Knox County Sheriff's blotter

Aug 19, 2014

Rockland — The Knox County Sheriff's Office responded to the following activity Aug. 10-16:

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.

Aug. 10

Deputy Paul Pinkham responded to a report of a motor vehicle crash in Warren involving a single vehicle. The operator was summoned for driving to endanger, as speed was a factor. Reportable damage sustained.

Pinkham responded to a report of an erratic vehicle in Washington. The vehicle and operator were located in Rockport and showed no signs of impairment.

Deputy Robert Potter conducted a radar detail on Vinalhaven. No violations were noted.

Following a traffic stop in Thomaston, Deputy John Hansen issued summonses for speed and passing on double yellow lines.

Deputy Paul Spear began an investigation of harassment in Cushing. The female suspect was located and issued a warning.

Deputies Lance Mitchell and Spear responded to a report of a domestic in Washington. This was a verbal argument only and the parties separated for the evening.

Aug. 11

Deputies Matt Elwell and Justin Hills conducted a radar detail in Union. No violations were noted.

Following a traffic stop in St. George, Deputy John Hansen issued a summons for operating after suspension.

Hansen arrested Zacariah Sawyer, 20, of Waldoboro on an outstanding arrest warrant. He was transported to the Knox County Jail without incident and also charged with a probation violation.

Sgt. James Moore responded to a report of a motor vehicle crash in Warren involving two vehicles. Reportable damage sustained.

Following a traffic stop in Cushing, Spear issued a summons for operating after suspension.

Mitchell arrested John Schmiz Jr., 34, of Warren on an outstanding arrest warrant.

Mitchell and Moore responded to a report of a disorderly female in Appleton. Crystal Glynn, 27, of Appleton was arrested on a charge of disorderly conduct.

Aug. 12

Elwell conducted a radar detail in Washington. One summons and seven warnings were issued for various traffic infractions.

Elwell conducted a radar detail in Appleton. No violations were noted.

Mitchell and Lt. Kirk Guerrette responded to a report of a motor vehicle crash in Washington involving a single vehicle. Reportable damage sustained and the operator was issued a summons for operating after suspension.

Mitchell responded to a report of a male making threats to harm himself in Washington. The male was located and transported to Pen Bay Medical Center for an evaluation.

Aug. 13

Hansen arrested Holly Thibodeau, 42, of St. George on an outstanding arrest warrant.

Elwell conducted a radar detail in Union. Five warnings for speed were issued.

Elwell conducted a radar detail in Hope. One warning for speed was issued.

Deputy Nathaniel Jack arrested Trevor Curtis, 23, of Thomaston on an outstanding arrest warrant.

Aug. 14

Deputy Pat Polky began an investigation of trespassing on North Haven. Notices have been issued to the suspect.

Spear responded to a motor vehicle crash in South Thomaston involving a single vehicle striking a bicyclist. Reportable damage sustained. The bicyclist suffered non-life threatening injuries.

Jack responded to a report of a motor vehicle crash in Cushing involving a single vehicle striking a building. Reportable damage sustained.

Deputy Arthur Smith arrested Shawna Maker, 32, of Warren on an outstanding arrest warrant.

Smith and Lt. Guerrette responded to a report of a hit and run motor vehicle crash in Port Clyde. The suspect, Janita Marks, 50, of St. George was located and subsequently arrested on a bail violation.

Smith arrested Chad Sproul, 38, of Warren on three outstanding arrest warrants.

Aug. 15

Smith responded to a report of a motor vehicle crash in Union involving a single vehicle striking a deer. There was no damage.

Mitchell began an investigation of harassment in Warren. The female suspect was located and issued a warning.

Sgt. John Palmer responded to a report of a motor vehicle crash in Hope involving a single vehicle. Reportable damage sustained.

Polky responded to a request for a well-being check on an adult female on North Haven. The female was located off island and found to be all set.

Spear conducted a countywide OUI detail. Several stops were made with no OUI arrests.

Aug. 16

Hansen responded to a report of an erratic vehicle in Union. The vehicle and operator were later located by Rockport Police.

Hansen conducted a radar detail in Appleton. One warning was issued.

Potter responded to a report of a motor vehicle crash on Vinalhaven involving two vehicles. Non-reportable damage sustained.

Following a traffic stop in St. George, Hansen issued a summons for criminal speed.

Elwell responded to a motor vehicle crash in Union involving two vehicles. Reportable damage sustained.

Following a traffic stop in Union, Elwell issued summonses for unnecessary acceleration noise and failure to provide proof of insurance.

Elwell began an investigation of burglary in Union. This is still an active investigation with no suspects or leads at this time.

Deputy Jeremy Joslyn arrested Donald Demmons, 49, of Warren on a charge of violating condition of release.

Elwell arrested Phillip McFadden, 21, of Waldo on charges of violating condition of release and refusing to submit to arrest.

Deputy Mike Young and Moore conducted a countywide OUI detail. No arrests were noted.

Following a traffic stop in Appleton, Moore arrested Anthony Philbrook, 39, of Searsmont on a charge of operating after suspension.

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