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 at criminal proceedings.

Maine State Police responded to the following calls from Aug. 16 to Aug. 21.

Aug. 16

Trooper Scott Quintero responded to Camden Road in Appleton for a family fight. No assault occurred.

Trooper Quintero responded to West Washington Road in Appleton for a civil dispute.

Trooper Quintero responded to the West Appleton Road in Appleton for the report of a property damage crash. Haley Flynn, 21, of Rockland, reported that she was traveling on the roadway and failed to negotiate a turn. There were no injuries reported and the vehicle was towed from the scene.

Trooper James Leonard responded to a theft complaint in Union. The complainant reported a business associate took his tractor without permission and wouldn’t return it. Further investigation showed the use of the tractor was part of a business arrangement between the two and the matter was civil.

Aug. 18

Trooper Quintero arrested Christopher Carter, 55, of Thomaston for operating a vehicle after habitual offender revocation, leaving the scene of a property damage accident, and unauthorized use of property connected with an accident that occurred in Friendship on July 31. Carter was taken to Knox County Jail.

Trooper Bethany Couturier responded to West Appleton Road in Appleton for a motor vehicle crash. Alcohol is believed to be a factor in the crash.

Aug. 19

Trooper Patrick Hood responded to Sennebec Road in Union for a possible family fight. An investigation revealed a female had been arguing on her cell phone with her boyfriend. The argument consisted of her yelling and screaming, which was heard by neighbors.

Trooper Hood investigated an unauthorized use of a debit card to an Internet site.

Aug. 20

Trooper Jeremiah Wesbrock responded to a theft complaint on North Union Road in Union. The complainant reported while he was gone, his landlord let his neighbors into his apartment to use his washer. The complainant stated all off his items were now missing. The neighbor had all the items secured in his apartment stacked in a corner. The neighbor stated he didn’t want to leave the items in an unlocked apartment so he secured them until the neighbor arrived. No charges were filed.

Trooper Wesbrock responded to a theft complaint on the Beverage Road in Hope. The complainant reported his laptop and carrying bag were stolen out of his truck.

Trooper Wesbrock responded to a family fight on Waldoboro Road in Washington. No threats were made and no assault occurred.

Trooper Hood met with a complainant from Cushing for a loud noise complaint. The complainant reported being disturbed by the noise of gunfire from a resident located across the street from her. An investigation revealed the neighbor fires for target practice and is not in violation of state law.

Trooper Quintero responded to Union Farm Equipment in Union for the report of a property damage crash. The operator of Union reported that while he drove his vehicle on the Common Road in Union a trailer connected to the vehicle became unhitched and slid into a telephone pole. The trailer received significant damage.

Aug. 21

Trooper Quintero issued a summons to Jamie Ames, 31, of Morrill for negotiating a worthless instrument in connection with an incident that occurred April 21 in Friendship.