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Maine State Police Troop F Report, April 20-26, 2020

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 April 20-26, 2020, including the following.

Monday, April 20

NEW LIMERICK: Tr. Castonguay received a report of a vehicle driving at a criminal speed on Interstate 95 in Island Falls. He located the described vehicle in New Limerick driving 103 mph in a posted 75 mph zone. The driver stated she was in a hurry to get home. An investigation also revealed she had a suspended registration. Tr. Castonguay issued a traffic summons for her speed and a criminal summons for operating with a suspended registration.

Tuesday, April 21

FORT KENT: Tr. Martin was working in the St. John Valley and was driving through Fort Kent. He heard Fort Kent PD being dispatched to a complaint of a man walking in the roadway obstructing traffic. Tr. Martin was close and located the man. The man stated he was protesting by stepping in front of vehicles as they drove past. After several warnings for disorderly conduct, the man was arrested. He refused to submit to the arrest but was eventually handcuffed and transported to the Fort Kent PD. It was determined the man was on probation and his probation officer placed a hold on him. Tr. Martin transported the man to the Aroostook County Jail in Houlton. 

Thursday, April 23

NEW SWEDEN: Cpl. Hafford assisted the Aroostook County Sheriff’s Department in collecting evidence at an aggravated criminal mischief incident that occurred at the former New Sweden School. The school had been sold several years ago and has been vacant. Cpl Hafford photographed damage and collected evidence for fingerprinting.

Sunday, April 26

MASARDIS: Tr. Mahon assisted the Aroostook County Sheriff’s Office with a single vehicle crash. A woman appears to have failed to negotiate a curve, went off the right side of the roadway, and rolled her vehicle. It is unknown at this time what caused her to leave the roadway. The Sheriff’s Office is currently investigating the incident.

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