Troop G Weekly Report 03/15/2021 - 03/21/2021

On 03/15/2021, Sgt. Pappas investigated an OUI crash.

On 3/15/2021, Cpl. Duda conducted a traffic stop near mile 46 southbound after clocking a vehicle traveling 87 MPH. The operator, Ellen Maloney (30) of Falmouth, was ultimately arrested for operating under the influence. She was charged accordingly.

On 03/15/2021, Tr. Darcy charged Samantha Carter (39) of Lewiston with OAS as the result of a traffic stop northbound on the turnpike in York. The vehicle was towed as the registration was suspended for tolls.

On 03/17/2021, Lt. Baker stopped a male juvenile for 93 MPH in a 60 MPH zone.  The juvenile had just come out of a 50 MPH construction zone near mile 50.5.  The juvenile was summonsed accordingly and the father was contacted about the stop. 

On 03/18/2021, Tr. Keller responded to a crash involving a tractor trailer and a Turnpike pickup truck at mile marker 92 northbound in Litchfield. The Turnpike truck was parked in the breakdown lane with amber lights flashing while the driver and passenger were outside the vehicle retrieving construction signs. The tractor trailer drifted into the breakdown lane, hitting the rumble strip before sideswiping the pickup and continuing into the ditch where it rolled over and spilled its load of wine. The operator of the tractor trailer, William Rodney Harrington (59) of Hartford, Connecticut, and one of the Turnpike employees were treated at the hospital. Harrington was summonsed for a logbook violation and failure to move over. Cpl. Rogers, Tr. DeGroot, and Tr. Northrup of Troop K (Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Unit) assisted.

On 03/19/2021, Cpl. Cote charged Jonathan Cesar of Lynn, MA with OUI, OWL, Operating Beyond License Restrictions, and Unauthorized Use of a Motor Vehicle.

On 03/20/2021, Cpl. Duda conducted a traffic stop near mile marker 34 northbound after observing the vehicle operating erratically and traveling at 97 MPH. The operator, Eric Strout (35) of Hollis, was arrested for operating under the influence. He was charged accordingly.

Trooper Kristy LiBritz was contacted by a Wyoming Trooper who shared the journey of the Wreaths Across America plate that was authorized to be displayed from December 6th to December 13th, 2015. David Wagener has been with the Wyoming Highway Patrol for two decades and he advised the 742 plate is now part of a plate collection in Cheyenne, Wyoming.