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 the Stockton Springs Police Department reported the following activity between April 17 and April 25:

April 17

While conducting a bail check at an Old County Road residence around 8 p.m., police arrested 27-year-old April Pattershall of Stockton Springs after she reportedly failed a drug test.

April 21

Stockton police assisted the Waldo County Sheriff’s Office and Searsport Police Department in finding a woman who had reportedly threatened suicide. The woman was located on Route 1, and Stockton police detained the woman until other officers arrived. She was taken by the Sheriff’s Office to the hospital for an evaluation.

April 23

James Cox, 46, of Stockton Springs, was arrested for possession of Schedule W drugs (Class C) and summoned for possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia. According to Officer Merl Reed, Cox was found pulled over on the Muskrat Farm Road around 9 p.m. that night. When Reed stopped to check on his well-being, he learned that Cox had been drinking. Although a field sobriety test showed Cox not to be impaired, Reed said further investigation led to the discovery of 15 Oxycodone pills for which Cox had no prescription, as well as marijuana and a marijuana pipe.

Albert Farias, 21, of Stockton Springs was stopped on Harris Road for having a vehicle with no inspection sticker. Further investigation revealed that the vehicle’s registration had expired. Farias was summoned for operating a motor vehicle with a registration that had expired more than 150 days previously, and was issued a warning for the inspection sticker violation.

Police conducted a radar detail on Harris Road, and around 7 a.m., 19-year-old Amber B. Duval of Belfast was stopped for speeding (reportedly traveling at 53 mph in a 35 mph zone). She was summoned for speeding.

Morgan Dupuis, 20, of Bangor, was stopped on Route 1 for having an expired inspection sticker. She was summoned for operating after suspension.

Police investigated a 911 hang-up call at a Route 1 residence. Investigation determined the caller had been trying to dial a non-emergency number that started with 91, and that there was no trouble at the residence.

Police responded to a civil complaint on McKenney Road at a property that is going through the foreclosure process. There was a dispute over items being removed from the residence, and an agreement was reached that nothing else would be taken from the residence until all parties involved had had a chance to discuss the matter further.

Police responded to a motor vehicle complaint about a vehicle being “all over the road” on Route 1. A 49-year-old male driver was located, and police say the man was extremely tired, not intoxicated. He was directed to the Town Office parking lot, where he was instructed to get some rest before continuing on his way to Southwest Harbor.

April 24

Kelly Pattershall, 25, of Stockton Springs, was summoned for having a child not properly secured with a seatbelt on Harris Road.

Police conducted a property check at a Cape Jellison Road address. The house, which was unlocked, was found to have graffiti spray-painted on the back of it. Police are still trying to determine whether anyone actually entered the house unlawfully, and are also working on making contact with the property owners.

Police assisted the ambulance department with a call in the Sandy Point neighborhood involving an elderly woman who was having difficulty breathing.

April 25

Police responded to a disturbance on Old County Road. The matter turned out to be an ongoing family dispute. The female caller had advised that two males were at her residence and would not leave, despite being asked to do so. The two males had left by the time officers arrived, however, and no arrests were made.

Police investigated a complaint of a suspicious vehicle on Bayview Drive. The complainant had described a suspicious-looking vehicle parked in front of an abandoned residence; police made contact with both the homeowner and the vehicle owner, and determined that nothing was amiss.