Man accused of hitting state trooper during chase released from hospital, arrested

A Maine man accused of hitting a state police trooper during a chase earlier this month has been arrested and faces several charges.State police said Robert Belmain, 53, of Caribou, was released from Central Maine Medical Center Thursday morning and was taken to the Kennebec County Jail.Police said Belmain’s car struck Trooper Mickael Nunez as he was out of his cruiser attempting to set up spike strikes to end the chase in the town of China on June 14.Belmain faces charges, including elevated aggravated assault and reckless conduct.Nunez suffered serious leg injuries and continues to be treated at MaineGeneral Medical Center in Augusta.

A Maine man accused of hitting a state police trooper during a chase earlier this month has been arrested and faces several charges.

State police said Robert Belmain, 53, of Caribou, was released from Central Maine Medical Center Thursday morning and was taken to the Kennebec County Jail.

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Police said Belmain’s car struck Trooper Mickael Nunez as he was out of his cruiser attempting to set up spike strikes to end the chase in the town of China on June 14.

Belmain faces charges, including elevated aggravated assault and reckless conduct.

Nunez suffered serious leg injuries and continues to be treated at MaineGeneral Medical Center in Augusta.