Man accused of driving Subaru in cornfield, damaging crops

Posted Aug. 06, 2013, at 7:13 a.m.

LIVERMORE FALLS, Maine — A local man is charged with causing $1,800 crop damage to a cornfield by driving his car through it early Saturday morning,

Garrett Therrien, 22, drove his 1998 Subaru Legacy around in the cornfield on Campground Road about 3:50 a.m. until it was buried in mud up to the rocker panels, Police Chief Ernest Steward, Jr. said.

The field owner saw the vehicle and called police. The crop belonged to David Barker of Leeds, he said.

Livermore Falls Police Officer John Furr gave Therrien a summons on a charge of criminal mischief. He is to appear in 8th District Court in Lewiston on Oct. 16.