Mass. man facing charges following police chase between Bucksport, Winterport

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WINTERPORT, Maine (WABI) - A Massachusetts man is facing several charges following a police chase that began in Bucksport and ended in Winterport Thursday night.

State police stopped a vehicle driven by 36-year-old Levon Johnson on Mast Hill Road in Bucksport around 5:30 p.m.

While a trooper was talking to a passenger in the vehicle, authorities say johnson sped off.

the chase lasted through several towns.

At one point, Johnson almost hit a trooper's vehicle with his own, according to State Police.

The chase ended on Main Street in Winterport around 6.

Johnson is being held without bail at Hancock County jail. He is facing numerous charges including eluding a police officer, aggravated reckless conduct with a dangerous weapon and forgery.