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 at criminal proceedings.

Law enforcement officials with Troop D of the Maine State Police responded to the following incidents in Waldo County during the past week. Anyone with information regarding ongoing investigations is asked to call 800-452-4664.

Jan. 17

Trooper Jonathan Russell stopped Elizabeth Busche, 21, for speeding on Route 1A in Winterport. Busche was summoned for speed and operating after suspension.

Jan. 18

Trooper Bethany Couturier responded to a report of a vehicle off the road on Oak Hill Road in Swanville. Raphael Silver, 39, of Swanville had gone off the road. Silver was arrested for operating under the influence and taken to Waldo County Jail where he was also charged with failure to report an accident by the quickest means.

Jan. 19

Troopers Shawn Porter and Couturier assisted with a fatal crash on Route 1 in Searsport.

Jan. 20

Trooper Corey Smith stopped Nicholas Parker, 21, of Belfast on Curtis Road in Swanville for a vehicle defect. Parker was summoned for operating after suspension.

Couturier, Porter and Sgt. David Tripp responded to a report of a possible burglary in progress on West Grouse Lane in Swanville. The complainant came home and thought someone was in the residence. Couturier and Porter checked the house, and found no one inside, but money was missing. The investigation led to Benjamin Young, 18, of Swanville who was arrested for burglary, theft and violating condition of release.

Jan. 21

Couturier and Jonah O’Roak drafted a search warrant to search where Benjamin Young was staying in Swanville. Later that night, Couturier and Trooper Luke Cunningham executed the search and found stolen jewelry, coins, a laptop and several other items.

Smith assisted Troop E in Orono to locate Wayne Plourde, 46, who was wanted for domestic assault in Dixmont. Smith stopped Plourde in Frankfort and he was arrested and brought back to Troop E.

Smith investigated a report of a theft in Swanville. The complainant called from Alaska reporting she had shipped items through the United States Postal Service to an address in Swanville, but the recipients never got them. The investigation is ongoing.

O’Roak investigated a telephone fraud complaint in Winterport. The complainant reported receiving a phone call from a Washington, D.C., exchange, claiming they had won a $7,000 cash prize. The complainant was instructed to send $90 through Western Union to receive the prize. The complainant did not send any money and instead contacted the police. State Police remind the public to be vigilant because fraud is common.

Jan. 23

Couturier received information from Waldo County Sheriff’s Office Detective Merl Reed which led to Benjamin Young, 18, of Swanville being arrested for burglary, theft and stealing drugs.

Jan. 24

Couturier, Porter and Trooper Donald Webber responded to a report of an intoxicated subject who refused to leave a residence on Hadley Mill Road in Jackson. The subject, Steven Foshay, 32, of Lewiston was wanted on an outstanding warrant from Cumberland County and fled into the woods. Porter and K-9 Tex tracked Foshay into the woods, where he was arrested and taken to Waldo County Jail on the warrant.

Webber and Couturier conducted a bail check on Michael Archambault at a residence in Troy. Archambault was arrested for violating condition of release and transported to Waldo County Jail.