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 and reported the following calls from June 22 to June 26.

June 22

Trooper Mark Barney stopped Earl Gammon, 55, on Route 90 in Warren. When Trooper Barney approached the vehicle, he reportedly could smell marijuana. According to state police, Gammon admitted to using marijuana. Gammon was charged with civil possession of marijuana.

Trooper Barney responded to a fraud complaint in St. George. The investigation is ongoing.

June 23

Trooper Scott Quintero received a call from Fairpoint Communications. Fairpoint alleges to have received 98 calls from a person in Friendship complaining about his bill. The subject was warned for telephone harassment.

June 24

Trooper Wesbrock responded to a harassment complaint on Woods Road in Owls Head. The suspect was warned for harassment.

Trooper Wesbrock responded to an assault complaint on Port Clyde Road in Tenants Harbor. Trooper Wesbrock is continuing the investigation.

Trooper Quintero responded to a complaint in Warren regarding an assault. The investigation is ongoing.

June 26

Trooper Quintero stopped Derek Orff, 33, of Cushing regarding follow-up on an investigation. Orff was arrested for violating a protection order and summonsed for cultivation of marijuana and possession of a usable amount of marijuana, according to police.

Trooper Quintero, along with Deputy Elwell of the Knox County Sheriff’s Office, responded to Salt Pond Road for the report of an individual with a firearm threatening a homeowner. Contact was made with the complainant of Friendship who reportedly admitted he was high on bath salts. The home was checked and it was determined that the complainant was hallucinating.