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 in court.

Law enforcement officials with Troop D of the Maine State Police responded to the following incidents in Waldo County between Feb. 21-26. Anyone with information regarding ongoing investigations is asked to call 1-800-452-4664.

Feb. 20

Police spoke with a complainant from Brooks regarding possible identity theft. The investigation is ongoing.

Police received a bad check complaint from the owner of Hilltop Store in Knox. The investigation is ongoing.

Feb. 21

Trooper Benjamin Sweeney responded to Whitten Road Extension in Troy for a reported burglary. The complainant stated that his brand-new wood stove was stolen. Upon inspection of the camp it was observed that the back door had been broken in. The case is under investigation.

Troopers Sweeney and Corey Smith and Sgt. Michael Field responded to a domestic incident in Unity. Upon arrival it was determined that only a verbal argument had occurred and no crime had been committed.

Trooper Sweeney conducted a traffic stop on Benjie Littlefield, 41, of Brooks. Littlefield’s license status had been revoked. Littlefield was arrested and taken to the Waldo County Jail.

Feb. 22

Trooper Donald Webber responded to a single-vehicle crash involving an SUV leaving the roadway and sustaining significant damage and leaving the scene on Pleasant View Ridge Road in China. The vehicle was located later in Winslow. Troopers Webber and John Lacoste arrived and determined that Christopher Leonard, 45, of Palermo was under the influence of drugs. He was charged with operating under the influence of drugs.

Trooper Smith recovered an Xbox Kinect video game system that was reported stolen in January by a resident in Swanville. The system was returned to Rent-A-Center in Belfast.

Feb. 23

Trooper Smith arrested Jeraimie Finnemore, 26, of Bangor on a warrant as a result of a traffic stop in Jackson. He was taken to the Waldo County jail.

Trooper Stephen Morrell responded to a theft complaint of a propane tank in Troy. The investigation is ongoing.