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.