BRUNSWICK, Maine — Brunswick Police arrested a 22-year-old man Thursday night in connection to a hit and run that occurred sometime Wednesday night at the Brunswick Executive Airport.
Upon seeing local media attention regarding the incident, a concerned citizen led police to Robert Cooper of Brunswick. Cooper was completely cooperative with the investigation.
Cooper has been charged with Aggravated Criminal Mischief, Criminal Trespass, Leaving the Scene of a Property Damage Crash, and Operating Without a License. He is scheduled to appear in Cumberland County Superior Court on March 16.
Police say a vehicle crashed through a gate at the Brunswick Executive Airport Wednesday, hitting the nose of a plane parked on the tarmac before striking another fence.
Police say the vehicle fled the scene.
Based on evidence left behind, investigators are attempting to locate a newer Jeep Wrangler with damage to the front end and driver’s side mirror.