Troop F Weekly Police Report December 22 – 28, 2014
Here's the latest weekly report from Troop F of the Maine State Police, based in Houlton:
Dec. 22 - Trooper Casavant summonsed a 20-year-old Ashland man for OAS and later that same day, a 19-year-old Ashland woman for OAS.
Dec. 22 - Trooper Darcy provided scene security at the homicide scene in Garland.
Dec. 22 - Trooper Casavant investigated an unattended death of a 55-year-old man in Mapleton. The death was not suspicious and the man had multiple health conditions. The man’s doctor agreed to sign off on the death certificate.
Dec. 22 - Trooper Saucier investigated a trespassing complaint in Patten and located the suspect in Crystal. The investigation determined the 32-year-old Houlton man was under the influence of drugs and had several loaded firearms in the vehicle, two of which were within his reach. The man was arrested and charged with OUI Drugs, possession of loaded firearms in the vehicle and trespassing. Trooper Sylvia and Sgt. Haines responded to assist and the man’s family was contacted for safety reasons due to the loaded firearms and his paranoid drug induced state.
Dec. 23 - Trooper Andrew Levesque responded to a single vehicle crash on Rt. 161 in St. Francis. Bruce Bernier, age 47, of Sanford was traveling southbound in his 2002 Dodge pickup when he lost control and skidded off the opposite side of the roadway, striking a mailbox and rolling over onto its roof. Bernier sustained minor cuts from broken glass but did not require any treatment. Bernier had left the scene prior to Trooper Levesque’s arrival and was located a short time later at a residence in Fort Kent. After investigation Bernier was arrested and charged with OUI, leaving the scene of a property damage accident and violation of bail conditions. Bernier’s vehicle sustained significant damage in the crash and is considered totaled. PHOTOS HERE.
Dec. 23 - Trooper Sylvia was called out for a vehicle off the road in Bridgewater with no one around. The vehicle was later reported stolen and two suspects have been identified. The case remains under investigation.
Dec. 23 - Troopers Saucier and Sylvia responded to Hodgdon for a suicidal 63-year-old man who was intoxicated and threatening to kill himself during a visit with his counselor. The man agreed to go to the hospital in an ambulance for an evaluation.
Dec. 23 - Trooper Monahan took a report of an assault between mother and adult daughters. One daughter and mother had argued and mother had been assaulted, the daughter then called her sister who then came over and argued with mother also which also ended in assault. Investigation is ongoing but after consulting with District Attorney it doesn’t appear that there will be charges. Daughters were warned for trespass and left the home.
Dec. 24 - Trooper Lilley took report of shoplifting in Patten by two juveniles that the owner had identified off his surveillance camera. The juveniles were located by Trooper Lilley and admitted to the thefts to him. The owner of the store asked that they come to see him personally and after the two juveniles came in and admitted their roles in the thefts, the owner of the store arranged for them to do manual labor around the store to pay off his stolen merchandise.
Dec. 24 - Trooper Darcy assisted the Aroostook S.O. with a complaint in Macwahoc. A female called to report that her ex-boyfriend had driven to her house from Virginia and that there was a protection order that had not been served yet. The female stated that the man would not leave her residence. Trooper Darcy and Deputy Wheeler located the male in the parking lot of a local bar and served him the protection order.
Dec. 25 - Trooper Quint and Trooper Monahan responded to two family fights in Mars Hill and Littleton, both were the result of arguments that began over presents. In the Littleton incident, husband and wife began arguing over what she felt was a lack of presents they had for daughter and the wife was upset about husband being gone all hours of the night which turned into both assaulting each other. Both husband and wife were charged with domestic assault and separated. In the Mars Hill incident, family members argued over the opening of presents and their difference of opinion of how they would open the presents. Adult daughter was given a ride to a separate residence and the family was going to open the presents later in the morning after everyone cooled off.
Dec. 26 - Trooper Darcy observed a vehicle pull into a parking lot off of Route 11 in Patten. After checking the driver’s information, Trooper Darcy learned that the driver had a suspended driver’s license. Trooper Darcy also observed that the vehicle registration had expired in 2012 and that the driver had put 2014 stickers on the plate that did not belong. Trooper Darcy charged the man with Operating after Suspension, Operating an unregistered vehicle over 150 days, and Improper Plates.
Dec. 27 - Trooper Casavant and Sgt. Haines responded to Scovil apartments in Mars Hill for a family fight between mother and daughter who were arguing. No crime was committed and the mother agreed to leave to cool off. This was the second time in less than 8 hours Troopers were called to deal with the same family.
Dec. 27 - Trooper Doody charged a 20-year-old Woodland man with OAS.
Dec. 27 - Trooper Sylvia investigated a threatening complaint in Monticello. The suspect denied making the threats and was served a cease harassment order.
Dec. 27 - Troopers Saucier and Sylvia responded to Bancroft for a report of an intoxicated female that needed to be removed from the bar for being disorderly. A short time later both Troopers were called out to deal with a family fight when the female returned home and starting fighting with her parents. No crime was committed and the parties were separated for the evening.
Dec. 27 - Trooper Saucier investigated a theft in Island Falls. As a result a 21-year-old Macwahoc woman was charged with theft.
Troop F of the Maine State Police is responsible for Aroostook County and the extreme northern sections of Somerset, Piscataquis and Penobscot counties.