Maine State Police Troop F Report, Jan. 9-15, 2023
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 Jan. 9-15, 2023, including the following.
Monday, Jan. 9
VAN BUREN — Cpl. Quint investigated a trespassing complaint in Patten. A man, who was issued a no-trespassing notice, returned to the business and was disruptive to the other patrons. The man left before Cpl. Quint could arrive. He was later located at his residence and issued a criminal summons for criminal trespass. The man was told to not return to the business in the future.
Tuesday, Jan. 10
MARS HILL — Tr. Rider was conducting traffic enforcement in Mars Hill when he recognized the driver of a vehicle and knew the man was suspended. Tr. Rider conducted a traffic stop and confirmed the suspended driver’s license. The man also had four warrants for his arrest and had bail conditions. The man was arrested for the warrants and brought to the Presque Isle Police Department, where he was able to post bail. He was issued criminal summonses for operating after suspension and violating conditions of release.
LUDLOW — Tr. Sylvia stopped a 22-year-old male on interstate 95 in Ludlow for speeding. The male was caught on radar at 122 mph and was charged accordingly.
Wednesday, Jan. 11
PATTEN — Tr. Castonguay was conducting traffic enforcement in Patten and observed a vehicle with no inspection certificate. Tr. Castonguay turned around and the vehicle turned onto a different road and then into a private driveway. Tr. Castonguay pulled in behind them and after an investigation discovered the driver had a suspended driver’s license. The man was issued a traffic summons for the inspection violation and a criminal summons for the operating after suspension.
Thursday, Jan. 12
PATTEN — Cpl. Quint investigated a trespassing complaint in Patten. A man, who was issued a no trespassing notice, returned to the business and was disruptive to the other patrons. The man left before Cpl. Quint could arrive. He was later located at his residence and issued a criminal summons for criminal trespass. The man was told to not return to the business in the future.
WOODLAND — Tr. Rider went to an address in Woodland to serve a protection order on a man that he knew was a felon. The order had a weapons restriction clause and while serving the order a rifle was confiscated. The man was issued a criminal summons for possession of the weapon as a prohibited person and the rifle was confiscated.
WOODLAND — Tr. Levesque responded to Woodland for a K9 article search. K9 Rocco gave indication on a plastic tote, indicating drugs were present. A search of the tote revealed a usable amount of methamphetamine.
Saturday, Jan. 14
ISLAND FALLS — Tr. Saucier took a shoplifting complaint from a local grocery store in Island Falls. The 18-year-old female suspect was caught on surveillance video stealing an item from the grocery store. Once located, the female will be summonsed for theft.