Knox County sheriff's blotter

Feb 09, 2017

Rockland — The Knox County Sheriff's Office responded to 303 calls for service between Jan. 22 and Jan. 28. Highlights are below:

Jan. 22

Sgt. John Palmer conducted a traffic stop in St. George. Jared Hansen, 38, of St. George, was summoned for operating after license suspension.

Sgt. Matthew Elwell conducted a traffic stop in Warren. Dustin Kimball, 21, of Waldoboro, was summoned for passenger not secured in seat belt.

Jan. 23

Detective Donald Murray conducted a check for a wanted person in Rockland. Matthew Leigh, 20, of Washington, was arrested on an arrest warrant.

Deputy Scott Redmun responded to a report of a protection order violation in Union. Faylyn Vitale, 21, of Warren, was arrested for violating a protection from abuse order.

Jan. 24

Deputy Nathaniel Jack responded to a crash in South Thomaston. Walter Galick, 63, of South Thomaston, lost control of his vehicle because of a slush-covered road, went off the roadway and struck a utility pole. The vehicle sustained functional damage. No injuries were reported.

Jack, Palmer and Lt. Patrick Polky responded to a crash in Owls Head. Ashley Price, 24, of Owls Head, lost control of her vehicle because of a slush-covered road, went off the roadway and struck a tree. The vehicle was towed because of disabling damage. Minor injuries were reported.

Jack and Deputy Paul Pinkham responded to a crash in Union. Sheldon Lavway, 19, of Union, lost control of his vehicle because of speed and a slush-covered road, went off the roadway and struck a tree. The vehicle was towed because of disabling damage. No injuries were reported.

Redmun conducted a check for a wanted person in Union. Kathy Grierson, 28, of Union, was arrested on an arrest warrant.

Polky and Deputy Paul Spear responded to a crash in St. George. Kristin Hodgdon, 41, of St. George, lost control of her vehicle because of a wet road, went off the roadway and struck several trees. The vehicle was towed because of disabling damage. No injuries were reported. Spear summoned Hodgdon for producing evidence of insurance not in effect.

Jan. 25

Palmer, Jack, Sgt. Lance Mitchell and Detective Justin Twitchell responded to a report of a domestic assault in Hope. Mitchell arrested Carly Gilbert, 19, of Camden, for domestic violence assault, obstructing report of a crime and violation of probation.

Spear responded to a report of a theft in Warren; the incident is under investigation.

Elwell and Deputy Jeremy Joslyn responded to a crash in Washington. Mindy Lavoie, 40, of Friendship, lost control of her vehicle because of an icy road, went off the roadway and struck a utility pole. The vehicle was towed because of disabling damage. Minor injuries were reported. Joslyn summoned Lavoie for failure to produce evidence of insurance.

Jan. 26

Spear and Deputy John Hansen responded to a crash in South Thomaston. Philip Poland, 42, of Cushing, failed to control his vehicle and trailer, left the roadway and struck a culvert. The vehicle was towed because of disabling damage. No injuries were reported. Spear arrested Poland for operating under the influence of alcohol.

Jan. 27

Joslyn conducted a check for a wanted person in Appleton. Nyssa Belvill, 29, of Appleton, was arrested on an arrest warrant.

Deputy Robert Potter conducted a traffic stop on Vinalhaven. Brandon McAuliffe, 20, of Warren, was summoned for operating after license suspension.

Redmun conducted a traffic stop in Hope. A juvenile, 16, was summoned for carrying passengers in violation of interim license restriction.

Redmun conducted a traffic stop in Thomaston. Sasha Grotton, 27, of South Thomaston, was summoned for failure to display valid certificate of inspection and failure to produce evidence of insurance.

Jan. 28

Pinkham conducted a traffic stop in Warren. Dale Shallow, 40, of Warren, was summoned for operating with an expired registration.

Mitchell conducted a traffic stop in Rockland. David Huntley, 69, of Rockland, was summoned for speeding.

Redmun and Joslyn responded to a report of threatening statements. Redmun summoned Shayne Elwell, 29, of Rockland, for terrorizing.

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 some later criminal proceeding.

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