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 Oct. 15 through Oct. 23.

Oct. 15

Trooper Scott Quintero stopped Freeman Woodcock, 35, of South Thomaston on Elm Street in South Thomaston for a traffic violation. Woodcock was summoned for possession of paraphernalia and released.

Trooper Quintero assisted Maine Drug Enforcement along with the assistance of the Waldoboro Police Department and Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office with a bail check on Old County Road in Waldoboro. The residents were located and found to be in possession of several bags of processed marijuana totaling more than five pounds. They were both transported to Two Bridges Regional Jail.

Oct. 20

Trooper Jeremiah Wesbrock responded to a littering complaint on Clary Lane in Union. It was determined that two juveniles dumped the trash on the way to the transfer station. The trash was cleaned up by the juveniles. No charges were filed.

Trooper Wesbrock stopped a vehicle on Beechwood Street in Thomaston. The driver of the vehicle, Lee Fessenden, 55, was summoned for an inspection sticker violation as well as operating after suspension.

Oct. 21

Trooper Patrick Hood represented the Knox County TRIAD at the Statewide TRAID roundtable held in Northport. Topics were discussed throughout the day on how TRIAD, a three-way partnership between law enforcement, senior services and seniors, can continue to keep seniors safe in their everyday lives from criminal activities.

Trooper Quintero responded to the Odd Fellows Hall in Warren for the report of damage to a vehicle. The complainant, of Warren, reported that she went into the establishment for approximately two hours to play bingo. Upon exiting, she found that two of her vehicle tires were slashed. The matter is still under investigation.

Oct. 22

Trooper Quintero performed a bail check on Nikki Gray, 18, on Lindsey Street in Rockland. Gray admitted to consuming alcohol and snorting Oxycodone. Gray also produced a marijuana pipe. A further search of her home revealed a small bag of marijuana. Gray was arrested for violation of her conditions of release and was also summoned for sale and use of drug paraphernalia.

Oct. 23

Trooper Quintero responded to assist Warden Mark Merrifield at a traffic stop on Route 17 in Union. Warden Merrifield stopped the vehicle for a defect. Upon further inspection it was revealed that the operator, Michael Hall, 24, of Warren was operating with a suspended license. Ryan Gamage, 24, of Cushing was a passenger in the vehicle. Gamage was known to Trooper Quintero following an arrest on Sept. 16. Gamage was subject to bail conditions. A search of Gamage revealed a hypodermic needle and a spoon containing drug residue. Trooper Quintero arrested Hall for operating after suspension. Gamage was arrested for violating his conditions of release and he was summoned for sale and use of drug paraphernalia. Hall’s vehicle was driven from the scene by a licensed driver.