Maine State Police Log Week of Aug. 9

ELLSWORTH — The Maine State Police arrested a motorist and his passenger, each on drug charges, during a traffic stop July 27 in Sullivan.

Trooper Dana Austin stopped the vehicle for erratic operation and spoke with the pair “who seemed extremely nervous,” Austin said.

One man had a hammer between his feet and both had “different stories about what they had been doing,” the trooper said.

Austin performed field sobriety tests on the operator, Dylan Sargent, 21, of Sullivan. Austin arrested Sargent on charges of operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of intoxicants (drugs), possession of crack cocaine and heroin possession.

Austin arrested Sargent’s passenger, Anthony Sampson, 21, of Sullivan on charges of crack cocaine possession and heroin possession.

Cpl. Dan Ryan and Trooper Gavin Endre assisted.

More arrests

Trooper Owen Reed arrested John Correa, 72, of Trenton on a charge of OUI after a motor vehicle crash in Blue Hill Saturday.

Austin arrested Joseph Strout, 45, of Cherryfield on a charge of violating conditions of release July 27 in Hancock. Austin stopped Strout’s vehicle for a traffic violation. Endre assisted.


On Mud Creek Road in Lamoine Saturday, police summoned Dylan Rahschulte, 37, of Eastbrook on a charge of operating after suspension.

Austin summoned Kenneth Wilson, 38, of Holden on a charge of operating after suspension July 30 on Route 1A in Dedham.

Austin summoned Jason Henson, 34, of Cherryfield on a charge of operating after suspension Friday on Route 182 in Hancock.


Trooper Caleb McGary charged two New Brunswick motorists with speeding 91 in a 55 mph zone on Route 1A in Dedham Aug. 2. Summoned were Gary Dennison, 48, and John Fisher, 60.

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