Weekly Report

Troop G Weekly Report - 05/09/2022 - 05/15/2022

On 05/09/2022, Cpl. Cote stopped Jose Rodriguez (36) of Providence, RI on the ME Turnpike northbound in Auburn.  His right to operate in ME was under suspension.  He was charged with Operating after Suspension and a licensed passenger drove the vehicle away.

On 05/10/2022, Cpl. Cropper stopped Aaron Scally (22) of Saco for speed on the ME Turnpike northbound in Gray. His license was found to be under suspension and he was summonsed for OAS.

On 05/11/2022, Tpr. Ellis stopped Audrey Chambers (33) of Rhode Island for an expired ME registration northbound in York. She was found to have a Rhode Island arrest warrant. She was charged with fugitive from justice, arrested, and transported to York County Jail. Cpl. Physic assisted.

On 05/13/2022, Cpl. Cote stopped Joseph Verzosa (54) of Auburn on the ME Turnpike at Exit 53 in Falmouth.  He was under the influence and put through a battery of field sobriety tests.  He was found to be impaired and arrested.  His license was found to be under suspension for OUI.  He had two prior OUI convictions.  He was taken to the Portland Police Station for an Intoxilyzer test.  The results were over the legal limit.  He was then taken to the Cumberland County Jail where he was charged with Operating Under the Influence and Operating After Suspension.  

On 05/13/2022, Tpr. Anstett responded to Madison to complete a motorcycle crash reconstruction. Preliminary investigation shows a male who was operating his Jeep while impaired passed through a stop sign, colliding with a motorcycle and its two occupants.

On 05/14/2022, Cpl. Cote stopped Zeeshan Bhatty (39) of Leominster, MA on the ME Turnpike northbound in Scarborough.  He was under the influence and put through a battery of field sobriety tests.  He was found to be impaired and arrested.  He was taken to the Portland Police Station for an Intoxilyzer test.  The results were over the legal limit.  He was then taken to the Cumberland County Jail where he was charged with Operating Under the Influence.  

On 05/14/2022, Tpr. Anstett responded to I-95 in Falmouth for a crash. Investigation revealed that James George (67) of Newburyport MA was traveling northbound while impaired, causing a multi-vehicle crash. George was transported to Maine Medical Center in Portland, arrested, and charged with Operating Under the Influence – Alcohol. Additional charges are pending.

On 05/14/2022, Tpr. Pescitelli received a traffic complaint at MM 62N. Tr. Pescitelli made contact with the vehicle and observed operation that was consistent with an intoxicated driver. Upon making contact with the operator and passed out passenger, Tpr. Pescitelli observed multiple signs of impairment and vomit on the outside of the passenger’s door.  Field sobriety tests were administered, and the operator was placed under arrest for suspicion of OUI. An intoxilyzer test at the Androscoggin County Jail revealed the operator’s BAC to be over the legal limit.

On 05/15/2022, Cpl. Peckham stopped Taylor Hoyt (29) of Winthrop on I-95 in Farmingdale for suspended registration. Hoyt was charged with FT produce insurance and the vehicle was towed.

On 05/15/2022, Cpl. Peckham stopped Kevan White (31) of Lewiston on I-95 in West Gardiner for a vehicle defect. White was charged with OAS, FT produce insurance, and no inspection, and the vehicle was towed.

Troop G Weekly Report - 04/25/2022 - 05/01/2022

On 04/25/2022, Cpl. Cote stopped William Tarbox (29) of Saco on the ME Turnpike southbound in Portland.  He had been traveling 89 mph in a posted 50 mph active construciton zone.  He was charged with Criminal Speed.

On 04/25/2022, Cpl. Physic summonsed Donald Mitchell for OAS and Suspended Registration due to tolls.

On 04/26/2022, Cpl. Cote stopped Nicholas Tarvers (36) of Westbrook northbound in Saco.  His ME Driver’s License was found to be suspended. He had active bail conditions and an arrest warrant for failing to appear on a driving while suspended charge as well as a drug charge.  He was charged with Operating after Suspension, Possession of a Suspended License, and Violation of Conditions of Release.  His vehicle was towed away.

On 4/29/2022, Tr. Ellis stopped Mark Barrett (56) of Lewiston for speeding and improper lane use on the ME turnpike northbound in South Portland. His passenger, Lisa Parisi-Baribeau (37) of Lewiston, was found to have a warrant for her arrest. She was arrested and transported to Cumberland County Jail. Tr. Bourdelais assisted.

On 04/29/2022, Tr. Bourdelais assisted with a traffic stop on the turnpike in Falmouth. Upon further investigation, the operator was identified as Troy Beaulieu. Beaulieu appeared to be under the influence. He was put through field sobriety tests and subsequently arrested.  The vehicle was towed and the operator was taken to a local police department where he was administered an intoxilyzer test.  The results were over the legal limit.  He was charged with Operating Under the Influence.

Troop G Weekly Report - 04/04/2022 - 04/10/2022

On 04/04/2022, Cpl. Cote stopped Amanda Cook (35) of Sanford on the ME Turnpike southbound at mile 34 in Saco.  Her ME driver’s license was found to be suspended.  She was charged with Operating after Suspension and Possession of a Suspended License.  Her vehicle was towed away.

On 04/04/2022, Sgt. Pappas arrested Carlos Lukau for failing to stop and operating without a license following a 15-mile pursuit from Kennebunk to Scarborough.

On 04/04/2022, Sgt. Pappas arrested Christopher Descoteaux for operating after revocation, violation of bail, and a warrant following a traffic stop on I-95 in South Portland.

On 04/05/2022, Tr. Bourdelais investigated a traffic complaint of a Jeep all over the road near exit 63 north on the turnpike in Gray. A Jeep was located on the turnpike near Auburn. The operator was identified as Theron Fidiam. He appeared to be under the influence.  He was put through field sobriety tests and subsequently arrested.  The vehicle was towed and the operator was taken to a local police department where he was administered an intoxilyzer test.  The results were over the legal limit.  He was charged with Operating Under the Influence.

On 04/05/2022, Sgt. Pappas arrested Travis Welch for violation of bail and probation hold after finding him in contact with two people he was not supposed to have contact with during a traffic stop on I-95 in Scarborough.

On 04/07/2022, Cpl. Peckham stopped Matthew Hoke (37) of New York on I-95 in West Gardiner. Hoke was charged with Operating After Revocation.

On 04/07/2022, Tr. Ellis stopped Thiwat Thiwat (27) of Portland for speeding on the ME turnpike northbound in Scarborough. He was charged with criminal speed (110/70) and issued an infraction for expired registration.

On 04/07/2022, Tr. Ellis stopped Liam Coyne (22) of Biddeford on the ME turnpike southbound in Saco. He was operating with a suspended license and charged accordingly. The vehicle was towed.

On 04/09/2022, Tr. Anstett stopped Melissa Zittle (37) of Winslow on I-95 in Portland. Zittle was charged with OAS.

On 04/09/2022, Cpl. Cote stopped Hardin NGouabi Okombi (32) of Biddeford on the ME Turnpike southbound at mile 37 in Saco for traveling 110 mph in a posted 70 mph zone.  He was charged with Criminal Speed.

On 04/09/2022, Sgt. Pappas arrested Ishua Long for fugitive from justice after learning that he had an extraditable warrant issued from the State of Georgia.

On 04/09/2022, Cpl. Cote stopped Stephanie Doyle (33) of Portland on the ME Turnpike northbound in Portland for traveling 100 mph in a posted 60 mph zone.  She was charged with Criminal Speed.

On 04/10/2022, Cpl. Physic assisted Tpr. Burke with an OUI crash on I-295.

Troop G Weekly Report - 03/28/2022 - 04/03/2022

On 03/25/2022, Tr. Keim received a traffic complaint on a vehicle that was northbound from the Wells area passing vehicles at a high rate of speed and operating erratically. Tr. Keim located the vehicle in Saco and clocked the vehicle’s speed at 101 mph in a posted 70 mph.  Tr. Keim stopped the vehicle and arrested the driver: CODY SCOTT (29) of Portland.  SCOTT was charged with criminal speeding, operating with a suspended registration, failing to produce insurance, changing the course of travel when unsafe, failure to signal lane changes, and failing to register a motor vehicle.

On 03/28/2022, Sgt. Pappas summonsed Miguel Macosso for Operating After Suspension.

On 03/28/2022, Cpl. Peckham checked on disabled motorist Jacob Hillman (37) of New Gloucester on I-95 in Falmouth. Hillman was charged with OAS and VCR x4, and the vehicle was towed.

On 03/29/2022, Cpl. Cote stopped Miata Priester (32) of Waterbury, CT on the ME Turnpike northbound at mile 64 in Gray.  She did not have a license.  She was charged with Operating Without a License and someone came to the scene to drive the vehicle away.

On 03/31/2022, Tr. Ellis stopped Michael Young (37) of Massachusetts for speeding on the ME Turnpike northbound in Saco. His license was found to be suspended. He was charged with operating after suspension. A licensed driver drove the vehicle away.

On 03/31/2022, Cpl. Cote stopped Kristie Jones (24) of Lisbon on the ME Turnpike southbound at mile 50 in Portland.  Her ME driver’s license was found to be suspended.  She was charged with Operating after Suspension and Possession of a Suspended License.  Her vehicle was towed away.

On 03/31/2022, Cpl. Peckham stopped Paul Myers (50) of Searsport on I-95 in West Gardiner. Myers was charged with OAS and the vehicle was towed.

On 03/31/2022, Tr. Anstett received a traffic complaint on a TTU north on the Turnpike in Saco operating all over the road.  Tr. Anstett located the TTU on 295 in Falmouth and determined that the truck had crashed into a barrier at Exit 44 and continued on. Tanner Waugh of Tennessee was charged with failure to maintain lane, failure to report a crash, and commercial violation of operating while fatigue or ill.

On 04/01/2022, Tr. Ellis stopped Yovany Quinteros (32) of Biddeford for an equipment defect on the ME Turnpike northbound in Biddeford. He was found not to have a license. He was charged with Operating Without a License. A licensed driver drove the vehicle away.

On 04/01/2022, Tr. Ellis stopped Nathaniel Barbeau (21) of Augusta for speeding on the ME Turnpike southbound in Scarborough. His license was found to be suspended. He was charged with Operating After Suspension. The vehicle was towed away.

On 04/02/2022, Cpl. Cote investigated a disabled vehicle complaint on the ME Turnpike at the Exit 52 southbound departing ramp in Falmouth.  The operator, Michael Mulligan (37) of Brunswick, was under the influence.  He was put through a battery of field sobriety tests and subsequently arrested.  He was taken to the Brunswick Police Police Department where he was administered an intoxilyzer test.  The results were over the legal limit.  He was charged with Operating Under the Influence.

On 04/02/2022, the Augusta Regional Communication Center received multiple calls about a wrong way driver. The vehicle was southbound in the northbound lanes of the Turnpike in the Kennebunk and Wells area. Wells Police Department located the vehicle as it had stopped on the side of the highway. Sgt. Wilkinson responded and subsequently arrested the operator for OUI- Refusal and DTE. The operator was transported and booked into YCJ without incident. Wells PD Sgt. Shaw and Off. Tishim assisted.

On 04/03/2022, the Maine State Police received numerous 911 calls from a man who was traveling southbound on I-95 in the Gray area. The man was identified as AHMED DUALE (27) of Lewiston. DUALE was discovered to have committed an armed robbery in Auburn. Troopers located the vehicle southbound in Scarborough. While awaiting additional units to safely attempt to stop the vehicle DUALE began to speed up to reckless speeds. Troopers activated their lights and attempted to stop DUALE. DUALE refused to stop, weaving in and out of the lanes of travel. Numerous attempts to deploy spike mats were unsuccessful. Troopers continued the pursuit into New Hampshire where the New Hampshire State Police took over the pursuit. Once in New Hampshire DUALE continued to drive recklessly. NHSP requested Maine assist them in preventing DUALE from using the crossovers, which he had used on a few occasions. While attempting to keep DUALE from using a crossover, DUALE hit a Maine State Police cruiser at low speeds. Taking advantage of the contact between the vehicles, a Trooper was safely able to stop DUALE’s vehicle. DUALE was taken into custody without incident.

DUALE is facing numerous charges in Maine to include, Eluding, Aggravated Driving to Endanger, Criminal Speed, Reckless Conduct with a Dangerous Weapon as well as armed robbery out to the City of Auburn. DUALE was transported by NHSP to the Rockingham County Jail and will be facing additional charges in New Hampshire.

Maine State Police Troop G was assisted by Troop A, as well as York and Kittery Police Departments.

Troop G Weekly Report - 03/21/2022 - 03/27/2022

On 03/20/2022, Tr. Anstett stopped Walter Robinson (53) of Kittery for Criminal Speed. Robinson was traveling southbound on 95 in Wells operating 107 MPH in a posted 70 MPH zone. Robinson was issued a summons for speed and expired registration.

On 03/21/2022, Tr. Anstett stopped Craig Waterman (44) of Malden, MA for failing to maintain his travel lane and speed in a construction zone on 95 in Westbrook. Waterman was believed to be impaired and brought to Scarborough for further testing. Waterman was charged with OUI, operating a motor vehicle while consuming alcohol, and speed 15 over in a construction zone.

On 03/23/2022, Cpl. Cote stopped Cheryl Tarbox (43) of Lynn, MA on the ME Turnpike at mile 49 southbound in Portland.  She was charged with Criminal Speed for traveling 96 MPH in a posted 60 MPH zone.

On 03/26/2022, Cpl. Cote stopped Dan Perez (28) of Yarmouth on the ME Turnpike southbound at mile 59 in Gray.  His ME driver’s license was found to be suspended.  He was charged with Operation after Suspension and his vehicle was towed away.

On 03/26/2022, Cpl. Cote stopped John Staples (51) of Lewiston on the ME Turnpike at mile 46 southbound in Portland for traveling 86 MPH in a posted 50 MPH construction zone.  He was charged with Criminal Speed.

On 03/26/2022, Tr. Anstett stopped Celso Cahueg Gomez (24) of Marlborough, MA for speed on 95 in Gray. Gomez did not have a license and was issued a violation for speed and charged with Operating without a license. The truck was turned over to a licensed operator.  

On 03/26/2022, Cpl. Physic pulled over a vehicle for operating erratically.  Cpl. Physic ultimately arrested the driver, Stephen Gallant, for OUI. Stephen took an intoxilyzer test and blew over the legal limit.  Stephen was charged accordingly.  Sgt. Wilkinson assisted.

On 03/28/2022, Cpl. Physic pulled over a vehicle speeding during the morning commute.  The driver, Joshua Bones, had a suspended driver license status for Accumulation of Convictions out of his home state. He was charged with Operating without a License.

Troop G Weekly Report - 02/28/2022 - 03/06/2022

On 02/28/2022, Tr. Bourdelais responded to a pedestrian walking on the Turnpike near Sabattus. Upon further investigation, the individual was identified as ALICIA HOWE (37) who had an outstanding warrant for Failure to Appear out of Lewiston District Court. HOWE was transported to Androscoggin County Jail without incident and PR bailed.  

On 03/01/2022, Sgt. Pappas seized 193 grams of fentanyl.  The proper authorities were notified to work the case further.

On 03/01/2022, Cpl. Peckham arrested Ashley N. Carter (34) of Thorndike on I-95 in West Gardiner for OUI Alcohol – Refusal, Violating Conditions of Release x3, Driving to Endanger, and Operating Without License/Restrictions.

On 03/06/2022, Cpl. Physic pulled over a vehicle for speeding and erratic operation.  Cpl. Physic ended up arresting the driver, Zakary Thyng, for OUI.  Zakary took an intoxilyzer test and blew over the legal limit.

On 03/06/2022, the ARCC received complaints of an erratic operations vehicle northbound on I95 in the area of mile marker 57. The ARCC was later updated that the vehicle was southbound in the northbound lane. Tr. Welch located the vehicle in the area of mm 53 northbound as it continued to operate the wrong way. Tr. Welch was able to make contact and disable the vehicle. The male operator and single occupant, Kyle Johnston (35) of Fryeburg, was transported to the hospital by Portland Rescue for minor injuries. He was charged with OUI – Refusal, DTE, and operating the wrong way on a divided way on the Turnpike. Sgt. Wilkinson, Tr. Davis, Falmouth PD, Portland Fire & EMS, and Portland PD assisted.

On 03/06/2022, Tr. Keim stopped Tony Hooks (21) of New Rochelle, NY for speeding.  Hooks was traveling 104 MPH in a posted 70 MPH zone.

On 03/06/2022, Tr. Keim stopped Doreen Raymond (55) of Lewiston for speeding.  Raymond was traveling 101 MPH in a posted 70 MPH zone. 

Cpl. Physic coached the Lewiston boys’ varsity basketball team and led them to their best record in 10 years.  The team lost in the semi-finals in the state tournament.

 

Troop G Weekly Report - 02/21/2022 - 02/27/2022

On 02/23/2022, Cpl. Cropper stopped Matthew Fox  (18) of Windham for speeding at MM 2 on the Turnpike in Kittery. Fox was driving on a suspended license for points accumulation and was summonsed for speeding and OAS.

On 02/24/2022, Cpl. Peckham stopped Scott Babineau (32) of Augusta for multiple vehicle defects on I-95 in West Gardiner. Babineau was arrested on four warrants and charged with OAS, no insurance, and no inspection.

On 02/24/2022, Troop G Section One responded to a fatal motor vehicle crash northbound on I-95 in Litchfield. Brandon Currie (35) of Newport lost control of his pickup truck, crashed into the median, struck a motorhome, ejected out the back window and was deceased on scene. Troopers from Troop C and Troop D assisted.

Troop B Weekly Report 02/14/2022-02/21/2022

On 02/09/2022  Corporal Kristy LiBritz assisted Oxford County with a domestic disturbance in Porter. It was called in by a third-party family member.  When units arrived, the female stated they had a verbal argument but was not willing to write any statement. The male, Joshua Towle (30),  was on conditions of release and was in violation being at the residence and having contact with the female. The male was arrested and transported to the Oxford County Jail.

On 02/09/2022  Corporal Kristy LiBritz stopped a vehicle on Route 113 in Standish for an expired inspection sticker and registration. There was a 32-year-old female and young child in the vehicle. The female was cooperative and admitted she never had a license. She explained the child’s father passed away a few months ago and she was trying to take care of his vehicle as it was registered to him. The female was summonsed for operating without a license and issued a Bridgton court date. Arraignments were made and her mother picked them up.

On 02/14/2022  Tr. Nilsen stopped a vehicle on Rt 108 for speed. The driver had a warrant and was taken to Androscoggin County Jail without incident. 

On 02/16/2022  Corporal Kristy LiBritz stopped a vehicle on Route 117 in Bridgton with a headlight out. There were two occupants and the passenger had a valid license. The male operator was suspended for failure to pay fines. He was summonsed accordingly, and the female drove from the scene.

 

On 02/17/2022 Trooper Willard stopped a vehicle for a moving violation.  The registration was found to be suspended for tolls and the operator, Nicholas Dimatteo owed $75.00 and was summonsed accordingly.

 

On 02/17/2022 Trooper Willard stopped a vehicle for a vehicle defect on the 44 south bound approach.  The operator Nichole Martin was found to be operating on a suspended driver’s license due in part to former medical issues.  She was summonsed accordingly, and she found a licensed driver to drive her vehicle.

On 02/17/2022  Tr. Knight stopped a vehicle for a loud exhaust in Cornish. The operator, Brooke Christy, had an active warrant for Theft. Brooke was arrested on the warrant without incident.

On 02/18/2022  Corporal Kristy LiBritz was in route to the barracks when she came across a Cumberland County Deputy on a traffic stop on Boundary Road in Standish.  There were two occupants and it was determined the male driver was on conditions of release for drug violations. Part of his conditions were not to have contact with the female in the vehicle. The male was arrested, and the female did not have a license. Corporal LiBritz cleared as the female passenger was making arraignments for someone to pick up her and the vehicle.

On 02/18/2022  Tr. Watson assisted Oxford PD with a domestic dispute that occurred at the Wal Mart. The male party left prior to arrival. Tr. Watson met with him at the Oxford Elementary School. He was charged by Oxford PD for criminal mischief.

On 02/18/2022  Corporal Kristy LiBritz stopped a vehicle on Route 35 in Standish for an expired inspection sticker. The 18-year-old female was on her way to school and stated she just got her license back, so she didn’t have the physical one.  The female was suspended for an administrative action for accumulation of convictions on a provisional license. She was summonsed accordingly, and her parents came and picked up her and the vehicle.

On 02/18/2022  Tr. Watson stopped a car for no front plate and an expired inspection sticker on Rt. 121 in Oxford. The vehicle was seen leaving a residence both Tr. Det. Wing and Fillebrown had executed search warrants on. The driver, Richard Labay (44) was found to be suspended and the plates were inactive. The vehicle was towed and Labay was charged accordingly.

On 02/19/2022 Tr. Knight and Cpl. Casey received a late report of a burglary on Sebago Rd in Hiram. The residence is a summer home of an out-of-state elderly couple. The suspect(s) used a crowbar to gain entry and trashed the interior of the home. It is unknown at this time if anything was stolen.

On 02/19/2022  Tr. Watson stopped a car for no front plate, no sticker, and multiple violations on the Sanders Rd. in Livermore. When Tr. Watson went to turn on the vehicle, the operator accelerated and took the first road he could off Rt. 4 in an attempt to get away. He appeared to have turned too fast, hit a patch of ice, and got stuck in a snowbank. The operator was identified as Joshua Osborne (41) out of Industry. He was determined to be suspended. The plates were pulled off the vehicle after he admitted the car should not be on the road and knew it would never pass an inspection. It was towed by Allie Bonds. Osborne was charged accordingly.

On 2/21/2022  Corporal Kristy LiBritz conducted a school visit at Lisbon Falls Christian Academy. There were school playoff games for volleyball and basketball. Shortly after arrival, the top judge made contact with Corporal LiBritz and requested rescue be started to evaluate a 70-year-old line judge. He was overheating and was diabetic. Rescue arrived on scene and evaluated him. They recommended he rest for the rest of the evening and not overdo it.

# of School Visits conducted – 1                                # of Use of Force Incidents – 0

# of OUI Alcohol Arrests – 0                                       # of Minimum Shifts used – 1

# of OUI Drug Arrests – 0                                           # of DV Arrests – 0

Troop B Weekly Report 02/07/22-02/13/2022

Week Beginning: 02/07/2022 – 02/13/2022

 

On 02/10/2022  Tr. Young observed a vehicle on 295S with several impairment indicators present. A traffic stop was conducted on Congress Street in Portland with the vehicle and its 5 occupants. A strong odor of intoxicating liquor was present, and the operator was administered field sobriety tests. The operator Kaitlyn Look (29) was arrested for OUI. The front seat passenger Nathaniel Olsen was arrested on an on-affidavit warrant for theft and several other crimes. A back-seat passenger Kyle Austin was summonsed for Violation of conditions of release. Tr. Phillips transported Olsen to CCJ and Look was transported to Portland PD for a test. Look was summonsed for OUI. 

On 02/11/22 Troopers Watson, Knight, Wing, Fillebrown, and Sgt. Farley assisted Oxford PD with attempting to locate Matthew Niemi following a domestic related incident at the Wal Mart. Niemi was later arrested in Androscoggin County.

On 02/13/2022 Trooper Watson and Sgt. Farley assisted Androscoggin County with locating Aaron Dostie (26). Dostie was wanted for Aggravated Criminal Mischief and Reckless Conduct with a Dangerous Weapon. He was located in Litchfield, arrested, and transported without incident to the Androscoggin County Jail.

On 02/08/2022  Tr. Young assisted the Oxford County Sheriff’s office with a rollover crash on Rt 108 in Peru. There were no injuries. The crash was caused by icy road conditions.

On 02/13/2022  Tr. Nilsen assisted EMS for a welfare call in Hebron. The subject was Michael Rawlings who had a warrant for Failure to Appear. Michael stepped inside the residence and locked the door. Shortly after Michael submitted to arrest and was brought to Androscoggin County Jail without further incidents. Michael was released on bail.

On 02/07/2022  Tr. Young observed a vehicle with an auxiliary light violation on Rt 108 in Peru. A traffic stop was conducted on High Street in Dixfield and contact was made with the 4 occupants of the vehicle. Upon identifying all parties, Joshua Knight (19) was riding in the back seat on the passenger side. Knight advised he was not on bail conditions upon being asked. Knight returned on 6 sets of bail and had 4 warrants for his arrest. Knight was taken into custody and transported to Oxford County Jail without incident.   

 

On 2/07/22, Trooper Willard stopped a vehicle just north of the 44 Tolls along I295 for a vehicle defect.  The registration was suspended for reason of tolls.  The operator Nathan Roy was summonsed accordingly.

 

On 2/13/22, Trooper Willard stopped a white van on West Commercial Street in Portland for a vehicle defect.  The operator, Warren Knight, was found to not have a valid Florida license.  He was charged with Operating Without a License.

On 02/13/2022  Tr. Knight stopped a vehicle on Rt. 302 in Bridgton. The operator’s license was found to be suspended-civil and he was charged accordingly.

Corporal Casey observed a vehicle run through a stop sign at a four-way intersection. Subsequent to the stop, Corporal Casey determined that the operator’s license was currently suspended in the State of Maine. He was charged with OAS.

On 02/11/2022  Trooper Phillips was monitoring traffic on I295 in the area of MM 17 NB in Yarmouth. A vehicle was located traveling at 110 mph in a 65-mph zone. The vehicle was stopped in Freeport, and the driver was summonsed without incident.     

On 02/11/2022  Trooper Phillips was monitoring traffic on I295 in the area of MM 17 SB in Yarmouth. A vehicle was located traveling at 96 mph in a 65-mph zone. The vehicle was stopped, and the driver was summonsed without incident.     

On 02/09/2022  Tr. Young assisted Guy E Rowe elementary school with the walking school bus. The school advertised on Facebook they are looking for volunteers to walk with about 20 children in the mornings and afternoons to safely escort them to school. 

 

# of School Visits conducted – 0                                # of Use of Force Incidents – 0

 

# of OUI Alcohol Arrests – 2                                       # of Minimum Shifts used – 4

# of OUI Drug Arrests – 0                                            # of DV Arrests – 0

Troop G Weekly Report - 02/14/2022 - 02/20/2022

On 02/14/2022, Cpl. Peckham stopped Charles Clark (53) of Auburn for expired registration in New Gloucester on I-95. Clark was charged with OAS and the vehicle was towed.

On 2/18/2022, Sgt. Wilkinson and Cpl. Physic responded to a vehicle that was stopped in the middle lane of the Turnpike in Saco. The male operator was uncooperative and fought with the troopers on scene. He was taken into custody and transported to the hospital. He was subsequently charged with OUI-refusal, refusing to submit to arrest or detention, and obstructing government administration. This investigation is ongoing. Sgt. Kennedy and Tr. Fleming assisted.

On 02/19/2022, Sgt. Pappas arrested Amgad Mohamed for OUI after he traveled several miles in the wrong direction on the Maine Turnpike.  He eventually parked in the cash lane of the New Gloucester tolls.  He blew over the legal limit. Corporals Physic and Russell assisted.

On 02/20/2022, Sgt. Pappas summonsed Ali Abbas for OAS.

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