St. John Valley

Winterville man arrested for felony charge related to homemade trailer sales

WINTERVILLE, Maine — A Winterville man who allegedly accepted deposits from at least seven northern Maine residents to secure the purchase of homemade trailers which were never produced has been arrested.

Police are seeking information about anyone else who may have similar complaints regarding dealings with the man.

Deputy Sheriff Michael DeLena of the Aroostook County Sheriff’s Office arrested James Camp, 36, on Saturday, Dec. 8, after investigating complaints from multiple northern Maine residents who said they had paid a deposit to Camp to purchase homemade trailers but never heard back from him or received the trailer.

Deputy DeLena charged Camp with theft by deception, a Class C felony.

Camp posted bail and will appear Monday, Jan. 6, at Fort Kent District Court.

Anyone with a similar complaint regarding Camp is asked to call Deputy DeLena at 207-532-3471.

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