An Aroostook County man man faces several charges after a high speed chase Wednesday evening that ended with his arrest at a gas station on Route 1 in Littleton.


Maine State Police say they received a complaint that 27-year-old Chester Scott was operating a maroon minivan on the Foster Road in Littleton. Scott was known to police for having an active arrest warrant and a suspended driver’s license, according to Sgt. Jeff Clark.

Troopers Pescitelli and Sucy responded to the area around 6 p.m. Trooper Sucy parked near Scott’s residence and waited until the Littleton man left driving a 2002 Dodge Caravan. Sgt. Clark said the trooper got out of his cruiser and tried to flag down the minivan, but Scott accelerated south on the Foster Road.

Trooper Sucy activated his emergency lights and siren and attempted to stop the van. Scott then turned onto the Station Road, reaching speeds of 75-80 mph in a 45 mph zone, Clark said. Scott finally pulled into a gas station on Route 1 where he was taken into custody. There were two passengers in the van with him at the time.

Scott is being held at the Aroostook County Jail. He was charged with violating a protection order, eluding a police officer, failing to stop for a police officer, criminal speed, driving to endanger, and operating after suspension.

Scott is scheduled to appear in Houlton District Court on December 6.