Knox County Sheriff's blotter

May 07, 2014

Rockland — Knox County Sheriff’s Office received 305 calls for service between April 27 and May 3.

An arrest or summons does not constitute a finding of guilt. An individual charged with a crime is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty at criminal proceedings.

April 27

Deputy John Hansen responded to a trespassing complaint in Warren. The suspect was located and issued a warning for same.

Deputy Lance Mitchell responded to a report of a juvenile problem in Union. The juvenile was located and returned home.

Deputy Matt Elwell responded to a request for a well-being check on an adult male in Union. The male was later located by family members in New Hampshire.

April 28

Deputies Elwell, Paul Pinkham and Chief Deputy Tim Carroll responded to a report of a motor vehicle crash in Washington involving a single vehicle rollover. The vehicle was a total loss and the operator was taken by LifeFlight to Central Maine Medical Center for injuries sustained.

Elwell began an investigation of forgery in Appleton. Probable charges are pending.

Pinkham began a theft investigation in South Thomaston. This is still an active investigation with three suspects named.

Elwell began a harassment investigation in Warren. The suspect will be issued a warning for same once located.

Elwell responded to a report of trespassing in Union. The suspect in this case was issued a summons for same.

Subsequent to a traffic stop in Warren, Hansen issued a summons for attaching false plates.

Hansen began an investigation of trespassing in Warren. The suspect in this case was issued a warning for same.

Deputies Hansen, Mitchell and Sgt. James Moore responded to assist Thomaston Police at the scene of a traffic stop. This is a Thomaston case with arrests made.

Mitchell responded to a report of a motor vehicle crash in Warren involving a single vehicle striking a deer. Non-reportable damage sustained.

April 29

Deputy Robert Potter began an investigation of a possible protection from abuse violation on North Haven. This complaint was unfounded.

Hansen conducted a radar detail in Cushing. No violations were noted.

Deputy Paul Spear conducted a traffic detail in Washington. One stop was made for an inspection violation.

April 30

Potter began an investigation of burglary on Vinalhaven. This is still an active investigation with no suspects at this time.

Spear responded to a report of an erratic vehicle in Washington. The vehicle and operator were located and a warning was issued for operation.

Deputy Arthur Smith responded to a report of a motor vehicle crash in Owls Head involving a single vehicle. Reportable damage sustained.

Spear responded to a report of a motor vehicle crash in Warren involving a single vehicle striking a deer. Reportable damage sustained.

May 1

Deputy Nathaniel Jack responded to a report of threatening in Hope. Upon arrival and after speaking to all involved, this was deemed a verbal argument only.

Jack began an investigation of harassment in Warren. The female suspect was located and issued a written notice for same.

Spear began an investigation of harassment in Washington. The male suspect was located and issued a warning for same.

Smith conducted a radar detail in Cushing. Two stops were made for inspection violations.

Spear conducted a radar detail in Union. No violations were noted.

May 2

Deputies Smith and Jack responded to a trespassing complaint in South Thomaston. Upon arrival, it was found that the male suspect had already departed.

Deputy Jeremy Joslyn conducted a radar detail on North Haven. No violations were noted.

Jack conducted a radar detail in Union. No violations were noted.

Subsequent to a traffic stop in St. George, Hansen issued a summons for operating after suspension.

Smith conducted a radar detail in Friendship. One vehicle was stopped for a headlight out.

Spear arrested Michael Spear, 30, of Rockland on an outstanding arrest warrant. He was taken to Knox County Jail without incident.

Jack arrested Joseph Turffs, 39, of Washington on an outstanding arrest warrant. He was taken to Knox County Jail without incident.

May 3

Smith and Mitchell responded to a report of a motor vehicle crash in St. George involving a single vehicle. The operator was summoned for imprudent speed and an interim license violation.

Hansen began an investigation of harassment in Warren. The suspect was located and issued a warning for same.

Hansen responded to a report of an erratic vehicle in Cushing. The vehicle and operator were located and warned on unnecessary acceleration.

Hansen and Pinkham conducted a radar detail in Cushing. No violations were noted.

Joslyn conducted a radar detail on North Haven. No violations were noted.

Potter began an investigation of burglary on Vinalhaven. This is still an active investigation with no suspects or leads at this time.

Smith arrested Gerald Weed, 28, of Rockport on an outstanding arrest warrant. He was taken to Knox County Jail without incident.

Smith conducted a radar detail in Owls Head. Seven stops were made for various traffic infractions.

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