SHERMAN, Maine — A Maine state trooper has arrested a driver and passenger following a pursuit on Interstate 95 at speeds well over 100 miles an hour.
Police say the trooper was in Sherman monitoring northbound traffic Thursday night when he clocked a vehicle traveling at 115 miles an hour. He pursued the vehicle, which didn’t stop and exited at Island Falls onto Route 159. The driver lost control and crashed on a sharp turn.
The driver, identified as 24-year-old Nathan Love, of Minot, Maine, was charged with criminal speed, failure to stop for a law enforcement officer, operating without a license, and operating under the influence. The passenger, 25-year-odl Nathaniel Bourget, of Millinocket, Maine, was arrested on an outstanding warrant for failing to appear on an assault charge.
It wasn’t immediately known if they had lawyers.