AUGUSTA — The Maine State Police is thanking civilians and police officers across the state who performed extraordinary acts of heroism.

The 2010 Maine State Police Awards Ceremony was held Monday in Augusta.

The Bangor Daily News says that among the people recognized were Amanda Fitz of Corinna who spotted alleged murder suspect Perley Goodrich Jr. last October in the truck stop where she was working.

Josh Goodine of Baileyville and David Moffatt of Auburn were recognized for saving the lives of two teenage girls who were trapped inside a burning car that had crashed into a tree last May.

And State Police Trooper Michael Johnston, who works in Orono, was named Maine’s Trooper of the Year.