Maine State Police Troop F Weekly Report (August 15 – 21)
Troop 'F' of the Maine State Police based in Houlton, responded to 155 calls for service in the past week. Here's a look at activity posted in their weekly log:
Incident Type: PUBLIC RELATIONS Date: 8/19/2016 Town: Presque Isle Trooper: Tr. Curtin Brief Synopsis: Tr. Curtin met with and spoke with children at a local daycare in Presque Isle. The young children certainly appeared to enjoy their morning with Tr. Curtin.
Incident Type: CRIMINAL SPEED Date: 8/18/2016 Town: Wallagrass Trooper: Cpl. Hafford Brief Synopsis: Cpl Hafford was patrolling Rt. 11 in Wallagrass and stopped a 29-year-old female for criminal speed, 69 mph in a 35 mph zone. She was summonsed for the offense of criminal speeding.
Incident Type: DRUGS Date: 8/18/2016 Town: Fort Fairfield Trooper: Tr. Pescitelli Brief Synopsis: On 8/18/2016 at 1500 Trooper Pescitelli went to a residence in Fort Fairfield to question a suspect in a theft case. While knocking on the door to the residence Trooper Pescitelli observed through the window of the door a young male in possession of what looked like drug paraphernalia. After investigation the young male told Trooper Pescitelli that he was snorting Oxycodone that wasn’t prescribed to him. The young male was summonsed for Use of Drug Paraphernalia.
Incident Type: PUBLIC RELATIONS Date: 8/20/2016 Town: Presque Isle Trooper: Tr. Casavant Brief Synopsis: Competitor ME sponsored a “Race for Responders” in Presque Isle. The race was open to children and adults and was to honor Police, Fire, and EMS. Tr. Casavant greeted competitors at the finish line and his wife Jess, daughter Charli and son Cruze (in their custom made race shirts) ran in the race representing Troop F.
Incident Type: FRAUDULENT INSPECTION Date: 8/16/2016 Town: ST. AGATHA Trooper: Tr. Luce Brief Synopsis: Tr. Luce stopped a 48-year-old male from Sinclair for a traffic violation in St. Agatha. During the stop Tr. Luce noticed discrepancies with the vehicle’s inspection certificate. Upon further investigation Tr. Luce determined the certificate was fraudulent. The man was issued a criminal summons for displaying a fictitious inspection certificate.
Incident Type: THEFT Date: 8/18/2016 Town: MARS HILL Trooper: Sgt. Clark Brief Synopsis: Sgt. Clark issued a criminal summons for Theft by Unauthorized Taking or Transfer to a 30-year-old woman from Mars Hill. Sgt. Clark received a complaint of theft from the local IGA grocery store. The shift manager saw a man and woman come into the store, go to where the liquor is kept, and then the man came to the register and only purchased some candy. The manager reviewed the store’s video with Sgt. Clark and the woman was seen taking a bottle of rum and concealing it in her bag. Sgt. Clark located the woman, recovered the stolen liquor, and issued her a summons for the theft.
Incident Type: OAS Date: 8/18/2016 Town: EASTON Trooper: Sgt. Clark Brief Synopsis: Sgt. Clark stopped a small pickup in Easton due to the vehicle being overloaded with firewood. The driver was a 31-year-old male resident of Easton. The man had a suspended driver’s license and did not have proof of insurance for the truck. Sgt. Clark issued the man a traffic summons for both violations and warned him for overloading the truck. The pickup was removed from the roadway.
Incident Type: CRIMINAL SPEED Date: 8/18/2016 Town: WESTFIELD Trooper: Cpl. Quint Brief Synopsis: Cpl. Quint stopped a vehicle for criminal speed in Westfield. The driver, a 30-year-old male from Chapman, stated he was returning out-of-state training and was anxious to get home to his family. The man was driving 90 mph in a 55 mph zone. The man was issued a criminal summons for the violation.
Incident Type: OUI Date: 8/20/2016 Town: OAKFIELD Trooper: Sgt. Clark Brief Synopsis: Sgt. Clark responded to a crash on Interstate 95 in Oakfield. A 54 year old Presque Isle woman was returning from Portland where she had dropped her son off at a rehabilitation center. The woman was intoxicated and left the roadway with her vehicle crashing into some trees. Sgt. Clark arrested the woman and took her to the Aroostook County Jail.
Incident Type: OUI Date: 8/20/2016 Town: OAKFIELD Trooper: Cpl. Quint Brief Synopsis: Cpl. Quint responded to a crash in Oakfield. The driver, a 47-year-old male from Ludlow, was driving his pickup to fast through a corner and lost control. The truck went off the roadway and crashed into a telephone pole. After conducting field sobriety testing, Cpl. Quint arrested the man and transported him to the Aroostook County Jail.
Troop F of the Maine State Police is responsible for Aroostook County and the extreme northern sections of Somerset, Piscataquis and Penobscot counties.