Maine State Police Troop D blotter

Thu, 07/02/2020 - 7:30pm

AUGUSTA — Maine State Police Troop D reported the following activity June 22-28. Troop D is responsible for Maine's Midcoast, including Sagadahoc, Lincoln, Waldo, and Knox counties, the southern half of Kennebec County and part of northern Cumberland County. The troop also patrols Interstate 295, from Brunswick to Gardiner. The troop's complement includes a lieutenant, three sergeants, 25 troopers, and a secretary. An arrest or summons does not imply guilt.  

June 22

Trooper Justin Verhille responded to the scene of a single-vehicle accident on I-295 in Richmond where an operator traveling north ran off the roadway to the left, traveling along a portion of a ditch before overcorrecting the vehicle and reentering the roadway. The vehicle, driven by Antonio Martinez, 22, of Coral Springs Florida, crossed the roadway before going off the right side of the road, leading the vehicle to roll several times. Martinez, who was reportedly not wearing a safety belt at the time of the crash, was ejected from the vehicle during the crash and was pronounced dead at the scene. 

Brittney Young, 30, of Clinton, was issued summonses for operating with a suspended license and attaching false plates on I-295. 

June 23

Daniel Tena-Valladares, 18, of New York, was issued a summons for speeding 95 mph in a posted 55 mph zone on Route 3 in Liberty. 

Shannon Wallace, 41, of Winterport, was issued a summons for attaching false plates on Route 202 in China. 

June 24

Angela Bragg, 49, of Augusta, was arrested for violating conditions of release and possession of schedule W drugs.

Lucas Gragg, 39, was issued a summons for operating after habitual offender revocation on I-295 in Bowdoinham. 

Penny Rigby, 57, was issued a summons for operating with a suspended license on Works Road in Jackson. 

June 27

Troopers responded to the scene of a residence in Windsor where a complainant reported that their landlord had entered their property and removed all of the complaining tenants’ personal belongings from the residence. Further investigation reportedly led troopers to believe over $1,000 worth of property was missing from the apartment. Troopers Lauren Roddy, Tyler Harrington, and Caleb Adams reportedly found the majority of the stolen items at the residence of the landlord’s niece, in Chelsea. That woman, Lisa Whitney, 42, was issued a summons for theft by unauthorized taking and the stolen items were seized by police. 

The following day troopers interviewed the landlord, identified as Viola Skigel, 63, of Litchfield. It is alleged that Skidgel broke a window into the apartment in question before removing all the tenant’s belongings. Skidgel was issued summonses for burglary and theft.

June 28

Hunter Thompson, 20, of Morrill, was issued a summons for violating conditions of release. 

Sonya Mcclure, 28, of Plainfield, Connecticut, was issued a summons for operating with a suspended driver’s license on Hope Road in Lincolnville.

Adam Daggett, 40, of Lincolnville, was arrested for disorderly conduct on Hope Road in Lincolnville.


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