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Maine State Police Troop F Report, Sept. 24-30, 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 Maine State Police Troop F barracks in Houlton responded to 103 calls for service during the period of Sept. 24-30, 2018, including the following.

Monday, Sept. 24

Ludlow — Trooper Levesque began investigating a theft of tools from a sawmill in Ludlow. The victim noticed the theft and reported it to the State Police. Levesque is currently working to develop information and leads pertaining to this incident.

Monticello — Tr. Sylvia began working on a theft complaint when a Monticello resident reported his livestock trailer had been stolen from his property. The trailer had last been seen approximately two weeks ago, and had been stored on the man’s property. The investigation is ongoing.

Tuesday, Sept. 25

Patten — Tr. Bell received a complaint of a burglary that occurred on the Shin Pond Road in Patten. Several items had been taken from a camp. Through the investigation, Bell summonsed a 17-year-old male juvenile for the burglary and theft and recovered the stolen property.

Friday, Sept. 28

Blaine — Cpl. Quint was conducting traffic enforcement on Route 1, Blaine. He observed a vehicle come up behind and then pass another vehicle at a high rate of speed. The vehicle was driving 87 mph in a posted 55 mph zone. Quint stopped the vehicle and the man said he was speeding so he could get around the other car because it kept applying its brakes. The man had a dash camera on his windshield but stated it did not record the incident he described. The man had an adult woman and two small children in the vehicle. Quint issued the man a criminal summons for exceeding the posted speed limit by 30 mph or more.

Blaine — Cpl. Quint was conducting traffic enforcement on Route 1, Blaine. A single vehicle was traveling north at 86 mph in a posted 55 mph zone. Quint stopped the vehicle and the teenage driver stated she was not aware how fast she was driving. Quint contacted the girl’s mother and informed her of the incident. The girl had an intermediate driver’s license. She was issued a summons for her speed.

Stacyville — Troopers Bell and Pescitelli responded to Stacyville after a male subject called looking for a ride from a residence. The male had a warrant for his arrest and Bell arrested him on the unpaid fine warrant.

Woodland — Tr. Kilcollins was called-out for a vandalism of woods equipment complaint in Woodland. While speaking with the complainant he saw a truck pass that he knew was in the yard earlier. Kilcollins attempted to stop the vehicle and observed the driver throw something out the window. The vehicle eventually stopped after approximately two miles. The male driver was found to have a suspended driver’s license and was on seven different sets of bail conditions. The man also had two active no-bail arrest warrants. Caribou PD responded to assist Kilcollins and located the item that was thrown from the vehicle. The item tested positive as heroin using the TruNarc. The man was arrested and taken to the Aroostook County Jail for charges of operating after suspension, violating condition of release, failure to stop for a police officer and unlawful furnishing of Schedule W drugs, as well as the two warrants.

Saturday, Sept. 29

Oakfield — Tr. Duff responded to Houlton PD for an Oakfield woman who wanted to turn herself in on an active arrest warrant. He met with the woman, contacted a bail commissioner, and arranged to have the woman bailed. She was going to attend a wedding and did not want to risk being arrested.

Sunday, Sept. 30

Frenchville — Tr. Curtin met with a Frenchville resident when he reported that some scrap metal and junk cars were taken from his property. The complainant felt that a scrap metal company from Canada may have taken the material without his permission. The investigation is ongoing.

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