Troop G Weekly Report 10/05/2020 - 10/11/2020

On 10/05/2020, Tr. Welch stopped Cynthia R. Bauer (46) of South Hamilton, MA for speed on the Falmouth Spur.  Bauer was subsequently charged with Operating without a License as her Massachusetts license was currently suspended for failing to pay a 2019 speeding ticket in Maine.

On 10/05/2020, Tr. Davis was requested to BOLO for a reported rolling domestic from Auburn PD. The male operator and female passenger of the tractor trailer unit were reportedly southbound from the Auburn exit. Tr. Davis located the vehicle and determined this was a verbal argument and no crime had been committed. Upon running the male operator, Tr. Davis learned he was suspended. The Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Unit was contacted due to the TT unit’s condition. Tr. DeGroot arrived to assist. It was later learned that Tr. DeGroot had put this unit and driver out of service this past summer. The unit and driver were put out of service again by the CVEU and charged accordingly.

On 10/05/2020, Tr. Welch stopped Tyler R. Palmer (23) of Auburn for speeding at mile 50 northbound in Portland.  Palmer was subsequently charged with OAS.

On 10/05/2020, Sgt. Pappas arrested Troy Blier of Houlton for an active warrant.

On 10/08/2020, Tr. Vanadestine stopped David Tuyishime on the turnpike in Gray for operating at 101 MPH and operating without a license.

On 10/09/2020, Tr. Welch received a York County Grand Jury indictment on Amanda G. Figueroa (38) of Waterville for Trafficking in Scheduled Drugs (Cocaine) related to a 2019 traffic stop in Saco.

On 10/09/2020, Cpl. Physic summonsed Mark Thomas for Criminal Speed during the morning commute.

On 10/09/2020, Sgt. Pappas arrested Dalton Sawtelle of Augusta for an active warrant.

On 10/09/2020, Tr. Vanadestine stopped Brandon Buck on the turnpike in Litchfield for operating at 100 MPH.

On 10/10/2020, Cpl. Physic summonsed Michael Britz for Criminal Speed and Operating w/o a License.

On 10/10/2020, Tr. Vanadestine stopped Jesse Almeida on the turnpike in Farmingdale for operating at 101 MPH.

On 10/10/2020, Tr. Vanadestine stopped Jason Perkins on the turnpike in Farmingdale for operating at 101 MPH.

On 10/10/2020, Cpl. Duda located a vehicle traveling southbound after Augusta RCC began receiving multiple traffic complaints on it. Cpl. Duda located the vehicle near mile marker 46 SB and observed the vehicle operating all over the road, almost striking another vehicle. Cpl. Duda conducted a traffic stop. The male operator, Adam Manseau (34) of Massachusetts, was intoxicated. Manseau at first refused to get out of the car. Sgt. Pappas and Tr. Burke assisted. Manseau was ultimately arrested and charged with Operating Under the Influence and an active warrant for OUI on a snowmobile. Manseau refused to test and was booked into the Cumberland County Jail. 

On 10/11/2020, Tr. Vanadestine stopped Rebecca Quinlan on the turnpike in Litchfield for operating at 105 MPH.

Cpl. Physic indicted Lloyd Bethea on Illegal Importation of Drugs and Aggravated Trafficking. Marie Boulier was indicted on the same charges.

Sgt. Porter instructed at the Scarborough Firearms Range all week.