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Maine State Police Troop F Report, Aug. 15-21, 2022

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 Aug. 15-21, including the following.

Monday, Aug. 15

NEW LIMERICK — Tr. Castonguay was conducting traffic enforcement in New Limerick when he stopped a vehicle for a traffic infraction.  After an investigation, it was discovered the driver had a suspended driver’s license and a warrant for his arrest.  The man was arrested on the warrant and brought to the barracks, where he was able to post bail.  The man was issued a criminal summons for operating after suspension and the vehicle was towed from the roadway.

LIMESTONE — Tr. Barnard and other members of the Maine State Police Bomb Team were asked to assist with a B-52 plane that landed at Loring Air Force Base for a public viewing. The plane can be started by exploding canisters. The bomb team was asked to be on site in case if anything happened with the exploding canisters.

Friday, Aug. 19

GRAND ISLE — Tr. Desrosier was conducting traffic enforcement in Grand Isle when he observed a vehicle committing an infraction.  Tr. Desrosier stopped the vehicle and, after an investigation, found the driver had a revoked driver’s license, 11 sets of bail for driving offenses, and 8 active warrants for his arrest, all for driving offenses.  He was issued a criminal summons for operating after revocation and violating conditions of release. The vehicle was towed from the roadway.

T14 R6 — Tr. Desrosier responded to a single-vehicle crash on Route 11, T14 R6 WELS.  The driver, who had just flown in from Florida, was driving to Fort Kent, fell asleep, and went off the roadway, crashing into the ditch.  After an investigation, it was discovered the driver had a suspended Florida driver’s license.  The man was issued a criminal summons for operating without a license and got a ride to Fort Kent with the wrecker.

WOODLAND — On July 3, Tr. Martin investigated a complaint of a burglary in Woodland.  As a result of the investigation, Tr. Martin obtained an arrest warrant for a Woodland man on the charges of burglary, aggravated criminal mischief, theft, terrorizing and violation of conditional release.  The offender is currently being held on a probation hold and was arrested on the warrant at the Aroostook County Jail by Tr. Cotton.

GRAND ISLE — Tr. Roy responded to a theft at the Grand Isle Snowmobile Club. It appears someone entered the snowmobile club sometime during the night and stole a chainsaw as well as various clothing.  The total value is approximately $800.  The investigation is ongoing. 

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