Troop News

Bowdoinham Drug Trafficking

Walker
Terrel Walker, 28, of Orono

An Orono man is facing drug trafficking charges after a traffic stop in Bowdoinham over the weekend.

On Nov. 11, 2019 ,Troopers from Troop D performed a Traffic stop in Bowdoinham on I-295 of a vehicle headed south bound out of State operated by Terrel Walker, 28, originally from New York and now residing in Orono.  

Troopers learned that Walker was the subject of an outstanding Federal Arrest Warrant related to a drug trafficking arrest by Maine State Police PACE Team members in August of 2019. Walker was also found to be in possession of over 15 pounds of Marijuana, packaged for commercial sale; $2,000 in cash; and a quantity of unmarked and unlabeled pills. The identification of the pills are pending a laboratory analysis.  The marijuana is valued at $30,000.

Walker was arrested and charged with Class C Unlawful Trafficking of Marijuana and Class C Bail Violation.  Also, in the vehicle was Eimel Evans, 25 ,of Augusta.  Evans was arrested for a separate outstanding arrest warrant. Troopers were assisted on scene by Topsham Police MarijuanaDepartment.
 

Maine State Police K9 Keet to get donation of body armor

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Tpr. Adam Gould with K9 Partner Keet

Maine State Police K9 Keet will receive a bullet and stab protective vest thanks to a charitable donation from non-profit organization Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. K9 Keet’s vest is sponsored by a fundraiser hosted by Heather McKibben of HeatherFest, Norton, MA and will be embroidered with the sentiment “Gifted by HeatherFest in memory of Jerri, Drew & Cluck”. Delivery is expected within eight to ten weeks.

Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. is a 501c (3) charity located in East Taunton, MA whose mission is to provide bullet and stab protective vests and other assistance to dogs of law enforcement and related agencies throughout the United States. The non-profit was established in 2009 to assist law enforcement agencies with this potentially lifesaving body armor for their four-legged K9 officers. Since its inception, Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. provided over 3,500 U.S. made, custom fitted, NIJ certified protective vests, in 50 states, through private and corporate donations, at a value of $6.9 million dollars. 

The program is open to dogs actively employed in the U.S. with law enforcement or related agencies who are certified and at least 20 months of age. New K9 graduates, as well as K9s with expired vests, are eligible to participate.

The donation to provide one protective vest for a law enforcement K9 is $950.00. Each vest has a value between $1,744 – $2,283 and a five-year warranty, and an average weight of 4-5 lbs. There is an estimated 30,000 law enforcement K9s throughout the United States. For more information or to learn about volunteer opportunities, please call 508-824-6978. Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. provides information, lists events, and accepts tax-deductible donations of any denomination at www.vik9s.org or mailed to P.O. Box 9 East Taunton, MA 02718. 
 

Maine State Police unveil new commemorative plate supporting Honor Flight Maine

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Maine State Police and the Maine State Troopers Foundation recently announced that the 2019 State Police Commemorative Plate will be supporting Honor Flight Maine. Designated Troopers will start displaying the plates on Veterans Day, Nov 11, 2019, and they will remain on the cruisers until the end of the month.

“We are privileged to team with the Maine State Troopers Foundation to honor all veterans during the month of November and to heighten awareness of the unique mission of Honor Flight Maine,” said Col. John Cote, Chief of the Maine State Police.   “Many of Maine’s eldest and most tenured veterans would have no way to travel to our National Monuments on their own.  Honor Flight Maine provides free transportation to these deserving veterans and allows them the chance to visit and experience the memorials created to honor their service and sacrifice.”

HFM Detail1Honor Flight Maine is a non-profit organization created to honor American Veterans for their service and sacrifice. They transport veterans to Washington D.C. for tours of the memorials, giving special consideration to frail and terminally ill veterans. Honor Flight Maine frequently hold events welcoming home veterans or celebrating their service to our country.

“On behalf of all of us at Honor Flight Maine who Volunteer and serve the Veterans of Maine, we thank you dedicated public servants for this opportunity to ’ride with pride’ with our organization’s name and logo on each Maine State Police Trooper’s vehicles,” said Board Chariperson Laurie A. Sidelinger.  “We have been looking forward to this with excitement and anticipation since we heard the news we were chosen for such an honor!”
How appropriate and very special to us at HFM with November 11, 2019 (Veteran’s Day) approaching, and our great state and nation celebrating Veterans and their families all month!  The plates will be visible as a tribute to our Veterans that have served and continue to protect us as all of you do so selflessly as our State Troopers! 
“We are so grateful and thank you all for your service every hour, every day, as many of you have years of military service as well!” 

The Maine State Troopers Foundation (MSTF) was established in 1994 as a non-profit entity dedicated to providing support for programs of public safety and prevention of crime.

“The Maine State Troopers Foundation is honored to partner with Honor Flight Maine to help raise awareness of their efforts in providing so many of our veterans an opportunity to visit Monuments in our nation’s capital, which honor the dedication and sacrifices they have made to ensure the freedom we all enjoy today,” said Sgt. Aaron Turcotte on behalf of the Maine State Troopers Foundation.   “As a state trooper, I am proud to recognize these efforts, as well as the support from the Maine State Police in allowing our troopers to display these commemorative plates commencing on Veteran’s Day.”
 

Troop B Weekly 10/14/19-10/20/19

Incident Type:   ASSIST OTHER AGENCY

Date:                                     10/18/2019

Town:                                   Hebron                                                                

Trooper:                              Tr. Pyburn

Brief Synopsis:  Trooper Pyburn responded to Ramsdell Road in Hebron, to assist the Oxford County Sheriff’s Office with a report of a domestic. Upon arriving on scene, it was determined Ryan Fogg of Hebron, had thrown his ex-girlfriend, Lesa Seavey, from a camper parked in the front yard, where Seavey had been living. The argument originated over possession of a jar of marijuana. Fogg was arrested for DV assault and transported to the Oxford County Jail.

 

Incident Type:     OUI

Date:                                     10/06/2019

Town:                                   Bowdoinham

Trooper:                              Tr. Flanagan & Tr. Leonard

Brief Synopsis:  Tr. Flanagan stopped a vehicle on I-295 in Bowdoinham after receiving a traffic complaint on it in Freeport.  Upon further investigation, Tr. Flanagan discovered that the female operator and male passenger were both under the influence of alcohol.  In addition, their three children were in the vehicle.  Tr. Flanagan arrested the female operator and brought her to Topsham PD for a breath test, where she refused.  The female operator, a teacher, and mother of three, was charged with OUI (Class D), Endangering the welfare of a child (Class D) and Driving to Endanger (Class E).

 

Incident Type:    OUI & OAS

Date:                                     10/17/2019

Town:                                   Brunswick

Trooper:                              Tr. Flanagan

Brief Synopsis:  Tr. Flanagan stopped a vehicle off Exit 28 on I-295 in Brunswick for speed.  Upon further investigation, he discovered that male subject was heavily intoxicated, uncooperative and was operating with a suspended license.  Multiple Brunswick Officers responded to assist.  The subject was arrested and brought to Brunswick PD.  The subject was charged with OUI – 2 Priors (Class C), Driving to Endanger (Class E) and OAS (Class E).  The subject made bail later that evening. 

 

Incident Type:   OUI

Date:                                     10/19/2019

Town:                                   Gorham

Trooper:                              Sgt. Farley

Brief Synopsis: Sgt. Farley stopped a vehicle for erratic operation. After a brief investigation the female operator was arrested for OUI.

 

Incident Type:   Operating without a license

Date:                                     10/19/2019

Town:                                   Gorham

Trooper:                              Sgt. Farley

Brief Synopsis: Sgt. Farley checked on a suspicious vehicle in Gorham. After a brief investigation it was determine the male operator did not have a license. The operator was summonsed accordingly. The vehicle was on its way to an underage party that Gorham PD had just broken up.

 

Incident Type:   OAS

Date:                                     10/13/2019

Town:                                   Harrison                                              

Trooper:                             Tr. Pyburn

Brief Synopsis:  Trooper Pyburn summonsed Brandon Wight of Waterford, for OAS. The stop was conducted on Route 117 in Harrison, for an inspection violation.

 

Incident Type:   OAS, Warrant

Date:                                     10/19/2019

Town:                                   Topsham                            

Trooper:                               Tr. James

Brief Synopsis:  Tr. James stopped Kendall Wallace (24) of Brunswick on Route 196 in Topsham for failure to stop for a red light. Upon contacting Wallace, it was determined his license was suspended and he also had a warrant for his arrest for unpaid fine. Wallace was charged accordingly and transported to Two Bridges Jail in Wiscasset without incident.

Pink Patch Project

PinkPatchThere is still time to order a #PinkPatch for our fundraiser. Proceeds will benefit the Maine Cancer Foundation. Send us your photos of your #PinkPatchProject2019 at landmarks around Maine and the world!

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Lebanon Man arrested on Various Charges

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Dominic Romero, 55, of Lebanon

Maine State Police arrested a Lebanon Man on number of charges after domestic incident.

On October 19, 2019, Maine State Police out of Troop A responded to a residence on Smith Road, in Lebanon for a reported domestic violence assault. After Troopers arrived, they met with Dominic Romero, 55, of Lebanon, who was intoxicated and yelling obscenities. While speaking with Troopers, Romero exposed himself twice to a Trooper in front of the residence.

Troopers arrested Romero and continued their investigation. Troopers learned that Romero had been drinking since 3:00 am and had been destroying property inside of the house. Romero had burned a family member's property in the driveway. Romero also flushed another family member's prescription medication down the toilet. When confronted about the property destruction, Romero assaulted a member of his family.

As a result, Romero was charged with Arson, Criminal Mischief, Indecent Conduct, Stealing Drugs, Disorderly Conduct, and Domestic Violence Assault. Bail was set at $15,000 on the charges. Romero is expected to appear at Springvale District Court on Monday at 1 p.m.

Maine State Police K9 Dutch to get donation of body armor

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Maine State Police K9 Dutch

Maine State Police K9 Dutch will receive a bullet and stab protective vest thanks to a charitable donation from non-profit organization Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. K9 Dutch’s vest is sponsored by Madeline Hamersley of Sorrento, ME and will be embroidered with the sentiment “In memory of Detective Benjamin Campbell, EOW 4/3/19”. Delivery is expected within eight to ten weeks.

Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. is a 501c (3) charity located in East Taunton, MA whose mission is to provide bullet and stab protective vests and other assistance to dogs of law enforcement and related agencies throughout the United States. The non-profit was established in 2009 to assist law enforcement agencies with this potentially lifesaving body armor for their four-legged K9 officers. Since its inception, Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. provided over 3,500 U.S. made, custom fitted, NIJ certified protective vests, in 50 states, through private and corporate donations, at a value of $5.7 million dollars. 

The program is open to dogs actively employed in the U.S. with law enforcement or related agencies who are certified and at least 20 months of age. New K9 graduates, as well as K9s with expired vests, are eligible to participate.

The donation to provide one protective vest for a law enforcement K9 is $950.00. Each vest has a value between $1,744 – $2,283 and a five-year warranty, and an average weight of 4-5 lbs. There is an estimated 30,000 law enforcement K9s throughout the United States. For more information or to learn about volunteer opportunities, please call 508-824-6978. Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. provides information, lists events, and accepts tax-deductible donations of any denomination at www.vik9s.org or mailed to P.O. Box 9 East Taunton, MA 02718. 
 

Troop B Weekly 09/30/19-10/06/19

Incident Type:   OUI Accident - SERIOUS INJURY/OAS/COURT ORDERED WARRANT

Date:                                   9/17/2019 and 10/05/2019

Town:                                 Portland and Scarborough

Trooper:                           TR. ROYLE

Brief Synopsis:  On 9/17/2019, Tr. Royle investigated a Serious PI crash resulting from a wrong way driver on I-295 in Portland.  Tr. Royle determined that the wrong way operator, identified as HANSON, ARTHUR W (56) was under the influence at the time of the crash. Tr. Royle also determined that HANSON was SUSPENDED and had no insurance at the time of the crash.  Based on the totality of the circumstances Tr. Royle applied for and was granted a Court Ordered Arrest warrant for the following felony charges; Operating After Suspension-Accident with Injury, Operating Under the Influence (Alcohol) – Injury, Reckless Conduct (to be elevated to Class C through use of a dangerous weapon (Motor Vehicle)), Aggravated Criminal Mischief, and Aggravated Assault.  On 10/5/2019, Tr. Royle identified HANSON operating a motor vehicle and conducted a traffic stop.  Tr. Royle arrested HANSON on the Warrant and charge HANSON on another count of OAS.

 

Incident Type:   DRugs

Date:                                     9/30/19

Town:                                   Turnpike

Trooper:                              Tr. Fillebrown

Brief Synopsis: On 90/30/19, Tr. Fillebrown was working a PACE detail on the Maine Turnpike.   During a traffic stop with two males, Tr. Fillebrown observed they were attempting to conceal something in the glovebox.  Tr. Fillebrown observed vacuum seal and later located 94 grams of Heroin and Cocaine.  Another 4 grams of Crack cocaine was found in the vehicle.  Two Winsor, Connecticut males were charged with Aggravated Trafficking in schedule drugs. 

 

Incident Type:   THREATENING

Date:                                     9/29/2019

Town:                                   Hiram

Trooper:                              Cpl. HINK / SGT. HANSON / TR. DOUGHTY

Brief Synopsis:  Cpl. Hink, Sgt. Hanson and Tr. Doughty responded to Hiram Hill Road in Hiram of a report of a male displaying a firearm at his neighbor and told him he would shoot him.  Cpl. Hink arrived on scene and contacted the male complainant to provide his neighbor’s name.  As Cpl. Hink was staged for Sgt. Hanson and Tr. Doughty to arrive, Sgt. Hanson stopped the alleged offender on Hiram Hill Road.  Cpl. Hink and Tr. Doughty responded to the stop, detained the male and searched him for a weapon.  He gave consent to search his vehicle and Sgt. Hanson did so.  No weapon was located.  During the investigation it was determined that a firearm was not in fact displayed but they did have a verbal argument.  Both subjects were given a Disorderly Conduct Warning, Cease Harassment Order and No Trespass Order.  They both agreed to leave each other alone and act like mature adults going forward.

 

Incident Type:   SUICIDAL MALE

Date:                                     10/03/2019

Town:                                   Lovell

Trooper:                              CPL. HINK & TR. WING

Brief Synopsis:  Cpl. Hink and Tr. Wing assisted Oxford SO with a suicidal male with a machete in Lovell.  Tr. Wing located the male driving on the roadway and conducted a felony stop on the vehicle and detained the male near his cruiser. Cpl. Hink arrived on scene, tactically approached the vehicle to clear it confirming nobody else was inside the vehicle. After being cleared by rescue, the male was arrested for OUI by Tr. Wing and taken to Fryeburg PD for intox.

 

Incident Type:   UNWANTED MALE/FEMALE

Date:                                     10/03/2019

Town:                                   Waterford

Trooper:                              CPL. HINK, TR. WING, DET. FILLEBROWN

Brief Synopsis:  Cpl. Hink, Trooper Wing and Det. Fillebrown responded to 209 Sweden Road in Waterford after a report of a male that had warrants was at the house and the female involved in the hit and run with a school bus earlier in the week, was also at the house.  Upon arriving on scene, Felisha Thayer was in the front yard who was on bail conditions.  Tr. Wing advised he heard something in the woods or behind the house.  Felisha was detained, and Cpl. Hink secured his K9 and cast him around the property and conducted several building searches of barns and out buildings.  Matt McAllister was not located. After conducted a bail search of Felisha and her belongings, she had several bail violations.  Cpl. Hink arrested her, transported her to jail, charged her with VCR and issued her a No Trespass Order for the property.

               

Incident Type:   AISSIST SO

Date:                                     10/04/2019

Town:                                   Stoneham

Trooper:                              Cpl. HINK & SGT. Hanson

Brief Synopsis:  Cpl. Hink responded to Maine Street in Stoneham to assist Oxford SO with a report of a single vehicle into a tree with entrapment and injuries to a female and two kids.  Upon arrived, Deputies advised Cpl. Hink the female passenger did not survive the crash and the kids were transported to the hospital.  Cpl. Hink was asked to take pictures of the crash scene while Deputies conducted interviews and attempted to locate next of kin.  Sgt. Hanson responded to assist with crash reconstruction.

 

Incident Type:   ASSIST RESCUE

Date:                                     10/06/2019

Town:                                   Parsonsfield

Trooper:                              CPL. HINK

Brief Synopsis:  Cpl. Hink responded to 18 Maple crest Road in Parsonsfield to assist Sacopee Rescue with lifting assistance of an elderly male that had fallen.  Cpl. Hink assisted with loading the male into the rescue and he was transported to Mercy Hospital.

 

Incident Type:   ASSIST Other Agency

Date:                                    

Town:                                   Norway

Trooper:                              TR. FILLEBROWN

Brief Synopsis: Tr. Fillebrown assisted Norway PD with overdose in Norway.   The male had been given two doses of Narcan upon Tr. Fillebrown arrival.  The male was transported to the Hospital and units were called back to the hospital after the patient try to run away.

 

Incident Type:   Assist Oxford SO

Date:                                    

Town:                                   Stoneham

Trooper:                              TR. FILLEBROWN

Brief Synopsis: Tr. Fillebrown assisted Oxford SO with a drug test on the driver of a fatal motor vehicle crash in Stoneham.  The operator was on full search and test bail stemming from an armed robbery earlier in the year.  

 

Incident Type: ASSIST OTHER AGENCY 

Date:                                   10/02/2019 

Town:                                 Waterford 

Trooper:                            tr. PYBURN, TR. Det fillebrown 

Brief Synopsis: Trooper Pyburn and Detective Fillebrown responded to Mill Hill Road in Waterford, to assist the Oxford County Sheriff’s Office with a report of a school bus crash. Upon arriving on scene, it was determined a grey Pontiac sedan had fled the scene after striking the bus. Trooper Pyburn had passed a vehicle matching that description while in route to the crash. A photo taken from Trooper Pyburn’ s WatchGuard was shared on social media, and the vehicle was reported to be abandoned on Rice Road in Waterford. The vehicle was towed, and several suspects identified. The registered owner, Heather Reynold, was interviewed and identified Felisha Thayer of Waterford, as being the last known operator. Felisha was arrested the following day for VCR. Additional charges pending further investigation from the Oxford County Sheriff’s Office.  ​ 

 

Incident Type:   SPEAKING ENGAGEMENT

Date:                                     10/04/2019

Town:                                   Hiram

Trooper:                              HINK / PYBURN / OXFORD LT. CHANCEY

Brief Synopsis:  Cpl. Hink assisted Tr. Pyburn and Oxford Lt. Chancey with conducting a practical ALICE Training exercise to the Sacopee Valley staff.  12 scenarios were conducted and approximately 100 staff members were present throughout the day.

 

Incident Type:   SPEAKING ENGAGEMENT

Date:                                     10/04/2019

Town:                                   Naples

Trooper:                             Cpl. HINK / Sgt. HANSON

Brief Synopsis:  Cpl. Hink assisted Sgt. Hanson with teaching a motor vehicle laws class to students and parents at the Driving School in Naples.

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Troop B Weekly Report 10/7/19-10/13/19

Incident Type:         OUI                                

Date:                          10/07/2019

Town:                       Turner                                           

Trooper:                   Tr. Willard

Brief Synopsis: On 10/7/2019, Tr. Willard responded to Angelo’s General Store in Turner for a male passed out behind the wheel.  Subsequent investigation led to Martin Buck being arrested for Operating Under the Influence. 

 

Incident Type:   OUI

Date:                                     10/12/2019

Town:                                   Portland

Trooper:                              TR. ROYLE

Brief Synopsis:  Tr. Royle initiated a traffic stop on a vehicle travelling at 70 MPH in a posted 50 MPH limit.  The female operator identified as Snyder, Kimberley E (19).  Tr. Royle found the operator to be impaired and after conducting SFSTs, SNYDER was taken into custody.  A vehicle search recovered Fresh Marijuana buds, Dab, drug paraphernalia and hard liquor.  SNYDER was summonsed for OUI (ALCOHOL); Driving to Endanger, Operating without a license, Permit or Beyond Restriction; Restriction or Class, Minor Transporting Liquor, and Marijuana (IN MV). SNYDER was also issued a VSAC for Speeding 20-24 Mph over posted limit.

 

Incident Type:   Violation of Conditions of Release

Date:                                     10/10/2019

Town:                                   PORTLAND

Trooper:                              M. SMITH

Brief Synopsis:  Tr. Smith arrested a male from Lisbon after a violation of conditions of release was discovered during a traffic stop on I-295 in Portland.

 

Incident Type:   Trespassing

Date:                                     10/09/2019

Town:                                   Hiram

Trooper:                              HINK

Brief Synopsis:  Cpl. Hink responded to Hiram for a report of two females at a residence pointing a gun at each other before one of the females fled the residence.  As Cpl. Hink was approaching the residence, he noticed a suspicious vehicle in the area. After having Augusta RCC run the plate, Cpl. Hink was advised that was the vehicle that fled the scene.  Cpl. Hink conducted a felony stop on the vehicle, detained the female operator and waited for a York County Deputy to arrive on scene to clear the vehicle.  Once the scene was secure, Cpl. Hink searched the female and the vehicle and did not locate any weapons.  Cpl. Hink had K9 Berry conduct an area search for a weapon and a drug sniff of the vehicle and nothing was located.  Upon completing the investigation, Cpl. Hink learned only the homeowner had a firearm and no crimes were committed.  The female from the traffic stop was issued a No Trespass Order to the residence.

 

Incident Type:   Unwanted Person

Date:                                     10/09/2019

Town:                                   Lovell

Trooper:                              HINK

Brief Synopsis:  Cpl. Hink responded to Lovell to assist Oxford County SO with an unwanted female at 486 West Lovell Road.  Cpl. Hink arrived on scene just after Dep. MacCormick and Oxford Sgt. Ontengco, escorted Lacey Drew from the property and she was issued a No Trespass Order.

 

Incident Type:     Harassment

Date:                                     10/12/2019

Town:                                   Porter

Trooper:                              HINK

Brief Synopsis:  Cpl. Hink responded to 538 Ossipee Trail in Porter for a neighbor dispute.  During the investigation, all parties were told to act like adults and Libby McMannis was issued a Cease Harassment Order.

 

Incident Type:   Warrant

Date:                                     9/11/2019

Town:                                   Hiram

Trooper:                              HINK

Brief Synopsis:  Cpl. Hink stopped Jessica Geyer after identifying her driving from previous contact.  Cpl. Hink believed she had a warrant, asked Augusta to run her confirming she was wanted out of York County.  Cpl. Hink stopped her in front of Sacopee Valley Elementary School, arrested her and transported her to the York County Jail without incident.  Cpl. Hink called the SRO for Sacopee Valley School and advised them the car would be parked by the elementary fields for approximately an hour until Jessica’s boyfriend could come get it.

 

Incident Type:   Warrant

Date:                                     10/14/2019

Town:                                   Fryeburg

Trooper:                              Sgt FARLEY, Cpl. CASEY, Troopers FILLEBROWN & WING

Brief Synopsis:  On October 13th, Sgt. Farley and Tr. Wing responded to Belair Estates Rd. in Fryeburg to assist the PD with a reported domestic involving Zachary Jackson, a male reportedly in possession of a firearm.  When State Police arrived, Oxford SO and Fryeburg PD were set up on the residence and Fryeburg PD were investigating with the female caller, outside, while the male was reportedly inside the basement.  Despite the male having a warrant for Class C DV Criminal Threatening, Fryeburg PD Sergeant instructed the units to clear.  The following day, State Police returned to conduct surveillance on the residence and arrest Jackson.  Eventually, Jackson arrived at the residence and Troopers Fillebrown and Wing confronted Jackson who attempted to flee into the residence.  Forcible entry was made, and Jackson was arrested.  Following a search of the vehicle he arrived in, and a search of his residence because of his bail conditions, Jackson was transported to Oxford County Jail for the warrant, and summonsed for VCR, OAS 3priors, Refusing to Submit to Arrest.  Additionally, Jackson will face drug charges once the suspected drugs have been tested.

Troop G Weekly Report

On 10-09-19 Tpr. Kelley stopped Haider Mahmood (25) of Farmingdale for speeding in Sabattus.  He was summonsed for speed and OAS.    

On 10-10-19 Tpr. Kelley summonsed Steve Kaze (20) of Portland for speeding after stopping him in Sabattus for going 101mph in the 70mph zone.    

On 10-10-19 Tpr. Kelley summonsed Phuong Do (49) for OUI as the result of a traffic complaint and motor vehicle crash in Gray.   

On 10-13-19 Tpr. Physic pulled a vehicle over for erratic operation at the Irving gas station in Scarborough by the Turnpike.  During the traffic stop the male ran away from the traffic stop.  Sgt. Pappas, Sgt. Doughty, Tpr. Harakles, Tpr. Davis, Tpr. Physic, and Scarborough Police Department were able to take away all avenue escapes for the male and later placed him under arrest within the hour.  The male was given an intoxilyzer test with a result over the legal limit.  The male had given law enforcement a false name.  Tpr. Physic was able to learn his real name was Nathan Saad (19).  Saad was on probation for theft, had conditions not to consume alcohol, a suspended driver license status (already has 3 pending suspensions), and had bail conditions.  Saad was charged with Failure to Give Correct Name, OAS, Violation Condition of Release, Failure to Stop for Police Officer, and Administrative OUI.

On 10-10-19 Tpr. Duda was traveling west on Route 126 in Sabattus when he clocked a pickup truck traveling east at 91mph in a posted 55mph speed zone.  After stopping the vehicle Tpr. Duda noticed that the vehicle, a Ford F-350 was over height and had several other inspection violations.  The operator, Randolph Gayton (34) of Litchfield, stated that he was coming from the shop where he was denied an inspection sticker.  Gayton was summonsed for exceeding the speed limit by 30mph or more as well as operating a defective motor vehicle.  The truck was towed from the stop. 

Tpr. Duda and K9 Mack conducted four K9 sniffs for Troop G Troopers.  No arrests. 

On 10-08-19 Cpl. Cloutier received two independent complaints of a Toyota driving erratically northbound from mile 36 in Saco.  As Cpl. Cloutier went north from mile 42, Det. Heimbach had the vehicle stopped at Exit 44 in Scarborough.  Det. Heimbach witnessed the erratic operation and stopped the vehicle.  Matthew Losee of Wells was not impaired.  Losee was summonsed for Driving to Endanger, the vehicle was towed and Losee was dropped off in South Portland.

On 10-13-19 Tpr. MacKinnon stopped a vehicle southbound at mile 16 for operating 96mph in a 70mph zone.  The driver, Brendan Kolterjahn of Massachusetts, was summonsed for speed and for not having his two children (both under age of 3) secured in a car seat.

On 10-11-19 Sgt. Porter stopped Mehul Patel (44) of PA, northbound at mile 17.5 in Wells for speeding and failure to maintain lane control.  He admitted to being distracted looking at the onboard GPS in the vehicle.  He was issued a VSAC for Failure to Maintain Control of a MV (Distracted Driving). 

On 10-08-19 Tpr. Darcy arrested Aaron Gervais of Alfred on an active warrant for unpaid fines as the result of a traffic stop northbound on the Turnpike in York.

On 10-11-19 Tpr. LiBritz checked on a broken-down vehicle in the area of mile 40 southbound. Upon further investigation it was determined the driver, Shania White (22) of Biddeford, got a flat tire on her way home from work. White’s driver’s license had active suspensions for failure to pay fines and costs and she was on two sets of conditions of release.  Part of her conditions were not to operate a motor vehicle unless lawfully licensed.  White was summonsed for operating after suspension-infraction and violation of conditions of release. 

On 10-12-19 Tpr. LiBritz received a report of a pedestrian walking northbound in the area of mile 32.  Tpr. LiBritz contacted the female trespassing on the Turnpike.  The female was uncooperative.  She was reluctant to provide her name and she kept providing false information as to who she was.  Based on the totality of circumstances and multiple attempts to identify the female she was arrested for criminal trespass and transported to the York County Jail.  The female eventually stated her name was Melevanie Lange (41) of Portland but she remained uncooperative and would not provide any information to support or verify that was her real identity.  Lange is currently at the York County Jail waiting to be positively identified through her fingerprints.
 

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