Troop G Weekly Report 03/22/2021 - 03/28/2021

On 03/22/2021, Sgt. Porter assisted Portland PD with a complaint that a Ford Edge was driving erratically around the Maine Turnpike Authority lot and struck a parked vehicle. The operator of the Ford Edge was identified as Anthony Trottier (20) of Portland. Trottier had driven over one of the islands and over snowbanks, and at one point he fell out of the vehicle onto the ground. Trottier was found to have a BAC level over the legal limit and was arrested for OUI. His vehicle sustained significant front-end damage.

On 03/22/2021, Cpl. Cote investigated an assault that occurred at mile 30 southbound in Arundel.  He will be seeking an arrest warrant for the suspect.

On 03/23/2021, Lt. Baker stopped Spencer Farris of Yarmouth for 71 MPH in a 35 MPH zone on Pleasant Street in Brunswick.  He was summonsed accordingly. 

On 03/28/2021, Tr. Keim responded to exit 44 north to investigate a crash that involved a stolen vehicle out of Portland.  The vehicle had exited at exit 44 and ran into the end of a guardrail. The driver was identified as James Pelkey (52) of South Portland.  In the vehicle with Pelkey was a passenger, Leroy Quiles (31) of Lawrence, Massachusetts.  Both Pelkey and Quiles were taken to Maine Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries.  Prior to the crash, the vehicle was being pursued by Scarborough PD.  The Scarborough officer had already terminated the pursuit prior to the vehicle crashing.  Scarborough PD will be doing their own investigation.

Cpl. Physic's team won the Northern New England Tournament (basketball) this weekend.  It is one of the largest basketball tournaments that is held in Maine each year.