Weekly Report

04/12/21-04/18/21 Troop B Weekly Report

On 04/17/21, Tr. Lemieux conducted a motor vehicle stop at the Maine Mall for an expired inspection. The passenger in the vehicle was identified as Thomas Potter (34) of Kittery. He was on a set of bail conditions not to have direct or indirect contact with the driver. POTTER was on bail for domestic assault with priors. POTTER was placed under arrest. During search incident to arrest Tr. Phillips located a small amount of suspected meth in POTTERS pocket. 


On 4/12/21, Tr. Watson stopped a vehicle with an expired inspection sticker on the Merrill Rd. in Lewiston. The driver, Joshua Stevens (32) had recently finished his sentence in Warren for drug trafficking. The passenger identified himself as Jeremy Sutton (34). Sutton had a class B- Burglary Warrant from Lewiston as well as a Probation Revocation. He was placed under arrest without incident. A search of the vehicle did not yield any additional charges. Sutton was transported to the Androscoggin County Jail without incident.



On 04/14/21, Tr. Watson stopped a vehicle on Maguire Hill Rd. in Poland with no inspection sticker. The driver, Brett Cossar (30) was on bail for an OUI and his license was suspended. A bail check was conducted which yielded nothing further. The passenger, Heath Whitman (23) was licensed and drove the vehicle off. Cossar was charged accordingly.


On 04/15/21, Tr. Watson stopped a vehicle in Woodstock with no inspection sticker and multiple defects. The driver, Joshua Roman (39) had a suspended license out of North Carolina. The vehicle’s registration was also suspended. Roman had also been stopped the week prior by Cpl. Russell for the same violations. He was charged accordingly.


On 04/09/2021, Tr. Nadeau stopped Richard “Buddy” Edwards of Greene for Criminal speed. Richard was traveling 80mph in a 50mph zone. Tr. Nadeau issued Richard a VSAC for speed.


On 04/12/21, Tr. Watson stopped a vehicle with multiple defects on the College Rd in Greene. The registration ended up being suspended. The driver, Dustin Wilson (20) was charged accordingly.

On 04/13/21, Tr. James stopped Alec Miller (37 of Brunswick) for an inspection violation. Miller’s license was found to be under suspension for failure to pay fine. He was charged accordingly and released to a licensed driver.


Troop B Weekly Report 02/22/21-02/28/21

Incident Type:   OUI drugs, DTE, Endangering the welfare of a child, & Other Pending Charges

Date:                                     2/20/2021

Town:                                   I-295 Freeport

Trooper:                               tr. lemieux

Brief Synopsis: At approximately 1638 hours, Augusta RCC received several complaints of a motor vehicle traveling North on I-295 swerving. Tr. Lemieux located the vehicle on I-295 in Freeport swerving over both lanes almost striking the guardrail. Tr. Lemieux conducted a motor vehicle stop. After approximately one mile, the vehicle pulled over. The driver (later identified as Paul Trask) showed signs of impairment. Tr. Lemieux noticed a single pill on the passenger floor. Tr. Lemieux spoke with TRASK outside of the vehicle. TRASK had a large bulge in his pants pocket. In his pocket was a large pill bottle with two types of pills inside. The name on the pill bottle was his fiancés. Field Sobriety was conducted. TRASK was placed under arrest for OUI drugs. A DRE performed several more tests. While waiting for a Bail Commissioner, TRASK mother in-law called looking for her grandchild. TRASK said his son was with his mother in law. The mother in-law informed me she did not have TRASK son. Portland PD was requested to go to TRASK residence in Portland. It was found that TRASK left his 8-month-old child inside of his apartment alone for approximately six hours. DHHS was called. TRASK was transported to Cumberland County Jail. The pills inside were counted (593 unknown pills) (8 Xanax pills). All pills will be sent to the lab for testing.


Incident Type:        OUI       

Date:                          2/28/2021

Town:                      Brownfield                   

Trooper:                   Tr. Willard

Brief Synopsis: On 2/29/2021, Trooper Willard was traveling west on Route 113 in Brownfield, when he observed a single vehicle traveling at a high rate of speed in the opposite direction.  The vehicle was confirmed to be traveling at 76 mph in a posted 55 mph zone.  Once Trooper Willard reversed direction and began catching up, the vehicle quickly turned left onto the Wakefield Road.  Trooper Willard closed the distance and the vehicle finally stopped.  The truck was a red 2007 Chevy Colorado pickup which had no registration plates.  Subsequent investigation led to the driver, Michael Shuman of Brownfield to be arrested for suspicion of OUI.  Shuman was transported to Fryeburg Police Department for a breath test.  Shuman was charged with Operating Under the Influence.


Incident Type:   OAR

Date:                                   2/22/2021

Town:                                 Bridgton

Trooper:                             Tr. Knight

Brief Synopsis:  Tr. Knight was traveling south on Rt 302 in Bridgton when she recognized a vehicle traveling north. Trp. Knight turned around, caught up to the vehicle and through prior knowledge and investigation, believed it was being operated by Tiffany Tolman, of Sweden. Tr. Knight conducted a traffic stop and confirmed Tiffany was the operator. She was also on multiple sets of bail. Tiffany was again arrested and booked at the Cumberland County Jail on felony OAR and VCR.


Troop B Weekly Report 03/01/21-03/07/21

Incident Type:   Pi-Crash, Oui

Date:                                     3/05/2021

Town:                                   I-295 South Portland

Trooper:                               Tr. Doughty, tr. lemieux

Brief Synopsis: At approximately 2038 hours, Tr. Doughty was dispatched to the area of mile marker South for a motor vehicle crash. On scene, it was determined that one of the vehicles was traveling South on I-295 when the driver crossed over the median, drove through a guard rail and struck another driver traveling North on I-295. Both drivers were transported to Maine Medical Center. Tr. Lemieux submitted a preservation order and will be drafting a search warrant for medical records for the driver who was traveling South on I-295.


Incident Type:   OUI

Date:                                   3/07/2021

Town:                                 Canton

Trooper:                             Tr. WATSON

Brief Synopsis:  Tr. Watson stopped a Toyota Tacoma towing a snowmobile trailer after making a bad pass on Rt 108 in Canton. The operator, Jeffrey Blanchard (37) showed multiple signs of impairment. Field Sobriety was completed, and Blanchard was subsequently arrested. Dep. Carrier assisted with the stop and remained with the vehicle until a wrecker arrived. Blanchard was transported to the Rumford Police Department for a breath test and charged for Operating Under the Influence of Alcohol. 


Troop B Weekly Report 03/16/2020-03/22/2020


Date:                                     3/16/2020

Town:                                   GREENE

Trooper:                              Trp. Nadeau

Brief Synopsis: On 3/16/2020 Tr. Nadeau responded to Greene for a report of a female out of control and breaking things in the caller’s apartment. Once on scene Tr. Nadeau found Jennifer Morin had barricaded herself in her apartment and was reportedly drunk and high. Tr. Nadeau advised the caller we had no reason to break down the door and to leave Jennifer in the house alone to let her sober up. About 15 minutes later Tr. Nadeau received a second call that Jennifer was now trying to break into her mother’s adjoining duplex. The caller reported that Jennifer was breaking the glass out of the side doors. Once on scene Tr. Nadeau found Jennifer had smashed the glass out of a storm door and main door. Jennifer again barricaded herself back in her apartment. Tr. Phillips and Sgt. Bureau were able to kick the door in to make entry into Jennifer’s house. Jennifer was uncooperative but was taken into custody without incident. Tr. Nadeau summonsed her with VCR and Criminal Mischief.


Date:                                     3/17/2020

Town:                                   South Portland

Trooper:                              Trp. Flanagan

Brief Synopsis: Trooper Flanagan received a call about a hit and run crash that occurred on I-295 in South Portland.  After responding to the scene, he discovered that the male operator had bail conditions for domestic violence and was not allowed to have contact with the female passenger.  After interviewing both subjects, Tr. Flanagan discovered that the reason the vehicle crashed was because the male operator was assaulting the female passenger.  After observing multiple injuries and getting the female passenger medical treatment, Tr. Flanagan arrested the male operator and transported him to the Cumberland County Jail.  He was charged with Domestic Violence Assault (Class D), Violation of Bail (Class C), Leaving the scene of an accident (Class E) and was held without bail.