Mars Hill Man Sentenced on Drug and Other Charges Following Crash
A 22-year-old Mars Hill man has been sentenced to three years in prison after pleading guilty to drug trafficking and other charges related to a three-vehicle crash last month.
Maine State Police say that on January 27, around 6 p.m., Trooper Nick Casavant responded to a motor vehicle crash on Main Street in Mars Hill.
Police say that Keighan Robichaud-Griffin was traveling north in a 1998 Honda Accord when he left the roadway and struck a pickup truck parked in front of Al’s Diner. The impact pushed the truck into another truck parked at the diner, causing significant damage to all three vehicles.
Police say Robichaud-Griffin fled the scene and was found a short time later in the area. He was taken into custody and transported to The Aroostook Medical Center. The Aroostook County Sheriff’s Office assisted at the scene.
Following an investigation and search warrant on Robichaud-Griffin’s car, police charged him with multiple misdemeanor and felony level crimes.
On Friday, Robichaud-Griffin pleaded guilty to the following charges in Presque Isle District Court and was sentenced to three years of incarceration:
Unlawful Trafficking of Scheduled Drugs (Methamphetamine), Violation Conditions of Release , Unlawful Possession of Scheduled Drugs, Operating under the Influence. Criminal Mischief (2 counts), Improper Plates, Operating Unregistered Motor Vehicle, and Leaving the Scene of an Accident.