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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. 31
Trooper Bethany Couturier investigated a report of harassment via the Internet involving some Unity College students. The complainant reported someone had started a Facebook page which had harassing photos and statements on it relating to the complainant. The investigation into that matter continues.

In a related incident, Couturier also investigated a late report of an assault that had occurred in Troy. The complainant reported being assaulted by Gillian Clark, 20, and Clark was summoned for assault.

Feb. 1
Sgt. David Tripp stopped Adam Capizzano, 24, on Route 1 in Searsport for an inspection violation. Capizzano was arrested for operating after suspension and violation of condition of release, and taken to the Waldo County Sheriff’s Office.

Couturier stopped Kenneth Greenwood, 72, of Unity on Main Street in Unity. Greenwood was summoned for operating after suspension.

Trooper Luke Cunningham investigated a report of violation of bail conditions in Unity. The complainant reported being contacted by her estranged husband, and the investigation continues.

Feb. 2
Trooper Corey Smith investigated a report of a property-damage crash on Route 202 in Troy. Smith’s investigation revealed Smith Bickford, 47, of Jackson, had been the operator of one of the vehicles involved and also that Bickford’s license was suspended. Bickford was summoned for operating after suspension.

Feb. 3
Cunningham investigated a single-vehicle crash on Route 202 in Unity. His investigation revealed operator Rory McGuire, 20, of Freedom had fled the scene. McGuire was located and summoned for failure to report a crash by the quickest means and for leaving the scene of a property-damage accident.

Trooper Greg Vrooman investigated a report of criminal trespass on Winnecook Road in Burnham. The complainant had hired some workers to have some trees cut on their property, and when the cutting began the neighbor said the trees were actually on their property. The cutting stopped as a result of the neighbor’s complaint.

Feb. 4
Couturier investigated a report of an assault in Knox. Her investigation revealed an argument had taken place, followed by mutual assault. The complainant, initially did not want to press charges, and as a result a male subject was given a criminal trespass notice. Later, the complainant reported that she had received minor injuries and did, in fact, want to press charges. As a result, Michael McCue, 55, of Dixmont was summoned for assault.

Trooper Jonathan Russell investigated a complaint of telephone harassment in Unity. His investigation revealed the complaint involved ongoing harassment, and a female was warned for telephone harassment.

Feb. 5
Russell responded to a report of a 911 hangup at Mount View High School in Thorndike. His investigation revealed that there had been a dialing error — in part because an individual had dialed ‘9’ for an outside line — and that there was no emergency.

Feb. 6
Couturier stopped Becky Mercure, 18, of Unity on Main Street in Unity for a vehicle defect. Mercure was summoned for operating without a license and for operating a vehicle without a valid inspection sticker.