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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 Trooper Justified in Shooting Suspect

| April 11, 2014

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – Maine Attorney General Janet Mills has ruled a state police trooper was justified in shooting and wounding a suspect during a confrontation in Searsmont in September. Leonard Maker confronted trooper James MacDonald with a shotgun at Maker’s father’s home while MacDonald and another trooper were attempting to serve a protection from […]

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State Trooper Justified in Shooting Suspect

| April 11, 2014

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) – Maine Attorney General Janet Mills has ruled a state police trooper was justified in shooting and wounding a suspect during a confrontation in Searsmont in September. Leonard Maker confronted trooper James MacDonald with a shotgun at Maker’s father’s home while MacDonald and another trooper were attempting to serve a protection from […]

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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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Attorney General Justifies Shooting

| October 8, 2013

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) – Maine’s attorney general says a state trooper was legally justified in using deadly force during an armed confrontation in West Paris last spring that left an 18-year-old man seriously injured. Attorney General Janet Mills on Tuesday said a trooper was called by dispatchers on June 8 after a woman reported seeing […]

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