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​​Maine State Police Troop F Report, Dec. 19, 2022-Jan. 1, 2023

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 Dec. 19, 2022-Jan. 1, 2023, including the following.

Monday, Dec. 19

ALLAGASH — Tr. Roy was in Allagash investigating an unrelated incident when he observed a vehicle driving and recognized the driver.  Tr. Roy was aware the woman had an active arrest warrant.  He stopped the car and arrested the woman without incident, transporting her to Fort Kent PD where she was able to post bail.  The warrant was for failing to appear in court on an OAS charge and for VCR.

Tuesday, Dec. 20

HOULTON — Tr. Barnard responded to the Port of Entry in Houlton. US Customs called and advised they had a female who was trying to cross back into the United States who had a full extradition warrant out of Florida for Fraud. Tr. Barnard went to the Houlton Port of Entry and contacted the female. Contact was made with Florida, and they advised they did want the female arrested on the warrant and they would come get her. The female was placed under arrest and was charged with Fugitive from Justice. The female was transported to the Aroostook County Jail where arrangements will be made for Florida to pick her up.

Wednesday, Dec. 21

FORT KENT — Tr. Martin participated in Shop with a Cop in Fort Kent. Tr. Martin and other members of local law enforcement joined the Fort Kent Police Department in doing some Christmas shopping with local children. Tr. Martin and the other law enforcement members took the children shopping at some of the local stores for their families.

PATTEN — Tr. Merchant and Tr. Saucier teamed up with Ellis Market to hand out food baskets to local residence. Ellis Market is known for helping the community around the holidays. Tr. Merchant and Tr. Saucier delivered the baskets to the local residence who needed a little holiday help.

Thursday, Dec. 22

NEW LIMERICK — Cpl. Quint located a woman in New Limerick who had an active arrest warrant from back in October.  The offender and the victim have not cooperated with the investigation,  During a wellness check on the victim, the female was located and arrested without incident.

VAN BUREN — Tr. Rider was investigating a complaint in Van Buren when he located a man that had 3 warrants and two sets of bail conditions for various offenses.  The man was arrested without incident and transported to the Aroostook County Jail in Houlton.

Wednesday, Dec. 28

ST. FRANCIS — Tr. Curtin took a complaint of the theft of diesel fuel and vehicle parts in St. Francis from a local scrap yard. The investigation is ongoing.

ALLAGASH — Tr. Curtin was called to a camp burglary near the Allagash/St. Francis town line in November and the investigation is ongoing. 

Friday, Dec. 30

VAN BUREN — Tr. Roy was in Van Buren conducting traffic enforcement when he observed the driver of a vehicle not wearing his seatbelt.  Tr. Roy stopped the vehicle and while conducting his investigation noticed one of the passengers was trying to conceal her face from him.  Tr. Roy believed he knew the woman and that she had warrants for her arrest.  He confirmed her identity and arrested her on the warrant.  She was taken to Caribou PD where she was able to post bail.

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