Troop G Weekly Report 03/08/2021 - 03/14/2021

On 03/11/2021, Sgt. Pappas investigated an OUI drug crash.  The subject refused the DRE evaluation.  He was summonsed for OUI.

On 03/11/2021, Sgt. Wilkinson was dispatched to a domestic assault at the Gray Park & Ride. Upon arrival, Sgt. Wilkinson gathered further information that an assault had occurred. The victim currently had a protection from abuse order against the suspect. The suspect was also on bail conditions for domestic violence assault regarding a different ex-girlfriend. Sgt. Wilkinson gained information to the whereabouts of the suspect. Sgt. Wilkinson and Sgt. Bureau located the suspect at a residence in New Gloucester. The suspect was taken into custody and transported to the Cumberland County Jail without incident. The suspect was charged with domestic violence assault, violation of a protection from abuse order, and violation of conditional release. Sgt. Porter also assisted.

On 03/13/2021, Cpl. Duda summonsed a female operator from Connecticut for traveling 104 MPH on the Maine Turnpike in Wells.

On 3/14/2021, Tr. Kelley responded to a traffic complaint in West Gardiner involving a motor vehicle traveling at approximately 20 MPH with a mechanical issue.  The operator was a 45-year-old Massachusetts resident alone in the vehicle who refused to stop and continued driving north between 25-30 MPH in lane one.  The vehicle had an obvious wobble in the front end.  Tr. Verhille from Troop D assisted and Tr. Harrington from Troop C deployed spikes at mile 110.  The operator was arrested shortly afterwards.

Cpl. Physic, along with other Lewiston Rec staff, concluded a basketball program which was one of the first programs to open up since the building was shut down to Covid-19. Cpl. Physic was instrumental in implementing safety procedures to keep everyone healthy, and there were no positive cases.