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Law enforcement officials with Troop D of the Maine State Police responded to the following recent incidents in Waldo County. Anyone with information regarding ongoing investigations is asked to call 1-800-452-4664.

 

June 4

Trooper Corey Smith investigated a harassment complaint initiated by a complainant in Belfast. It was determined to be unfounded.

Trooper Smith and K9 Freyja assisted Stockton Springs police in a search for the operator of an abandoned vehicle on Cape Jellison Road. The car had reportedly been abandoned five hours prior to the tracking attempt. The team was unable to locate a track in the area.

 

June 9

Trooper Jonah O’Roak was called to an Evidence Response Team call in Belfast to assist Criminal Investigation Division II and the Attorney General’s Office with an officer-involved shooting.

Trooper Luke Cunningham and Trooper Smith responded to Frankfort for a reported hostage situation. No charges resulted.

 

June 11

Trooper Jonathan Russell stopped a vehicle on Winnecook Road in Burnham for an exhaust violation. Trooper Russell then observed that the vehicle had no license plates and the operator — Jerold Wilson, 44, of Burnham — reportedly admitted that the vehicle had never been registered and stated he was just out for a test drive. Wilson was issued a criminal summons for operating an unregistered motor vehicle.