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Police Use of Deadly Force in Maine 1990-2012

This database, drawn from records at the Attorney General’s Office, includes all incidents in which a person was shot at, injured or killed by Maine police agencies, or in which a person committed suicide in the course of an armed confrontation with Maine police, dating back to 1990. All such incidents must by investigated by the Attorney General, under Maine law. However, reports on many of the older investigations listed here are stored in the state archives, and are not readily available.

SOURCE: Maine Attorney General

Incident Date Location Person shot Injury/Death Officers Department Reports
6/9/90 Portland Friend, Butch Killed Morin Portland PD Report not available
12/3/90 Vassalboro Passini, Frank Killed Staples State Police Report not available
8/13/91 Lewiston Roy, Michael Injured Whalen Lewiston PD Report not available
4/5/92 E. Millinocket Roy, Daniel Injured, Killed: Suicide Brannen E. Millinocket PD Report not available
5/15/92 Jackman Hagerty, Katherine Killed Wright; Guay; Hines State Police (Wright), Somerset SO Report not available
5/20/92 Poland Kerrigan, Terry Injured Morrissette Auburn PD Report not available
6/8/92 Mt. Vernon Dulac, Ross Injured Poirier State Police TT Report not available
9/23/92 Topsham Rogers, Richard Killed Cram; Reed State Police; Sagadahoc SO Report not available
12/27/92 Temple Chrystie, Thomas Killed Daigle Franklin SO Report not available
1/1/93 Augusta Orsini, Michael Killed Coitnor Augusta PD Report not available
4/5/93 Sanford Himes, Carl Injured Shea MDEA State Police Report not available
12/21/93 Berwick Wood, Patrick Killed Frank; Madden State Police TT (both officers) Report not available
1/2/94 Bangor Bartlett; Allan Killed Millard Bangor PD Report not available
4/24/94 South Portland Jordan, George Injured Barlow; Sargent South Portland PD (both officers) Report not available
11/27/94 Wellington Jonas, Michael Killed Poirier State Police TT Report not available
3/11/96 Bath Curtis, Edwin Injured Bruce Bath PD Report not available
9/24/96 Gorham Seiders, Al Uninjured Henckel Gorham PD Report not available
1/11/97 Mexico Gonzales, Steven Killed Daley; Wainwright Rumford PD; Oxford SO Report not available
7/2/97 Bridgewater Kinzel, Aaron Uninjured McPherson; Harris State Police (both officers) Report not available
8/3/97 Bangor Baker, Gregory Killed Bishop Bangor PD Report not available
11/6/97 Brunswick Weymouth, Richard Killed O’Leary Brunswick PD Report not available
7/11/98 Windham Sands, Thomas Uninjured Boudreau Windham PD Report not available
7/25/98 Porter Searles, Kevin Killed Reaser State Police Report not available
12/28/98 Monmouth Sidor, Jerzy Killed Armstrong State Police Report not available
3/28/99 Portland Al-Shewaily, T. Injured Davis Portland PD Report not available
6/13/99 Orland Burdick, Richard Injured Willis; Mitchell Hancock SO (both officers) Report not available
7/14/99 Naples Grover, Lindley Uninjured Cummings State Police Report not available
9/16/99 Brownville Price, Clinton Killed Madden; Pomelow; Lang State Police TT (all officers) Report not available
9/17/99 Portland Caulfield, Kevin Killed McGary Portland PD Report not available
12/7/99 Brunswick Santana, Orlando Killed Stoothoff DEA – Federal Report not available
1/21/00 Sumner Bennett; Daniel Killed Wainwright; Baker Oxford SO (both officers) Report not available
1/24/00 Bangor Dunton, Sidney Injured Flagg Penobscot SO Report not available
2/16/00 Glenburn Leonard, Thomas Uninjured Lang State Police TT Report not available
5/6/00 Augusta Ware, Stephen Killed Massey; Taylor Augusta PD (both officers) Report not available
8/2/00 Bingham Stewart, Linwood Uninjured, Uninjured, Killed Deputy Sheriffs; Thrasher; Golding Piscataquis County; Warden Service; State Police TT Report not available
9/8/00 Ellsworth Noble, Scott Injured Peterson State Police Report not available
3/16/01 Scarborough Levier, James Killed Sperrey; Moore; Chard; Ramsdell State Police TT; Scarborough PD (Moore, Chard, Ramsdell) Report not available
4/9/01 Lincoln Unidentified Uninjured Unidentified DEA – Federal Report not available
4/28/01 Bangor Lever, Timothy Injured Buckley Bangor PD Report not available
7/31/01 York Cote, Richard Uninjured Thistlewood York County SO Report not available
2/12/02 Portland Dawson, John Killed Hutcheson; Letarte Portland PD (both officers) Report not available
2/25/02 Somerville Buchanan. Michael Killed Hatch Lincoln SO Report not available
12/23/02 Ellsworth Williams, Rodney Injured Peterson State Police Read the Attorney General’s report.
12/25/02 Jefferson Montagna, Michael Uninjured Pease Lincoln SO Read the Attorney General’s report.
3/7/03 Acton Pelletier, Dale Killed Dumond; Thistlewood York SO (both officers) Read the Attorney General’s report.
5/6/03 Poland Pullen, Christopher Killed Urquhart State Police TT Read the Attorney General’s report.
9/11/03 Gray Hanson, Steven Injured Ambrose Cumberland SO Read the Attorney General’s report.
12/17/03 Lewiston Berube, Vincent Injured Conley; Syphers; Vierling Lewiston PD (all officers) Report not available
1/21/04 Limerick Harrington, Thomas Uninjured, Injured Hicks; Dow York SO; State Police Report not available
4/22/04 Westbrook Moulton, Thomas Injured McCaffrey; Roche, Hanlon Westbrook PD (all officers) Report not available
5/21/04 New Gloucester Bean, Robert Injured Edes State Police Read the Attorney General’s report.
6/9/04 Fryeburg Michaud, Taylor Uninjured Hainey State Police Report not available
11/17/05 Brunswick Niederman, Kim Killed Hansen; Carlton Brunswick PD; Sagadahoc SO Read the Attorney General’s report.
12/13/05 Portland Brown, Jessica Uninjured Sauschuck, Michael Portland PD Report not available
12/27/05 Portland Giroux, Donald Uninjured Sauschuck, Mary Portland PD Report not available
1/17/06 Jefferson Kelly, Michael Uninjured Hatch Lincoln SO Report not available
5/26/06 Sanford Daniels, Jillian Injured Foisy; Bucklin Sanford PD (both officers) Read the Attorney General’s report.
6/6/06 Jay Burhoe, Richard Injured Keaten State Police Report not available
8/26/06 Portland Duncan, Richard Killed Martin Portland PD Read the Attorney General’s report.
10/11/06 South Portland Dubois, Terrell Injured Connors; Doherty South Portland PD; Portland PD Read the Attorney General’s report.
11/3/06 Westbrook Fenwick, Todd Uninjured Robinson Westbrook PD Report not available
11/29/06 South Portland Gray, Donald Killed Cogswell; Sargent South Portland PD (both officers) Read the Attorney General’s report.
3/30/07 Auburn Peters, John Killed Hare; Cropper State Police TT (both officers) Read the Attorney General’s report.
9/22/07 Rumford White, Scott Killed Black State Police TT Read the Attorney General’s report.
9/23/07 Waldoboro Jackson, Gregori Killed Curtis Waldoboro PD Read the Attorney General’s report.
10/27/07 Gorham Luong, Andrew Uninjured, Killed: Suicide Hannon Gorham PD Read the Attorney General’s report.
11/3/07 Limington Ronfeldt, Peter Injured Feeney Cumberland SO Read the Attorney General’s report.
12/21/07 Gardiner Wentzell, Jason Killed Gioia; Rogers Gardiner PD; State Police Read the Attorney General’s report.
2/16/08 Harmony McDowell, Daniel Killed Brunette; Putnam; Ross State Police (Brunette); Somerset SO (Ross; Putnam) Report not available
5/3/08 Portland Kittrell, Albert Killed Goodman Portland PD Read the Attorney General’s report.
5/12/08 Indian Township Kelley, Douglas Killed Nicholas; Francis Indian Township PD; Passamaquoddy Warden Service Read the Attorney General’s report.
6/28/08 Mexico LaPointe, Lawrence Uninjured Wing State Police Report not available
8/4/08 Albion Sullivan, Johnathan Killed Record State Police Read the Attorney General’s report.
8/25/08 South Portland Norton, Michael Killed Sutton; Macisso South Portland PD; TT Read the Attorney General’s report.
9/15/08 Auburn Ford, Bartolo Injured Bouchard Auburn PD Read the Attorney General’s report.
10/22/08 Sebago Tenczar, Douglas Injured Hall; Welch Cumberland County SO (both officers) Read the Attorney General’s report.
11/24/08 Parsonsfield Sanborn, Jesse Uninjured Worcester State Police Read the Attorney General’s report.
3/24/09 Biddeford Stewart, Barbara Killed Green Biddeford PD Read the Attorney General’s report.
4/25/09 Portland Okot, David Killed Roper; Wiseman Portland PD (both officers) Read the Attorney General’s report.
12/1/09 Lewiston Cookson, Kristy Injured Vega; Caouette Lewiston PD (both officers) Read the Attorney General’s report.
12/17/09 Searsport Sylvester, Matthew Injured Smith, Corey State Police Read the Attorney General’s report.
4/23/10 Cyr Plantation Begin, Neil Killed Flynn, Robert; Kipler, State Police; Border Patrol Read the Attorney General’s report
and
Incident Review Team report, Maine State Police
6/15/10 Old Orchard Beach Mayne, Thomas Killed 3 ATF agents ATF Read the Attorney General’s report.
7/8/10 Augusta Popkowski, James Killed Park, Thomas; Dunham, Ronald Togus Police; Warden Service Read the Attorney General’s report
and
Incident Review Team report, Maine Warden Service
10/4/10 Skowhegan Lybrook, Kemp Injured Sperrey, Mark State Police TT Read the Attorney General’s report.
10/18/10 Clinton Rood, Jessica Uninjured Belanger, Jeffrey Clinton PD Read the Attorney General’s report.
1/15/11 Lyman Landry, Andrew Killed Kassa, Kyle York County SO Read the Attorney General’s report
and
Administrative Review
3/27/11 Kennebunk Paulson, Katherine Killed Morneau, Joshua Kennebunk PD Read the Attorney General’s report
and
Administrative Review, Kennebunk PD
4/10/11 Portland Mitchell, Jonathan Injured Miller, Robert Portland PD Read the Attorney General’s report.
6/8/11 Belfast Thompson, Ben Injured Fitzpatrick, Dan Belfast PD Read the Attorney General’s report.
9/24/11 Farmingdale Fritze, Paul Killed Black, Timothy State Police TT Read the Attorney General’s report
and
Critical Incident Review, ME State Police
11/8/11 Lewiston Corey, Kyle Injured Meserve, Nicholas; Lovering, Travis Lewiston PD; Androscoggin SO Read the Attorney General’s report.
11/10/11 Rumford Richard, Eric Killed Judd, Jeremy Warden Service Read the Attorney General’s report.
11/19/11 Farmington Crowley-Smilek, Justin Killed Rosie, Ryan Farmington PD Read the Attorney General’s report
and
Incident Review Team report
11/29/11 Dover-Foxcroft Curtis, Michael Killed Brown, Jon State Police Read the Attorney General’s report.
1/17/12 Portland L’Italien, Arien Injured Gill, John; Tenuta, Michael Scarborough PD; Marshal’s Service Read the Attorney General’s report.
6/23/12 Jackman Robinson, Charles Killed Tierney, J.; Demanski, C. U.S. Border Patrol Read the Attorney General’s report.
7/1/12 Hermon McKay, Michael Injured, Killed: Suicide Roy, Gregory State Police TT Report completed
8/14/12 Edinburg Dome, Warren Injured Hashey, Chris State Police Report not completed
9/15/12 Scarborough Cole, Matthew Uninjured Wells, Kyle State Police Report not completed
10/23/12 Lamoine Tilden, Leon Killed Keaten, Randall State Police TT Report not completed
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