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Law enforcement officials with Troop D of the Maine State Police responded to the following incidents in Waldo County between Jan. 9 and Jan. 16. Anyone with information regarding ongoing investigations is asked to call 1-800-452-4664.

Jan. 8

Trooper Shawn Porter was on Route 3 in Searsmont and noticed a long yellow strap in the middle of the vehicles in front of him. The lead vehicle was a Mazda RX-7, driven by 46-year-old Todd Jones. Jones was reportedly pulling a Chevrolet three-quarter ton vehicle that was also towing a large trailer. Jones was summoned for towing without a tow bar or a safety chain and for towing more than one vehicle.

Jan. 9

Troopers Bethany Couturier and Jonathan Russell met with a complainant from Unity regarding an assault that had allegedly taken place. The complainant said he had been punched in the mouth by 26-year-old Crystal Brillard. Brillard admitted to the offense, according to police, and was arrested on a charge of domestic violence assault.

Jan. 10

Trooper Couturier met with a complainant from Troy in reference to trespassing issues with his neighbor. The neighbor was given a trespass notice and was advised not to be on the complainant’s property.

Trooper Benjamin Sweeney responded to a single-car crash on Stevens Road in Unity. No injuries were reported.

Jan. 13

Trooper Couturier stopped Devon Gray, 23, of Unity, in Unity because his license was under suspension. Gray was summoned for the offense and given a ride home.

Troopers Couturier and Russell responded to North Horseback Road in Burnham for a vehicle off the road. Nicholas Jacobs, 25, had run off the road with his Jeep and struck several trees, according to police, causing extensive damage. Jacobs left the scene prior to contact with law enforcement and was later summoned for leaving the scene of a property damage accident.

Jan. 14

Trooper Couturier stopped a vehicle on South Horseback Road in Burnham for loud exhaust and an expired inspection sticker. The officer learned that the passenger, 45-year-old Doreen Beerman, had an active warrant for her arrest. Beerman was arrested and transported to Waldo County Jail.

Trooper Elisha Fowlie stopped a car in Palermo for an inspection violation. Upon the officer reportedly smelling marijuana from the car, a search revealed 40-year-old Ryan Holt was in possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia. Passenger Daniel Goodale, 25, was also found to be in possession of drug paraphernalia, according to police. Both subjects were charged with the offenses.

Trooper Stephen Morrell stopped a vehicle in Thorndike for an obstructed license plate. The officer found that the operator, 25-year-old Joshua Kaufmann was driving while his license was revoked. Both Kaufmann and his passenger, 22-year-old Ashley Moulton, had active arrest warrants. Kaufmann was summoned for operating after revocation, and he and Moulton were arrested and transported to Waldo County Jail on the warrants.

Jan. 15

Trooper Sweeney received a harassment complaint from Jackson. Marrisa Sprague, 20, of Swanville was issuing threatening voicemails and Facebook messages. Sprague, who had been warned earlier in the day, was charged with harassment.

Trooper Sweeney received a theft complaint from Pond Road in Troy. Two tree stands were taken out of a storage area. The case is under investigation.

Trooper Couturier spoke with a complainant from Brooks regarding ongoing phone harassment.