Maine State Police Troop F Weekly Report – March 21-27
Here's a look at the activity log of the past week from Troop F of the Maine State Police, headquartered in Houlton.
March 22 – Cpl. Quint conducted a motor vehicle stop in Hodgdon and when Cpl. Quint approached the driver’s window he could smell the odor of marijuana coming from inside of the vehicle. The 16-year-old operator produced a usable amount of marijuana. Cpl. Quint issued a summons for possession of marijuana.
March 22 – Cpl. Michaud, Tr. Casavant and Sgt. Haines responded to the Turner Rd in Castle Hill for a report of two masked men breaking into a woman’s garage. Cpl. Michaud arrived on scene first and found the woman was delusional and there was no one breaking into her garage and not even any fresh tracks in the snow.
March 22 – Troopers Saucier and Sucy conducted a bail check on a 19-year-old Patten man. The man’s residence smelled strongly of marijuana and he admitted to recently smoking marijuana, but refused to provide a urine sample. The man was arrested and transported to the Penobscot County Jail where he again refused to submit to a drug test.
March 24 – Tr. Levesque responded to a residence in Stockholm for a family fight. The Houlton RCC received a call from a woman saying that she needed a Trooper to tell her husband to stop teasing and picking on her. Tr. Levesque arrived and spoke with both parties. The husband said that when his wife gets like this he goes into another room and watches television. There was no crime committed.
March 24 – Cpl. Michaud stopped an 18-year-old Caribou man for a cracked windshield only to find out he did not have a license resulting in the operator’s arrest for operating without a license, summonses for no proof of insurance or registration and the sticker being scraped for various inspection issues. The operator was bailed from Caribou PD.
March 24 – Cpl. Quint conducted a motor vehicle stop for an expired inspection sticker in Mars Hill. The male operator could not provide a driver’s license. Cpl. Quint learned that the operator’s license was under suspension and he could not provide evidence of insurance. Cpl. Quint summonsed the man for OAS, failure to provide evidence of insurance, and displaying an expired inspection sticker.
March 24 – As part of the PACE practical for the 67th RTT in Waterville and Portland, Tr. Darcy charged two people with Operating after Suspension, one of which was also arrested on a warrant and transported to the York County Jail. Tr. Darcy also seized marijuana and other drug paraphernalia on three separate traffic stops.
March 24 – Tr. Bell investigated a family fight in Island Falls. Evidence suggested a heated argument between a couple who were in each other’s face, and neither was willing to cooperate.
March 26 – Tr. Sylvia summonsed a 21-year-old Mars Hill man for criminal speed on Route 1 in Monticello for 96 in a 55 and a short time later summonsed another operator for 55 in a 30 in Monticello.
March 26 – Troopers Stoutamyer, Casavant, Sylvia, Darcie and Sgt. Haines conducted an OUI checkpoint on Route 1 in Blaine. Over 40 vehicles where checked in a little over an hour and a half. A 24-year-old Patten man returning to college was charged with possession of marijuana, another operator was given SFST’s and several others warned for traffic violations.
March 26 – Tr. Casavant was called out when an off duty Ashland Officer reported coming across a vehicle broken down in Mapleton. One occupant was believed to have illegal prescription pills and another was on bail and intoxicated. The pills were identified as caffeine pills and the man on bail was found not to be under the influence.
March 27 – Cpl. Michaud charged a Woodland woman with operating after suspension. The citation came after Cpl. Michaud investigated a car deer crash the woman had been involved in.
Troop F of the Maine State Police is responsible for Aroostook County and the extreme northern sections of Somerset, Piscataquis and Penobscot counties.