Troop F Report (week of Dec. 25-31, 2017)
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 80 calls for service during the period of Dec. 25-31, including the following.
Dec. 25, 2017
Frenchville — Tr. Desrosier observed a man walk into the Frenchville town office whom he knew had an active arrest warrant. When the man came back outside to his vehicle, Tr. Desrosier confronted him. The man accused Tr. Desrosier of harassing him and was not cooperative at first, but the officer arrested the man without incident and transported him to the Fort Kent Police Department, where the man posted bail.
Mars Hill — Tr. Kilcollins is currently investigating a scam where a caller tricked a Mars Hill resident into paying $500. The victim stated he believed he was speaking to an employee from Emera and that he owed the money for his electricity bill. The man paid the money and later realized it was a scam. Tr. Kilcollins is working with the victim.
Woodland — Tr. Pescitelli responded to a rollover crash on the Woodland Center Road in Woodland. Investigation revealed that a 72-year-old female lost control of her vehicle, hit a snowbank and rolled over. The female owned the vehicle and was its only occupant. Cpl. Hafford assisted at the scene.
Dec. 30, 2017
Smyrna — Tr. Duff stopped to check a vehicle on I-95 in the Smyrna area. He observed the male driver switching places with the female passenger. Tr. Duff conducted a check on both and found the male had a suspended Maine driver’s license and an active warrant for his arrest. The female had a valid license. The officer arrested the man on the warrant and also issued him a traffic summons for operating after suspension.
Dec. 31, 2017
Littleton — On patrol in Littleton, Tr. Sylvia observed a vehicle traveling 86 in the posted 55 mph zone. The Monticello man was summonsed for criminal speed.