Monday, November 24, 2014

MV / Moose Crash - T11 R4


DATE: Monday, November 24, 2014


STATE OF MAINE
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
MAINE STATE POLICE


PRESS RELEASE


PREPARED BY: Sgt. Brian L. Harris
CONTACT #: 2075325400
CASE #: SP14-104917


TROOPER: Tr. Dennis Quint
TROOP: F


INCIDENT DETAILS


DATE/TIME: 11-23-14
LOCATION: T11 R4
NATURE: MV / Moose Crash


OPERATOR 1: Mark Forino
AGE: 34
TOWN, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Presque Isle, ME
VEHICLE YEAR/MAKE/MODEL: 2006 Toyota Sienna mini-van
SPEED INVOLVED (Y/N): N
SEAT BELT/HELMET WORN (Y/N): yes


SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:


Forino was eastbound on Rt 163 in T11 R4 at the T11 R4/Ashland town line when a moose entered the roadway. Forino, operating a 2006 Toyota Sienna van, was unable to avoid the moose and struck it, killing it. When the van struck the moose, the moose crashed through the windshield and into the passenger compartment of the van, narrowly missing Forino. Forino was not injured in the accident but did have some broken glass flushed from his eyes at the scene by Ashland Ambulance.


ASSISTING AGENCIES: Ashland Ambulance, Ashland Fire Dept. and Ashland P.D

Monday, November 17, 2014

K-9 Track and Arrest of Fugitive - Lubec


DATE: Monday, November 17, 2014


STATE OF MAINE
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
MAINE STATE POLICE


PRESS RELEASE


PREPARED BY: Lt. Rod Charette
CONTACT #: 667-3722
TROOP: J


INCIDENT DETAILS
DATE: 11/13/14
LOCATION: North Lubec Rd. - Lubec
NATURE: K-9 Track and Arrest of Fugitive.


SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:


Sergeant Jeffrey Ingemi, Trooper Chad Lindsey, Trooper Chris Smith and K9 Winger responded to the North Lubec Road in Lubec to conduct a track for a female and her 2 juvenile sons who fled from the Maine Warden Service. The female was identified as Leanne Lacombe, 30, formally of Aroostook County who was wanted on an outstanding felony warrant for probation revocation. Winger tracked Leanne along with her 2 juvenile sons for approximately 2 miles through rugged coastline terrain. As Winger caught up to on Leanne, Trooper Smith could hear breaking branches and voices through the thick woods ahead. Trooper Smith identified himself and gave Leanne a warning to stop and turn herself in. Within 10 minutes Leanne and 1 of her sons exited the woods and obtained a ride for the short distance back to Sergeant Jeffrey Ingemi’s location on the North Lubec Road. Leanne was taken into custody by Sergeant Jeffrey Ingemi. Other charges might be pending by the Warden Service.