Mapleton Man Charged With OUI, Fleeing From Officer
Police say a Mapleton man tried to run from an officer as he was being arrested for OUI Saturday evening.
At 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, police received a report of a vehicle speeding up and down on Pulcifer Road in Mapleton, according to a news release sent out by state police on Monday.
A witness later reported that the vehicle had crashed in a field off Pulcifer Road.
When police located the driver, Brandon Pinchott, 29, he was informed he was being arrested for OUI. Police said Pinchott then resisted arrest and tried to run away from the officer. Police were eventually able to place Pinchott in handcuffs and transport him to The Aroostook Medical Center.
He was later taken to the Aroostook County Jail and charged with leaving the scene of an accident, failing to report a crash, violation of conditional release, operating under the influence, operating beyond the restrictions of license, failure to submit to detention or arrest and escape.
police say the incident remains under investigation.