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Troop J Weekly Report - Oct. 21, 2013

This week Troop J responded to 185 calls for service. The following are noteworthy complaints:


Trooper Bryan Creamer arrested a 25-year-old Franklin man on an outstanding warrant after stopping him for speeding.

Trooper Kim Sawyer received a report in Princeton that someone broke into a house. The place was trashed by emptying draws and closets and throwing them all over the place. Investigation continues.

Trooper Jeffrey Taylor arrested a 31-year-old Milbridge woman on four outstanding warrants for unpaid fines and failing to appear as result of a traffic stop in Addison. The subject was also summonsed for Operating After Revocation.


Trooper Jeffrey Taylor summonsed a 44-year-old Hancock woman for Operating After Suspension and Violating Conditions of Release as result of a two vehicle crash at the intersection of Route 182 and Route 1 in Hancock.

Trooper Jason Fowler took a report of telephone harassment in Machiasport. Machias Police Department assisted with giving warnings for telephone harassment due to the subject being in Machias.

Sergeant Alden Bustard arrested a 44-year-old Dedham man on an outstanding arrest warrant out of Skowhegan District Court for failure to appear.


Trooper Jeffrey Taylor responded to a stolen vehicle complaint in Milbridge. A 42-year-old man was found in possession of a stolen vehicle out of Lewiston which was reported the night before. He was summonsed for Theft by Unauthorized Use and Operating After Suspension.

Trooper Staci Carpenter investigated a burglary complaint of a garage in Pembroke. Nothing seemed to be missing. The investigation continues.

Trooper Jason Fowler responded to the Calais Customs port of entry for a report of a commercial driver with a false log. The investigation revealed that the 21-year-old driver of PEI, Canada had falsified his log book to hide driving time. He was summonsed for a commercial rule violation Operation with false duty status, and his company was issued a summons for a semi-trailer wheelbase exceeding 43'. He was also taken out of service for 10 hours.


Sergeant Jeffrey Ingemi responded to a theft complaint in Jonesboro where a laptop computer was reported to have been stolen the day before. This was determined to be a landlord/tenant issue and a 53-year-old man was summonsed for theft and given a harassment notice stating that he is not to harass the victim.

Trooper Bryan Creamer checked a suspicious vehicle parked at a business just off route 182 in Franklin. The 24-year-old operator from Jonesport, was summonsed for civil possession of a usable amount of marijuana.

Trooper Keith York responded to a burglary complainant in Harrington. Two guns and change jar were taken. Investigation continues.

Trooper Keith York responded to a burglary complaint in Columbia. A TV, two DVD players and 50 DVDs were taken. Investigation continues.


Trooper Daniel Ryan responded to a criminal mischief complaint in Deer Isle where a fence was reported damaged during the night from a vehicle hitting it. Upon arrival the damage had been repaired. Investigation continues.

Trooper Kim Sawyer received a report from a Massachusetts resident that while he was staying at Reversing Falls in Pembroke someone damaged his tent, his poles and stole his flashlight and Coleman lantern.

Trooper Kim Sawyer and Trooper Jason Fowler responded to a tractor trailer that had gone off the road in Day Block Township. The driver, Scott Harris, 59, of Yarmouth had stopped the tractor trailer on a hill to check the refrigerator unit and noticed it was moving. He tried to get back in and was hit by the sleeper and knocked down to the ground and the truck ran over his toe. Route 9 was partially and fully closed for several hours while wreckers removed the tractor trailer from a wooded swampy area.