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

May 8

Trooper Shawn Porter conducted a traffic stop on Route 3 in Palermo. A motorist’s vehicle was reportedly towing a trailer without rear lights and there were reportedly several inadequate tire violations. Trooper Porter summoned the juvenile operator for the tire violation.

Trooper Luke Cunningham investigated a vandalism complaint on Fort Point Cove Road in Stockton Springs.

May 7

Trooper Porter conducted a traffic stop on Route 141 in Belfast. The vehicle reportedly had over-sized tires which protruded past the fender walls. Joshua Pooler, 30, was summoned for operating a defective motor vehicle.

Trooper Adam McNaughton responded to a vandalism complaint on Meadow Drive in Winterport.

Trooper McNaughton responded to a criminal mischief complaint in Winterport. The complainant reported that a thrown beer bottle had broken her mailbox the previous night.

Trooper McNaughton took a report of a theft on Old County Road in Stockton Springs.

May 5

Trooper Jonathan Russell located Mark Sutherland, 27, on Pine View Drive in Winterport. Sutherland was arrested on an active warrant and transported to Waldo County Jail.

May 3

Trooper Bethany Couturier responded to an unattended death on North Main Street in Winterport.

May 1

Trooper Jonah O’Roak investigated a suspicious complaint on Old County Road in Stockton Springs. The complainant reported that, on several different occasions, his home shook. There were a number of small earthquakes in the area.

Trooper Cunningham summoned Mary Howard, 26, of Unity, for negotiating a worthless instrument.