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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.

April 25

Sgt. Tom Ballard received a report of erratic operation on Route 3 in Belmont. Upon further investigation, Ballard located a 2009 Ford Mustang stopped in the roadway on Route 131 in Belmont. Upon Ballard’s arrival, the driver reportedly took off, driving in the wrong lane and refusing to stop for approximately a mile. When the vehicle did stop, the operator was found to be 49-year-old Amelia LaRoche, who was arrested for operating under the influence, failure to stop for a police officer and driving to endanger. Police report LaRoche had a blood alcohol content of 0.20 percent. The legal limit in Maine is 0.08 percent.

Trooper Donald Webber stopped Angela Webster, 34, for speeding on Route 131 in Searsmont. During a search of her vehicle, Webber reportedly found several pills in her possession. Webster was then arrested for unlawful possession of scheduled drugs.

April 26

Troopers Adam McNaughton, Luke Cunningham and Patrick Hood responded to a personal-injury motorcycle crash on Back Belmont Road in Belmont. They found that the operator of the 2005 Yamaha motorcycle, 39-year-old Edward Philbrook, had lost control of the motorcycle and as a result had suffered head injuries and other lacerations. He was taken to Waldo County General Hospital for treatment of his injuries.

McNaughton stopped Aaron Liakas, 31, on Route 3 in Liberty for an expired inspection sticker. Liakas was summoned for possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of a usable amount of marijuana.

McNaughton stopped Maria Orlova, 27, for speeding 70 mph in a 55 mph zone on Route 3 in Montville. A check of Orlova’s license revealed it was under suspension, and she was summoned for both speeding and operating after suspension.

April 29

Trooper Bethany Couturier stopped Jennifer Lambeth, 26, in the Reny’s Plaza parking lot in Belfast. A check of Lambeth’s license revealed that it was under suspension, and Lambeth was summoned for operating after suspension.

May 1

Ballard stopped Nicholas Gurney, 22, for erratic operation on Route 3 in Belmont. Gurney was arrested for OUI and taken to the Waldo County Sheriff’s Office. Police report Gurney had a blood alcohol content of 0.16 percent, which is twice the legal limit.