Maine State Police blotter
Augusta — Law enforcement officials with Troop D of the Maine State Police responded to the following incidents in Waldo County between Dec. 23 and Dec. 30. Anyone with information regarding ongoing investigations is asked to call 800-452-4664.
Trooper Evan Teel summoned Kenneth Brown, 52, of Montville for operating after suspension. Brown’s vehicle was stopped on Route 141 in Belfast for having a defect.
Sgt. Patrick Hood investigated a harassment complaint between parties in Winterport and Hampden over child custody and visitation issues.
Trooper Jeremiah Wesbrock responded to North Searsport Road in Swanville for an unattended death.
Trooper Bethany Robinson investigated a complaint involving the theft of tools from a garage. The complaint is still under investigation.
Wesbrock responded to Church Street in Stockton Springs for an unattended death.
Police charged Jesse Eastman, 26, of Bangor with operating after suspension.
Trooper Corey Smith investigated a complaint of theft of video games from a residence in Monroe. Police have a suspect and the theft is still under investigation.
Teel summoned Amanda Haskell, 29, of Ellsworth for operating a motor vehicle with expired registration greater than 150 days.
Teel summoned Qaim Malik, 19, of Wilton for sale and use of drug paraphernalia after stopping Malik’s vehicle on Back Searsport Road in Belfast for a defective tail light. Teel searched the vehicle after detecting an odor of marijuana and discovered a glass marijuana pipe.
Robinson investigated a complaint of two bad checks received by Freedom General Store. The suspect was contacted and advised to pay the store.
Smith and Trooper Benjamin Sweeney responded to Park in Winterport for a report of a domestic violence assault. An investigation revealed that probable cause existed to arrest Jerry Elsemore, 26, no address given, on a charge of domestic violence assault.
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.