Houlton Pioneer Times

Houlton Police Log — February 2018

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 Houlton Police Department responded to the following incidents for the month of February.

Wednesday, Feb. 28

1:52 a.m. — Officer Janakis responded to North Street for a welfare check.

2:52 a.m. — Sgt. Quint responded to Market Square to investigate a complaint.

9:46 a.m. — Officer Cyr responded to North Street for a welfare check.

1:14 p.m. — Officer Cyr responded to North Street and arrested a 31-year-old Houlton female, Laura McDonald, for violating condition of release.

2:07 p.m. — Lt. Bickford responded to Military Street to investigate a motor vehicle accident.

2:48 p.m. — Officer York responded to Military Street to investigate an alarm.

5:25 p.m. — Officer Smith responded to Foxcroft Road to investigate a complaint.

Tuesday, Feb. 27

8:57 a.m. — Chief Deluca responded to Cooks Brook Road for a welfare check.

10:02 a.m. — ACO Rairdon responded to Cleveland Street for an animal complaint.

10:50 a.m. — Officer Heath responded to North Street to investigate a complaint.

12:16 p.m. — Officer Heath responded to Airport Road to assist a citizen.

2:10 p.m. — Officer Heath responded to Court Street to summons a 33-year-old Houlton female for operating while license suspended or revoked.

3:34 p.m. — Officer Heath responded to Hillview Avenue to investigate a civil dispute.

4:59 p.m. — Sgt. Quint responded to Willard Street to investigate a motor vehicle accident.

6:24 p.m. — Officer Janakis responded to Washburn Street to investigate a complaint.

Monday, Feb. 26

1:17 a.m. — Officer Janakis responded to Florence Avenue to investigate a complaint.

3:07 a.m. — Officer Janakis responded to Green Street to summons a 25-year-old Houlton male for failure to register vehicle.

7:36 a.m. — ACO Rairdon responded to Randall Avenue for an animal complaint.

8:18 a.m. — Officer Heath responded to North Street to assist another agency.

11:16 a.m. — Officer Heath responded to Foxcroft Road to investigate a motor vehicle accident.

1:40 p.m. — Officer Heath responded to Ludlow Road to investigate a complaint.

4:29 p.m. — Officer Heath responded to Pine Dr to investigate a civil dispute.

5:53 p.m. — Officer Janakis responded to North Street for an animal complaint.

10:50 p.m. — Officer Janakis responded to Mill Street to assist a citizen.

Sunday, Feb. 25

8:29 a.m. — Officer York responded to Highland Avenue for a welfare check.

10:53 a.m. — Officer York responded to River Street for an animal complaint.

2:08 p.m. — Officer Cyr responded to Holland Street to investigate a theft/forgery/fraud.

11:13 p.m. — Officer Smith responded to Smyrna Street to assist another agency.

Saturday, Feb. 24

5:43 a.m. — Sgt. Wampler responded to Foxcroft Road for an animal complaint.

11:37 a.m. — Officer Cyr responded to North Street to investigate a motor vehicle accident.

12:20 p.m. — Det. Nason responded to North Street to assist a citizen.

2:20 p.m. — Officer Cyr responded to North Street to investigate a complaint

6:59 p.m. — Officer Smith responded to High Street and arrested a 33-year-old Houlton female, Amy Archer, on a warrant.            

7:42 p.m. — Officer Janakis responded to River Street to summons a 45-year-old Houlton male for failure to register vehicle.

8:44 p.m. — Officer Janakis responded to North Street to assist another agency.

11:58 p.m. — Officer Smith responded to I-95 and arrested a 31-year-old Nackawic, N.B., male, Nicholas Boulier, for eluding an officer, motor vehicle speeding: 30+ mph over speed limit, driving to endanger, reckless conduct, failure to signal before turning, failure to maintain control of the vehicle, turning motor vehicle unsafely and stopping motor vehicle without signaling.

Friday, Feb. 23

11:53 a.m. — Officer Cyr responded to North Street to investigate a complaint.

1:09 p.m. — Det. Nason responded to Spring Street to investigate a theft/forgery/fraud.

1:32 p.m. Officer Cyr responded to Bangor Street to investigate a motor vehicle accident.

8:38 p.m. — Sgt. Wampler responded to I95 to investigate a motor vehicle accident.

9:41 p.m. Sgt. Wampler responded to Military Street to investigate a motor vehicle accident.

9:48 p.m. — Officer Smith responded to Foxcroft Road to investigate a motor vehicle accident.

Thursday, Feb. 22

12:41 a.m. — Officer Boutilier responded to Leonard Street to investigate a complaint

10:34 a.m. — Officer Heath responded to B Road to summons a 31-year-old New Limerick male for operating while license suspended or revoked (prior) and attaching false plates.

10:49 a.m. — Officer Heath responded to Clover Circle to investigate a burglary.

11:58 a.m. — Sgt. Quint responded to Bangor Street to investigate a burglar alarm.

12:25 p.m. — Officer Heath responded to Maple Street to investigate a complaint.

2:28 p.m. — Sgt. Quint responded to Bangor Street to investigate a 911 hang-up.

3:33 p.m. — Officer Boutilier responded to North Street to investigate a theft/forgery/fraud.

11:23 p.m. — Sgt. Wampler responded to Smyrna Street and arrested a 34-year-old Houlton male, Mark Drake, on a probation violation.

Wednesday, Feb. 21

5:40 a.m. — Sgt. Wampler responded to Foxcroft Road to investigate a complaint.

8:14 a.m. — Officer Heath responded to Elm Street to investigate a complaint.

9:12 a.m. — Lt. Bickford responded to Main Street to investigate a complaint.

10:55 a.m. — Officer Heath responded to Military Street to investigate traffic signal trouble.

1:42 p.m. — Officer Heath responded to Military Street for an animal complaint.

6:29 p.m. — Officer Boutilier responded to North Street to investigate a burglary alarm.

7:23 p.m. — Sgt. Wampler responded to Ludlow Road to investigate a motor vehicle accident.

9:09 p.m. — Officer Boutilier responded to Clover Circle to investigate a 9-1-1 hang-up.

11:25 p.m. — Sgt. Wampler responded to North Street to investigate a burglary alarm.

Tuesday, Feb. 20

6:26 a.m. — Officer Cyr responded to Green Street to investigate a 9-1-1 hang-up.

9:15 a.m. — Officer Cyr responded to Franklin Avenue to investigate a 9-1-1 hang-up.

1:12 p.m. — ACO Rairdon responded to Hillview Avenue for an animal complaint.

5:40 p.m. — Officer Smith responded to Florence Avenue for an animal complaint.

5:47 p.m. — Officer Smith responded to Bangor Street to investigate a complaint.

7:50 p.m. — Sgt. Wampler responded to Callaghan Road for an animal complaint.

7:56 p.m. — Officer Smith responded to Hartford Street to investigate a complaint.

11:57 p.m. — Officer Smith responded to Varney Avenue where he arrested a 66-year-old Houlton man, Douglas Varney, for reckless conduct, disorderly conduct, loud noise, and discharging a firearm near a dwelling.

Monday, Feb. 19

2:14 a.m. — Officer Janakis responded to North Street to investigate a burglar alarm.

11:03 a.m. — Officer York responded to Four Seasons Circle to investigate a motor vehicle accident.

2:24 p.m. — Officer Janakis responded to Bangor Street to investigate a motor vehicle accident.

5:28 p.m. — Officer Smith responded to Military Street to investigate a complaint.

6:58 p.m. — Officer Smith responded to Benn Street to investigate a complaint.

11:52 p.m. — Sgt. Wampler responded to North Street to investigate suspicious activity.

Sunday, Feb. 18

12:11 a.m. Officer Janakis responded to B Road to arrest a 53-year-old Houlton male, Michael Tidd, for operating under the influence.

7:16 a.m. — Sgt. Quint responded to Route 1 to investigate a motor vehicle complaint.

10:17 a.m. — Sgt. Quint responded to North Street for a welfare check.

10:31 a.m. — Sgt. Quint responded to North Street to investigate a complaint.

3:22 p.m. — Officer Heath responded to Elm Street for an animal complaint.

9:14 p.m. — Officer Boutilier responded to Hartford Street to assist another agency.

9:24 p.m. — Officer Janakis responded to Ludlow Road for an animal complaint.

Saturday, Feb. 17

8:50 a.m. — Officer Heath responded to Chandler Street to investigate a burglary.

10:35 a.m. — Sgt. Quint responded to Military Street to investigate a 911 hang-up.

7:36 p.m. — Officer Boutilier responded to Charles Street to assist another agency.

Friday, Feb. 16

3:04 p.m. — Sgt Quint responded to Foxcroft Road to summons a 34-year-old Houlton male for failure to register vehicle.

3:54 p.m. — Officer Janakis responded to Court Street to investigate a 911 hang-up.

8:33 p.m. — Officer Janakis responded to North Street to investigate a burglar alarm.

10:03 p.m. — Officer Janakis responded to Bangor Street to arrest a 26-year-old Houlton male, Christopher Lezotte, for violating condition of release and operating while license suspended or revoked.

Thursday, Feb. 15

7:17 a.m. — Officer Cyr responded to Sunnyside Street to investigate a 9-1-1 hang-up.

11:20 a.m. — Officer Cyr responded to Foxcroft Road to investigate a road hazard.

11:30 a.m. — Officer Cyr responded to Broadway to  investigate a reported harassment.

11:33 a.m. — Officer Cyr responded to Foxcroft Road for a well-being check.

12:55 p.m. — Officer Cyr responded to Union Square to investigate a motor vehicle accident.

2:14 p.m. — Officer Cyr responded to Customs Loop where she arrested a 44-year-old Westbrook man, Darryl Hawkes, for unlawful possession or scheduled drug. She also arrested a 44-year-old Raymond man, James Flynn, for unlawful possession of a scheduled drug.

6:02 p.m. — Sgt. Wampler responded to Bird Street to assist another agency.

6:12 p.m. — Officer Smith responded to Mechanic Street for an animal complaint.

6:20 p.m. — Officer Smith responded to North Street to investigate a burglary alarm.

8:06 p.m. — Officer Smith responded to Prospect Street to investigate a 9-1-1 hang-up.

10:56 p.m. — Officer Smith responded to North Street to investigate a motor vehicle complaint.

Wednesday, Feb. 14

7:42 a.m. — Officer Cyr responded to Interstate 95 to investigate a motor vehicle complaint.

9:57 a.m. — ACO Rairdon responded to Cooks Brook Road for an animal complaint.

10:20 a.m. — ACO Rairdon responded to Clover Circle for an animal complaint.

10:41 a.m. — Lt. Bickford responded to Water Street to assist another agency.

10:42 a.m. — Officer Cyr responded to South Street to investigate a complaint.

11:14 a.m. — Officer Cyr responded to Leonard Street to investigate a reported harassment.

12:58 p.m. — Officer Cyr responded to Bangor Street to assist another agency.

4:06 p.m. — Officer Cyr responded to Maliseet Drive to investigate a reported harassment.

4:29 p.m. — Officer Smith responded to Smyrna Street to investigate a motor vehicle complaint.

7:09 p.m. — Officer Smith responded to High Street where he arrested a 49-year-old Hammond man, Travis Sirois, for operating under the influence and operating while license suspended or revoked.

Tuesday, Feb. 13

12:38 a.m. — Officer Janakis responded to Main Street to investigate a parking complaint.

6:40 a.m. — Officer Heath responded to Pleasant Street to investigate suspicious activity.

7:44 a.m. — ACO Rairdon responded to Franklin Avenue for an animal complaint.

11:33 — Officer Heath responded to Mechanic Street to investigate a motor vehicle accident.

11:34 a.m. — Sgt. Quint responded to Court Street to investigate a 9-1-1 hang-up.

1:09 p.m. — Sgt. Quint responded to North Street where he summoned a 39-year-old Houlton man, Joseph Polchies, for attaching false plates, operating with an expired license over 90 days.

3:01 p.m. — Sgt. Quint responded to Court Street to investigate a motor vehicle accident.

4:55 p.m. — Officer Boutilier responded to Hillview Avenue for an animal complaint.

5:09 p.m. — Officer Boutilier responded to Foxcroft Road where he summoned a 34-year-old Ludlow woman, Nichoel Watson, for unsworn falsification. Boutlier also arrested a 36-year-old Houlton man, Christopher Lorom, for being a habitual motor vehicle offender; failing to notify of motor vehicle accident; failing to make oral or written accident report; unsworn falsification; and unlawful possession of a schedule drug.

7:14 p.m. — Officer Janakis responded to Varney Avenue to investigate a 9-1-1 hang-up.

9:36 p.m. — Officer Janakis responded to North Street to assist a citizen.

11:03 p.m. — Officer Janakis responded to Market Square where he arrested a 21-year-old Oakfield man, Benjamin Ireland, for violating condition of release.

Monday, Feb. 12

5:48 a.m. — Sgt. Quint responded to Commonwealth Avenue to investigate a 9-1-1 hang-up call.

6:17 a.m. — Officer Heath responded to Military Street for an animal complaint.

8:39 a.m. — Officer Heath responded to Bird Street to investigate a complaint.

10:28 a.m. — Sgt Quint responded to Four Season Circle to investigate a theft/forgery/fraud report.

1:38 p.m. — Sgt. Quint responded to Military Street to assist a citizen.

2:26 p.m. — Officer Heath responded to South Street to investigate a motor vehicle accident.

2:58 p.m. — Sgt. Quint responded to South Street to investigate a complaint.

5:49 p.m. — Officer Janakis responded to B Road fpr an animal complaint.

6:40 p.m. — Officer Janakis responded to Customs Loop where he arrested a 39-year-old Bathurst New Brunswick man, Matthew Cormier, for illegal importation of scheduled drugs, unlawful possession of scheduled drug.

9:48 p.m. — Officer Boutilier responded to Alice Avenue to investigate suspicious activity.

Sunday, Feb. 11

12:16 a.m. — Sgt. Wampler responded to North Street to investigate a burglary alarm.

11:06 a.m. — Officer Janakis responded to River Street to investigate a complaint.

11:11 a.m. — Officer York responded to Hillview Avenue to assist a citizen.

12:53 p.m. — Officer Janakis responded to North Street to investigate a theft/forgery/fraud report.

1:20 p.m. — Officer Janakis responded to Highland Avenue to investigate suspicious activity.

6:37 p.m. — Officer Smith responded to Foxcroft Road to investigate a 9-1-1 hang-up call.

7:11 p.m. — Sgt. Wampler responded to Military Street to investigate a complaint.

Saturday,  Feb. 10

1:03 p.m. — Officer York responded to Military Street for an animal complaint.

2:02 p.m. — Officer York responded to Highland Avenue to investigate a complaint.

6:54 p.m. — Sgt. Wampler responded Terminal Drive to investigate a motor vehicle complaint.

Friday, Feb. 9

9:46 a.m. — Officer York responded to Court Street to assist a citizen.

9:53 a.m. — Officer York responded to North Street to investigate a complaint.

11:43 a.m. — Officer York responded to Military Street to assist a citizen.

2:36 p.m. — Officer York responded to Broadway to investigate a motor vehicle accident.

7:09 p.m. — Officer Smith responded to North Street where he summoned a 19-year-old Bridgewater woman, Nicolette Tompkins, for theft by unauthorized taking or transfer, sale and use of drug paraphernalia.

7:53 p.m. — Officer Smith responded to North Street where he arrested a 19-year-old Bridgewater woman, Nicolette Tompkins, for operating a vehicle without a license/operating while license suspended or revoked.

9:53 p.m. — Sgt. Wampler responded to Bangor Street to investigate a complaint.

11:44 p.m. — Sgt. Wampler responded to Columbia Street to assist a citizen.

Thursday,  Feb. 8

1:04 a.m. — Officer Boutilier responded to Military Street to assist a citizen.

2:15 a.m. — Officer Janakis responded to Cooks Brook Road to assist a citizen.

6:22 a.m. — Officer Heath responded to B Road to investigate a motor vehicle accident.

1:47 p.m. — Sgt. Quint responded to North Street to investigate a complaint.

1:55 p.m. — Sgt. Quint responded to Chandler Street to investigate a domestic disturbance.

3:24 p.m. — Sgt. Quint responded to Ludlow Road to investigate a motor vehicle accident.

9:49 p.m. — Officer Janakis responded to Watson Avenue for an animal complaint.

11:36 p.m. — Officer Boutilier responded to Highland Avenue where he summoned a 50-year-old Houlton woman, Tara Walton, harassment by telephone.

Wednesday, Feb. 7

9:38 a.m. — Chief DeLuca responded to Washburn Street to investigate a motor vehicle accident.

9:50 a.m. — Officer Heath responded to North Street to assist another agency.

11:31 a.m. — Officer Heath responded to Holland Street to investigate a theft/forgery/fraud case.

11:37 a.m. — Officer Heath responded to Front Ridge Road to investigate a motor vehicle accident.

12:24 p.m. — Sgt. Quint responded to Bird Street to assist another agency.

1:19 p.m. — Sgt. Quint responded to Bird Street to investigate a complaint.

1:36 p.m. — Officer Heath responded to Hartford Street to investigate a motor vehicle accident.

4:02 p.m. — Officer Boutilier responded to Highland Avenue to investigate a reported harassment.

Tuesday, Feb. 6

11:20 a.m. — Officer York responded to Holland Street for a well-being check.

12:42 p.m. — Officer York responded to North Street to assist a citizen.

2:29 p.m. — Officer York responded to North Street to investigate a motor vehicle accident.

4:02 p.m. — Officer York responded to Highland Avenue to investigate a reported harassment.

4:26 p.m. — Officer Janakis responded to HPD lobby to investigate an assault.

5:57 p.m. — Officer Janakis responded to Hillview Avenue to investigate an ATV complaint.

6:55 p.m. — Officer Janakis responded to Smyrna Street to investigate a complaint.

9:02 p.m. — Officer Janakis responded to North Street to investigate a burglary alarm.

11:02 p.m. — Officer Janakis responded to Franklin Avenue to perform a well-being check.

Sunday, Feb. 4

7:23 a.m. — Sgt. Quint responded to North Street to investigate a burglary alarm.

8:05 a.m. — Officer Heath responded to Hovey Road to investigate a motor vehicle accident.

9:47 a.m. — Sgt. Quint responded to North Street to investigate a motor vehicle accident.

10:10 a.m. — Officer Heath responded to Bird Street for a well-being check.

12:16 p.m. — Officer Heath responded to Military Street to investigate a motor vehicle accident.

2:08 p.m. — Officer Heath responded to North Street to investigate a motor vehicle accident.

3:18 p.m. — Sgt. Quint responded to Elm Street for an animal complaint.

Saturday, Feb. 3

12:19 a.m. — Officer Janakis responded to North Street to investigate an ATV complaint.

9:11 a.m. — Officer Heath responded to Lee Court to assist a citizen.

9:34 a.m. — Officer Heath responded to Military Street where he summoned a 28-year-old Houlton man, Jacob Taylor, for operating with an expired license over 90 days.

3:01 p.m. — Officer Heath responded to Cooks Brook Road to investigate a motor vehicle complaint.

4:24 p.m. — Sgt. Wampler responded to North Street to investigate a 9-1-1 hang-up.

Friday, Feb. 2

7:03 a.m. — Officer Heath responded to Military Street to investigate a theft/forgery/fraud complaint.

12:29 p.m. — Officer Heath responded to Florence Avenue to investigate a complaint.

2:52 p.m. — Sgt. Quint responded to Hartford Street to investigate a motor vehicle accident.

5:30 p.m. — Sgt. Quint responded to Military Street to investigate a complaint.

Thursday, Feb. 1

9:54 a.m. — Officer York responded to Military Street to assist another agency.

1:29 p.m. — Officer York responded to Bangor Street to investigate a motor vehicle accident.

2:03 p.m. — Lt. Bickford responded to HPD lobby to assist a citizen.

2:33 p.m. — Officer York responded to North Street to investigate a motor vehicle accident.

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