Scarborough, Maine

Scarborough Shooting

State and Scarborough Police are investigating the shooting of man in the parking lot of Wal-Mart in Scarborough Friday evening.  The wounded man is being treated at Maine Medical Center. Two people are being questioned. The shooting was reported to police about 5:30PM.  The victim was shot outside his vehicle and a Scarborough Police Officer, who was inside Wal-Mart at the time, investigating another incident, was at the shooting scene in a couple of minutes, aided by officers from South Portland Police.  Investigators are now attempting to determine the circumstances of the shooting. 

Scarborough Traffic Stops Leads to Multiple People Charged with Drug Trafficking

DrugsSCARBOROUGH, Maine - A traffic stop ended up with several men being charged with aggravated drug trafficking.

On Oct. 22, 2019 Maine State Police Troopers from Troop G stopped a vehicle on the Maine Turnpike for a traffic infraction. As a result of the investigation, three men were arrested: Benjamin Peaslee, 41, of Manchester, Maine; Todd Moses (AKA “T”), 50, of Hyde Park, Massachusetts; Gary Richardson, 42, (AKA “BAMA”) of Eutaw, Alabama; and a Massachusetts resident who cannot be identified at this time.

Troopers seized 842 diverted Gabapentin Tablets, 13 gram of a suspected heroin/fentanyl mixture, and 5 grams of cocaine base.

All occupants were booked at the Cumberland County Jail for aggravated trafficking. Bail was set at 50k.

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