Maine man facing charges after taking joyride on an airport tarmac, crashing through gate

ME man was already out on bail from another incident

A Maine man who took a joyride on an airport tarmac before crashing through a gate is facing charges.

The 28-year-old motorist was involved in a fender bender near a fast-food restaurant before heading onto the airfield at the Augusta State Airport on Tuesday, police said. Then he proceeded to plow through a gate after an airport employee approached him, police said.

The man was charged with two counts of aggravated criminal mischief, operating a motor vehicle without a license, criminal trespass, driving to endanger and violating probation, police said.

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A Maine man is facing charges after taking a joyride on an airport tarmac and crashing through a gate.

A Maine man is facing charges after taking a joyride on an airport tarmac and crashing through a gate.

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Police determined the motorist was already out on bail for a different incident, and he remained in the Kennebec County Jail.