On 09/07/2020, Tr. Williams attempted to stop a Cadillac rental vehicle with tinted windows on I-95 NB in York. The vehicle accelerated to over 103 MPH before attempting to hide behind a trailer truck in the right lane. Juliany Matos (19) and a 24-year-old male were detained. Cpl. Duda/K9 Mack arrived, and K9 Mack alerted to the presence of illegal narcotics. A search was conducted but no contraband was located. Evidence at the scene indicated a drug transaction was in progress but was interrupted by Troopers. Matos was arrested and charged with Eluding an Officer Class C and the vehicle was towed. Sgt. Pappas, Tr. LiBritz, and Tr. Darcy assisted.
On 09/12/2020, Tr. Williams conducted a traffic stop southbound in Saco. During the stop criminal indicators were observed, and Cpl. Schmidt deployed K9 Ibo, who alerted on the vehicle for the presence of illegal narcotics. As a result of the subsequent search, over $57,000 in suspected drug proceeds were seized.
On 09/13/2020, Tr. Williams arrested Eric Martin (22), Deqwan Martin (27), and Quintaysha Hinkle (22) of Rhode Island for Aggravated Trafficking Sch. W Drugs Class A following a traffic stop in York. Cpl. Duda/K9 Mack conducted a drug sniff which resulted in a positive alert by K9 Mack. Concealed under a panel in the center console was 48 grams of cocaine base. Sgt. Pappas, Cpl. Physic, Tr. LiBritz, and Tr. Darcy also assisted.
On 09/14/2020, Tr. Darcy assisted MDEA with a search warrant on a vehicle at Sanford PD.
On 09/14/2020, Tr. Darcy arrested Samuel Waterman (37) of Sabattus on an active warrant as the result of a traffic stop northbound on the turnpike in York. Waterman was bailed from the Biddeford Park and Ride. Cpl. Duda & K9 Mack and Tr. Williams assisted as the vehicle was searched and paraphernalia was located.
On 09/15/2020, Cpl. Duda arrested Jonathan Page Dewitt (31) of Alfred for operating under the influence. Cpl. Duda located Dewitt passed out inside of his running vehicle near mile marker 35 northbound. Dewitt was brought to the Saco Police Department for a breath test. Dewitt refused the test and was charged accordingly.
On 09/15/2020, Sgt. Pappas arrested Christy Nason and Kyle MacDougall for unlawful trafficking scheduled W drugs after finding them in possession of 526 grams of fentanyl. Load was headed to Augusta. Tr. Williams, Tr. Darcy, and Cpl. Duda assisted.
On 09/16/2020, Tr. Darcy charged Cory Tarves (30) of Sabattus with OAS as the result of a traffic stop northbound on the turnpike in Saco.
On 09/17/2020, Cpl. Cote stopped Debora Lubuelo (19) of Portland on the ME Turnpike northbound in Auburn. Her registration was found to be Suspended. She was charged with Operating w/a Suspended Registration.
On 09/18/2020, Cpl. Cote stopped Erica Knudsen (44) of Kennebunkport on the ME Turnpike northbound in Portland. She was charged with Criminal Speed for traveling more than 30 MPH over the posted work zone speed limit.
On 09/18/2020, Cpl. Cote stopped Andrew Reed (24) of Utica, NY on the ME Turnpike northbound in Gray. His NY Driver’s License was found to be Suspended. He was charged with Operating without a License.
On 09/18/2020, Sgt Pappas arrested Calixte Fluery for OUI and Aggravated Trafficking Schedule W Drugs following a crash. Fleury was in possession of 20 grams of fentanyl and 53.5 fentanyl pills pressed to look like the prescription drug oxycodone.
On 9/19/2020, Tr. Williams arrested Christian Brown (41), Kerry Ross (45), and Heather Brown (41) of Livermore Falls for Aggravated Trafficking Sch. W Drugs Class A following a traffic stop in York. 36 grams of Fentanyl was seized. Sgt. Pappas, Cpl. Duda, and Tr. Darcy assisted.
On 09/19/2020, Tr. Darcy stopped a vehicle northbound on the turnpike in York. As a result, Dan Nevins (26) of Augusta was arrested for VCR as he was with a female that he was prohibited from having contact with. At the jail, 14 grams (140 dosage units) of fentanyl was located concealed on Nevins. He was also charged with Aggravated Trafficking. Sgt. Pappas, Cpl. Duda, Tr. Williams & Tr. Grenier (Troop C- was riding along with Tr. Darcy) assisted as a vehicle search was also conducted.
On 09/19/2020, Tr. Darcy arrested Rebecca Poulin (32) of Sabattus on two active warrants as the result of a traffic stop northbound on the turnpike in York. Rebecca was bailed from the Biddeford Park and Ride. Crack cocaine paraphernalia was seized from the vehicle during a search. DHHS will be notified as a young child was also in the vehicle along with the evidence that crack cocaine was recently smoked. Cpl. Duda, Tr. Williams, and Tr. Grenier (Troop C) assisted.
On 09/19/2020, Cpl. Physic summonsed Melanie Feffer for criminal speed for traveling 105 MPH in a 50 MPH construction zone.
On 09/20/2020, Cpl. Physic pulled over a vehicle for erratic operation. The driver, William Hoye, was summonsed for OAS and Violation of Conditions of Release.
On 09/20/2020, Cpl. Duda conducted a traffic stop northbound near mile marker 13.5. K9 Mack indicated on the vehicle and drug paraphernalia was seen on the initial stop. During a hand search of the vehicle approximately 448 grams of suspected fentanyl was located inside the glove box. Laurie Secord (47) and Jason Morrill (41), both of Portland, were charged with Aggravated Trafficking of Schedule W Drugs. Tr. Williams, Tr. Darcy, and Sgt. Pappas assisted on the stop.
Troop G Section 1, along with at least nine other Troopers from Troops A, B, C, and D, spent several hours trying to locate a vehicle which several wanted drug dealers from Connecticut were riding in. The information came from MDEA. Subjects were also wanted for questioning for one of the most recent shootings in the Skowhegan area. The vehicle was not located.