Maine State Police blotter

Aug 12, 2012
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Augusta — Law enforcement officials with Troop D of the Maine State Police responded to the following incidents in Waldo County between July 30 and Aug. 5. Anyone with information regarding ongoing investigations is asked to call 1-800-452-4664.

July 30

Trooper Shawn Porter arrested James P. Lynch, 59, on a warrant in Searsmont.

Trooper Porter arrested Sarah R. Higgins, 27, of Liberty on an outstanding warrant.

July 31

Trooper Bethany Robinson stopped Sean Anderson, 31, of Liberty on Main Street in Searsmont for a seatbelt violation. Anderson was also summoned for displaying a fictitious sticker.

Aug. 1

Police summoned Holly McMullen, 27, of Arizona for criminal speed. McMullen was driving 89 mph in a 55 mph zone on Route 3 in Belmont.

Lt. David Tripp stopped a male juvenile, 16, of Texas on Route 3 in Palermo. The juvenile was traveling 94 mph in a 55 mph while his father was working on a laptop in the passenger seat. He was summoned for criminal speed and released to his father.

Aug. 2

Trooper Porter summoned Douglas Tonner, 29 for operating a defective motor vehicle while traveling at a high rate of speed on the North Palermo Road in Palermo.

Aug. 3

Police responded to an uncooperative intoxicated male at the Beltec concert in Belmont. Phillip McFadden, 19, was arrested for disorderly conduct.

Aug. 4

Sgt. Hood stopped Amber Simmons, 30, on Route 3 in Belmont for erratic operation. Simmons was summoned for operating after suspension and released.

Police responded to the Searsmont Road in Belmont for a burglary. The incident is still under investigation.

Aug. 5

Trooper Robinson stopped Kedrick Carson, 19, of Knox on Waterville Road in Unity for speeding. Kedrick was summoned for sale and use of drug paraphernalia and warned for his speed.

Trooper Jonathan Russell stopped a vehicle on Route 202 in Troy after learning that the registered owner of the vehicle was suspended and confirming the operator matched the physical description of the registered owner. Joan Cookson, 28, of Albion was summoned for operating after suspension.

Trooper Mcdonald stopped a vehicle on Route 3 in Belmont after it rolled through a stop sign. Frederick Cunningham, 49, was arrested and charged with operating under the influence and operating without a license (conditional Q).

An arrest or summons does not constitute a finding of guilt. An individual charged with a crime is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty in court.

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