Weekly Report

Troop G Weekly Report 08/03/2020 - 08/09/2020

On 08/04/2020, Cpl. Physic summonsed Adam Lussier for criminal speed for going 87 MPH in a 50 MPH construction zone. 

On 08/05/2020, Sgt. Pappas arrested Robert and Amy Roche of Arundel for aggravated trafficking after finding them in possession of 68 grams of fentanyl.  Troopers Wilkinson and Williams assisted.

On 08/05/2020, Cpl. Cote stopped a female operator on the ME Turnpike northbound in New Gloucester.  Her registration was found to be Suspended for Tolls and the vehicle was towed.  She was not charged with a crime and will be following up with BMV and MTA to rectify the issues.

On 08/07/2020, Cpl. Duda attempted to conduct a traffic stop for a speeding vehicle in the construction zone near mile marker 10 northbound. The vehicle failed to stop, and a pursuit ensued. The pursuit was terminated when Tr. Welch deployed a spike mat at mile 26.5. The vehicle pulled over and the driver fled into the woods. The passenger, Stephen Tracy (40), surrendered and was placed under arrest without incident. York PD Officer John Rogers arrived with his K9 and began a track. Cpl. Duda assisted Ofc. Rogers on the track. The operator, Shawn Adams (42), was located ¾ of a mile into the woods near a river bank. Located inside the trunk were 86 grams of fentanyl, 22.5 Xanax pills, 11 grams of suspected cocaine, and 2 grams of suspected crystal meth. Adams was also on bail conditions and had a suspended license. He was placed under arrest and charged accordingly.

On 08/07/2020, while working a Troop A detail, Tr. Darcy arrested Ronald Angell (38) of Farmington on two active warrants as the result of a traffic stop on Route 202 in Lebanon.

On 08/08/2020, Tr. Keim stopped Sara Young (24) of Lewiston for speeding.  Young was stopped for 94 MPH in a posted 50 MPH construction speed zone.  

On 08/08/2020, Tr. Keim stopped Raschel O’Brien of Bellingham MA for speeding.  O’Brien was stopped for 81 MPH in a posted 50 MPH construction speed zone.

On 08/08/2020, Tr. Keim stopped Emma Astbury of Portland for speeding and following too close. Astbury was stopped for 82 MPH in a posted 50 MPH construction zone.  She was also following a construction pickup at 55-60 MPH well less than a car length for a ½ mile or more.

On 08/08/2020, Tr. Keim stopped Javon Walker (27) of Fort Lauderdale FL, for speeding.  Walker was stopped for 91 MPH in a posted 70 MPH zone.  After checking Walker’s license, Tr. Keim obtained information that Walker was suspended for failing to pay fines.  Walker was summonsed for speeding and operating after suspension.

On 08/08/2020, Cpl. Cote stopped Randall Labarre (39) of Milford, NH on the ME Turnpike northbound in Portland.  He was charged with Criminal Speed for traveling more than 30 MPH over the posted work zone speed limit.

On 08/08/2020, Cpl. Cote stopped Valter Correia (37) of Brockton, MA on the ME Turnpike northbound in Portland.  He was charged with Criminal Speed for traveling more than 30 MPH over the posted work zone speed limit.

On 08/08/2020, Troopers Darcy and Parks assisted Troop A & the Buxton Police Department with a manhunt for an armed robbery suspect in Buxton. The suspect was not located, and the investigation is ongoing.

On 08/08/2020, after an all day and night investigation by Troopers from the swing shift, evening shift, and midnight shift, Troop G personnel succeeded in locating and taking into interim care a 17-year-old autistic runaway from Pennsylvania. Sgt. Porter worked on the case all day and evening in cooperation with Pennsylvania State Police. The young man was eventually located and taken into care just off the turnpike in Falmouth at 2208 hours by Tr. Wilkinson, who cared for him at the scene until Cpl. Physic transported him to the Troop G barracks. He had been eluding troopers and Falmouth Police Officers. Cpl. Cote, Cpl. Physic, Tr. LiBritz, Tr. Parks, and Sgt. Doughty were also involved in the conclusion of the case as the young man’s location was narrowed down. Cpl. Physic eventually transported the young man to a facility in Lewiston that cares for runaway and homeless teens. Cpl. Physic cared for the teen and counseled him while waiting for the arrangements to be made for him in consultation with his mother and DHHS. Tr. Wilkinson funded the purchase of food and drinks for the young man before he was taken to the barracks. The young man’s mother drove up from Pennsylvania and took him home.  

On 08/09/2020, Cpl. Cote stopped Phonraphat Chaiwong (33) of Portland on the ME Turnpike northbound in Portland.  He was charged with Criminal Speed for traveling more than 30 MPH over the posted work zone speed limit.

On 08/08/2020, Tr. Kristy LiBritz completed her first triathlon with Tri for a Cure.  Tr. LiBritz raised money to support the Maine Cancer Foundation and the events included 1/3-mile swim, 15.5-mile bike, and 3.1-mile run. 

Troop G Weekly Report 07/27/2020 - 08/02/2020

On 07/27/2020, Cpl. Cote stopped Shawn Frank (58) of Westbrook on the ME Turnpike northbound in Portland.  He was charged with Criminal Speed for traveling more than 30 MPH over the posted work zone speed limit.

On 07/28/2020, Cpl. Cote stopped Joseph Provencher (28) of Sabattus on the ME Turnpike at Exit 75 in Auburn.  He was charged with Operating after Revocation – Habitual Offender.

On 07/28/2020, Cpl. Cote stopped Henry Williams Sr. (50) of Jay on the ME Turnpike at Exit 75 in Auburn.  He was charged with Operating after Revocation – Habitual Offender, Operating with a Suspended Registration, and Violation of Conditions of Release.

On 07/28/2020, at approximately 2328 hours, Tr. LiBritz responded to the southbound service plaza in Kennebunk for a report of an elderly male who appeared confused and thought his car had been stolen. Tr. LiBritz made contact with the 80-year-old male from CT inside the plaza. The male stated he drove up to Maine to meet with his cousin, who lived in Kennebunk. He advised he was going to meet his cousin at the plaza, but his phone died and the charger wasn’t working inside the plaza.  He stated his cousin’s address and phone number were on his phone so he had no way of reaching him. He stated he went out to his car to drive home but it was stolen. It was determined his vehicle was parked on the back side of the plaza and he didn’t realize there were two parking lots. Tr. LiBritz was able to charge his phone inside her cruiser, and Kennebunk Police Department located a phone number and address for his cousin. Officer Hendrick transported the male to his cousin’s house, and they made arrangements to pick up the vehicle in the morning.

On 07/29/2020, Sgt. Pappas arrested Ryan Caron of Lewiston for aggravated trafficking and violation of bail after finding him in the company of his DV victim in addition to being in possession of 48 grams of fentanyl. Troopers Paradis and James assisted.

On 07/29/2020, the Augusta RCC received multiple calls on a black Dodge Charger south on I-295 driving aggressively and at a high rate of speed. The Charger entered the turnpike south and the RCC was still taking multiple calls on the vehicle’s operation. Tr. MacKinnon was able to locate the vehicle at MM 10 in York and observed the vehicle using all three lanes, making unsafe passes at a high rate of speed. Tr. MacKinnon was able to stop the vehicle in Kittery. The driver, Nicholas Marconi (21) of North Andover, MA, was summonsed for multiple traffic violations.

On 07/30/2020, Cpl. Cote stopped Arnold Harmon (52) of North Waterboro on the ME Turnpike northbound in Saco.  He was charged with Operating after Suspension.

On 07/30/2020, Cpl. Duda responded to a report of a suspicious male at the southbound Kennebunk service plaza. The male was reported to be shirtless and screaming in the parking lot. Cpl. Duda located the male, Robert Crowley (60) of South Hamilton, MA, inside the building. Cpl. Duda found the subject now acting normally. He said he was upset because his shirt was wet. Cpl. Duda did discover that Crowley had a suspended license and was on conditions of release. A search revealed Crowley was in possession of a small amount of heroin and drug paraphernalia. Cpl. Duda charged Crowley with VCR and OAS.

On 07/31/2020, Sgt. Pappas arrested Alicia Beck for aggravated trafficking after finding her in possession of 38 grams of cocaine. Cpl. Duda assisted.

On 08/01/2020, Cpl. Physic summonsed Allen Bryant for Criminal Speed for going 84 MPH in a 50 MPH construction zone.

On 08/01/2020, Sgt. Doughty stopped Colby Clattenburg (18) of Lynnfield, MA for criminal speed, 109 MPH in a 70 MPH zone, in Gray.

On 08/02/2020, Cpl. Cote stopped Korissa Dumond (27) of Union on the ME Turnpike northbound in Lewiston.  She was charged with Operating after Suspension.

On 08/02/2020, Cpl. Cote stopped Crystal Howes (38) of Lewiston on the ME Turnpike northbound in Auburn.  She was charged with Operating with a Suspended Registration.

Sgt. Doughty summonsed three drivers for using handheld electronic devices.

Troop G Weekly Report 07/20/2020 - 07/26/2020

On 07/21/2020, Cpl. Cote stopped Todd Hood (33) of Auburn on the ME Turnpike northbound in Gray.  His registration was found to be Suspended for Tolls and he did not have a license.  He was charged with Operating Without a License and his vehicle was towed.

On 07/21/2020, Tr. Welch arrested Joseph J. Esty (33) of Madbury, NH for DV Assault at the southbound service plaza in Kennebunk.

On 07/21/2020, Cpl. Physic participated in the drug operation that occurred throughout the state.

On 07/21/2020, Augusta RCC received a complaint of a possible domestic incident in a motor vehicle NB from MM 1 in Kittery.  Tr. MacKinnon, Tr. Loder, and Tr. Spicer attempted to locate the MV.  The cellphone was pinged and last showed the location in Kennebunk, with a statement heard from a male that they were en route to Biddeford to buy heroin.  A reverse listing was done on the cell phone number and a residence in Kennebunk was checked with the assistance of Kennebunk PD.  The female at the residence denied any assault and had no visible marks and was believed to be unrelated to the call.  The cellphone was turned off and no owner information was able to be obtained from the carrier since it was a Tracphone.  A teletype was put out with limited information.

On 07/22/2020, at approximately 0635 hours, Tr. LiBritz was dispatched to a rollover crash in the area of mile 35 northbound in Saco.  It was reported that a Jeep was tailgating, then ran into a tractor trailer unit and rolled over multiple times prior to stopping off the roadway.  Upon further investigation, it appeared the Jeep was speeding in the fast lane when it came up behind another vehicle.  It was reported the Jeep whipped into the middle lane and made contact with the tractor trailer unit, causing the Jeep to spin out and roll over.  The driver of the Jeep was transported to Maine Medical Center for further evaluation, but the injuries did not appear to be life-threatening.

On 07/22/2020, Cpl. Duda investigated a theft of 7 cartons of cigarettes from the Cumberland service plaza.  Tr. Davis stopped the suspected vehicle a short while later near mile marker 82. The male subject, Luke Doering, later admitted to smashing the display cabinet and stealing the cigarette cartons.  Doering consented to a search of his vehicle.  Subsequently, Doering was found to be in possession of the cigarette cartons as well as 317.5 Xanax pills, 21 Adderall pills, 63 LSD tabs, 28 grams of molly, a small amount of cocaine, and $8,020.00 cash.  K9 Mack indicated on the interior of the vehicle.  Doering was charged accordingly.

On 07/22/2020, Cpl. Physic spoke at career day that took place at the YWCA in Lewiston.

On 07/23/2020, Cpl. Cote stopped Joshua Mackaman (20) of York on the ME Turnpike southbound in Saco.  He was charged with Criminal Speed for traveling more than 30 MPH over the posted speed limit.

On 07/24/2020, Cpl. Cote stopped Mark L. Thibault (30) of Mount Laurel, NJ on the ME Turnpike northbound in Portland.  He was charged with Criminal Speed for traveling more than 30 MPH over the posted work zone speed limit.

On 07/24/2020, Cpl. Cote stopped Matthew King (28) of Somerville, MA on the ME Turnpike northbound in Portland.  He was charged with Criminal Speed for traveling more than 30 MPH over the posted work zone speed limit.

On 07/25/2020, Cpl. Cote stopped Damon D. Bolden (50) of Westbrook on the ME Turnpike southbound in Portland.  He was charged with Operating After Suspension.

On 07/25/2020, Cpl. Cote stopped Tyler Wing (21) of Epping, NH on the ME Turnpike southbound in Arundel.  He was arrested on a warrant for Failure to Appear for misdemeanor motor vehicle offenses and taken to the York County Jail.

On 07/25/2020, Cpl. Cote stopped Ryan Ackerman (33) of Winslow on the ME Turnpike northbound in Kennebunk.  He was charged with Operating After Suspension and Violation of Conditions of Release.

On 07/25/2020, Cpl. Duda investigated a single vehicle crash at mile marker 27 northbound.  The operator, a 31-year-old female, stated that she fell asleep driving.  She hit the ditch and launched the vehicle approximately 15 feet into the air, coming to rest approximately 20 feet into the woods, striking several small trees and just missing several large trees.  Her boyfriend, a 36-year-old male of South Boston, was combative during his interaction with medical personnel.  He is being treated at Maine Medical Center with a broken back.

On 07/26/2020, Tr. Keim stopped a 17-year-old male of Sanford for 82 MPH in a posted 50 MPH construction zone.  The male stated he was not paying attention.

On 07/26/2020, Tr. Keim stopped Kenneth Henderson (30) of Old Orchard Beach for 99 MPH in a posted 70 MPH zone.  Henderson also had 4 children in the vehicle with him.  After running a license check, Tr. Keim obtained information that Henderson was under suspension in Vermont.  Henderson was charged with speed and operating without a license.

Tr. Keim stopped Brenna Blechorn (25) of MA for 81 MPH in a posted 50 MPH zone in South Portland.  Blechorn stated that she did not know she was in a construction zone.  Blechorn was charged with criminal speed.

Tr. Keim stopped Ashley Ross of Minot for 91 MPH in a posted 50 MPH construction zone in York.  Ross also had a baby in the backseat.  Ross was charged with criminal speed.

Tr. Kristy LiBritz spent the week volunteering and coaching two teams at the New Gloucester Rec cheerleading clinic. 

Troop G Weekly Report 07/13/2020 - 07/19/2020

On 07/13/2020, at approximately 0630 hours, Tr. LiBritz responded from the Turnpike to assist with a traffic stop in Brownfield in Oxford County. Cpl. Hink requested assistance searching a female they had detained. Trooper LiBritz assisted in the rural patrol and cleared without incident.

On 07/15/2020, Tr. Loder recovered a vehicle whose owner reported it stolen to Saco Police. The vehicle had apparently been left in the Exit 25W park & ride lot by the owner’s ex-boyfriend, who refused to return it after their breakup in May. Tr. Keim assisted.

On 07/15/2020, Cpl. Cote stopped Andrea Weymouth (59) of Turner on the ME Turnpike northbound in Portland. She was charged with Operating after Suspension and Possession of a Suspended License.

On 07/15/2020, Cpl. Cote stopped Grace Owens (23) of Medford, MA on the ME Turnpike northbound in Kennebunk. She was charged with Criminal Speed for traveling more than 30 MPH over the posted 70-MPH speed limit.

On 07/17/2020, at 0430 hours, Cpl. Duda charged Joshua Helie (27) with exceeding the speed limit by 30 MPH or more. Cpl. Duda clocked Helie traveling at 84 MPH and 92 MPH in a 50 MPH construction zone near mile marker 48 southbound in Portland.

On 07/17/2020, Sgt. Pappas arrested Isaac Botting and Seth Hutchinson, both of Saco, for unlawful of trafficking scheduled drugs after seizing 45 grams of fentanyl during a traffic stop on I-95. Tr. Wilkinson and K9 Pinny conducted the stop.

On 07/17/2020, Cpl. Physic responded to the West Gardiner service plaza for a civil complaint. An 18-year-old female was trying to run off with a man who was older than her, and her grandparents were trying to stop her. Cpl. Physic explained to the grandparents that she was 18 years old, so she could legally leave, and the older guy was not breaking the law.

On 07/18/2020, Cpl. Duda conducted a traffic stop near mile marker 7 northbound. After a short investigation and interview, Amber White (26) of Waterville admitted to having heroin on her person. White retrieved the half finger of heroin and gave it to Cpl. Duda. It was later found to be 7 grams. She was charged with possession of schedule W drugs.

On 07/18/2020, Cpl. Cote stopped Ethan Gross (27) of Portland on the ME Turnpike southbound in Portland. He was charged with Criminal Speed for traveling more than 30 MPH over the posted work zone construction speed limit.

On 07/18/2020, Cpl. Cote stopped a 16-year-old male from Windham on the ME Turnpike southbound in Portland. He was charged with Criminal Speed for traveling more than 30 MPH over the posted work zone construction speed limit, and his mother was contacted.

On 07/19/2020, Cpl. Cote stopped a 58-year-old male from New Gloucester on the ME Turnpike northbound in Portland. His vehicle registration was found to be under Suspension for Tolls, and the vehicle was towed. The operator was not charged and will be following up with MTA and BMV to rectify the issue. 

On 07/19/2020, Tr. Loder responded to a camper fire near mile 13 that caused significant northbound traffic delays. According to the York Fire Department, the fire started in a propane-powered refrigerator inside the towable camper. Tr. Flynn and Sgt. Burton assisted.

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 G Weekly Report 07/06/2020 - 07/12/2020

On 07/08/2020, Cpl. Physic pulled a driver over for speeding on I-95.  Cpl. Physic learned the driver, Benjamin Parsons, had a suspended driver license status.  Cpl. Physic summonsed Parsons for Operating after Suspension.

On 07/09/2020, Tr. Keim responded to the southbound Kennebunk Service Plaza for a male that had overdosed.  Upon his arrival, Kennebunk Fire-Rescue was on scene and had the male in the rescue vehicle.  Tr. Keim spoke with a female who was a passenger in the vehicle.  The male was transported to SMMC.

On 07/11/2020, Cpl. Cote stopped Keith Mitchell (23) of Mechanic Falls on the ME Turnpike northbound in Portland.  He was charged with Criminal Speed for traveling more than 30 MPH over the posted work zone speed limit.

On 07/11/2020, Cpl. Physic pulled over a vehicle for erratic operation on I-95.  Cpl. Physic put the driver, Karen Rancourt-Thomas, through standardized field sobriety tests.  She was arrested for OUI and refused to take the intoxilyzer test.

On 07/12/2020, Cpl. Cote stopped Rachel Hobbs (25) of Billerica, MA on the ME Turnpike northbound in Portland.  She was charged with Criminal Speed for traveling more than 30 MPH over the posted work zone speed limit.

On 07/12/2020, Cpl. Cote stopped Lynn Reynolds (29) of Newington, NH on the ME Turnpike northbound in Portland.  She was charged with Criminal Speed for traveling more than 30 MPH over the posted work zone speed limit.

Troop G Weekly Report 06/29/2020 - 07/05/2020

On 06/29/2020, Cpl. Cote stopped Gregory Forget (42) of Buckfield on the ME Turnpike southbound in Portland. He was found to be under the influence. He was put through a battery of field sobriety tests and arrested. He was taken to the Cumberland County Jail where he was administered a breathalyzer test. The results were over the legal limit. He was charged with Operating Under the Influence (Class D).

On 06/29/2020, Cpl. Cote stopped Frederick Johnson (42) of Portland on the ME Turnpike southbound in Portland.  He was charged with Operating after Suspension (Class E) and Possession of a Suspended License (Class E). 

On 07/01/2020, Cpl. Physic summonsed Christina Bernabaum for Criminal Speed for traveling 103 MPH in a 70-MPH zone.

On 07/04/2020, Sgt. Pappas arrested Zachary Meader of Salem, NH for OUI. He blew over the legal limit.

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 G Weekly Report 06/22/2020 - 06/28/2020

On 06/21/2020, Tr. Duda responded to mile marker 10 on I-295 to conduct a K9 sniff for a Troop B Trooper. No indications were present.

On 06/25/2020, Tr. Physic pulled over a vehicle for erratic operation in Portland. Tr. Physic summonsed Christopher Poole for OAS. 

On 06/26/2020, Tr. Keim stopped Glad L. Kombo (22) of Portland for speeding. Kombo was traveling 87 MPH in a posted 70 MPH zone. After doing a license check, Tr. Keim obtained information that Kombo had 2 active suspensions. Kombo was then charged with speeding, failing to produce license, and operating after suspension.

On 06/26/2020, Cpl. Cote stopped Jarrod Smith (49) of Chebeague Island on the ME Turnpike northbound in Portland for traveling 83 MPH in a posted 50 MPH work zone. He was charged with Criminal Speed (Class E).

On 06/26/2020, Tr. Duda was traveling home and stopped a vehicle on Route 135 in Winthrop after observing the vehicle cross the center line. The operator, Matthew Watson (59) of Winthrop, was on his way home from work and had been drinking. He was ultimately arrested for operating under the influence and transported to Winthrop PD for a breath test. He blew over the legal limit and was charged accordingly.

On 06/26/2020, Sgt. Pappas arrested Andrew McBride of Beverly, MA for OUI. He refused the intoxilyzer test.

On 06/26/2020, Tr. Physic summonsed Austin Martin for Criminal Speed for going 95 MPH in a 60 MPH in Portland.

On 06/27/2020, Tr. Darcy charged Ronald Willett (56) of Vassalboro with OAS as the result of a stop northbound on the turnpike in York.

On 06/27/2020, Tr. Physic stopped at a gas station in Auburn to get gas when he observed a pick-up truck pull in. Tr. Physic observed the driver stumbling outside the pick-up truck. Tr. Physic made contact with the driver and conducted an OUI investigation. Tr. Physic arrested Curtis Fogg for OUI, and Curtis refused an intoxilyzer test.

On 06/28/2020, Cpl. Cote stopped Sydney Fortin (20) of Turner on the ME Turnpike northbound in Portland for traveling 83 MPH in a posted 50 MPH work zone. She was charged with Criminal Speed (Class E).

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