September 24, 2022Katharine England

Black SUV WebMaine State Police are looking into an assault and possible road rage incident that occurred at the intersection of Biddeford and Sanford Road in Alfred.
 

Posted in Troop A, Troop B
September 24, 2022Katharine England

Claude LamotheFrom the desk of Shannon Moss, DPS PIO.

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September 20, 2022Katharine England

On 9/14/2022, Tr. Haverly-Johndro stopped a vehicle for 107 MPH in a 70 MPH zone on I-95 in Carmel.  Tr. Haverly-Johndro identified the operator as Ali Alimurshidy (44 years old of Biddeford).  Tr. Haverly-Johndro charged Ali with criminal speed. 
 

Posted in Troop E, Troop J
September 20, 2022Katharine England

Col John CoteColonel John Cote has announced his retirement effective September 30, 2022 after 33 years of service with the Maine State Police.  Colonel Cote and his command staff team have lead the agency through some of the agency’s most high profile incidents and during trying times for the law enforcement profession.

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September 19, 2022Lt. Brian L. Harris

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September 19, 2022Jennifer Newendyke

On 09/12/2022, Cpl. Cropper stopped a vehicle for speeding northbound in Kennebunk. The 23-year-old female operator from Boston, MA was suspended in Maine for failure to pay fines. She was summonsed for the speeding and OAS-Civil. The male passenger was positively identified as EARL S. GUERRA (33) of Boston, MA. GUERRA was out on bail for DV assault. The protected person was the female operator. The vehicle was towed and the female was dropped off at the NB Kennebunk Plaza.

September 17, 2022Katharine England

From the desk of Shannon Moss, DPS PIO.

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September 13, 2022Katharine England

Silver Alert

UPDATE: Susan Hayes of Kittery has been safely located.

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September 12, 2022Jennifer Newendyke

On 09/05/2022, Tr. Ellis stopped Belal Faizy (32) of South Portland for a registration violation on the ME turnpike northbound in Kennebunk. His plates were found to be falsely attached. The vehicle was towed.

September 12, 2022Katharine England

On Sept. 6, 2022, while patrolling in the town of Mattawamkeag Tr. Dwelley noticed a vehicle known to drive around Crystal Twitchell 35 y/o of Mattwamkeag. The vehicle was parked in the driveway and two individuals were loading things into it. Tr. Dwelley knew Twichell had multiple arrest warrants one of which for Class B Burglary. Twitchell had been on the run for several months. Tr. Dwelley pulled into the driveway and recognized Twitchell walking toward the house. Tr. Dwelley arrested Twitchell and transported her to Penobscot County Jail without incident. 

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