Maine State Police Log Week of July 5

ELLSWORTH — A traffic stop in Dedham June 27 led to drug charges for a motorist and his passenger, the Maine State Police reported.

Trooper Dana Austin arrested Ronald Brown, 61, of Sullivan on a charge of felony possession of crack cocaine.

Once at the Hancock County Jail, Brown allegedly “became agitated and made threatening statements to the officers,” police said. “Brown was subsequently charged with terrorizing.”

Troopers also arrested Brown’s passenger, Robert Power, 39, of Ellsworth, on a charge of Schedule Y drug possession, which is a misdemeanor.

Sgt. Alden Bustard, Cpl. Derek Record, troopers Caleb McGary and Gavin Endre and the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office assisted.

A traffic stop on June 14 in Blue Hill led to another drug-related arrest.

Austin arrested William Lowe, 34, of Springfield, Mass., on a charge of unlawful drug possession. Sgt. Jason Sattler, Trooper Jeffrey Taylor and the Maine Drug Enforcement Agency assisted with that incident.


A high-speed chase in Deer Isle ensued Sunday after a trooper tried to stop a motorcyclist who had been traveling 115 miles per hour, police said. The motorcyclist led police on a chase before pulling over.

Trooper Owen Reed summoned Jordin Eaton, 20, of Deer Isle on charges of eluding an officer and operating an unregistered motor vehicle. The Maine Marine Patrol assisted.

Cpl. Chris Smith summoned Nathan Stanley, 24, of Gouldsboro on a charge of operating after suspension June 14 on East Main Street in Ellsworth.

Trooper Travis Chapman summoned William Wright, 37, of Cherryfield on a charge of operating after suspension on the Front Ridge Road in Penobscot June 20.

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