Weekly Incidents

Northern Field Troop Weekly Report for Oct 23 to 29, 2022

On Oct. 28, 2022, Sgt. Bustard summonsed Robert Smith (38) of Sorrento for Operating After Habitual Offender Revocation as the result of a traffic stop in Hancock.  

On Oct. 28, 2022, Tr. Haverly-Johndro was monitoring Northbound traffic on I-95 in Carmel.  Tr. Haverly-Johndro observed a vehicle traveling towards him at a high rate of speed.  Tr. Haverly-Johndro clocked the vehicle with his radar at 106 MPH in a 70 MPH zone.  The operator Jeremiah Rivera (20 years old of Vassalboro) was charged with criminal speed.  

On Oct. 28, 2022, Tr. Dwelley conducted a stop on a vehicle for no plate lights in Lagrange. The driver of the vehicle, Brian Boulware 39 YOA of Brownville Jct. stated his license was suspended and he had never registered the vehicle since he bought it. Tr. Dwelley ran Brian’s information and confirmed he also had a warrant for failure to appear on an OUI charge. Tr. Dwelley summonsed Brian for OAS (Class E), failure to register a motor vehicle by current owner (Class E) and arrested him for his outstanding warrant.

On Oct. 25, 2022, Cpl. Dube conducted a traffic stop on I95 in Etna for 100 miles per hour in a 70 mile per hour zone.  The operator of the vehicle was identified as Harold Hawkes, 31 YOA.  Hawkes was summonsed appropriately. 

On Oct. 25, 2022, Cpl. Dube was passed by a vehicle on I95 in Plymouth at a high rate of speed.  Radar revealed the vehicle was traveling 100 miles per hour in a 70 mile per hour zone.  The operator of the vehicle was identified as Shawn Damren, 25 YOA of Newport.  Damren was summonsed appropriately. 

On Oct. 28, 2022, At approximately 2141 hours, Tr. Pina conducted a traffic stop on Boyd Lake Road in Bradford. Tr. Pina identified the operator as Jason Bartlett, 25, of Etna. As a result of the stop, Tr Pina arrested Jason for operating after revocation (habitual offender) and three active warrants for his arrest. Tr. Pina placed Jason under arrest and transported him to Penobscot County Jail without incident.

On Oct. 26, 2022, Cpl. Jeffrey Taylor responded to a threatening complaint in Addison where the complainant reported that Brice Leighton, 18, had made threatening statements.  Cpl. Taylor issued a warrant for the arrest of Leighton for domestic violence terrorizing.  A short time later Tr. Bragan arrested Leighton on this warrant after locating him in the town of Hancock with the assistance of Sgt. Ingemi.

On Oct. 29, 2022, Cpl. Jeffrey Taylor and Tr. Steven Mahon responded to a family fight complaint in Milbridge involving two people.  As a result of the investigation Karissa Beal, 32, was arrested for domestic violence assault.  Washington SO also assisted. 

On Oct. 30, 2022, Tr. Peterson responded to report of an unconscious male in a Jeep, off route 11 in Long A Township. EMS arrived on scene first and advised that the operator, John Gantnier (9/12/1962), was not injured but appeared to be highly intoxicated. The investigation showed Gantnier’s BrAC was over the legal limit. John was charged with OUI and given bail conditions. Trooper Peterson gave John a ride home to his residence in Millinocket.

On Oct. 28, Tr. Ramp stopped a vehicle for operation and identified the operator as Matthew Green, 35 of Hudson.  Tr. Ramp learned that Green’s license was HO revoked.  Tr. Ramp summonsed Green for class C operating after HO revocation.         

On Oct. 28, 2022, Tr. Ramp was dispatched to the report of a female slumped over the wheel of her car having a medical issue.  Tr. Ramp arrived on scene and identified the operator as Sharon Junkins-Burchfield, 60 of Bangor.  As a result of the investigation, Tr. Olmstead conducted a DRE evaluation and determined that Sharon was under the influence of narcotics.  Tr. Ramp summonsed Sharon for OUI drugs.      

On Oct. 29, 2022, Tr. Travis Chapman investigated a theft complaint in Castine. The investigation continues.

On Oct. 29, 2022, as a result of a traffic stop in Blue Hill. Clint Weed (57) of Sedgwick was issued a summons for operating a motor vehicle while under suspension. 
Incident Type:   ASSIST TO OTHER

On Oct. 27, 2022, Tr. Rose and Tr. Leonard located and arrested Donald Page (54) of Reed Plantation on two arrest warrants. Page was transported to the Washington County Jail. 
Incident Type:   OUI

On Oct. 29, 2022, Cpl. Owen Reed was working in the Sedgwick area and investigated the sound of a gunshot at midnight towards Blue Hill. As a result, a vehicle was located exiting the area of a private business and began to drive away at a high rate of speed. The vehicle was then located crashed on the roadway in Sedgwick. As a result of the investigation Jacob Leblanc (26) of Sedgwick was initially charged with OUI. Other charges are pending based on further investigation. Sedgwick Fire Dept. Peninsula Ambulance and the Hancock County Sheriff’s office assisted on scene.

Troop D Weekly Report

Troop D weekly activities for time October 12th to October 18th, 2020

On 10/14/2020 Tr. Belanger, and Cpl. Quintero stopped Clifford Sousa (45) of Gardiner on Water St in Randolph for speeding. Sousa was on probation and was found to be in possession of suboxone. SOUSA was arrested for possession of schedule W drugs and violating probation.

On 10/14/2020 Tr. Belanger stopped Daniel Wheelock (57) of West Gardiner for an expired inspection sticker on Maine Ave in Farmingdale. Wheelock had a suspended driver’s license and was charged with OAS.

On 10/17/2020 Tr. Belanger Cpl. Quintero, and Sgt. Couturier stopped Bethany Hasson-Meunier (31) of Oakland for an inadequate plate light on 295 mm 51 South. Hasson was found to be in possession of 5 grams of fentanyl, methamphetamines, and drug paraphernalia. Hasson was charged with Unlawful Trafficking in Schedule W Drugs, Unlawful Possession of Schedule W Drugs, and VCR.

Troop D Weekly Report

Troop D weekly activities for time August 17th to August 23th, 2020

On 8/17/2020, Tr. Bureau stopped Jacob Levangie-Thompson (25) for falsely attached plates on the Rocky Road in Northport. Upon further investigation, Tr. Bureau learned that Levangie-Thompson also was operating with a suspended license. He was summonsed for both offenses and the vehicle was towed.

On 8/17/2020 at 1620 hrs, Tr. Lauren Roddy stopped a vehicle on Lewiston Rd in West Gardiner, driven by Angela Philbrook (35) of China. Philbrook was charged with Operating after Habitual Offender revocation, Class D and violating conditions of release, Class E. 

On 8/17/2020 at 1745 hrs, Tr. Lauren Roddy stopped a vehicle on Spears Corner Rd in West Gardiner, driven by Allie Beaulieu (21) of West Gardiner. Beaulieu was charged with Operating After Suspension, Class E. 

On 8/18/2020 Tr. Dunn, Tr. Belanger and Cpl. Quintero arrested Darren Smith (40) of Randolph on an Aggravated Trafficking warrant. He was also charged with two counts of Unlawful Possession of Scheduled Drug.

On 8/19/2020 Tr. Belanger stopped Shirley Jewett (64) of Dixmont on Rt. 69 in Newburgh for a seatbelt violation. Jewett was suspended and charged with OAS.

On 8/19/2020 Tr. Belanger and Cpl. Quintero stopped Norma Carter (29) and Davis Crowell (29) of Waldoboro on Rt. 17 in Chelsea for a loud exhaust. Davis was found in possession of cocaine and charged with Unlawful possession of schedule W drugs.

On 8/19/2020 Tr. Belanger and Cpl. Quintero attempted to stop Christopher Hooper (42) of Warren, Destiny Crabtree (35) of Augusta, and Ernest Newson (35) of New York on Spring Rd in Augusta. Hooper attempted to flee but pulled over shortly after. The vehicle was searched which resulted in the seizure of crack cocaine and heroin. Hooper was arrested on an FTA warrant, VCR, Aggravated Trafficking in Schedule W Drugs, and use and sale of drug paraphernalia. Crabtree was arrested for Trafficking in Schedule W Drugs, Unlawful possession of schedule W drugs, Trafficking in prison contraband, and Use and Sale of drug paraphernalia. Newson was charged with Aggravated Trafficking in schedule W drugs. 

On 8/20/2020 Tr. Dunn stopped Justin Suzzan (20) of New York for traveling 107 MPH in a posted 70 MPH zone on I-295 in Bowdoinham. He was issued a summons for criminal speed.

On 8/20/2020 Tr. Belanger and Cpl. Quintero stopped James Dellinger (32) of Windsor, Jessica Simmons (30) of Gardiner, and Jason Brown (32) of Gardiner on Rt. 9 in Chelsea for a seatbelt violation. Simmons was charged with use and sale of drug paraphernalia and Brown was held per probation. 

On 8/20/2020 at 1430 hours, Tr. Lauren Roddy received multiple traffic complaints on a red Chevy SUV operating erratically and driving vehicles off the road on I-295 NB in Richmond. Tr. Roddy located the vehicle around MM47 NB and observed it actively tailgating and driving aggressively. The operator, Stanley Wilson (62) of Lantana, Florida was arrested and charged with Operating Under the Influence and Driving to Endanger. Wilson was transported to Kennebec county Jail in Augusta and his bail was set at $1500 cash.

On 8/21/2020 Tr. Belanger stopped Scott Crandall (54) of Albion on Rt. 202 in Albion. Crandall was charged with VCR for being in possession of alcohol. 

On 8/21/2020 Cpl. Quintero, Tr. Belanger and Tr. Dunn traveled to 660 Blinn Hill road in Pittston for the purpose of a probation check of Jessica Tillson (34) and Bruce Tillson (43).  During the search crack pipes and hypodermic needles were located along with a firearm and numerous rounds of ammunition. Jessica was arrested for Possession of a Firearm by a Prohibited Person and for violating her probation.  Bruce Tillson was separately arrested for violation of his probation related to his Unlawful use of Schedule Drugs.

On 8/22/2020 Tr. Dunn and Tr. Stevens responded to 656 Nash Rd. in Pittston for a 911 hang-up. Patricia Goodwin (34) of West Gardiner was located and arrested for VCR. Cpl. Robinson assisted with the investigation. 

On 8/22/2020 Tr. Martin stopped a vehicle for speed on Rt. 126 in Wales. The operator Joseph Longley (29) performed poorly on field sobriety tests. Longley was also operating with an expired permit. Longley was transported for an intoxilyzer test that confirmed he his BAC was above the legal limit.  Longley was summonsed and released for operating without a license and operating under the influence. 

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