Kenduskeag. The property owner called and reported that someone had gone on to the property and taken a catalytic converter off a vehicle on the property that did not run. Investigation continues  

On June 7, 2021, Tr. Creamer was dispatched to a family fight at 1473 Pushaw Rd. Apt. 2 in Glenburn.  Through the investigation is was determined that Roxanne Rochon 35yo had assaulted her live-in boyfriend. Roxanne was placed under arrest and taken to Penobscot County Jail. She was charged with DV Assault.  Sgt. Alden Bustard assisted. 

On June 12,2021, Tr. Creamer was dispatched to an ongoing neighborhood dispute at 32 Center St. in Kenduskeag.  Through the investigation it was found that Jerry Conary, 27yro Kenduskeag, had criminally threatened a woman in front of the Trooper.  Furthermore, Conary had smashed the window in the front door of the woman’s apartment in an attempt to get her to fight him.  Conary was arrested and taken to Penobscot County Jail and charged with Criminal Threatening and Criminal Mischief. Sgt. Barry Meserve assisted.

On June 11, 2021, Tr. Creamer was dispatched to a report of a single vehicle crash that hit the concrete barrier near 185-mile marker on I-95 South. It was determined through the investigation that Anthony Monroe 39yo of Old Town was not wearing his seatbelt at the time of the crash. Anthony was pronounced dead at the scene by Bangor FD. Bangor FD, PD, and Sgt. Alden Bustard assisted.

On June 7, 2021, Tr. Foley and Tr. Gould responded to 269 Bardon Hill Road in Etna regarding a possible family fight. Tr. Foley interviewed JUSTIN SAWYER (40) and ASHLEY MARTIN (37). The investigation revealed that while a domestic violence incident did not occur, SAWYER and MARTIN both had warrants out for their arrest. SAWYER and MARTIN were arrested and transported to PCJ without incident. 

On June 12, 2021, Sgt. Turcotte arrested Adam Michelle, 27, of Hartland for OUI after stopping him on I-95 in Hampden.  Several traffic complaints were called in before Sgt. Turcotte clocked him at 89 MPH in a 55 MPH construction zone.  Michelle’s BrAC was over the legal limit.

On June 6, 2021, Sgt. Turcotte administered a DRE on Gregory Randall after he was arrested by Tr. Bragan for OUI.  Randall was under the influence of narcotic analgesics.  

On June 13, 2021, Cpl. Coover arrested Bryce Martin, 26, of Edinburg for OUI after Martin was involved in a crash on Rt. 16 in Ornveille.  Martin’s Brac was over the legal limit.

On June 12, 2021, Cpl. Coover stopped and Randall King, 35, of Greenbush for speeding 87/ 55 construction zone.  King was issued a summons.

On June 8, 2021, Tr. Dube conducted a traffic stop for a motor vehicle defect on Rt. 202 in Newburgh on a gray Jeep Cherokee.  The operator of the vehicle was identified as Matthew Laskey, 41 YOA.  A license check showed that Laskey was under suspension and issued a summons for OAS.  

On June 8, 2021, Tr. Dube and Tr. Beaudoin were dispatched to 53 Water St. in Howland for a report of a family fight.  As a result of the investigation, Ralph Nason, 60, of Howland.  was taken into custody and transported to PCJ.  Ralph was booked for Agg. DV Assault.  

On June 9, 2021, Tr. Dube and Cpl. Coover responded to 29 Shorey Rd. in Burlington for a 911 abandoned call, which appeared to be a family fight.  As a result of the investigation, Troopers learned that Lisa Pond, 55, of Burlington, drove her vehicle into a shed occupied by another resident while she had her grandson in the vehicle, then assaulted the man.  Pond was arrested that transported to PCJ.  Lisa was booked for DV assault, Reckless Conduct and Driving to Endanger.  The case was also referred to DHHS for the involvement of the child.  

On June 7, 2021, Tr. Dube and K9 Odin responded to Rt. 2 in Greenbush at the request of D/S Knappe for a traffic stop.  K9 Odin was deployed on the vehicle for a sniff and alerted to the odor of illegal drugs.  The vehicle was searched a gram of crystal methamphetamine, as well as a large amount of drug paraphernalia were located.  

On June 6, 2021, Tr. Bragan was dispatched to a report of a crash on Main Road in Bradford. Tr. Bragan arrived on scene and located the vehicle in a field at 1077 Main Road. Tr. Bragan observed that the vehicle exited the roadway, ran through a wooden fence, and came to rest after striking a tree. Tr. Bragan identified the driver as Gregory Randall. Tr. Bragan observed indications that Randall was on drugs and conducted field sobriety and determined him to be under the influence. Tr. Bragan placed Randall under arrest and a later search of his personal belongings located a baggy of heroin. Gregory was charged with operating under the influence and unlawful possession of scheduled W drug. 

On June 7, 2021, Tr. Bragan was dispatched to a trailer truck roll over crash at mile 169 Northbound on I-95. Tr. Bragan arrived on scene as rescue was assisting the passenger out of the truck. The crash was caused by the operator falling asleep at the wheel. The trailer truck exited the roadway, struck ledge, rolled over and came to rest on its side. The passenger of the truck suffered a head injury and was transported to EMMC with non-life-threatening injuries. The driver was also transported to EMMC due to a shoulder injury. 

On April 28, 2021, Tr. Bragan was dispatched to a report of an erratic driver which had entered onto the interstate from Alton. Tr. Bragan located the vehicle as it was exiting onto Hogan Road in Bangor. Tr. Bragan witnessed erratic operation and conducted a traffic stop on the vehicle. Tr. Bragan identified the driver as Kathleen Mushero. Kathleen was summonsed for operating after suspension and violation of conditions of release. 

On June 8, 2021, Tr. Bragan was dispatched to 3108 Broadway to conduct a welfare check on Brandy Laws.  Brandy had bail with conditions not to use or possess alcohol. Brandy was placed under arrest for violating his bail and transported to the Penobscot County Jail.  

On June 12, 2021, Tr. Bragan was dispatched to a family fight at 11 Pleasant Road. It was reported that Jayde Walsh, 19, was actively assaulting her mother. As a result of the investigation, Jayde was placed under arrest for domestic violence assault. 

On June 9, 2021, Sgt. Meserve and Tr. Olmstead responded to Interstate 95 near the 186 northbound exit for the report of a pedestrian walking along the roadway. Upon arrival, Tr. Olmstead contacted Darrick Powers, 31, of Old Town. Darrick had an active arrest warrant for Failure to Appear on an OAS charge. Darrick was placed under arrest and transported to the Penobscot County Jail. 

On June 3, 2021, At approximately 2036 hours, Tr. Plaisted was called to 4599 Bennoch Road in Alton for the report of a family fight.  Dispatch informed the Trooper that a female victim said she was assaulted by Randy Webber, 42, of Alton. Upon arrival, Tr. Plaisted learned that Randy had fled the scene.  Randy later. As a result of the investigation, he was placed under arrest.  Randy was transported to PCJ and charged with DV Assault, Class C, due to previous convictions.  Bail was denied.

On June 3, 2021, At approximately 2113 hours, Tr. Plaisted was advised of a bail violation complaint at 68 Smith Road in the Town of Hudson.  A resident called Dispatch reporting that Dominic Stagno, 18, of Bradford had arrived at hand made contact with a female at that residence in violation of his bail.  As a result of the investigation, Stagno was placed under arrest and transported to PCJ and booked.  Bail was denied. 

On June 8, 2021, Tr. Ramp was dispatched to 14 Water St. in Howland for a family fight.  Two separate callers reporting seeing a male assaulting a female in the driveway of the residence.  Tr. Ramp arrived on scene and spoke with David Henrich, 49 of Howland, and a female residence.  As a result of the investigation Tr. Ramp arrested David and charged him with DV Assault.   

On June 9, 2021, Tr. Ramp was dispatched to a report of a missing 5-year-old from a residence.  The caller stated she had not been able to find her son for approx. 45 minutes.  While Tr. Ramp was on his way to the call the mother her child hiding under a large stuffed animal in the residence.  Tr. Ramp arrived on scene and ensured that they were all set. 

On June 10, 2021, Linda Hazelton, 62 of Howland, was traveling south in the right lane near mile marker 205 on I95. Linda lost control of her car after her rear driver’s side tire blew. Linda veered left and struck Rebecca Norsworthy’s, 40 of Presque Isle, vehicle. Rebecca was traveling south in the left lane. She lost control of her vehicle and drove off the left shoulder. Rebecca drove approximately 100 feet into the wooded median. Linda’s vehicle drove off the left shoulder approximately 100 feet into the wooded median, as well. Linda’s vehicle rolled over and came to rest on the driver’s side. Both vehicles ended up being approximately 50 feet apart. Linda had to be extricated. Rebecca’s mother, Deborah Raymond, 60 of Presque Isle, was a passenger in Rebecca’s car. All three women were transported to NLH EMMC for complaints of neck and back pain. 

On June 10, 2021, Troopers responded to route 143 in Etna for a vehicle off the roadway into a tree.  Upon arrival, Troopers contacted a male and female subject on scene.  Indicators of impairment for both subjects were observed.  A blood draw was sent to the lab for testing. The investigation continues.
 

Troop E Weekly Report

On May 31, 2021, Cpl. Coover stopped Allen Henry, 46, of Lincoln, on I-95 Orono at 2245hrs.  Upon investigation Henry was arrested for OUI and OAR.  A Meth pipe was found on his person and Tr. Bragan also found Meth in Henry’s vehicle.  Henry was arrested and charged with OUI (.14) OAR & Unlawful Poss. of Sch. Drugs.

On June 3 2021, Trooper Yankowsky was patrolling on Rt. 9 in Eddington when he saw a vehicle with an expired inspection sticker.  He stopped the vehicle and the driver was identified as Karina Bradley, 38, of Clifton.  Her license came back as being suspended.  Bradley was then issued a summons for OAS.     

On June 5, 2021, Tr. Dube and K9 Odin assisted MCU with a suspicious death investigation in Old Town.

On June 4, 2021, Tr. Ramp stopped a vehicle for loud exhaust on I95 in Hampden. The operator of the vehicle was identified as Amy Bailey whose Maine driver’s license had a revoked HO status. Tr. Ramp charged Bailey for Operating after habitual offender revocation and had the vehicle towed. 

On June 4, 2021, Tr. Ramp was dispatched to a reported bail violation at 300 Stetson Rd. West. As a result of the investigation Mark Cross, 55 of Levant, was located on the property and charged with VCR and DV Assault. Cross was booked at the Penobscot County jail. 

On June 2, 2021, at approximately 2128 hours, Tr. Plaisted was advised of a car vs moose crash on I-95 at mile-marker 162 south-bound. After arriving on scene, Tr. Plaisted learned that the operator; Arthur Dickinson, 53, of Chelsea had struck a moose while traveling in the passing lane. After striking the moose, Arthur went off the right side of the roadway and entered the ditch before traveling approximately 50 feet into the tree line. Arthur’s suffered facial injuries due the crash and was transported to the hospital, while his vehicle is a total loss. His vehicle was towed by All Time Towing.

On May 3, 2021, at approximately 2250 hours, Tina-Marie Baginski, of Berwick, called 911 to report  she was lost. Baginski has three sets of bail which prohibited her from possessing or using alcohol was also prohibited from misusing 911. Baginski was located in a driveway in Winn on Route 168. After investigating the situation, Tina-Marie was arrested for OUI and bail violation. 

On June 1, 2021, Tr. Gould stopped a vehicle on I-95 southbound for operation after receiving a traffic complaint.  Kale Taylor, 42, of FL, showed suspended status for failing to maintain liability insurance.  He was summonsed for OAS.

On June 1, 2021,Tr. Creamer was on routine patrol in the Milford area.  Tr. Creamer stopped a car for several moving violations.  The operator was summonsed.  The passenger was identified in the stop as Milton Rennebu 40 y.o. of Milford who had an active warrant for his arrest and three sets of bail conditions.  Milton was arrested and taken to Penobscot County Jail.

On June 6, 2021, Sgt. Bustard summonsed Mitchell McNeill (27) of Parkman for Operating After Suspension as the result of a traffic stop on I-95 in Bangor.

On June 4, 2021, Tr. Foley stopped CAMERON MICHAUD (20) on I-95 north near mile marker 175. MICHAUD had been operating his vehicle at 100 miles per hour in a 70 miles per hour zone. MICHAUD was summonsed for criminal speed and released from the scene. 

On June 4, 2021, Tr. Foley responded to the area of mile marker 191 on I-95 southbound regarding a crash. A vehicle had been found on fire in the passing lane. The operator of the vehicle had been seen fleeing on foot on the Kelly Road off ramp. A K-9 track of the suspect suggested that he had been picked up on Kelly Road. The investigation is ongoing.

On June 6, Tr. Gould handled a report of unlawful sexual contact in Lee.  Raymond Davis (61) was summonsed for Unlawful Sexual Contact, class D.
 

Troop E Weekly Report

On May 29, 2021, A report of an erratic vehicle was reported near the northbound 220-mile marker. East Millinocket Police Sgt. Patty McLaughlin located the suspect vehicle. Peter Harding of Medway was the operator. A DRE evaluation was conducted. Peter consented to a urine sample. Individually packaged heroin packs and crack cocaine fell from Peter’s pants. He was transported to PCJ and charged with Trafficking. The jail was requested to thoroughly search Peter. Xanax bars were located in Peter. Peter claimed none of the drugs were his because the car he was driving was not his.  

On May 29, 2021, Tr. Haverly-Johndro responded to Carmel for a reported car versus tree.  Upon arriving on scene, it was deemed the male subject, Ethan Lyons of Skowhegan had minor injuries.  Tr. Haverly-Johndro observed the male subject be exhibiting signs of intoxication.  Further investigation revealed the male subject was under the influence of alcohol and anti-depressant medications.  A Roadside blood draw was performed by EMS at the operator’s consent.  Tr. Haverly-Johndro summonsed Ethan for OUI and operating after suspension.  Ethan was transported to Eastern Maine Medical Center for his injuries.  

May 28, 2021 - Tr. Bragan conducted a traffic stop on a white Ford Explorer on Route 15 in Corinth. Tr. Bragan identified the operator, based on prior contacts, as Kennith Greene. Tr. Bragan ran a driver’s license check on Kenneth to learn that he had two active arrest warrants for theft. Kennith was placed under arrest and transported to the Penobscot County Jail.

On May 28, 2021, Cpl. Coover stopped Chance Ball, 31, of New Mexico, for speeding 81/55 construction zone.  Chance vehicle was towed, and he was charged with speed and Operating after Revoked.

On May 28, 2021, Sgt. Turcotte charged Heidi Davis, 54, of Kenduskeag, with Unlawful Possession of Methamphetamine, OAS, and Attaching False Plates after stopping her on Hogan Road in Bangor.  

On May 28, 2021, Sgt. Turcotte charged Kate Tripodi, 37, of Vermont, with Unlawful Possession of Heroin after stopping a vehicle she was a passenger in on I-95.  

On May 27, Tr. Yankowsky was dispatched to Lagrange concerning a theft of motor vehicle parts.  The complainant who stated that Arthur Lloyd, 34, had taken the catalytic converter off her pickup.  After the investigation, Lloyd was charged with Theft.

On May 27, 2021, Tr. Ramp was dispatched to a burglary on Main Rd.  Tr. Ramp responded to the residence and the owner had video footage of a male and female pulling into the driveway.  They proceeded to get out of the vehicle and the male is seen walking to the barn and coming out with a weed whacker.  They put the weed whacker in the car and leave.  Tr. Ramp located the vehicle a few miles down the road at a camper.  Tr. Ramp questioned Charles Michaud and Andrea Colbath about the theft.  As a result of the investigation Tr. Ramp charged Charles with burglary and theft by unauthorized taking or transfer.  

On May 27, 2021, Tr. Gould stopped a vehicle on I-95 NB for a seatbelt violation.  Numerous criminal indicators were observed.  Casey White, Jacob Whitcomb and Davine Buzzell were all determined to be on bail conditions.  A subsequent vehicle search revealed numerous items of paraphernalia. Keet was deployed on the interior of the vehicle and gave a positive alert.  Tr. Beaudoin conducted a search of both White and Buzzell and located a baggie of suspected Xanax pills.  White was summoned for a seatbelt violation and Buzzell was summonsed for violation of conditions of release.

On May 26, 2021, Sgt. Turcotte stopped three motorists for criminal speed in the construction zone on I-95 in the Hampden area.  All were cited.

On May 26, 2021, Tr. Foley stopped TRAVIS JANVRIN (31) for operating at excessive speed and making multiple unlawful passes on Route 2 in Carmel. JANVRIN was riding a motorcycle and did not have a motorcycle endorsement on his license. During the investigation, JANVRIN attempted to get back onto the motorcycle after learning that it was being towed. JANVRIN was arrested for resisting/delaying as well as driving to endanger charges and operating without a license.

On May 25, 2021, Tr. Gould stopped a vehicle on I-95 southbound for an inspection violation.  Aryn Osnoe was identified as a passenger.  Osnoe had a warrant for failing to appear.  She was arrested without incident.

On May 25, 2021, Cpl. Fiske responded to a camp on Cold Stream in Enfield, owned by Ashleigh McDonald.  McDonald reported that the former owner, David Pease (70), had returned to the camp and smashed all of the windows out of the boathouse. As a result of the investigation, Pease was located a short time later and summoned for criminal mischief.  

On May 24, 2021, Tr. Ramp was dispatched to a theft of 2 mailboxes.  Cynthia Jarvis called in reporting 2 mailboxes were stolen. The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information should call 207-973-3700 x9.

On May 24, 2021, Cpl. Fiske and Tr. Gould responded to three separate moose crashes between miles 214 and 220 of I-95 all occurring within minutes of each other.  There were four different cars involved in the crashes with several people transported to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.  

On May 24, 2021, Tr. Gould and K9 Keet were requested for a K9 sniff for Old Town PD.  Old Town PD had seized a safe and several plastic containers containing suspected cutting agents, along with almost $17,000 cash during a drug investigation.  A K9 was requested to further establish probable cause for further search warrants.  The safe and containers were setup in an open garage and Keet was deployed.  Keet gave a positive alert to both the containers and safe.

On May 21, 2021, Tr. Beaudoin received a call from Qualtek reporting a wire theft from their lot at 45 Mill St. in Corinna. After some investigation, the stolen wire was located at Newport Metals and was found to have been scraped by ADAM HAFFORD. HAFFORD committed a series of thefts at the Qualtek lot over the course of three days. HAFFORD was located on May 28 and was charged with theft (class C), theft (Class D for Tr. Foley’s case), two counts of VCR, criminal mischief (class D), and criminal trespass (class E).

On May 23, 2021, Ana Lopez and Natanael Tirado-Rodriguez of New Hampshire, stole a Duromax generator from a residence residence. The owners were home at the time of the theft. One of the owners confronted Ana and Natanael before the two sped off. Cpl. Chris Hashey located the pair Stillwater Ave. at the Orono/Bangor town line. Ana and Natanael claimed they gave $800 to Tammy Lee and Mike Handy to purchase the generator. The Fosters said Tammy and Mike did not have permission to sell the generator. Ana and Natanael were charged with Theft by Unauthorized Taking.
 

Troop D Weekly Report

Troop D weekly activities for time May 17th to May 23rd, 2021


On 5/18/21, Tr. Dunn stopped Darrell Wilson (36) of Pittston for an inspection sticker violation on Rt. 201 in Richmond. Drug paraphernalia was observed in the vehicle and Wilson was charged with Unlawful Possession of Scheduled Drug.

On 5/18/21, Trooper Belanger and Cpl. Quintero conducted a bail check on Robert Vellaro (44) and Chantal Hindman (32) of Belmont. Both parties tested positive for multiple drugs and were charged with VCR.

On 5/21/21, Tr. Peckham stopped Douglas Balestrieri (64) of Lisbon on I-295 in Gardiner for a traffic infraction.  Balestrieri was found to be operating on a suspended license and was summonsed accordingly.  

On 5/22/21, Trooper Belanger stopped Douglass Conway (60) of Rockland on Old County Rd in Rockland. Conway had false attached plates and was charged. 

On 5/22/21, Corporal Quintero stopped Alicia Lund (36) of Waldoboro in the Town of Rockland.  Lund was found to be consuming alcohol while driving and in the Unlawful Possession of Schedule W Drugs.  Lund was arrested and booked into Knox County Jail.  Also, in the vehicle was Joseph Lewis 39 of Waldoboro.  Lewis was prohibited by conditions of Probation from Consuming Alcohol based upon a Felony Conviction for Operating under the influence.  Lewis was found in possession of Fireball whiskey.  Lewis’ probation officer requested Lewis be arrested and tested for alcohol consumption.  Lewis was arrested and found to be significantly impaired by alcohol. 

On 5/22/21, Corporal Quintero stopped Cierra Miller (24) of Warren in the City of Rockland.  Located in the vehicle was Henry Watson (20) also of Warren.  Watson was on Probation for Burglary and he had a prior Felony Conviction.  Located in the vehicle near Watson was a .40 caliber rifle and a .22 caliber pistol.  Watson admitted the recent handling and shooting of both weapons.  Watson was booked into Knox County Jail for being a Felon in Possession of Firearm Class C. Watson was also the subject of a Probation Hold for the new Criminal Conduct. 

On 5/22/21, Tr. Peckham summonsed Chad Cooper (21) of Exeter on I-295 in Bowdoinham for Criminal Speed.  

On 5/22/21, Cpl. Wesbrock stopped a vehicle for Criminal Speed on Route 3 in the town of Palermo.  The operator Skylee Middleton (19) of Belfast was charged with Criminal Speed and released.

On 5/22/21, Cpl. Wesbrock responded to a personal injury crash on the Turner Ridge Rd in the town of Somerville. Gage Gagnon (23) from Belfast was driving his pickup truck when he failed to negotiate a curve. Gage struck a tree then a residential trailer.  The pickup and residential trailer sustained significant damage.  Gage was transported to Maine General with significant injuries. Gage was charged with Operating after Revocation and False Attachment of Plates. 
 

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Troop D weekly activities for time May 10th to May 16th, 2021

On 5/9/21, Trooper Belanger stopped Dylan O’Brien (19) of Frankfort on Swan Lake Ave in Belfast for operating a defective vehicle. O’Brien did not have a driver’s license and was charged with operating without a driver’s license.

On 5/10/21, Tr. Peckham stopped Douglas Gardiner (25) in Farmingdale for utilizing an electronic device while operating in a commercial motor vehicle. Gardiner was summonsed for OAS and utilizing the electronic device.

On 5/10/21, Trooper Belanger stopped Francis Richardson III (26) of Lincolnville on Muzzy Ridge Rd for a defective vehicle. After an investigation, Richardson was arrested for OUI and VCR. 

On 5/11/21, Cpl. Quintero summonsed Christopher Cherry (24) of Waldo with Attaching False Plates and Violation of his Conditions of Release in the City of Belfast. 

On 5/12/21, Trooper Belanger stopped Erik Thompson (41) of Belfast for a vehicle defect. An investigation was conducted, and Thompson was found in possession of Fentanyl. Thompson was charged with Possession of Schedule W Drugs.

On 05/13/21, Trooper Anstett stopped Connor Kean (19) of Palermo for Criminal Speed. Kean was issued a summons.

On 5/13/21, Tr. Lauren Roddy and Spc. Seth Allen arrested David Arbour (61) of Pittston for Class B Trafficking in heroin following an investigation into a probation violation. 20 grams of suspected heroin was located at Arbour’s residence along with other drug paraphernalia. 

On 05/14/21, Trooper Anstett stopped Taniesha Knight (20) of Waterville for Speed. Knight was summonsed for Operating after Suspension. 

On 5/14/21, Tr. Harrington stopped a vehicle on I95 in Augusta for an expired registration. The driver of the vehicle, Jose Escobedo-Winkle (26) was summonsed for operating after suspension, operating with a suspended registration, and violating his conditions of release. 

On 5/15/21, Trooper Belanger stopped Nancy Whitcomb (62) of Monroe and William Whitcomb (39) of Monroe on Rt. 139 in Monroe for a vehicle defect. An investigation was conducted, and Whitcomb was located with fentanyl. Whitcomb was charged with Possession of Schedule W Drugs and VCR.

On 5/15/21, Trooper Belanger and Cpl. Quintero conducted a search warrant at 257 Purple Heart Highway in Brooks at the residence of Ricky Seekins (49) and Lisa Grant (49). Located at the residence was Devon Ricker (32). Seized from the warrant was Fentanyl, Methamphetamines, Trafficking Paraphernalia, Hypodermic Apparatuses, paraphernalia, a Stolen 1911 9mm Pistol, and illegal inspection stickers. Ricker was arrested for 3 FTA warrants and 2 sets of bail conditions and Possession of Schedule W Drugs Fentanyl. Seekins was arrested for Agg Trafficking Schedule W Drugs Fentanyl, Possession of Hypodermic Apparatuses, Possession of Schedule W Drugs Methamphetamines, Possession of a Firearm by a Prohibited Person, Receiving Stollen Property (firearm), and illegal Possession of Inspection Stickers. Grant was arrested for Possession of Schedule W Drugs Fentanyl, Possession of Hypodermic apparatuses, Possession of a Firearm by a Prohibited Person, and Receiving Stollen Property (firearm).
 

Troop D Weekly Report

Troop D weekly activities for time May 3rd to May 9th, 2021


On 5/7/21, at 1045 hrs., Tr. L Roddy and Rec. Roger Bachelder responded to a burglary at 11 Hummingbird Lane in West Gardiner. George Callahan (47) of West Gardiner entered his neighbor’s residence while they were not home and stole several items before returning to his residence. Callahan hid inside his residence and refused to come to the door. A warrant is being sought for Burglary, Violating Conditions of Release, and Theft by Unauthorized Taking.

On 5/7/21, Trooper Anstett stopped Levi Capper (33) of Hallowell on a traffic complaint in Farmingdale.  Capper showed signs of impairment but refused field sobriety testing.  Capper was arrested for OUI. 

On 5/7/21, Sgt. Neagle and Tr. Martin arrested Jamie Clark (37) in Farmingdale on three active arrest warrants after receiving a complaint he was involved in with a local towing company.  Bail was set by the court at one thousand dollars; Clark was unable to bail thus transported to the Kennebec County Jail.  

On 5/8/21, Tr. L Roddy stopped Luis Roldan (25) of Augusta at MM 45 SB on 295 in Richmond. Roldan was charged with Operating After License Suspension. 

On 5/8/21, at approximately 1430 hours, Tr. Harrington stopped Melissa Elwell (42) and Rosemary Garcia (50) both of Lewiston traveling northbound on I95 in Farmingdale for a vehicle defect. Criminal indicators were observed, and Cpl. Lacoste and K9 Bella were called on to assist. As a result of the stop, approximately 10 grams of crack cocaine and 26 transdermal Suboxone patches were located in the vehicle, as well as $3,000 worth of stolen stimulus checks. Elwell was arrested and charged accordingly. Tr. Roddy, Tr. Kelley, and Rec. Bachelder assisted with the investigation. 

On 5/8/21, Cpl. Pelletier stopped Torrey Charnock (24) on Rt.1 in Brunswick for speeding at 90MPH in a posted 60. He was summonsed for the offense. 
 

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On 11/10/2020 Tr. Belanger stopped Latisha Cook (25) of Searsport on Rt. 1A in Winterport for a defective break light. Cook was ultimately arrested on an FTA warrant and charged with OAS.

On 11/11/2020 Cpl. Quintero, Trooper Belanger, and Trooper Webber conducted a probation check on Travor Cannell (26) of Northport at 1 Poors Mills Rd Belfast. Cannell was on probation for Burglary, Robbery, and Drug Possession. Seized from Cannell was 79- 8mg Suboxone strips, a baseball bat used in the above assault, several blunt weapons, 7 bladed weapons, two stun-based weapons, and three replica firearms stored with burglary equipment. Cannell was arrested for possession of Schedule W Drugs and Violating his Probation. 

On 11/13/2020 Tr. Mattson stopped Sara-Kate Leathers (26) on Oak Hill Rd in Swanville for speed.  Sara-Kate initially claimed to have never been issued an operator’s license but after running her information it was determined that her license had been suspended.  Sara-Kate was summonsed for Operating after Suspension and directed to park her vehicle and not drive until she obtained a valid license.
 

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On 11/4/2020 Cpl. Quintero responded to a single vehicle crash in Frankfort.  Crystal Cunningham (29) of Belfast, was found to be the operator.  Cunningham was found in possession of multiple bags of Methamphetamine and along with a loaded shotgun.  Cunningham was arrested and charged with Aggravated Trafficking of Schedule W Drugs Class A, Operating after Suspension and False Attachment of Plates.   

On 11/04/2020 Tr. Belanger and Cpl. Quintero went to 53 Pomeroy Ln Searsport to look for Donald Resh (44) of Searsport, who was wanted on 4 warrants. Resh was located at the residence and additionally charged with VCR x 4 and Aggravated Furnishing of Schedule W Drugs Fentanyl. Samantha Brown (41) of Swanville, was arrested for Possession of schedule W drugs methamphetamines, possession of schedule Z drugs Gabapentin, VCR, and hindering apprehension. Miguel Mercado (33) transient, was arrested for Possession of Schedule W Drugs Methamphetamines. 

On 11/05/2020 Tr. Belanger and Cpl. Quintero conducted a warrant check at 175 Rocky Rd Northport. Stephen Boyle (49) of Northport, was arrested on a warrant and VCR x 4. Stacy Hughes (46) of Northport was arrested on VCR.
 
On 11/05/2020 Tr. Martin stopped a vehicle for a loud exhaust. The operator, Nicholas Hart (34), had a suspended license and was summonsed for Operating After Suspension.

On 11/6/2020 Cpl. Quintero and Sgt. Couturier responded to 140 Detroit Rd., in Troy for the report of a domestic disturbance.  Upon arrival contact was made with Stephanie Coutu (26) of Troy.  Couto was found to be on a Conditional Release for a prior domestic violence and drug trafficking arrest. Couto was found to be in possession of hypodermic apparatus. Upon testing Couto was found to have recently used illegal drugs.  Couto was arrested and charged with violating her conditions of release.  Couto was held without new bail.

On 11/07/2020 Tr. Belanger and Cpl. Quintero conducted a bail check at 18 Damon Rd Stockton Springs. Rodney Damon (40) of Stockton Springs, was found to be in possession of meth. Damon was charged with Possession of Schedule W Drugs Methamphetamines and VCR x 2. Gail Curtis (36) of Stockton Springs, tested positive and charged with VCR. Evidence of poaching deer was located at the residence. Damon admitted to the hunting offense. The Maine Warden Service was called and charged Damon with failing to register a deer and hunting over bait.

On 11/7/2020 Cpl. Quintero and Tr. Belanger conducted a bail search at 2159 Belfast Rd in the Town of Lincolnville.  Christopher Ray (39) of that address, was the subject of conditions of release from a prior arrest for Gross Sexual Assault.  Ray was prohibited from the use or possession of alcohol.  During the search Ray was found to be in possession of alcohol and he confessed to its regular use.  Ray was arrested and charged with violating his conditions of release and brought to the Waldo County Jail. 
 

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