Law enforcement officials with Troop D of the Maine State Police responded to the following incidents in Waldo County Aug. 11 and Aug. 16. Anyone with information regarding ongoing investigations is asked to call 800-452-4664.

Aug. 16

Trooper Sarah Ferland avoided a head-on collision due to Mathew Garber, 25, of Portland, improperly passing a vehicle on Route 1A in Searsport. After admitting to drinking, Garber was arrested and taken to Waldo County Jail. A further investigation by Drug Recognition Expert Sgt. James Greeley of the Waldo County Sheriff's Office revealed Garber was operating under the influence of marijuana. Garber was summoned for possession of a usable amount of marijuana, sale and use of drug paraphernalia, driving to endanger and failing to obtain a license.

Sgt. Patric Hood attempted to stop a vehicle on Swanlake Avenue for not displaying an inspection sticker. The driver made an attempt to avoid being stopped by speeding away on a side road but drove off the road due to excessive speed. Following an investigation, Nathan McClure, 34, of Swanville, was charged with operating under the influence of intoxicants and operating without a license.

Aug. 14

Trooper Thomas Bureau stopped Devon Pease, 21, on Route 1A in Prospect for a speed violation. Upon further investigation, Bureau discovered marijuana, drug paraphernalia and alcohol in the vehicle. Pease was arrested for violating conditions of release and summoned for possession of drug paraphernalia. Passenger Nathaniel Cowperthwaite, 18, was summoned for possession of a usable amount of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Aug. 11

Trooper Ferland summoned Shirley Dunham, 26, of Knox, for furnishing alcohol to a minor.

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.