Police & Fire

Maine State Police Troop F Report, Nov. 29-Dec. 5, 2021

Editor’s Note: An arrest or summons does not constitute a finding of guilt. An individual charged with a crime is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty at criminal proceedings.

HOULTON, Maine — The Maine State Police Troop F barracks in Houlton responded to a number of calls for service during the period of Nov. 29-Dec. 5, including the following.

Sunday, Nov. 28

WOODLAND — Trooper Desrosier was conducting traffic enforcement in Woodland when he pulled over a vehicle for a defect. He learned that the operator’s driver’s license was under suspension and he was also on bail conditions. Tr. Desrosier issued the man summonses for operating after suspension and violation of conditions of release. A licensed driver was arranged to drive the vehicle away. 

Monday, Nov. 29

CARIBOU — Tr. Roy pulled over a vehicle on Route 1 in Caribou after observing a traffic infraction. Tr. Roy’s investigation revealed that the driver’s license was currently suspended and that he was out on bail for a prior violation for operating after suspension. Tr. Roy cited the man for operating after suspension and violating conditions of release.

Tuesday, Nov. 30

MARS HILL — Tr. Kilcollins was conducting traffic enforcement in the town of Mars Hill when he observed a vehicle with an expired October 2020 registration. He conducted a traffic stop on the vehicle and learned that the operator’s license was expired as well as the registration. Tr. Kilcollins issued criminal summonses for the traffic violations. Tr. Kilcollins also learned that the passenger in the vehicle had eight active arrest warrants. Tr. Kilcollins placed the man under arrest for his warrants. The vehicle was towed from the roadway.

Wednesday, Dec. 1

PRESQUE ISLE — Tr. Roy arrested a Presque Isle woman after learning that there was a warrant for her arrest for aggravated trafficking of scheduled drugs. The woman was arrested without incident and posted bail after her arrest. She was released with conditions once she had posted the bail.

WESTFIELD — Lt. Harris, Tr. Levesque, Tr. Roy, and several other troopers responded to a Westfield residence when a homeowner reported a neighbor appeared to be high on drugs and was acting strangely and had damaged a vehicle in the driveway. Family members at the residence were able to force the man out of the residence. Lt. Harris arrived first on the scene and located the individual attempting to get back into the house. The man was naked and obviously under the influence of drugs. The man refused to comply with commands and Lt. Harris eventually deployed his conducted energy weapon. The man was taken into custody. He was transported to a local hospital and then later transferred to the Aroostook County Jail. The man was charged with multiple violations, including criminal mischief, refusing to submit to arrest and violation conditions of release.

MT. CHASE — Tr. Saucier received information that a stolen vehicle was seen pulling into a cemetery in Mount Chase. Tr. Saucier checked a woods road near the cemetery and located the vehicle stuck in the road. Tr. Saucier notified the Penobscot Sheriff’s Office, who had taken the initial report. Arrangements were made to remove the vehicle.

Friday, Dec. 3

MAPLETON — Tr. Kilcollins responded to a suspicious complaint in Mapleton where a man appeared to be passed out behind the wheel of a vehicle in a driveway. The man had driven into a potato field and was stuck. Tr. Kilcollins arrived on scene and made contact with the driver, who appeared to be intoxicated. Tr. Kilcollins conducted standardized field sobriety tests and placed the man under arrest for operating under the influence of alcohol. Tr. Kilcollins transported the man to the Presque Isle Police Department for an Intoxilyzer test. The man was summonsed for OUI and bailed from PIPD.

Saturday, Dec. 4

PRESQUE ISLE — Tr. Rider assisted in escorting the annual Presque Isle Holiday Light Parade.

Sunday, Dec. 5

MARS HILL — Tr. Rider was patrolling in Mars Hill when he conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle for a defect. He learned that the operator’s license was suspended. Tr. Rider summonsed the man for operating after suspension and arranged for a licensed driver to remove the vehicle from the roadway.

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