More in Police
Troop B Highlights
A subject pled guilty in Superior Court to HO, assault, refusing to submit to arrest and violation of bail following a traffic stop this summer by Trooper Wing. The subject was looking at four years in jail, however an agreement was made and he will serve one year and be on probation for two years with full search conditions.
Tr. Smith investigated a burglary in New Gloucester that resulted in one adult being charged and most of the items taken, including Inspection Decals and a $1000 chainsaw recovered.
Tr. Fillebrown and Sgt. Shead responded to the report of a suspicious vehicle in Brownfield. While in route it was determined the owner of the vehicle was from Massachusetts and was missing and suicidal.
The car had been driven out an old logging road prior to the snow storm. Items found in the car led units to believe the subject may have committed suicide. Along with help from the Maine Warden Service, Forest Service, and Tr. Porter cadaver K-9, the male was found deceased in the woods.
Trooper Physic was on patrol when he observed a vehicle operating extremely erratically. Trooper Physic initiated a traffic stop. Trooper Physic interviewed the driver where he admitted he had consumed three beers. Trooper Physic put the driver through a battery of standardized field sobriety tests. The driver failed and Trooper Physic arrested the driver for criminal OUI. The driver was taken to the Androscoggin County Jail for an intoxilyzer test. The result was .21%.
Trooper Physic was on patrol when the driver in the vehicle began exhibiting suspicious behavior.
Trooper Physic conducted a random registration check which indicated to him the registered owner’s license had been revoked (habitual offender). During the registration check the driver had went in another direction than Trooper Physic. Trooper Physic tracked down the vehicle and pulled next to it.
The driver fit the description of the registered owner. Trooper Physic initiated a traffic stop. Trooper Physic made contact with the driver where they gave a fake name and date of birth. After the driver was unable to answer Trooper Physic’s question, they admitted they were the registered owner. Trooper Physic placed the driver under arrest for OAS (revoked/habitual offender).
Tr. Fillebrown stopped a vehicle for speeding on Route 118 in Norway. Investigation revealed the operator was suspended and the plates were illegally attached. The operator was arrested and charged with OAS Class E, and improper plates.
Trooper Wing and Trooper Fillebrown conducted a warrant check of a subject at a residence he was not supposed to be at. They located the male in the residence and Trooper Wing arrested him. A report was submitted to the DAs office for violation of bail and violation of protection from abuse. It was approved and he will be charged. The following day the arrestee plead guilty to multiple charges from an arrest by Trooper Wing in November.
Trooper Wing was granted an arrest warrant for a subject for violation of bail. A few days later Trooper Wing was driving by the residence and saw his truck in the dooryard. Trooper Wing approached the residence and after a lengthy time was finally met at the door by a female. After other units arrived to assist a house search was conducted. The female was unwilling to say where the male was and was charged with hindering apprehension.
Tr. Fillebrown was operating on Route 5 in Albany. Tr. Fillebrown observed a blue Dakota pickup turn down a seldom used side road. After running the plate and operator, it was found the registered owner was revoked habitual offender. After parking down the road, Tr. Fillebrown caught the male driving back out. The male was summonsed for operating after revoked Class C.