Police Log

Troop D Weekly Report

Troop D weekly activities for time August 24th to August 30th, 2020

On 8/23/2020 Troopers Martin, Booth, Bureau and Bragan, responded to a call in Troy, regarding an out of control male breaking into a home and assaulting the occupants. Tr. Martin and Booth made entry into the home and encounter Anthony Gerry Jr. (39) who refused to submit to arrest. Gerry was arrested and removed from the residence. Gerry was charged with Refusing to Submit to Arrest or Detention and transported to Waldo County Jail. 

On 8/24/2020 Tr. Belanger, Cpl. Quintero, and Cpl. Robinson responded to a PFA violation in Monroe. William Nunn (25) of Monroe had violated his PFA. NUNN was arrested and transported to Waldo County Jail.

On 8/24/2020 Tr. Belanger and Cpl. Quintero received a call regarding fraudulent checks.  Darrin Upton (38) of Warren, and Pennie Gamage (37) of Knox, had attempted to cash fraudulent checks at the General Store in Freedom.  Both Upton and Gamage were located, bail checked, and arrested for Forgery and Violating Conditions of Release. 

On 8/25/2020 Tr. Belanger and Cpl. Quintero conducted a bail check on Dustin Gardner (31) and Jodi Gardner (51) of Brooks. Drug paraphernalia was located in the residence. Jodi tested positive for Cocaine, Amphetamine, Methamphetamine, PCP, and THC. Jodi was charged with VCR.

On 8/26/2020 Tr. Dunn and ACO Cliff Daigle responded to 7 Bush Lane in Litchfield for a report of a male kicking his dog multiple times. Christopher Petit (60) of Litchfield was located and charged with Animal Cruelty and the dog was removed from the residence.

On 8/26/2020 Tr. Belanger stopped Tayler Turner (28) of Montville on Rt. 220 in Thorndike for a seatbelt violation. Turner had a suspended driver’s license and was charged with OAS.


On 8/27/2020 Tr. Dunn stopped Leanna Haines (32) of Harpswell on Rt. 201 in Bowdoin for a moving violation. Haines’ registration was found to be suspended and she was charged with Operating with a Suspending Registration.

On 8/27/2020 Tr. Dunn stopped David West (50) of Bath on Rt. 127 in Dresden for a vehicle defect. He was issued a summons for Operating with a Suspended Registration.

On 8/28/2020 Tr. Bureau stopped Jeffrey Cyr (59) on the Webb Road in Knox for speeding 79mph in a posted 45mph speed zone. Cyr was summonsed for exceeding the posted speed limit by 30mph or more and released on scene. 

On 8/28/2020 Tr. Martin stopped a vehicle for a defective exhaust on Rt. 7 in Jackson. The operator, Raymond Cohen (31), had falsely attached a license plate to the front of his unregistered, uninsured and uninspected pickup. Cohen was charged with False Attachment of License Plate and his vehicle was towed. 

On 8/29/2020 Tr. Verhille responded to a vehicle roll over at mile 40 north bound on I295. The vehicle driven by Jayree Gumprecht (19) of Oxford, left the roadway and struck multiple trees.  Two other occupants were in the vehicle and were transported for minor injuries. No charges have been filed in this incident.  Cpl. Pelletier, Tr. Roddy and Tr. Harrington assisted at the scene.  

On 8/30/2020 Tr. Dunn and Tr. Gleeson responded to 38 Burke St. in Farmingdale for a report of a family fight. Stephen Wright (39) of Farmingdale was arrested for DV Assault (Priors) and brought to KCJ.
 

Troop D Weekly Report

Troop D weekly activities for time July 6th to July 12th, 2020

On 7/6/2020 Tr. Martin was given a BOLO from Bangor PD regarding a hit and run. Tr. Martin located the vehicle in Knox. The operator Raymond Miner (33) had an outstanding warrant for failure to appear. Miner was administered field sobriety tests that showed clues of impairment.  A subsequent Intoxilyzer test confined his BAC was above the legal limt.  Miner was charged with Operating After Suspension and Operating Under the Influence. 

On 7/7/2020 Troopers Belanger and Martin conducted a bail check at 2077 North Mountain Valley Highway in Montville.  Melissa Keller (37) of Montville, was summonsed for Violating Conditions of Release.

On 7/8/2020 Cpl. Robinson responded to Moosehead Trail in Brooks for a vehicle off of the roadway.  The operator, Renee Cohen (64) of Plymouth was ultimately summonsed for Operating After License Suspension and Attaching False Plates. 

On 7/9/2020 at approximately 2330 hours, Tr. Lauren Roddy was travelling westbound on Route 3 in Augusta when a vehicle came up behind her travelling at a high rate of speed. Tr. Roddy got the vehicle on radar doing 109 MPH in a 50 MPH zone. A brief 2- mile chase ensued, ending on Anthony Ave in Augusta. Tr. Roddy conducted a felony stop and the subject, Nathan Hansell (38) of Augusta, was taken into custody. Hansell was transported to Augusta Police Department for an Intoxilyzer test as a result Hansell was charged with Operating Under the Influence, Criminal Speed, Possession of Schedule W Drugs, and Eluding. Hansell’s bail was set at $2500 cash.

On 7/10/2020 Tr. Belanger stopped Nadine Heath (54) of Troy, and Brittany Heath (28) of Dixmont on Route 9 in Dixmont.  Both are on bail conditions and both were ultimately summonsed for Violating Conditions of Release. 

On 7/10/2020 Cpl. Pelletier stopped Casey Kimball (41) on the Townhouse Rd. in Chelsea for operating a MV with an improperly displayed registration tag. Her license was suspended for an OUI conviction and she was on conditional release. She was summonsed for the offenses. 


On 7/10/2020 Tr. Lauren Roddy and Tr. Tyler Harrington conducted a detail patrolling the island of Vinalhaven.


On 7/11/2020 Tr. Harrington assisted Topsham Police Department and Sagadahoc Sheriff’s Office with locating Michael Donavan (23) of Bowdoinham. Donavan was wanted for assaulting his father in Topsham earlier in the evening. Tr. Harrington located Donavan driving on Route 24 in Bowdoinham and was taken into custody without incident. 

On 7/11/2020 Tr. Harrington summonsed Habeeb Salim (47) of Brockton, Massachusetts for OAS on I95 in West Gardiner. 
 

Troop D Weekly Report

Troop D weekly activities for time June 29th to July 5th, 2020

On 6/29/2020 Sgt. Quintero performed a traffic stop on Rt. 17 in Augusta of a vehicle operated by Paul Hodge (54) of Chesapeake Virginia.  A passenger in the vehicle was identified as Sebastain Moody- Dabney 29 of Lewiston. Hodge was arrested for possession of cocaine.  Sebastain Moody-Dabney was found to be in possession of weapon and drug needles.  Moody Dabney admitted the recent use of cocaine. Moody Dabney was already on probation for Possession of Weapon.  Dabney Moody was arrested for his probation violation and transported to Kennebec County Jail. 

On 6/29/2020 Tr Mattson stopped CASEY PALMER (28) and ALLYSON AMES (20) on Gordon Hill Rd in Thorndike for no registration plate.  Casey was driving the vehicle and has a suspended license.  Casey is on bail with search conditions for weapons.  Casey was summonsed for OAS and issued a citation for no proof of insurance.  Allyson drove the truck to Thorndike FD where it was parked until insurance could be obtained.

On 7/1/2020 Tr. Martin responded with Waldo SO to a report of a family fight on the Roberts Shore Road in Liberty. The SO gave disorderly conduct warnings to Zebediah Maker (35) and Cassandra Lucas (28) as a result of the disturbance.

On 7/3/2020 Tr. Dunn stopped and charged Maximilian Jacobs (30) of Massachusetts for criminal speed on I-295 in Richmond.

On 7/3/2020 Trooper Belanger and Cpl. Robinson went to the residence of Tammy Pagliaroli (49) of Freedom. Pagliaroli was arrested on a warrant for FTA.

At approximately 0610 hours on 7/3/2020, Tr. Lauren Roddy and Sgt. Scott Quintero responded to a crash involving a commercial motor vehicle and a pedestrian in Topsham on I-295. A 41-year-old Woolwich man was standing on the shoulder of the road, securing items in his vehicle when he was struck. The commercial motor vehicle was operated by a 42-year-old man from Waltham, MA. The victim was transported to Maine General Medical Center with significant life-threatening injuries. Investigation is currently ongoing. Troopers from Troop D, Troop K and Sagadahoc County Sheriff’s Department assisted on scene as well as local rescue staff.

On 7/3/2020 Tr. Mattson stopped EDWARD MYLEN (62) on Moosehead Trail in Brooks for an expired registration.  The vehicle is a red Subaru Legacy.  Edward was summonsed for an unregistered MV > 150 days then released.

On 7/3/20 Cpl. Pelletier stopped Joshua Crabtree (22) on the Alexander Rd. in Dresden for operating an unregistered MV. He was summonsed for the offense. 

On 07/4/2020 Trooper Belanger stopped a vehicle on Main St Unity for a seatbelt violation. The passenger, Dylan Carr (24) of Burnham, was arrested on a warrant for FTA.

On 7/4/2020 Tr. Dunn stopped Andrew Truman (25) of Chelsea on Rt. 201 in Richmond for a speeding violation. Truman was charged with Attaching False Plates and VCR and was summonsed for FT Provide Proof of Insurance.

On 7/4/2020 Tr. Adams stopped Lilly Crawford (23) or China for not having an inspection sticker. Crawford had a suspended driver’s license. Crawford was issued a criminal summons for OAS. 

On 7/5/2020 Sgt. Quintero performed a traffic stop Clint Deming (35) of Thomaston was stopped on Rt. 3 in Palermo.  Deming was found to be on probation for an armed robbery offense. Deming was found to be in possession a crack cocaine pipe which still contained a small amount of cocaine.  Deming was charged with Unlawful Possession of a Schedule W Drug, Sale and Use of Drug Paraphernalia, and released.  

Troop D Weekly Report

Troop D weekly activities for time June 22nd to June 28th, 2020


On 6/22/2020 Tr. Verhille responded to a motor vehicle crash on 295 in the Town of Richmond. The operator Antonio Martinez (22) of Coral Springs, Florida, was traveling north on I295 near mile 47 when the vehicle ran off the roadway to the left.  The vehicle traveled a portion along the ditch and then over corrected causing the vehicle to enter the roadway again before crossing and going off the right side of the road.  The vehicle flipped and/or rolled several times. Martinez was not buckled and was ejected from the vehicle. Martinez was pronounced dead at the scene. 

On 6/22/2020 Tr. Harrington stopped Brittney Young (30) and Nathan Bernardini (40) both of Clinton traveling northbound on I95 at roughly mile maker 107 for a vehicle defect. It was determined Young was operating with a suspended license and the plates were falsely attached to the vehicle. Criminal indicators were observed, and Cpl. Record and K9 Tess were called on to assist with the stop. After Tess alerted to the presence of narcotics, Troopers searched the vehicle and found drug paraphernalia. Young was charged accordingly, and the vehicle was towed from the scene. 

On 6/23/2020 Tr. Martin stopped a vehicle traveling 95mph in a post 55mph on Route 3 in Liberty. The operator Daniel Tena-Valladares (18) of New York was summonsed for Criminal Speed and released. 

On 6/23/2020 Trooper Anstett and Trooper Moore conducted a traffic stop on Rt.202 in China on a vehicle with a headlight out.  The operator Shannon Wallace (41) of Winterport just purchased the vehicle and falsely attached plates to it. The driver was summonsed.


On 6/24/2020 Trooper Anstett and Trooper Moore responded to 55 53rd Fire Rd in China for a dog bite. Upon arrival Troopers met with Harvey Cotta (72) who stated he was walking along Lakeside Drive and was bit by 2 Great Danes. Cotta had a laceration to the right arm but refused medical. Animal Control took over the call and quarantined the dogs.

On 6/24/2020 Sgt. Quintero stopped Angela Bragg (49) of Augusta for a motor vehicle violation in Vassalboro.  Bragg was found to be on conditions of release.  A search of Bragg’s vehicle located crack pipes, assorted drug paraphernalia and prescription drugs that she was not prescribed. Brag was found to be in possession of Cocaine Base.  Bragg was arrested for Violation of Conditions of Release and Class C possession of Schedule W drugs.

On 6/24/2020 Tr. Bureau stopped Lucas Gragg (39) on I-295 in Bowdoinham for operating a motor vehicle without any registration plates. Upon further investigation, Gragg was found to be operating with a revoked habitual offender license. Gragg was summonsed for the class-C offense and released to a licensed driver. 

On 6/24/2020 Tr Mattson stopped PENNY RIGBY (57) on Works Rd in Jackson for a defective brake light.  Penny had a suspended license for disability/vision issues. 


On 6/27/2020 Troopers received a complaint in Windsor of a landlord who had removed all of her tenants’ items from her residence. After further investigation, it was believed there was well over $1,000 worth of items missing from the apartment. Tr. Lauren Roddy, Tr. Tyler Harrington and Tr. Caleb Adams located most of the stolen items at the residence of Lisa Whitney (42), in Chelsea. Whitney is the niece of the landlord. The stolen items were seized, and Whitney was charged with Theft by Unauthorized Taking, Class C. 

The following day, Tr. Roddy and Tr. Harrington interviewed the landlord, Viola Skidgel (63), of Litchfield. Viola broke a window of the apartment, made entry to the residence and facilitated the removal of all of the tenant’s belongings. Viola was charged with Class B Burglary. Viola had stolen an air conditioner which she later returned to the victim. Troopers were able to locate two televisions stolen from the residence, the subject was charged by Tr. Harrington for the theft of the TVs.

On 6/28/2020 Tr. Adams stopped Hunter Thompson (20) of Morrill. Thompson was on bail for an OUI. Thompson had alcohol on him as well as dabs. Thompson was issued a criminal summons for Violating Conditions of Release Class E.

On 6/28/2020 Sgt. Quintero encountered Sonya Mcclure (28) of Plainfield Connecticut parked in the roadway on the Hope Rd., in the Town of Lincolnville. Mcclure was found to be drinking alcohol and urinating in the roadway.  Mcclure was found to have a driver’s license which was expired for approximately one year. Mcclure’s driver’s license was also suspended out of Connecticut.  Mcclure’s vehicle was towed from the scene and she was summonsed for Class E Operating with a Driver’s License Suspended for greater than 90 days.  

On 6/28/2020 Sgt. Quintero arrested Adam Daggett (40) of Hope Rd for Disorderly Conduct and Refusing to Submit to Arrest or Detention. Sgt. Quintero attempted to deliver Sonya McClure from the scene of her arrest to Daggett’s residence; while doing so, Adam Daggett who is a prior domestic partner became angered and was screaming and cursing.  Daggett was warned for Disorderly Conduct.  Daggett continued to scream and approached Sgt. Quintero and challenged him to arrest him.  Daggett was in fact arrested then transported to Waldo County Jail. 

On 6/28/2020 Tr Mattson stopped BRIAN FERREIRA (47) in Brooks for a seatbelt violation.  The passenger BRENDA JOY (49) has an active no extradition warrant out of MA for larceny.
 

Troop D Weekly Report

Troop D weekly activities for time June 15th to June 21st, 2020

On 6/16/2020 Tr. Mattson stopped FAY PINKHAM (30) on Rt 32 in Windsor for a defective vehicle.  JUSTIN DEGREENIA (31) was a passenger in the vehicle and had an active FTA warrant.  Justin was arrested and transported to Kennebec County Jail.  Fay was warned for a defective vehicle and failure to produce on operator’s license.

On 6/17/2020 Cpl. Pelletier stopped Dalton Bowman (19) on Cobbossee Ave. in Gardiner for a vehicle defect. His license was suspended for FT maintain minimum liability insurance and he was subsequently summonsed for the offense.  

On 6/17/2020 Tr. Harrington summonsed Rachel Keller (26) for operating without a license on Route 201 in Vassalboro.

On 6/17/2020 Tr. Mattson stopped DARYL CHASE (35) on Rt 3 in China.  Daryl had falsely attached plates.  He was summonsed for the violation.  

On 6/18/2020 Tr. Mattson stopped a maroon Mercury Montego with no registration.  The driver MARISSA GROVER (18) only had a permit and there was not a licensed driver in the vehicle.  One of the passengers SPENCER GORDON (20) had a bill of sale for the vehicle as well as a title but did not have insurance.  Marissa was summonsed for operating without a license and Spencer was cited for failure to produce proof of insurance.  

On 6/18/2020 Cpl. Pelletier summonsed Jason Priest for Criminal Mischief, because he reportedly threw a box of screws at another vehicle while in transit on I-295 in Bowdoinham, which caused damage. 
On 6/20/2020 Trooper Anstett and Trooper Moore responded to 60 Pond Rd in Albion for a report of a stolen tractor. David Austin (56) of Albion stated that between the hours of 1800 on Friday June 19, 2020 and 1000 June 20, 2020, someone stole is 1972/73 Oliver T model 1950 tractor from his field. Troopers canvassed the area for evidence and speaking with residents. The case is still pending further investigation. 

On 6/20/2020 Tr. Belanger stopped Michael Lonnee (35) and Dalton Sawtelle (21) of Gardiner on Second St in Farmingdale for a seatbelt and inspection violation. Lonnee was ultimately charged with OAS and VCR. Sawtelle refused to identify himself, despite his seatbelt violation. Sawtelle was ultimately arrested for failure to provide name and date of birth. Sawtelle resisted arrest and was further charged with refusing to submit to arrest.

On 6/21/2020 Tr. Dunn stopped Hugh Brown (31) of Bowdoinham on Rt. 201 in Bowdoin for having no front plate. Brown recently bought the vehicle and was charged with Attaching False Plates and FT Provide Proof of Insurance.
 

Troop D Weekly Report for May 11 to May 17, 2020

Troop D weekly activities for time May 11th to May 17th, 2020

On 5/11/2020 Tr. Harrington responded to 770 Coopers Mills Road in Windsor for an alleged stolen firearm complaint. The caller, Matthew Grant (51) explained his son, Ethan Grant (26) had stolen a black 9mm Girsan handgun from the Windsor residence sometime earlier in the evening on 5/11. Tr. Harrington and Tr. Roddy were able to gain intel and located Ethan at a known drug house in Augusta later in the evening. Ethan was taken into custody by Tr. Harrington and the firearm was located by Tr. Roddy and Tr. Tlumac inside the home hidden under the bathroom cabinet. Ethan was transported to Kennebec County Jail where he claimed he was positive Covid-19 and was denied entrance into the jail. Grant was transported to Maine General Medical Center where he refused to be tested by medical staff. After being cleared for incarceration, Grant was brought back to Kennebec County Jail where he was charged with: Theft of Firearm Class B, Possessing Firearm While Prohibited Class C, and Violating Conditions of Release Class E. Bail was set at $15,000
  

On 5/11/2020 Tr. Dunn stopped Brandon Frappier (25) of Oakland for speeding on I-295 in Richmond. Frappier was suspended and was charged with OAS.

On 5/12/2020 Tr. Belanger stopped Diane Fahey (30) and Christopher Allen (41) of New Hampshire, John Parent (26) of Hampden, and Hailey Sawyer (23) of Sebec on I395 in Bangor for obstruction of view and an expired inspection. After a brief investigation, Trooper Belanger ran Dallas around the vehicle. Dallas alerted to the presence of drugs. Parent and Sawyer were charged with Paraphernalia. Fahey was found with 1.3 g of Heroin and was charged with Possession of Schedule W Drugs. Allen was found in possession of 13 grams of heroin and 3.4 grams of meth. Allen was charged with aggravated Trafficking in schedule W drugs, possession of schedule w drugs, failure to provide correct name and date of birth, and paraphernalia. 


On 5/12/2020 Cpl. Pelletier stopped Roger Plourde (22) on Rt.1 in Waldoboro for a vehicle defect. His license was suspended for FT pay fines, and he was summonsed for the infraction. 

On 5/13/2020 Tr. Peckham stopped Zachary Abram (26) of Randolph in West Gardiner for a vehicle defect. Abram’s license was suspended at the time of the stop and on bail conditions.  Abram was found to be in violation of his bail. Abram was charged with Violating Conditions of Release, Operating After License Suspension and Failure to Produce Insurance.

On 5/13/2020 Cpl. Wesbrock received a report of a purse theft at Toby’s store on Route 3 in China. The victim was an employee of the store. Cpl. Wesbrock has positive ID on the person who was caught stealing the purse and is continuing the investigation.   Days later, Melinda Palmer (35) from Palermo was charged with felony theft by unauthorized taking after she confessed to stealing the purse. 


On 5/14/2020 Tr. Bureau stopped Ethan Sargent (27) on Route 220 in Thorndike for speeding 78 mph in a posted 45 mph speed zone. Sargent was summonsed for exceeding the speed limit by 30 mph or more and released on scene. 

On 5/14/2020 Tr. Bureau stopped Benjamin Nadeau (38) for no seatbelt and no registration plates. Upon further investigation, Tr. Bureau learned Nadeau had a suspended driver’s license. The passenger was identified as Justin Lafountain (31). Lafountain was on bail conditions not to use or possess alcohol. Lafountain was found in possession of unopened bottles of beer. Nadeau was summonsed for OAS and Lafountain was summonsed for violating conditions of release. 

On 5/14/2020 Tr. Peckham stopped Leighton Beal (22) of Friendship on Route 17 in Windsor for speeding 87MPH in a posted 50MPH zone. Beal was charged with criminal speed.

On 5/15/2020 Tr. Belanger stopped Austin (18) and Adam (20) Reed of Unity on S. Horseback Rd in Burnham for driving 76 mph in a marked 45 mph zone. Both were on their own motorcycles. Adam did not have a motorcycle endorsement and was charged with Criminal Speed and Operating Without a License. Austin was charged with Criminal Speed and False Attached Plates.

On 5/15/2020 Tr. Belanger stopped Adam Giggey (42) of Waterville, on School St in Unity. Giggey was charged with OAS.

On 5/15/2020 Tr. Belanger stopped Cody King (24) of Pittsfield on S. Horseback Rd in Burnham for speeding 83 mph in a marked 45 mph zone. King was charged with Criminal Speed.


On 5/16/2020 Tr. Belanger stopped Charles Henry (30) of Morrill on Rt. 139 in Brooks. Henry was charged with OAS and VCR.

On 5/16/2020 Tr. Belanger stopped John Oliva (48) of Edmunds on Rt. 7 in Brooks. Oliva was charged with Operating Without a License.

On 5/16/2020 Tr. Dunn stopped Devon McPhail (21) of Brunswick for Attaching False Plates on Main St. in Richmond. McPhail was also charged with OAS and VCR.

On 5/16/2020 Tr. Webber responded to Main St. in Albion to a single vehicle crash.  William Bureau (45) of Albion claimed his brakes failed as he approached the stop sign at the end of the Benton Rd.  Bureau however accelerated through the corner store parking lot and into Main St. where he spun out of control striking the curb ripping the rear axle off.  Bureau was given a summons for operating a defective vehicle, failing to stop at the stop sign, and failure to provide insurance.
 

Troop D weekly activities for time May 4th to May 10th, 2020

On 5/3/2020 Trooper Belanger stopped Robert Mitchell (35) of Unity on Rt. 202 in Unity. Mitchell had a revoked license and performed poorly on SFSTs. Mitchell was taken to WCJ and given an intoxilyzer test. Mitchell tested above the legal limit and was charged with Operating After Revocation (OAR) and Operating Under the Influence (OUI).

On 5/3/2020 Trooper Belanger stopped Robert Sears (28) of Liberty on Rt. 202 in Unity for following too closely. Sears had a revoked driver’s license, an active FTA warrant, bail conditions, and was in possession of unprescribed Xanax. Sears was charged with Operating After Revocation (OAR), Violation of Conditions of Release (VCR), and possession of schedule Z drug.

On 5/4/2020 Cpl. Robinson stopped Nicholas Sapiel (22) of Winslow, on Route 137 in China for several vehicle defects.  Nicholas was found to be in Violation of his bail and operating after Habitual Offender (HO) Revocation.  Nicholas was summonsed for both offenses and released.  

On 5/4/2020 Trooper Belanger stopped Adam Giggy (41) of Waterville on Ward Hill Rd in Unity. Giggy had a suspended driver’s license and was charged with Operating After Suspension (OAS).

On 5/4/2020 Trooper Belanger and Cpl. Robinson stopped Brian Carroll (34) of Troy on Rt. 220 in Unity. Drug paraphernalia was seen in plain view. The vehicle was searched, and crack cocaine was located. Carroll was arrested and charged with possession of schedule W drug and use and sale of drug paraphernalia. 

5/4/2020 Trooper Gleeson stopped Aaron Vogel (35) for speed on 295 in Bowdoinham. It was determined Vogel does not have a Maine DL and his prior license was revoked out of New Jersey. Vogel was summonsed for operating without a license.  

On 5/4/2020. Sgt. Quintero conducted a traffic stop of a vehicle based upon the passenger Holly Grant (44) of Burnham smoking with a small child in the vehicle.  Grant was found to be in possession of hypodermic needles which she used to inject drugs along with prescription drugs which she admitted possessing without a legal authorization.  She was summonsed for the Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and Unlawful Possession of Schedule Drugs. 

On 5/5/2020 Trooper Belanger stopped Lance French (49) of Howland on Rt. 69 in Hampden. French did not have a driver’s license and was charged with operating without a license.

On 5/5/2020 Trooper Belanger stopped a vehicle for speeding 46 in a 35 mph zone on Rt. 7 in Dixmont. The passenger, Kevin Wood, had an active warrant for a Protection From Abuse (PFA) violation. Wood was transported to Waldo County Jail. 

On 5/5/2020 Tr. Lauren Roddy received a report of a Protection From Abuse (PFA) violation which occurred in Windsor the day prior. Jack Huntington (52) of Windsor, was charged with Violating a Protection from Abuse Order, Class D.

On 5/6/2020 Tr. Bureau stopped Carolyn Elkins (39) for speeding on Route 139 in Benton. Upon further investigation, it was learned that Elkins was operating with a suspended driver’s license. Elkins was summonsed on scene and released to a licensed driver. 


On 5/7/2020 Tr. Lauren Roddy noticed a large amount of smoke coming from Clark Rd in China. Upon further investigation she discovered there was an active forest fire with 1-2 acres currently on fire. Tr. Harrington assisted on scene. China Fire Department and Maine Forest Service handled the fire.


5/7/2020 Tr. Verhille responded to a motor vehicle crash at 47 northbound. The operator, Amber Mondor (24) of Biddeford, ran off the road after swerving to avoid a groundhog in the roadway. Neither her or her passenger sustained any injuries. The vehicle was towed do to extensive damage. 


On 5/7/2020 Sgt Quintero stopped Charles Ray (39) of Lincolnville when he was spotted walking down the road with a shotgun while drinking a Twisted Tea alcoholic drink.  Ray was with Francis Richardson (25) of Belfast who was armed with a hunting bow.  Ray was charged with Violating Conditions of Release.  Richardson was Ultimately Charged with Operating after Suspension. 

On 5/9/2020 Cpl. Robinson and Trooper Belanger responded to 30 Moosehead Trail Apt L in Brooks for a 911 hang up. Susan Biagiotti (62) and Edward Desmond (63) were located in the residence. Both had been given disorderly conduct warnings by MSP earlier in the morning. Biagiotti was issued a summons for disorderly conduct. Desmond was arrested for disorderly conduct, assault, and refusing to submit. 

On 5/9/2020 Cpl. Robinson and Tr. Belanger responded to 21 Vickery Lane in Unity for a reported family fight.  Kristin Mozes (27) of Unity, was ultimately arrested for Domestic Violence Assault and brought to the Waldo County Jail.  

On 5/9/2020 Tr. Dunn stopped a vehicle on I-295 in Bowdoinham for an inspection sticker violation. The driver provided a name of Mark Carlson and stated that his license was revoked out of Illinois. Further investigation revealed that the driver was actually Matthew Carlson (50) of Portland, who had provided his brother’s name. Matthew Carlson had an active warrant from 2011 and was also charged with Violation of Conditions of Release (VCR), Operating After Revoked and FT Provide Correct Name/DOB.


On 5/9/2020 Tr. Martin stopped a vehicle with no rear registration plate. The operator Tyler Mckinney (19) was found to have a marijuana pipe in his possession and was charged with sale or use of drug paraphernalia. The passenger Jordan Brown (20) was charged with possession of a usable amount of marijuana and having drug paraphernalia. 
 

Troop D Weekly Report

Troop D weekly activities for time April 6th to April 12th, 2020

On 4/6/2020 Tr. Lauren Roddy received a call of a hit and run crash in the parking lot of the IGA in Randolph. The caller followed the offending vehicle back to their residence. Tr. Roddy arrived on scene and discovered the driver of the vehicle, Jennifer Orne (32) of Pittston, did not have a driver’s license. The vehicle struck by Orne had significant damage. Orne was charged with Leaving the Scene of a PD crash, Class E, as well as Operating without a License, Class E. 

On 4/7/2020  Tr. Stewart, Tr. Adams and Sgt. Quintero responded to Palermo for a reported family fight. Upon investigation, Michaela Pilsbury (25) was found in violation of her probation conditions due to alcohol consumption and contact with her ex-boyfriend, Guy Leeman (45). Michaela is on probation with Officer Robert Cartier, and charges are pending.

On 4/10/2020 Tr. Lauren Roddy received a call of a car off the road on Rt 27 in Pittston. When Tr. Roddy arrived on scene the vehicle was unoccupied. The driver, Carolyn Tripp (34) of Gardiner, returned to the scene, and was charged with Operating after License Revoked, Class E. The vehicle was towed from the scene.

On 4/11/2020 Trooper’s Mattson, Belanger, Dunn, and Cpl. Robinson responded to 6 Nickerson Rd in Windsor for the report of a DV assault between Karen Owens (42) and Christopher Owens (51). After a verbal argument, Karen struck Christopher over the head with a yeti mug. Karen was arrested for DV assault and transported to Kennebec County Jail. Christopher was charged with VCR and obstructing the report of a crime.

On 4/12/2020 Tr. Bureau responded to Mile 46 on I-295 in Richmond for a suspicious male standing on the overpass on the Alexander Reed Road. In the past 2 weeks Troopers have had several calls of a male “masturbating” on the overpasses in the same area. Tr. Bureau spotted a truck parked on the Alexander Reed Road. Tr. Bureau walked up the overpass and spotted Scott Wallace (45) standing at the passenger side of his truck holding his genitals through the zipper of his pants. After further questioning. Wallace admitted that he had his genitals exposed to I-295. Wallace said he had the urge to do it and like the thrill of getting caught. Wallace admitted to conducting the same behavior a week prior and said he has done it several times in the past few weeks. Wallace was charged with Indecent Conduct. 


 

Troop G Weekly Report

On 03/23/2020, Tr. Duda responded to a single vehicle crash near mile marker 36 sb. The vehicle, driven by Sonia Castro Echaiz (39) of Sanford was traveling southbound at high speed and in inclement weather when she lost control of her vehicle, and slammed into trees. She was taken to Maine Medical Center for injuries sustained from the crash. 

On 03/23/2020, Tr. Duda responded to a single vehicle slide off at mile 32 northbound. The vehicle slid off into the ditch near mile 32 north bound during inclement weather. The vehicle did not sustain any damage and was towed back onto the roadway. The operator, Paulo Gomes Pinto (54) of Framingham, Massachusetts failed to turn his lights back on, and then drive across three lanes of traffic and was hit broad side by a Hannaford tractor trailer. Pinto was transported to Southern Maine Healthcare with non-life threatening injuries. 

RolloverOn 03/26/2020, Tr. Duda responded to a roll over crash on the exit 42 departure ramp. Trooper Duda arrived on scene and observed that an R.C. Moore tractor trailer failed to negotiate the curve and rolled over into the ditch. The cab of the truck was sliced through by the guard rail. The operator, Robert Skidgel (75) of Saco was able to walk away from the crash. The truck was hauling a load of French fries. Speed appears to have been a factor in the crash. Multiple units assisted at the scene. 

On 03/26/2020 Lt. Baker stopped Adam Dugal (38) of Bowdoin for traveling 102 MPH in a 65 MPH zone.  Lt. Baker was traveling south on I295 in Freeport at the time.  Dugal was summons accordingly.  
 

Troop D Weekly Report

Troop D weekly activities for time March 23rd to March 29th, 2020


On 3/26/2020 Cpl. Pelletier and Tr. Nunez responded to a domestic disturbance at 6 Glidden Ln. in West Gardiner. Brianna Martin (28) reported that her ex-boyfriend Alan Wotton (29) assaulted her. Wotton fled, and a temporary warrant for DV Assault was entered into NCIC.

On 3/26/2020 Tr. Bureau stopped Kyle Evans (35) for speeding 85 mph in a posted 45 mph speed zone on Route 1 in Belfast. Evans was summonsed and released for exceeding the speed limit by 30 mph or more. 


On 3/27/2020 Tr. Bureau responded 657 Jackson Road in Monroe for a suspicious incident. Complainant Troy Oliver (46) stated people were cutting up parts from vehicles on his property. Another complainant, Angela Bragg (48) was nearby in her vehicle. Upon investigation, Bragg was found in possession of several car parts including 2 Catalytic Converters and 4 vehicle starters. 2 other male subjects fled the scene on foot. Bragg was arrested for trespassing, receiving stolen property and unlawful possession of schedule drugs. The 2 other subjects have been identified and investigation is ongoing. 
 

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