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Chief Stands Behind Officer Involved in High Speed Chase

| September 1, 2014

The Presque Isle Police Department may have to deal with a damaged cruiser, but Chief Matt Irwin is standing behind a member of his department. “What Ryan did was in the best interest of the citizen,” said Irwin. On Friday night the PD got a call about a disorderly man walking in the middle of […]

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Turkey Flies Into Trooper’s Cruiser

| April 18, 2014

A State Trooper escaped injury Thursday when a wild turkey flew into the windshield of his cruiser.  Trooper Tucker Bonnevie said he saw a flock of turkeys in the median of Interstate 95 in Plymouth when one of them took flight and flew into his windshield. The impact left a large indent in the windshield […]

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State Police Strictly Enforcing “Move-Over” Law

| January 17, 2014

Slow down and move over. That’s what State Police are reminding people to do when police cars and other emergency vehicles are stopped along the road with their emergency lights on. Recently a number of cruisers were hit by drivers. Maine State Police Sergeant Brian Harris says, “it’s quite unnerving to have cars going past […]

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Trooper Rear-Ended on I-295

| January 10, 2014

State Police say a Trooper was slightly injured Friday morning when her cruiser was struck from behind on Interstate 295 in Portland, just south of Tukey’s Bridge.  Trooper Jessica Shorey has been treated and released from Maine Medical Center for neck and back pain.  She was seated in her cruiser  when it was struck by […]

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Trooper Recovering

| December 2, 2013

YORK, Maine (AP) – A Maine state trooper is recovering from injuries after his cruiser was struck by another vehicle on the Maine Turnpike over the weekend. Trooper William Baker was treated and released from the hospital in York on Sunday. He has a number of bumps and bruises. Police say Baker was sitting in […]

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