Troop J Report

School Visits conducted – 8 • OUI Alcohol Arrests – 0

OUI Drug Arrests – 1 • DV Arrests – 0

12-06-17: Trooper Dana Austin stopped a motor vehicle on Route 9 in Township 28, after a further investigation, Jacob Wood (30) of Machias was arrested for Operating under the Influence of Drugs.

12-07-17: Trooper Dana Austin stopped a motor vehicle in Machias, after a further investigation, Amy Guptill (36) of Marshfield was summonsed for Operating after Suspension.

Trooper Dana Austin stopped a motor vehicle in Cherryfield, after a further investigation, Bryce Rolfe (19) of Cherryfield was summonsed for Attaching False Plates.

12-08-17: The Maine State Police K9 Unit and Troop J partnered with the U.S. Coast Guard in Jonesport to conduct boarding operations and safety inspections. Corporal Christopher Smith and K9 Winger, along with Trooper Jeffrey Taylor and K9 Oscar were utilized to search several Fishing Vessels on Behalf of the Coast Guard Boarding Team. Trooper Jacob Ferland and Maine Marine Patrol assisted. 

12-09-17: Sergeant Jeffrey Ingemi responded to a burglary complaint in Columbia where a seasonal residence was broken into. Investigation continues. Trooper Owen Reed responded to a crash in Brooksville where a vehicle went off the road and the operator fled the scene. Gregory Bryson (35) of Ellsworth was found at a local hospital and summonsed for leaving the scene of a PI crash.