Troop F of the Maine State Police responded to 127 calls for service this past week in and around Aroostook County. Here is a sampling from the Troop’s weekly report:

Incident Type: OUI Date: 4/08/2018 Town: NEW CANADA Trooper: CPL. HAFFORD Brief Synopsis: Cpl. Hafford was dispatched to a vehicle that was operating erratically on Rt. 161. The caller was following the vehicle and reported operation across both lanes and that it had almost hit several cars. Cpl Hafford met the car and stopped it and after conducting field sobriety tests, Cpl. Hafford arrested the 35-year-old female operator for OUI.

Incident Type: OAS Date: 4/09/2018 Town: CARIBOU Trooper: CPL. MICHAUD Brief Synopsis: Cpl. Michaud charged a Caribou man for Operating After Suspension after stopping him for speeding on Route 1. The man’s right was suspended for failing to pay fines.

Incident Type: OAS Date: 4/10/2018 Town: PRESQUE ISLE Trooper: CPL. MICHAUD Brief Synopsis: Cpl. Michaud charged a Robbinston man for Operating After Suspension after stopping him for speeding in Presque Isle. The man’s right to operate had been suspended for failing to provide evidence of insurance.

Incident Type: K-9 ACTIVITY Date: 4/11/2018 Town: CARIBOU Trooper: TR. LEVESQUE Brief Synopsis: Tr. Levesque and K-9 “Vitz” assisted Caribou PD with a traffic stop. Vitz searched the vehicle for illegal drugs but did not find anything.

Incident Type: OAS Date: 4/11/2018 Town: HODGDON Trooper: TR. KILCOLLINS Brief Synopsis: Tr. Kilcollins was conducting traffic enforcement on the North Town Line Road in Hodgdon and stopped a vehicle for an expired inspection certificate. During the stop, Tr. Kilcollins discovered the female driver had a suspended driver’s license. She was issued a criminal summons for the violation. There were three other adult occupants in the vehicle at the time and none had a valid driver’s license.

Incident Type: OUI Date: 4/12/2018 Town: SMYRNA Trooper: CPL. QUINT Brief Synopsis: Cpl. Quint was conducting traffic enforcement on US Highway 2, Smyrna, and came across a vehicle that had gone off the road. The female driver stated she was simply trying to get home when she somehow went off the road. Cpl. Quint suspected she was impaired and after conducting Field Sobriety Testing the woman was arrested for OUI. The Intoxilyzer at the jail was not working and the woman consented to having her blood drawn. The results of the blood test are pending.

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Incident Type: THEFT Date: 4/12/2018 Town: OAKFIELD Trooper: CPL. HAFFORD Brief Synopsis: Cpl. Hafford completed a theft investigation that occurred over the past week at the Oakfield Circle K store. 2 females had been caught on surveillance video shoplifting on 5 different occasions. Cpl Hafford summonsed both females for theft and issued no trespass orders to keep them out of the Circle K stores.

Incident Type: K-9 ACTIVITY Date: 4/13/2018 Town: CARIBOU Trooper: TR. LEVESQUE Brief Synopsis: Tr. Levesque and K-9 “Vitz” assisted Caribou PD with a traffic stop. Vitz searched the vehicle for illegal drugs but did not find anything. During the search a stolen firearm was recovered from the vehicle.

Incident Type: LIQUOR VIOLATIONS Date: 4/13/2018 Town: FRENCHVILLE Trooper: TR. DESROSIER Brief Synopsis: Tr. Desrosier stopped a vehicle in Frenchville for a speeding. During the stop, Tr. Desrosier observed an open bottle of liquor in the rear seat of the vehicle. Tr. Desrosier seized the liquor and issued the underage driver a summons for illegal possession of alcohol, a summons for illegal transportation of liquor, and a traffic summons for speeding.

Incident Type: CRIMINAL SPEED Date: 4/13/2018 Town: MADAWASKA LAKE Trooper: TR. DESROSIER Brief Synopsis: Tr. Desrosier was conducting traffic enforcement on Route 161 in Madawaska Lake. He met a vehicle that was driving 91 mph in a posted 55 mph zone. The vehicle was passing two other vehicles, one being a potato truck, when it was observed speeding. Tr. Desrosier issued the driver a criminal summons for exceeding the posted speed limit by 30 mph or more.

Incident Type: OAS Date: 4/13/2018 Town: HOULTON Trooper: TR. ADAMS Brief Synopsis: Tr Adams was patrolling in Houlton. Tr Adams conducted a traffic stop and as a result, arrested the 21-year-old male operator for operating after suspension.

Incident Type: WARRANT ARREST Date: 4/15/2018 Town: CRYSTAL Trooper: TR. ADAMS Brief Synopsis: Tr Adams conducted a traffic stop and as a result, arrested a male occupant of the vehicle on an outstanding arrest warrant.

Troop F of the Maine State Police is responsible for Aroostook County and the extreme northern sections of Somerset, Piscataquis and Penobscot counties.