State Police Searching for Man Who Fought Trooper, Fled into Woods

Updated 12 months ago

Maine State Police have been searching in Steuben today.They’re looking for a man who they say was speeding on a motorcycle on Rt. 1 in Hancock around 7pm last night.Sergeant Alden Bustard stopped the bike on the Unionville Road in Steuben.Police say the man fought with Bustard, fled the scene and ran into the woods.State Police returned to the area today.Acting on a tip, they found the man walking along the roadway, but he fled back into the woods.Police have been searching by plane and on the ground, along with police dogs.The man is not believed to be armed or dangerous.Police say he’s white, 6′ tall, and was wearing a white shirt, blue jeans and black sneakers.He’s believed to be in the area between Unionville Road in Steuben and Rt. 182 in Cherryfield.If you’ve seen anyone fitting the description call State Police at 1-800-432-7381.


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