March 24, 2019
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Man charged after brief chase that injured Maine state trooper

Dreamstime | TNS
Dreamstime | TNS

A Windsor man faces 19 charges after he allegedly led police on a car chase that injured a state trooper.

Wesley Glidden, 35, was charged with eluding a police officer, operating after driver’s license suspension, criminal speeding, driving to endanger, possession of suboxone, possession of cocaine and possession of heroin, among other charges, the Kennebec Journal reports.

Glidden was being investigated on drug charges Tuesday night when Cpl. Bethany Robinson of the Maine State Police attempted to pull him over in Windsor, according to the Journal. Glidden allegedly didn’t stop, and a brief chase ensued down Hunts Meadow Road that ended when Robinson crashed into Glidden’s vehicle to disable it, the Journal reports.

Robinson’s cruiser spun into a snowbank, and she was treated for minor injuries at a Waterville hospital and released, according to the newspaper.

Glidden then led police on a brief chase into the woods, but was taken into custody, the newspaper reports.

Glidden is being held without bail at the Kennebec County Jail in Augusta.

 



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