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REGION -- Trooper Stevenson responded to Quaker Ridge Road in Greene for a domestic disturbance. Upon arrival the male offender had fled into the woods. After establishing that an assault had occurred the suspect was tracked and located by k-9 Ramos hiding behind a tree about 200 yards from the house. The suspect was arrested for domestic assault.
Trooper Paquette arrested a male in Durham for domestic assault.
Trooper Wing responded to a report of a domestic where rescue was being sent. When he arrived OXSO was on scene with the female half of the domestic who had some injuries as a result. The female admitted to pushing the male subject which started the fighting.
Trooper Wing made contact with the male half who admitted to excessive force against the female and re-instigating after it had first stopped. Trooper Wing arrested the male half and the Deputy went to the hospital with the female half and arrested her when she was released. They both were charged with DV Assault.
Trooper Hanson responded in the early morning hours to the town of Greene to cover a car deer crash for Trooper Pappas who was tied up at the jail with an OUI arrest. While traveling on Rt. 202 in Greene Trooper Hanson observed tail lights in the ravine just off the right side of the roadway and saw a male at the vehicle.
Trooper Hanson turned around to check the vehicle and found the male was gone and the vehicle was heavily damaged. As Trooper Hanson exited his cruiser a tractor trailer unit passed traveling southbound and there was a loud crash. The power lines overhead began to thrash and Trooper Hanson quickly fled. What had been unseen was a utility pole just south of the crash had been taken out by the vehicle in the ravine and a line over the roadway was lowered and was struck by the passing tractor trailer unit.
Once the lines stabilized Trooper Hanson returned to the shoulder near the crash vehicle to check for possible victims of the first crash. While in the shoulder Trooper Hanson’s attention was drawn to a vehicle approaching from the south that was traveling close to the white line. The vehicle continued to cross the white line and head straight for Trooper Hanson who jumped out of the vehicles path.
Trooper Hanson yelled to the operator but the vehicle didn’t stop or even brake. Due to no units being in position to pursue the vehicle Trooper Hanson cleared the scene after verifying that the tractor trailer unit was all set and their were no injured parties in the first crashed vehicle. Trooper Pappas cleared the jail and responded to the crash scene.
Trooper Hanson caught up to the suspect vehicle and again witnessed it traveling over the white shoulder marking and stopped it for operation. The female operator claimed to not have seen the Trooper and claimed to have only had one drink. After failing SFST the female was arrested for OUI and transported to Androscoggin County. A breath test provided a result of .16. The owner of the first crashed vehicle was suspected to have been picked up and being investigated for this incident as well as violation of his federal probation. Alcohol was a suspected factor in the first crash as well.
Trooper Bureau responded to a complaint in Gray involving a female being threatened over the phone by an ex-boyfriend. Specifically, he was threatening to shoot her due to their recent breakup. The victim provided a written statement of the details and was noticeably scared. Tr. Bureau went looking for the male party involved who was lying to Tr. Bureau about his current location.
Tr. Bureau made contact with the male party involved over the phone and at which time he stated he was at his parent’s house in New Gloucester. Tr. Bureau and Tr. Farley responded to that location to meet with him. While in route to that location a hit and run crash was reported on Rt. 26 in Gray.
It was later determined the male party was not at the location in New Gloucester as he stated he was and was attempted to get there before Troopers arrived and that he crashed his vehicle on Rt. 26 while operating under the influence and operating without a license. He then continued north on Rt. 26 leaving the scene of the crash and met with Tr. Bureau in New Gloucester.
Tr. Farley responded to the crash scene and took the crash report while Tr. Bureau made contact with the male and his current girlfriend on a dirt road near his parent’s house where he stashed the car. The male party was arrested for OUI, operating without a license, leaving the scene of a crash, and DV Terrorizing. His girlfriend, who was in the car with him at the time of the crash, was also extremely intoxicated and was arrested for violation of conditions of release.
Trooper Hanson observed a vehicle traveling at high speed in the early morning hours in the town of Gray and attempted to pursue the vehicle but after rounding a corner found no sign of the vehicle. Trooper Hanson provided a vehicle description to area departments and with a few minutes a Cumberland County unit report a witness had almost been struck by a similar vehicle on a dead end road near where the vehicle had last been seen.
Trooper Hanson responded to the area and found yaw marks in the roadway and the vehicle rolled over in the woods. A male subject climbed from the vehicle and fled into the woods. A County K-9 unit was minutes away and responded. A track located the subject hiding in a residential garage. The subject was arrested and charged with OUI, leaving the scene of a PD crash, criminal trespass as well as a probation violation.
Trooper Pappas stopped a car for erratic operation in Lewiston. The stop lead to the arrest of the 22-year-old driver for OUI (.16) and her passenger for two failure to pay fine warrants (possession of scheduled drugs and operating after HO revocation). Lewiston PD assisted with the transport of one arrestee.
Trooper Cote stopped a vehicle on Route 4 in Turner near the Route 219 intersection for criminal speed -- 79 in a 45. The adult female operator was found to be under the influence. She was put through a battery of field sobriety tests and arrested. A search of her vehicle incident to arrest revealed that she was in possession of a crack pipe and an unknown white powder substance believed to be methamphetamines. She was transported to the Androscoggin County Jail where she was administered an intoxilyzer test that revealed 0.15 grams BrAC. She was charged with operating under the influence, criminal speed, and possession of drug paraphernalia. Further charges are expected once the white powder is tested.
Trooper Wing arrested a male for OUI after stopping him for speed. The vehicle was searched and pills were found inside the truck. The male was taken to a local PD for an intox and his BrAC was .15. He was charged with OUI, possession of Schedule W and possession of usable amount of marijuana.
Trooper Wing stopped a vehicle after recognizing the operator as being suspended. A DMV query was performed to confirm the suspension as Trooper Wing was turning around. The subject backed into the store he was leaving, got out and attempted to switch operators. Trooper Wing found the male inside the store and arrested him.
A search of the subject revealed a Ninja Star and pills on him, and several large knives as well as a .22 rifle in the vehicle. The female, attempting to operate the vehicle was also found to be suspended. She was arrested and charged with OAS. He was charged with OAS, carrying concealed, trafficking dangerous knives and possession of schedule Z drugs after more pills were found in the vehicle in a waterproof match container.
Trooper Wing stopped a female he recognized who was currently suspended. She was summonsed for the traffic infraction OAS.
Tr. Fillebrown stopped a vehicle in Bridgton for a plate light. The male operator was found to have a suspended license for an OUI and was on bail conditions from a domestic assault. The male was charged with violation of bail and OAS.
Trooper Casey ran a routine registration inquiry on a vehicle traveling in front of him in Canton. The return indicated that the male registered owner was currently suspended in the State of Maine. Trooper Casey made contact with the operator and determined he was in fact the registered owner. He was subsequently charged with OAS.
Trooper Hanson responded to a report of trespass while hunting after receiving a call from the complainant. Three subjects were detained by the property owner shortly after 6 to 7 shots were fired near his home. After arriving and speaking with the subjects the trespass was admitted and a warden responded to take over the complaint.
While checking the subjects one showed a felony response. After checking SBI a 1984 conviction for burglary proved a felony status and the subject’s rifle was seized. Trooper Hanson is covering the charge of possession by a prohibited person while the Warden Service is covering the trespass charges.
Trooper Stevenson stopped a suspicious vehicle on Route 219 in Leeds. Investigation found that its operator was hunting deer. I checked the subject’s rifle and found it was loaded in his vehicle. The subject claimed that he did not know his rifle was loaded and that his three-year-old nephew had been playing with it and must have loaded it. The subject was issued a USAC for having a loaded firearm in a motor vehicle and his rifle was seized as evidence.
Trooper Farley overhead CCSO radio traffic about a possible drug deal. Trooper Farley was in the area and responded. Upon making contact with the two vehicles Trooper Farley learned the subjects were in the processing of injecting themselves with Oxycodone. A search resulted in the discovery of 43 hypodermic needles, suboxyen, and other paraphernalia. All were charged accordingly.
Trooper Physic was on patrol when he conducted a random registration check. The check indicated the registered owner had an active warrant for 4 counts of forgery. Trooper Physic initiated a traffic stop and ultimately arrested the registered owner on the warrant.
Tr. Fillebrown and K-9 Caro were called to track a male who fled on police in Norway. The male had several outstanding warrants and has possession of stolen property and had previously run on police. A track was conducted and continued for approximately six miles where the male was taken into custody. The male was found starting to build a small fire in the woods due to the cold from running through water.