May 24, 2018
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Clinton man arrested after allegedly speeding in Fairfield on suspended license

By Ryan McLaughlin, BDN Staff

FAIRFIELD, Maine — A Clinton man is facing charges after he was clocked going nearly triple the speed limit early Thursday, police said.

Fairfield police Officer Casey Dugas observed Derek Ames, 32, going 60 miles per hour on Main Street, according to Charles Rumsey, acting Deputy Chief.

Dugas clocked Ames around 4:30 a.m., Rumsey said. The speed limit on Main Street is 25 miles per hour.

Ames pulled into a convenience store parking lot after Dugas turned on his lights. Upon questioning, Dugas learned Ames’ license was suspended.

Ames was placed under arrest and charged with criminal speeding and operating after suspension, Rumsey said. His car was towed and he was brought to the Fairfield police station for booking and released on bail.

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