Troop J Report

Number of Calls for Service: 203 Number of Warrant Arrests: 2 Number of Accidents: 24 Number of OUI/OAS Arrests: 2 Number of Burglaries: 1

8-6-16 Trooper David Barnard responded to a single vehicle crash into a telephone pole on Route 172 in Surry. As a result of the investigation Kristopher Patrick (30) of Virginia was arrested for operating under the influence. Trooper Barnard was assisted by Deputies from Hancock Sheriff Office.

Trooper Miles Carpenter investigated a suspicious incident in East Machias. A passerby reported an unsecure door at the Sargent Construction plant. The facility was checked and the door was secured. The incident was reported to Sargent Construction personnel.

8-9-16 Trooper Caleb McGary summonsed Michael Perlman (33) of Lamoine for criminal speed after a traffic stop in Trenton. Trooper Owen Reed summonsed Laurie Allen (31) of Blue Hill, for operating after suspension after a traffic stop in Blue Hill.

Trooper Owen Reed responded to a criminal mischief complaint in Deer Isle where a mailbox was damaged by some fireworks. Investigation continues.

Trooper Travis Chapman investigated a single vehicle fatality on Rt. 1 in Harrington. Lynda Foss of Mars Hill was killed instantly when she failed to negotiate a right hand curve and struck a house with her Toyota Spyder convertible. She was the only occupant in the vehicle. Speed and alcohol appear to be factors in the crash. Sergeant Tim Varney assisted as well as the Harrington Fire Dept. and Cherryfield Ambulance.

8-10-16 Trooper Owen Reed summonsed Deven Hartley-Michaud (19) of Ellsworth, for a traffic infraction of operating after suspension after a traffic stop in Deer Isle.

8-12-16 Trooper Miles Carpenter responded to an alarm at the Bar Harbor Bank & Trust in Lubec. Upon arrival the bank appeared to be secure with nothing suspicious noted

8-13-16 Trooper Owen Reed responded to a crash in Brooksville where the operator had fled the scene. As a result Matthew Thurston (26) was summonsed for leaving the scene of a property damage crash.

Trooper Staci Carpenter responded to Route 1 in Perry. The caller reported that his chainsaw was missing. Investigation continues.


Trooper Staci Carpenter responded to Route 1 in Jonesboro. The caller reported three of his checks were stolen and one had been cashed. Investigation continues.