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. 7-13, including the following.
Monday, Nov. 7
VASSALBORO — Tr. Levesque and K-9 Rocco completed their eighth and final week of K-9 drug detection school at MCJA.
Thursday, Nov. 10
AROOSTOOK COUNTY — Cpl. Quint and Tr. Roy assisted with picking up and transporting ballot boxes from local towns in Aroostook County.
LIMESTONE — Tr. Rider stopped a vehicle for a traffic violation in Limestone and observed alcohol in the vehicle. Tr. Rider learned that the man had bail conditions that prohibited him from using or possessing alcohol. Tr. Rider conducted a search of the vehicle and issued the man a summons for violation of conditions of release. The alcohol was dumped out on scene.
Friday, Nov. 11
T8 R5 — Cpl. Quint was conducting traffic enforcement on Rt. 11 in T8 R5 WELS when he observed a vehicle traveling at a high rate of speed. Cpl. Quint locked the vehicle’s speed at 93 mph in a posted 55-mph zone. The man stated that he was in a hurry to get to his camp. Cpl. Quint issued the man a criminal summons for exceeding the posted limit by 30 mph or more.
Sunday, Nov. 13
PATTEN — Tr. Castonguay was patrolling in Patten when he attempted to stop a motorcycle for failure to display registration plate. Before Tr. Castonguay could initiate a traffic stop the man pulled into a driveway and began to run away from the motorcycle. Tr. Castonguay gave chase and caught the man. Tr. Castonguay learned that the operator’s license was revoked. Tr. Castonguay issued the man a summons for operating after revocation, class C.
WESTFIELD — Tr. Levesque received a criminal mischief complaint in Westfield. A female arrived at her off-grid property in Westfield to find someone had been tampering with the lock. The female advised that she has a gate at the end of her property that prevents vehicles from getting up into the property. The female advised this is the third time she has arrived at the property and found a drill bit drilled into the keyway of the lock. Currently, it is unknown if someone is trying to get into her property or is purposely messing up the lock to prevent her from entering the property. This is an ongoing investigation.