Maine State Police Log Week of Sept. 3



ELLSWORTH — The Maine State Police charged an Oklahoma woman after investigating a theft of cash at a Hancock hotel Friday.

Trooper Dana Austin summoned Amy Melson, 38, on a charge of felony theft.

Police said a man reported that $2,800 in cash had been taken from his vehicle. Trooper Gavin Endre assisted.

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Troopers charged five motorists with impaired driving during the past week. One arrest occurred after someone reportedly littered from a motor vehicle on Oak Street in Ellsworth Aug. 26.

In that incident, Endre arrested Richard Leveille, 57, of Dover on a charge of operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of an intoxicant. Police said Leveille declined to take an intoxilyzer test. Austin assisted.

Trooper Andy Foss arrested Kassandra Strout, 30, of Milbridge on a charge of OUI after a traffic stop in Sullivan Friday. The Gouldsboro Police Department assisted.

Cooper Henderson, 22, of Hancock was arrested on a charge of OUI after he crashed his vehicle in Hancock Friday.

Trooper Owen Reed arrested Ryan Grindle, 24, of Orland on a charge of OUI after a traffic stop in Penobscot Friday. Grindle declined to take an intoxilyzer test, police said.

Trooper Miles Carpenter arrested Bracy Ashby, 54, of Lubec on a charge of OUI after a crash on Route 1 in Whiting Aug. 23.

Summonses

Austin summoned Richard Ryan, 23, of Franklin on charges of violating conditions of his release and operating after suspension after a traffic stop in Lamoine Friday.

A crash in Township 10 Aug. 23 led to a charge for a motorist involved, police said. Austin summoned James Robinson, 31, of Cherryfield on a charge of operating after suspension.

Zachariah McCarthy, 26, of Penobscot was summoned on a charge of operating without a license after a traffic stop in Deer Isle Aug. 25.

Austin summoned Damian Rumery, 26, of Milbridge on a charge of operating after suspension Friday.

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