On 07/13/2020, at approximately 0630 hours, Tr. LiBritz responded from the Turnpike to assist with a traffic stop in Brownfield in Oxford County. Cpl. Hink requested assistance searching a female they had detained. Trooper LiBritz assisted in the rural patrol and cleared without incident.
On 07/15/2020, Tr. Loder recovered a vehicle whose owner reported it stolen to Saco Police. The vehicle had apparently been left in the Exit 25W park & ride lot by the owner’s ex-boyfriend, who refused to return it after their breakup in May. Tr. Keim assisted.
On 07/15/2020, Cpl. Cote stopped Andrea Weymouth (59) of Turner on the ME Turnpike northbound in Portland. She was charged with Operating after Suspension and Possession of a Suspended License.
On 07/15/2020, Cpl. Cote stopped Grace Owens (23) of Medford, MA on the ME Turnpike northbound in Kennebunk. She was charged with Criminal Speed for traveling more than 30 MPH over the posted 70-MPH speed limit.
On 07/17/2020, at 0430 hours, Cpl. Duda charged Joshua Helie (27) with exceeding the speed limit by 30 MPH or more. Cpl. Duda clocked Helie traveling at 84 MPH and 92 MPH in a 50 MPH construction zone near mile marker 48 southbound in Portland.
On 07/17/2020, Sgt. Pappas arrested Isaac Botting and Seth Hutchinson, both of Saco, for unlawful of trafficking scheduled drugs after seizing 45 grams of fentanyl during a traffic stop on I-95. Tr. Wilkinson and K9 Pinny conducted the stop.
On 07/17/2020, Cpl. Physic responded to the West Gardiner service plaza for a civil complaint. An 18-year-old female was trying to run off with a man who was older than her, and her grandparents were trying to stop her. Cpl. Physic explained to the grandparents that she was 18 years old, so she could legally leave, and the older guy was not breaking the law.
On 07/18/2020, Cpl. Duda conducted a traffic stop near mile marker 7 northbound. After a short investigation and interview, Amber White (26) of Waterville admitted to having heroin on her person. White retrieved the half finger of heroin and gave it to Cpl. Duda. It was later found to be 7 grams. She was charged with possession of schedule W drugs.
On 07/18/2020, Cpl. Cote stopped Ethan Gross (27) of Portland on the ME Turnpike southbound in Portland. He was charged with Criminal Speed for traveling more than 30 MPH over the posted work zone construction speed limit.
On 07/18/2020, Cpl. Cote stopped a 16-year-old male from Windham on the ME Turnpike southbound in Portland. He was charged with Criminal Speed for traveling more than 30 MPH over the posted work zone construction speed limit, and his mother was contacted.
On 07/19/2020, Cpl. Cote stopped a 58-year-old male from New Gloucester on the ME Turnpike northbound in Portland. His vehicle registration was found to be under Suspension for Tolls, and the vehicle was towed. The operator was not charged and will be following up with MTA and BMV to rectify the issue.
On 07/19/2020, Tr. Loder responded to a camper fire near mile 13 that caused significant northbound traffic delays. According to the York Fire Department, the fire started in a propane-powered refrigerator inside the towable camper. Tr. Flynn and Sgt. Burton assisted.
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