Incidents

Troop E Weekly Report

On July 6, 2021, Tr. Gould and K9 Keet responded to Hampden for a free air sniff on a vehicle stopped by Hampden PD.  Keet provided a positive alert on an open driver window.  A hand search of the vehicle was conducted, and nothing was found.  Keet was deployed for an interior sniff and gave a positive alert on the underside of the driver seat.  The vehicle was searched again, and 2 grams of Methamphetamine was located hidden in the seat.  Keith Chase (64) of Stockton Springs was summonsed for Violation of Conditions of Release (VCR) and Possession of Scheduled Drugs. 

On July 10, 2021, Members of section one, Tr. Peterson and PCSO Deputies executed a search warrant in Carmel.  Information was received that Michael Drake (30) was staying as this residence with his girlfriend.  Drake had two active warrants and had been on the run for a year. Tr. Foley completed a search warrant of the property looking for Drake.  Drake was located in a connex trailer on the property by the K9 team.  Tr. Bean removed Drake from the trailer, where he was arrested and taken to PCJ.

On July 6, 2021, Tr. Gould was traveling southbound on I-95 near Etna and was passed by a vehicle traveling 114 mph in a posted 70 mph zone.  Identified as the operator was 16-year-old juvenile of Newport.  After notifying the juvenile’s father, he was summonsed for Criminal Speed.

On July 6, 2021, Tr. Creamer was called out to a family fight at the Hudson Rd. in Hudson. The caller advised that his girlfriend Cassidy Wintermute had assaulted him.  As a result of the investigation it was f Cassidy was arrested for DV Assault and taken to Penobscot County Jail. Tr. Adam Gould assisted.

On July 7, 2021, Tr. Bragan was on routine patrol when he observed a car pulled over to the side of the road on Route 15. Tr. Bragan conducted a license check on Christopher to learn that he was suspended. Tr. Bragan issued Christopher a criminal summons for operating after suspension. 

On July 8, 2021, Tr. Bragan received a complaint from Cheryl Holcomb who was calling from the hospital. Cheryl was reporting that on July fourth her debit card was stolen and used at multiple locations causing her account to overdraft. As a result of the investigation, Tr. Bragan was able to identify the suspect as Charles Michaud, 52. Tr. Bragan located Charles at his address and interviewed him about the incident. Charles was charged with two counts of felony theft, two counts of misuse of identification and two counts of violation of conditions of release. 

On July 5, 2021, Tr. Olmstead stopped a vehicle operated by Levi Clark, 30 of Old Town, on I-95 in Bangor for speeding. Bangor PD was looking to have Levi summoned for Theft class C. Tr. Olmstead served Levi with a summons on behalf of Bangor PD.

On July 9, 2021 Tr. Olmstead and Tr. Haverly-Johndro responded to the report of a vehicle operating erratically in Newburgh. Tr. Olmstead located the vehicle stopped in the parking lot of Dysart’s in Newburgh. Vehicle was operated by Albert Hubbard, 33 of Brewer. SFST was conducted and Tr. Olmstead arrested Albert for OUI, OAS, and VCR. Tr. Olmstead conducted a Drug Influence Evaluation at the Bangor Police Department where Albert was found to be impaired by CNS Stimulants and Dissociative Anesthetics. Albert was summonsed for the aforementioned offenses.

On July 4, 2021, Tr. Ramp was dispatched to a crash at the intersection of Ridge Rd. and Route 43 in Corinth.  Tr. Ramp arrived on scene and observed that the vehicle had gone off the road striking a camper, another vehicle, as well as the garage at 5 Ridge Rd.  Tr. Ramp spoke with the operator James Gerrish-Baker, 24 of Brownville.  Tr. Ramp learned that Baker was on bail for felony DV charges with conditions not to use or possess alcohol and he also had a suspended driver’s license.  James was transported for a breath test and his BAC was over the legal limit.  Tr. Ramp charged James with OUI, OAS, and Class C VCR.  James was booked at the Penobscot County Jail after being cleared by the hospital.
    
On July 10, 2021, Tr. Ramp was dispatched to 90 Water St. in Howland for a report that Dakota Leathers was there and high on meth.  Tr. Ramp spoke with the Dakota’s probation officer and she advised she would place a hold on Dakota if he was located.  Tr. Ramp located Dakota at the residence and took him into custody without incident.  Dakota was booked at the jail after being cleared by the hospital

On July 10, 2021, Tr. Plaisted was advised of a civil complaint at 179 Main Street in Corinth.  After being advised, Tr. Plaisted called the complaint; and told him he would need to respond and speak with all parties.  After responding, he spoke with the complainant and his niece; Nicole Wright, 38, of that address and determined that this was a civil issue, which he could not make a ruling on.  Tr. Plaisted advised that the parties needed to proceed to court to settle their case.  During the course of the investigation, it was determined that Nicole held a warrant for failure to appear.  Nicole was then placed under arrest for warrant and transported to PCJ.
            

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 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.
 

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