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.




Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Personal Injury MV Crash - Monticello


DATE: Wednesday, November 12, 2014

STATE OF MAINE
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
MAINE STATE POLICE


PRESS RELEASE
PREPARED BY: Sgt. Brian L. Harris
CONTACT #: 532-5400


CASE #: SP14-101402
TROOPER: Tr. Jillian Monahan
TROOP: F


INCIDENT DETAILS


DATE/TIME: 11-11-14 2315 hrs
LOCATION: Rt 1 Monticello
NATURE: crash with injury


OPERATOR 1: Patricia Perkins
AGE: 35
TOWN, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Presque Isle, Maine
VEHICLE YEAR/MAKE/MODEL: 2002 Saturn passenger car
SPEED INVOLVED (Y/N): N
SEAT BELT/HELMET WORN (Y/N): yes


OPERATOR 2: Michael Trader
AGE: 29
TOWN, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Brooklyn, New York
VEHICLE YEAR/MAKE/MODEL: 2014 Toyota passenger car
SPEED INVOLVED (Y/N): N
SEAT BELT/HELMET WORN (Y/N): yes, airbag deployed


SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:


On 11-12-14 at approximately 2315 hrs., Tr. Jillian Monahan and Tr. Dennis Quint responded to a two vehicle crash on Rt 1 in Monticello in the area of the Monticello/Littleton town line. Patricia Perkins, age 35 of Presque Isle was northbound on Rt 1 in her 2002 Saturn passenger car and drifted over the centerline into the path of a southbound Toyota car operated by Michael Trader, age 29 of New York. Trader couldn’t avoid Perkins vehicle and they struck head on, causing substantial damage to both vehicles which are considered a total loss. Trader was uninjured in the crash, Perkins sustained serious internal injuries and the Monticello Jaws of Life had to be utilized to remove her from her vehicle. Perkins was transported to Houlton Regional Hospital for treatment and then transferred to EMMC in Bangor for further care.


ASSISTING AGENCIES: Monticello Fire Dept.
INJURED TRANSPORTED BY: Houlton Ambulance
INJURED TRANSPORTED TO: Houlton Regional Hospital