Troop D Weekly Incident Reports

Troop D weekly activities for time July 28th to August 4th 2019

On 7/29/19 Sgt. Madore, Tr. Porter and Tr. Barney responded to the head of the lake in China for a drunk and disorderly male. The male was intoxicated, aggressive and making inappropriate comments to people utilizing the swimming area. The man was initially aggressive towards Troopers, but they were able to defuse the situation without force or an arrest. He was warned for disorderly conduct and driven home by his mother.

On 7/30/19 Tr. Martin stopped a vehicle for the passenger not wearing a seatbelt. It was discovered that the operator, Daniel Gilbert’s (48) driver’s license was suspended. He was summoned for operating after suspension and released. 

On 7/30/19 Tr. Martin and Tr. Bureau stopped a vehicle for a loud exhaust. It was discovered that the passenger Alex Lapierre (19) was in possession of marijuana and two marijuana pipes but did not have a medical marijuana card. Lapierre was charged with two civil offenses: Possession of a Usable Amount of Marijuana and Sale/Use of Drug Paraphernalia and released from the scene. The driver Hope Warren (19) admitted to furnishing the marijuana to Lapierre. Warren was charged with Unlawful Furnishing of Schedule Drugs and released from the scene. 

On 7/31/19 Sgt. Madore issued Joshua Goulette (33) of New Sharon a USAC for criminal speed 103/70 on Interstate 295 at mm49 south.

On 7/31/19 Tr. Peckham stopped Jace Tillson on I-295 in Gardiner. Tillson provided a false name of Sam King. Tillson’s license was suspended at the time of the stop. He was charged accordingly and the vehicle was towed.

On 8/1/19 Tr. Bureau stopped Elisha Savoy (28) for not front license plate on School Street in Unity. Tr. Martin also responded along with Cpl. Record and K-9 Tess. K-9 Tess alerted on the vehicle, Elisha and the front passenger Tyrone Saunders (49). Saunders was found in possession of over 70 grams of crack cocaine. A vehicle search revealed prescription medication along with hypodermic needles loaded with Heroin. A crack pipe was also located in the vehicle. Savoy was charged with a suspended registration. Saunders was charged with Aggravated Trafficking in Schedule Drugs (Class A). Additional charges are likely.

On 8/1/19 Tr. Dunn stopped a southbound erratic operation complaint on I-295 in Topsham. Numerous signs of impairment were observed and Ryan Pelletier (31) of Orrington was arrested for OUI. Pelletier’s BAC was above the legal limit.

On 8/2/19 Tr. Martin stopped a vehicle for the passenger not wearing a seatbelt. The passenger, Nathan Hawes (29) had two outstanding warrants. Hawes was taken into custody and transported to Waldo County Jail without incident. 

On 8/2/19 Troopers Peckham, Dunn & Sgt. Madore responded by Gardiner Rescue’s boat to Bodge Sands Island on the Kennebec River in Pittston for a trespassing complaint. The Pittston town Selectmen & Harbor Master reported multiple people trespassing on the island which is town property.   No one was located on the island upon arrival and no trespassing signs were affixed to trees. 

On 8/2/19 Tr. Dunn stopped a vehicle on Main St. in Richmond for a vehicle defect while working a SPIDRE (State Police Impaired Driving Enforcement) detail. Rebecca Randall (59) of Bowdoinham was arrested for OUI and had a BAC above the legal limit.

On 8/3/19 Sgt. Madore located Andrew Truman (24) of Gardiner on Route 226 in Randolph where Troopers were looking for him for operating a vehicle with a suspended driver’s license. Andrew was charged with OAS and his vehicle was taken out of service for a forced inspection.