May 11, 2021Katharine England

Tractor Trailer hauling explosives crashedFrom the desk of Shannon Moss, DPS PIO

Posted in Troop G
May 10, 2021Jennifer Newendyke

On 05/03/2021, Sgt. Wilkinson stopped a vehicle for speeding through the construction zone in Portland on the Turnpike. The operator was suspended and charged accordingly.

May 10, 2021Lynn Storen

# of School Visits conducted – 0

# of OUI Alcohol Arrests – 0

# of OUI Drug Arrests – 0

May 10, 2021Katharine England

Troop D weekly activities for time May 3rd to May 9th, 2021


On 5/7/21, at 1045 hrs., Tr. L Roddy and Rec. Roger Bachelder responded to a burglary at 11 Hummingbird Lane in West Gardiner. George Callahan (47) of West Gardiner entered his neighbor’s residence while they were not home and stole several items before returning to his residence. Callahan hid inside his residence and refused to come to the door. A warrant is being sought for Burglary, Violating Conditions of Release, and Theft by Unauthorized Taking.

May 10, 2021Lt. Brian L. Harris

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May 10, 2021Katharine England

From the desk of Shannon Moss, DPS PIO

At approximately 3:26 pm on May 8th, the Cumberland County Sheriff’s Department received a 911 call from an individual reporting the discovery of skeletal remains at 196 Poland Springs Road. The call was made by a family member who was cleaning out their father’s residence who died earlier in the year.  The remains were found in an outbuilding on the property. The deceased father was identified as Douglas Scott, 82- years old.

May 5, 2021Katharine England

Richard Wood photoUPDATE: Mr Wood was located safely. The Yarmouth Police Department has issued a Silver Alert for Richard Wood, 94, of  Yarmouth, who was last seen in Portland at 6:14pm when he asked for directions to Maine Medical Center.

Posted in News Release
May 4, 2021Jennifer Newendyke

On 04/27/2021, Cpl. Cropper stopped and summonsed a vehicle northbound in Kittery at 90 MPH. The vehicle was driven by Elena Smith (24) of Strafford NH. Troop G recently received an online complaint that this vehicle was driving from Wells to NH at excessive speeds. Four hours later, the vehicle was stopped again by Cpl. Cropper for speeding at 112 MH in a 70 MPH zone, southbound in York. Smith was driving again and was summonsed for criminal speed. Lt.

May 3, 2021Sara M Parsons

On 04/17/21, Tr. Lemieux conducted a motor vehicle stop at the Maine Mall for an expired inspection. The passenger in the vehicle was identified as Thomas Potter (34) of Kittery. He was on a set of bail conditions not to have direct or indirect contact with the driver. POTTER was on bail for domestic assault with priors. POTTER was placed under arrest. During search incident to arrest Tr.