Troop G Weekly Report - 07/26/2021 - 08/01/2021

On 07/26/2021, Cpl. Cote stopped Ronald Pierson (51) of Westbrook on Main Street in Gray.  He was found to have an active Warrant out of Cumberland County for failing to appear in court on several motor vehicle charges.  He was arrested and taken to the Cumblerland County Jail.

On 07/27/2021, Cpl. Cropper stopped Casey Gervais (20) of Canton, MA for criminal speed in Wells. Gervais was summonsed for 108/70.

On 07/29/2021, Tr. Reaser observed erratic operation of a vehicle in a construction zone SB near MM 32 and began pursuit. Cpl. Physic and Tr. Bourdelais were in the immediate area and joined the pursuit shortly after. The pursuit lasted several miles and ended in the Kennebunk service plaza. A high-risk stop was performed, and the operator later identified as Alexis Acosta (33) of California was placed under arrest for refusing to stop for law enforcement. Upon further investigation, it was determined Acosta was under the influence of alcohol as a result of intoxilyzer testing and charged accordingly. 

On 07/29/2021, Cpl. Physic was in the town of Biddeford heading to I-95 when he saw a vehicle driving consistently in the wrong lane.  Cpl. Physic made contact with the driver, Linda Laverriere (62), who was ultimately arrested for OUI.  Linda took an intoxilyzer test and blew over the legal limit. Linda was charged with OUI.

On 07/31/2021, Sgt. Wilkinson, Tr. Welch, and Tr. Davis received 2 complaints on an erratic operation that was northbound on the Turnpike. The vehicle stopped at the Gray Service Plaza. Contact was made with the male operator who was subsequently put through SFSTs and arrested for OUI. Blood was drawn and results are pending. 

On 08/01/2021, Tr. Darcy stopped a vehicle traveling 103 MPH southbound on the Turnpike in Wells. The 21-year-old female was issued a VSAC for the speed.