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Posted on: August 7, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Theft of Motor Vehicle


Incident Date: August 7, 2020

Incident Time: 9:01am

Incident Location: Standish, Maine

Release Date: August 7, 2020

Release Time: 6:00pm 

     Deputies from the Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office responded to an in progress report of a stolen vehicle being pursued by the vehicle owner and his girlfriend.

     At or about 0900hrs residents of 1110 Chadbourne Road (Route #35) in Standish heard an antique vehicle in their driveway start up. They looked out to see an unknown female stealing their antique vehicle. The vehicle owner and his girlfriend ran out of the home and got into another vehicle in the yard and pursued their stolen car on Chadbourne Road to the intersection of Route #114. The stolen car took a right on Richville Road (Route #114) and continued to attempt to elude the owners. The owners attempted to pass to get in front of the stolen car and the driver rammed them causing them to spin out and the two vehicles collided a second time coming to rest in the roadway. The owner of the stolen car and his girlfriend subdued the female who stole the car, pinning her down until Deputies arrived.

      A Sergeant with the Sheriff’s Office was nearby as the incident unfolded and arrived moments after the crash taking the female into custody.

     The Defendant/Suspect was identified as ALYA M. REID, a 32 year old female from Buxton, Maine. The investigation revealed that REID had crashed her own vehicle in the Town of Windham at or about 2 a.m. and had fled that crash scene on foot eluding Police capture in the Town of Windham.

REID will be facing the following Charges:

Unauthorized Use of Property Class “D”

Aggravated Criminal Mischief Class “C”

Reckless Conduct with a Dangerous Weapon Class “C”

Leaving the Scene of a Personal Injury Accident (Windham PD Case)

REID was transported to the Maine Medical Center for evaluation and will be processed at the Cumberland County Jail on the above listed charges.

Chief Deputy Naldo Gagnon

Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office

(207) 774- 1444

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