ST. AGATHA, Maine — The Maine State Police is seeking information about the person responsible for damaging an Emera Maine utility pole, Sgt. Brian Harris said Friday evening.
The damage to the pole, located at the intersection of Cleveland and Guerrette roads, was reported by Emera Maine on Thursday.
“Sometime recently, someone had cut a notch out of a telephone pole with a chainsaw in an apparent attempt to have the pole fall over at a later time,” Harris said.
He said it was not clear when the damage occurred but that it appears to have been done recently.
The damage was discovered before the pole fell over, Harris said, and Emera replaced the pole without any disruption to service in the area.
Maine State Police is looking for any information on the crime, such as a suspicious vehicle or person in the area or witnesses to the incident.
Anyone with information is asked to call Trooper Corey Hafford at the Houlton barracks at 532-5400.