Troop J Report

Number of Calls for Service: 122 Number of Warrant Arrests: 1 Number of Accidents: 13 Number of OUI/OAS Arrests: 5 Number of Burglaries: 1.

02-21-17 Trooper Blaine Silk responded to a report of a crash in Whiting. As a result of the investigation Trooper Silk arrested Crystal Lyons (37) of Lubec, for operating under the influence of alcohol.

Trooper David Barnard responded to a report of a vehicle that went off the road and struck a tree on the Newbury Neck Road in Surry. The vehicle left the scene and was located a short time later by Marine Patrol Officer Tom Reardon on the Bucksport Road in Ellsworth. The operator, Robert Pinkham (32) of Hancock was arrested for leaving the scene of an accident, operating under the influence, operating after suspension. Trooper Barnard was also assisted by Trooper Gavin Endre.


Corporal Dan Ryan and Trooper Jacob Ferland investigated a rollover crash in Blue Hill. As a result of the crash Robert Hutchinson (36) of Stonington, was charged with OUI. Blood alcohol content results are pending.

Sergeant Jeffrey Ingemi pulled over a vehicle in Princeton where the operator, Michele Spindel (37) of Calais was summonsed for possession of a schedule “W” drug, namely heroin. She was also summonsed for having a passenger with an open container of alcohol. That passenger was identified as Dante Samuels (24) of Bronx, New York and he was summonsed for failing to wear his seatbelt. A third passenger, William Pope (28) of Calais was arrested for violation of probation after having failing a urine test for illegal drugs. Corporal Micah Perkins, Detective Chad Lindsey, Trooper Blaine Silk, and MDEA assisted. 02-25-17

Trooper Travis Chapman responded to a single vehicle crash on Route 1 in Steuben. Trooper Chapman met with the operator who identified himself as Charles Burke (37) of Steuben. Investigation revealed that Charles was Operating with a suspended license. Trooper Chapman summonsed Charles with Operating after suspension.

Trooper Gavin Endre was travelling on Route 1 in Hancock when he witnessed a vehicle in the ditch. Trooper Endre stopped and spoke to Carl Metcalf who advised that he was the operator of the vehicle. Metcalf is a 59 year old Massachusetts man who is currently staying in the Hancock area. After an investigation Metcalf was arrested for OUI Alcohol and transported to the Hancock County Jail.