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Maine State Police Troop F Report, July 25-31, 2022

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 July 25-31, including the following.

Monday, July 25

MASARDIS — Cpl. Quint and Trooper Castonguay responded to an address in Masardis.  It was reported a man was intoxicated, walking to his neighbor’s, throwing items into their yard and attempting to peek in their windows.  The troopers located the man, and he stated the people were encroaching on his property and he was upset at them.  He has not had his property surveyed and said it was his neighbor’s responsibility.  The victim did not want to pursue the issue beyond a trespass warning, which he was issued without incident.

CARIBOU — Tr. Desrosier was driving through Caribou and observed a vehicle with a defective headlight.  Tr. Desrosier stopped the vehicle and after an investigation found the vehicle’s registration was suspended for evasion of tolls.  The driver also had a warrant for his arrest for operating after suspension. The man said he took care of the warrant and stated he would call the court.  He was issued a criminal summons for operating with a suspended registration.

Thursday, July 28

WOODLAND — Tr. Martin responded to the report of a possible crash in Woodland. A male had called in reporting that he heard a loud bang outside his house. The male thought that a vehicle had gone off the road. Tr. Martin found a vehicle in the ditch and located a female that appeared to be passed out behind the wheel. Tr. Martin had emergency medical services respond because the woman was complaining of a lot of pain. The female was taken by ambulance to the hospital. Tr. Martin, while speaking to the female, could smell the odor of an intoxicating beverage coming from her person. Tr. Martin also located numerous beer cans in the vehicle. Based on the evidence, Tr. Martin asked the female to consent to a blood draw. The female consented and the blood was drawn. The female was charged with operating under the influence of alcohol. 

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