Knox County Sheriff's blotter

Nov 09, 2012

Rockland — The Knox County Sheriff's Office reported the following between Oct. 28 and Nov. 3:

Oct. 28

Deputies Lance Mitchell and Sgt. James Moore responded to a report of a domestic in Warren. Upon arrival and after speaking to the parties involved, this was deemed a verbal argument only and one subject was removed from the residence.

Deputy Paul Spear responded to a report of a motor vehicle crash in South Thomaston involving a single vehicle. No reportable damage was sustained.

Spear began an investigation of motor vehicle burglary in St. George. This is still an active investigation with no suspects or leads at this time.

Deputy Matt Elwell began a theft investigation Warren. This is still an active investigation with no suspects or leads at this time.

Deputies John Hansen and Moore responded to a report of an intoxicated male in Union. Upon arrival, contact was made with the male subject and he was issued a summons for having an open alcoholic beverage in public.

Hansen and Moore responded to a report of a domestic in Friendship. Subsequent to this response, a juvenile female was removed from the residence and transported to Pen Bay Medical Center for an evaluation.

Oct. 29

Elwell responded to a report of a motor vehicle crash in Appleton involving a single vehicle leaving the road. Driver inattention was the key factor in this crash and reportable damage was sustained.

Elwell responded to Hope in an attempt to locate a male who was said to be operating under the influence. The male was later located and was not impaired but did receive a summons for operating after suspension.

Hansen responded to a report of an erratic vehicle in South Thomaston. The vehicle was located, but not the operator.

Hansen responded to a report of a motor vehicle crash in Hope involving a single vehicle striking a deer. No reportable damage sustained.

Oct. 30

Deputy Paul Pinkham responded to assist Thomaston Police Department at the scene of an unsecured premise. The building was checked and found that the inside security door was secure.

Elwell began a burglary investigation in St. George. This is still an active investigation with no suspects or leads at this time.

Elwell arrested Clancy Collins, 20, of Rockland on an outstanding arrest warrant. Subject was taken to the Knox County Jail without incident.

Deputy Nathaniel Jack responded to conduct a well-being check on an adult male who was said to have made statements of harming himself. The male was located and ok.

Oct. 31

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

Elwell responded to a report of a motor vehicle crash in Washington involving a single vehicle whose operator drove through a coned off construction area and into a trench. Reportable damage sustained.

Deputy Dave Johnson began an investigation of theft in St. George. This is still an active investigation with possible suspects named.

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

Nov. 1

Jack responded to assist Thomaston Police Department at the scene of an intoxicated male. The male subject was unresponsive upon arrival and taken to Pen Bay Medical Center via Thomaston ambulance. This is a Thomaston case.

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

Deputy John Palmer responded to Spruce Head in an attempt to locate a subject wanted on charges of domestic violence assault out of Wiscasset Police Department. Subsequent to this response, Aaron Ashton, 31, of Wiscasset was arrested on a charge of domestic violence assault and turned over to Wiscasset Police Department. This is a Wiscasset case.

Jack and Johnson responded to a report of an out-of-control juvenile in Friendship. Upon arrival and after speaking to the subjects involved, it was decided that the juvenile be transported to Pen Bay Medical Center for an evaluation.

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

Subsequent to a traffic stop in Washington, Jack arrested Zachary Gillespie, 20, of Waldoboro on charges of operating without a license, illegal transportation of drugs by a minor, illegal transportation of alcohol by a minor, furnishing liquor to a minor and use and possession of drug paraphernalia. Subject was transported to the Knox County Jail without incident. The passenger, Terrance Thurston, 19, of Union was also arrested on charges of possession of schedule W drugs, use and possession of drug paraphernalia and illegal possession of liquor by a minor by consumption. He was also transported to the Knox County Jail without incident.

Nov. 2

Spear responded to a report of a motor vehicle crash in Union involving a single vehicle striking a deer. No reportable damage was sustained.

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

Spear and Chief Deputy Tim Carroll responded to a report of a motor vehicle crash in Washington involving a single vehicle whose operator left the road, striking a tree. Both the driver and passenger sustained personal injury.

Spear and Johnson responded to a report of a theft in Warren. Subsequent to this response, Matthew Meyer, 19, of Warren was arrested on an outstanding arrest warrant out of Lincoln County and theft. Subject was transported to the Knox County Jail without incident. His juvenile counterpart was also issued a summons for theft.

Jack and Sgt. Michael Sprague responded to a report of a burglary in St. George. Subsequent to this response, Ricky Block, 46, of St. George was arrested on charges of burglary. Subject was transported to the Knox County Jail without incident.

Deputy Larry Hesseltine responded to a report of a disorderly male on Vinalhaven. The male was located, removed and issued a warning for criminal trespass.

Mitchell and Johnson responded to a report of an adult male making threats of harming himself in Union. Upon arrival and after speaking to the subject involved, it was decided that the male be transported to PBMC for an evaluation.

Mitchell arrested Nicholas Hutchings, 27, of Randolph on an outstanding arrest warrant. Subject was transported to the Knox County Jail without incident.

Nov. 3

Mitchell and Sprague responded to a report of a motor vehicle crash in Warren involving a single vehicle that had rolled over. All three passengers were transported to the hospital for injuries sustained, while the operator suffered no injuries at all. Subsequent to this response, Michael Benner, 23, of Bristol was arrested on a charge of operating under the influence. Subject was transported to the Knox County Jail without incident.

Spear responded to a report of a motor vehicle crash in Union involving a single vehicle striking a deer. No reportable damage was sustained.

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

Spear arrested Adam Doherty, 28, of Rockland on a probation hold. Subject was transported to the Knox County Jail without incident.

Pinkham responded to a report of a motor vehicle crash in Washington involving a single vehicle striking a deer. Reportable damage was sustained.

Pinkham began an investigation of theft in Washington. The suspect, Travis Condon,  21, of Washington was later located an issued a summons for same.

In total, during this one-week period, the Knox County Sheriff’s Office received 268 calls for service. Those calls that are not listed above are such calls as all-terrain vehicle problems, alarms, 911 hang-ups, along with nuisance, erratic vehicle and suspicious complaints.

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.

 

 

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