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Aroostook County Grand Jury hands up July indictments

HOULTON, Maine — After several months of not convening due to COVID-19, the Aroostook County grand jury has resumed its activities of reviewing criminal cases for trials.

According to District Attorney Todd Collins, the grand jury has been on hiatus since March because of the coronavirus. Drug and domestic violence crimes once again dominated the indictments handed up. 

An indictment is not a finding of guilt, but an indication that there is enough evidence in a case to move forward with a trial.

The list of indictments for July, revealed Tuesday,  Aug. 25, were as follows: 

Autumn Gray, 20, of Presque Isle, domestic violence, assault, criminal threatening with a weapon, criminal mischief.

Noah W. Blake, 22, Linneus, gross sexual assault, unlawful sexual contact, violating condition of release (two counts).

Casandra N. Cray, 36, of Presque Isle, domestic violence criminal threatening with a weapon and domestic violence assault.

Philip E. Sprague, Jr., 56, of Fort Fairfield, violating condition of release, violation of a protection order.

Ryan M. Phillips, 35, of Presque Isle, aggravated assault.

Buffy L. Hafford, 43, of Presque Isle, aggravated trafficking of scheduled drugs, violating condition of release.

Chad C. Peterson, 28, of Maine State Prison, domestic violence stalking, violation of a protection order.

Nicolette P. Tompkins, 31, of Westfield, arson, violating condition of release.

Jessica Pelkey, 26, of Presque Isle, arson, violating condition of release.

Jessie A. Case, 35, of Mars Hill, unlawful possession of scheduled drugs. 

Shane Cole, 35, of Blaine, domestic violence assault (2 counts), domestic violence criminal threatening, obstructing a police report. In addition, tampering and violating condition of release (2 counts).

Philip E. Sprague, Jr., 56, of Fort Fairfield, tampering, violating condition of release.

Thomas J. Coffman, 38, of Blaine, violating condition of release, violation of a protection order.

Tammie Crouch, 61, of Caribou, tampering, violating condition of release. 

Christopher D. Saunders, 32, of Caribou, violating condition of release, stalking, violating a protection order.

Michael J. Bidlack, 43, of Eagle Lake, domestic violence assault, domestic violence criminal threatening. 

Chad C. Deabay, 46, of Oxbow, tampering.

Joseph D. Keaton, 26, of Van Buren, possession of a firearm by a prohibited person, aggravated trafficking of a scheduled drug.

Heather M. Pelletier, 37, of Van Buren, aggravated trafficking of scheduled drugs, possession of a firearm by a prohibited person, violating condition of release, aggravated trafficking of scheduled drugs, unlawful possession of scheduled drugs (2 counts), criminal forfeiture.

Jessie A. Case, 35, of Mars Hill, aggravated operation of a meth lab.

Nathan J. Case, 42, of Mars Hill, unlawful operation of a meth lab.

Dylan P. Flewelling, 30, of  Houlton, domestic violence stalking, theft, violating condition of release, violation of a protection order.

Lyle E. Bernier, 29, of Eagle Lake, domestic violence stalking, violating condition of release.

Chad E. Brewer, 42, of Blaine, violation of protection order.

Galen G. Holmes III, 27, of Easton, aggravated trafficking of scheduled drugs.

Joseph E. Monahan, 35, of Mapleton, domestic violence assault, domestic violence criminal threatening and possession of a firearm by a prohibited person.

Stephen Larson, 51, of Caribou,  robbery, burglary, criminal threatening with a weapon.

Jeffrey D. Sarmiento, 34, of Woodland, robbery, burglary,  possession of a firearm by a prohibited person, criminal threatening.

William M.Devine, 38, of Fort Fairfield, robbery, burglary.

Nicholas R. Lapoint, 41, of Fort Fairfield, domestic violence assault.

Nicholas R. Lapoint, 41, of Fort Fairfield, domestic violence assault, violating condition of release.

Kenyon Forsman, 19, of Fort Fairfield, gross sexual assault, unlawful sexual contact.

Joshuah R. Ellis, 24, of Limestone, burglary, theft, violating condition of release.

Trevor L. Ellis, 23, of Limestone, burglary, theft.

Franklin D. Price, 47, of Stockholm, burglary, theft.

Isaiah Johnson, 40, Limestone, eluding, driving to endanger, operating without a license.

Amy L. Bouchard, 37, of Caribou, receiving stolen property.

Adrian Covington, 39, of Houlton, possession of a firearm by a prohibited person, reckless conduct with a weapon, assault (2 counts), robbery (2 counts), elevated aggravated assault. 

Justin N. Adams, 30, Caribou, aggravated trafficking of drugs, unlawful possession of drugs, illegal possession of hypodermic apparatus, refusing to submit to arrest, violating condition of release, criminal forfeiture.

Justin N. Adams, 30, of Caribou, burglary, theft, aggravated criminal mischief.

Justin N. Adams, 30, of Caribou, burglary, unauthorized use of property, theft, aggravated criminal mischief.

Justin N. Adams, 30, of Caribou, unlawful trafficking of drugs (2 counts), criminal operating under the influence, criminal forfeiture.

Jeffrey R. Thibodeau, 43, of Limestone, receiving stolen property, aggravated criminal mischief, violating condition of release.

Richard L. Merchant, 40, of Limestone, robbery, burglary,  aggravated assault. 

Isaiah Johnson, 40, of Limestone, robbery, burglary, aggravated assault.

Scott A. Noble, 37, of Limestone, robbery, burglary, aggravated assault.

Louis P. Pelletier, 38, of Madawaska, domestic violence assault, domestic violence criminal threatening.

Louis P. Pelletier, 38, of Madawaska, domestic violence assault.

Adam M. Bouchard, 25, of Fort Kent, possession of a firearm by a prohibited person.

Alexsea J. Cholewa, 26, of Caribou, aggravated trafficking of a scheduled drug (3 counts), criminal forfeiture.

Gunnar A. Briggs, 22, of Houlton, domestic violence criminal threatening.

Jenny M. Chambers, 29, of Smyrna, unlawful trafficking in scheduled drugs.

Jordan M. Lincoln, 35, of Houlton, aggravated trafficking of scheduled drugs, unlawful possession of scheduled drugs.

Logan A. Grant, 23, of Houlton, aggravated unlawful trafficking of drugs (2 counts), unlawful possession of  scheduled drugs (2 counts), possession of a firearm by a prohibited person.

Jesse E. Sawyer, 38, of Linneus, aggravated assault, operating after revocation.

Courtney M. Welton, 60, of Weston, eluding, driving to endanger, criminal speed, violating condition of release.

Caleb Phillips, 19, of Houlton, burglary, theft, stealing drugs (2 counts), aggravated trafficking of scheduled drugs.

Dolton J. Nason,  19, of Houlton, burglary, theft, stealing drugs (2 counts), assault, criminal mischief, aggravated criminal trespass.

Travis J. Potter, 36, of Houlton, aggravated assault, domestic violence assault, disorderly conduct.

Bridgette S. Ireland, 39, Haynesville, theft, forgery, negotiating a worthless instrument, violating condition of release.

Kevin E. Page, 58, of Linneus, violating condition of release, domestic violence terrorizing, harassment by telephone.

Jenny M. Chambers, 29, of Smyrna, violating condition of release.

Jason A. Jones, 38, of Mattawamkeag,  aggravated trafficking of scheduled drugs (2 counts).

Joshua M. Maynard, 37, of Mapleton, aggravated trafficking of scheduled drugs (2 counts), trafficking in prison.

Crystal E. Stewart, 25, of Littleton, unlawful trafficking of scheduled drugs (2 counts).

James D. Toby, 20, of Hodgdon, aggravated assault, domestic violence assault, obstructing a report of a crime.

Preston A. Lerman, 24, of Vermont, theft, burglary.

Larry W. Carll, 42, of Linneus, aggravated criminal mischief, violating condition of release.

 

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