A Berwick man was arrested earlier this week for the fifth time drunk-driving charges, Maine State Police said.

Lance Faucher Maine State Police photo

Trooper Connor Walton on Monday stopped a motor vehicle operating in the breakdown lane of Route 202 in Lebanon, state police said in Facebook post. Police said the vehicle was driven by 30-year-old Lance Faucher of Berwick.

“Faucher attempted to get out of the vehicle, and was failing to listen to commands to stay in the vehicle,” the post said. “Signs of impairment were detected and field sobriety tests were conducted.”

State Police said Faucher failed those tests and was subsequently arrested for OUI and operating as a habitual offender – both Class C felonies.

Faucher was transported to the York County Jail. He was scheduled to make his first court appearance on Wednesday. A jail intake worker said Faucher was still being held at jail Wednesday evening on $7,000 cash bail.

In the Facebook release, state police said Faucher has four prior OUI convictions on his driving record.

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