Trooper: DET. ROYLE, TR. FLANAGAN, TR. KEIM
Brief Synopsis: Det. Royle responded to a Tractor Trailer Unit that had left the roadway in the area of MM 11 NB. The male operator identified as HATCH, PAUL S (48) stated that he had been suffering from a chest cold for the past couple of weeks and had blacked out. The TT Unit drifted off into the median and narrowly missed a vehicle travelling in the SB passing lane due to the cable barrier. The trailer which was loaded with 30,000 lbs. of processed human excrement, separated from the Tractor and overturned spilling a significant amount of its load into the SB passing lane. I-295 was reduced to one lane in both directions for several hours as Stewart’s Towing recovered the vehicle and MDOT crews cleaned up the median and roadway. Troopers Flanagan Keim assisted and dealt with three secondary crashes and crossover violators while the clean-up was in progress.
Incident Type: Honor Guard
Date: 03/08 & 03/09/2020
Town: Auburn & Lewiston
Trooper: Sgt. Farley, Cpl. Casey, Russell, Hink, Tr. Wells, Plourde, Flanagan, Dunn, Burke
Brief Synopsis: The Honor Guard fulfilled a request for Legendary Trooper Bureau’s wake in the city of Auburn. Family members had requested a casket watch during the wake. Participating members were Wells, Casey, Hink, Russell, and Farley. On 03-09-20 the Honor Guard fulfilled a request for Legendary Trooper Bureau’s funeral services and Honorable transfer to final resting place in the city of Lewiston. Family members had requested an Urn team and Honor Transfer from the Auburn funeral home to the Basilica in Lewiston. Participating members were Plourde, Flanagan, Russell, Dunn, Farley, and Burke. The Honor Transfer was worked in close conjunction with the motor unit and members of Troop B. Honor Guard personnel also worked with the Marine Corp Honor funeral services unit at the cemetery.
Incident Type: DV ASSAULT
Trooper: Trp. Nadeau
Brief Synopsis: On 3/11/20 Tr. Nadeau responded to Wales for a report of a domestic. The caller reported she found a female on the side of the road walking who was all beat up from a fight she had with her husband. The caller reported that the male suspect had fled into the woods. Once on scene Tr. Nadeau spoke with a female (37) of the above address. The female stated she got into an argument with her husband (42). She stated her husband hit her in the face with a storage bin, pushed her down and then fled out the back door. The female had a black eye, a laceration on her neck and stitches on her hand had ripped open from a prior injury. Tr. Nadeau was able to locate he husband down the road and arrested him, transported him to ACJ, and charged him with DV Assault. DHHS was also called because the female’s 9-year-old daughter witnessed the assault.
Incident Type: OUI
Trooper: CORPORAL CASEY
Brief Synopsis: Corporal Casey observed a vehicle pull into a parking spot at a business on Route 302 in the Town of Naples and strike a barrier with the front of the vehicle. The operator exited the car and appeared unsteady on his feet. Corporal Casey made contact with the man, determining he had been drinking. He was arrested after failing SFST’S and charged with 1st Offense OUI.
Incident Type: WARRANT
Trooper: trooper PYBURN, Corporal Russell
Brief Synopsis: Trooper Pyburn and Corporal Russell arrested Michael Korona, at his residence in Brownfield, for an outstanding warrant for theft. Units had responded to the address a week prior, when Korona overdosed. He was transported to the hospital that evening for treatment, but law enforcement was never notified upon his release. Trooper Pyburn, Corporal Russell, and Deputy George (Oxford County SO) made contact with Korona at his residence on the evening of 3/9. During the interaction Korona became uncooperative and was taken into custody after a brief altercation. Korona was transported to the Oxford County Jail and charged with Refusing to Submit to Arrest (class D).
Incident Type: VIOLATION OF BAIL
Trooper: Trooper PYBURN
Brief Synopsis: Trooper Pyburn arrested Daniel Dunn of Waterford, after a traffic stop on Route 118 in the town of Norway. Dunn, who is on probation, was taken into custody after a large number of various prescription pills were located on his person. Dunn was transported to the Oxford County Jail without incident, where he was charged with possession of Schedule Z drugs, Violating Conditions of Release.
Incident Type: ACCIDENT
Trooper: Trooper PYBURN
Brief Synopsis: Trooper Pyburn covered a crash involving a Paris PD cruiser, at the Family Dollar in Paris. No injuries were reported, and the crash was determined to be non-reportable.