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Police Beat

Oct. 24 – 11:15 p.m. 

While on duty, Officer Gray of the Orono Police Department (OPD) noticed a vehicle driving down Stillwater Avenue heading towards Veazie that was traveling at 65 mph. Officer Gray conducted a traffic stop and spoke to the driver, Thomas Todd, 19, of Orono. Todd told Officer Gray that he had thought that the speed limit was 45 mph, not 25 mph in that zone. Todd was summoned for criminal speeding and has a court date of Dec. 5.


Oct. 25 – 11:30 p.m. 

While on duty, Officer Angelo of OPD received a complaint of an erratic driver on Park Street. Officer Angelo answered the complaint, following the vehicle onto College Avenue. Officer Angelo performed a traffic stop and pulled over Dylan Fitts, 21, of Orono. Fitts told Officer Angelo that he was on his way to get food for his friends and admitted to having a drink earlier in the night. Officer Angelo conducted a field sobriety test, which Fitts failed to pass satisfactorily. Fitts was brought back to OPD, where a blood alcohol test confirmed that Fitts blood alcohol content was higher than the legal limit. Fitts was arrested for operating under the influence and has a court date set in December.


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