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.

Troop D barracks relocates; service unchanged
The Thomaston barracks that houses Troop D will be relocating to Augusta effective Thursday, July 1. The new address is 36 Hospital St. in the capital city, and the phone numbers there will be as follows: 624-8947, or 800-339-0819.

“The move will not change our services or response to calls for service in any area of the troop,” said Lt. David Tripp, Troop D’s commanding officer. “It will not affect our delivery of service.”

Trooper gets training
From June 23 through June 25, Trooper Jonah O’Roak participated in evidence response team training in western Maine.

June 20
Trooper Luke Cunningham investigated a two-vehicle crash on Route 3 in Montville. Two of the people involved were taken to Waldo County General Hospital for treatment of minor injuries. Sgt. Tom Ballard and Trooper Corey Smith assisted at the scene.

June 21
O’Roak and Trooper Jonathan Russell responded to Knight’s Pond Road in Northport after receiving a complaint of a large party taking place there. The troopers made sure each vehicle had a designated driver, and then had the partygoers disperse.

June 22
Trooper Bethany Couturier responded to a telephone harassment incident on the North Ridge Road in Montville. Cell phone records were subpoenaed, and once the complainant found out who was calling, they decided not to press charges.

Trooper Donald Webber stopped to assist a disabled vehicle on Route 3 in Belfast. Webber determined that Dawn Howard, 40, had illegally attached false registration plates to the vehicle. Howard was summoned for attaching false plates, and the vehicle was towed from the scene.

June 27
Cunningham investigated a single-vehicle crash on Swan Lake Avenue in Swanville. The operator had fallen asleep at the wheel at about 8:45 a.m., and received minor injuries as a result of the crash.

Cunningham and Trooper Jeremiah Wesbrock responded to a domestic violence call on Boynton Road in Liberty. As a result of their investigation, they arrested 27-year-old Jason Batista for Class C domestic assault. Batista was taken to the Waldo County Jail.