Knox County sheriff's blotter

By Staff | Jan 10, 2013

Rockland — The Knox County Sheriff’s Office has compiled the following weekly log for activities between Dec. 30, 2012 and Jan. 5, 2013:

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.

Dec. 30

Deputy Sgt. James Moore responded to assist Rockport Police Department Officer Robbie Shaw at the scene of an operating under the influence arrest.

Deputy Paul Spear began a theft investigation in Washington. This is still an active investigation with probable charges pending.

Spear arrested Tony Bartlett, 21, of Washington on a charge of violating conditions of release. Bartlett was taken to the Knox County Jail without incident.

Moore responded to a report of a motor vehicle crash in Washington involving a single vehicle whose operator lost control of his vehicle due to snow drifts in the road, causing him to strike a utility pole. Reportable damage was sustained.

Deputy Paul Pinkham arrested Ben Pollis, 19, of Warren on an outstanding arrest warrant. Pollis was taken to jail without incident.

Dec. 31

Deputy John Palmer began a theft investigation in Friendship. This is still an active investigation with one suspect named.

Palmer began a harassment investigation in Washington. The male suspect was located and issued a warning.

Deputies Palmer and Matt Elwell responded to a report of a hit and run motor vehicle crash in Warren. The male suspect was later located and issued a summons for leaving the scene of an accident.

Deputy John Hansen responded to assist Rockport Police Department Officer Dana Smith at the scene of an unruly male. The male was admitted to Pen Bay Medical Center for an evaluation.

Pinkham and Moore responded to a report of a domestic in Appleton. This was deemed a verbal argument only.

Spear conducted a countywide OUI detail. Several summonses were issued for various violations.

Subsequent to a traffic stop in St. George, Hansen came upon a very large party, which resulted in numerous summonses being issued for various alcohol and drug related offenses.

Jan. 1

Pinkham, Moore and Hansen responded to a report of a domestic in Warren. This was deemed a verbal argument only and the parties were separated for the night.

Palmer arrested Asa Knauff Thompson, 27, of Warren on three outstanding arrest warrants. Thompson was taken to jail without incident.

Palmer arrested Terri Ingraham, 34, of Union on an outstanding arrest warrant. Ingraham was transported to jail without incident.

Palmer responded to a report of a motor vehicle crash in South Thomaston involving a single vehicle, which slid from the road striking a ditch. Non-reportable damage was sustained.

Deputy Nathaniel Jack arrested Randy Wall, 51, of South Thomaston on three outstanding arrest warrants. Wall was taken to jail without incident.

Pinkham began a theft investigation in Appleton. This is still an active investigation with one suspect named.

Moore arrested Jane Tarbox, 22, of Cushing on an outstanding arrest warrant. Tarbox was taken to jail without incident.

Jack arrested Tanya Morris, 31, of St. George on an outstanding arrest warrant. Morris was taken to jail without incident.

Spear, Johnson and Sgt. Michael Sprague conducted a countywide OUI detail. No arrests were made.

Jan. 2

Palmer arrested John Achorn, 30, of Friendship on an outstanding arrest warrant. Achorn was taken to jail without incident.

Elwell began a theft investigation in Owls Head. This is still an active investigation with one suspect named.

Palmer responded to a report of a motor vehicle crash in Appleton involving two vehicles. Reportable damage sustained.

Lt. Detective Reginald Walker began a harassment investigation in Owls Head. The suspect in this case was issued a written warning.

Jack responded to a request for a well-being check in South Thomaston on a male who made comments of harming himself. The male was later located by Rockland Police Department and found to be all set.

Jan. 3

Palmer and Spear responded to a report of a domestic in Appleton. Subsequent to this response, Jessica Sukeforth, 32, of Union was arrested on a charge of domestic violence assault and was taken to jail without incident.

Palmer, Spear and Johnson responded to a report of a domestic in Appleton. Subsequent to this response, Carol Hooper, 70, was arrested on charges of assault and aggravated criminal mischief. Hooper was taken to jail without incident.

While on routine patrol, Jack came upon a suspicious vehicle in Owls Head. After making contact with the subjects in the vehicle, it was found that Jonathon Ashley, 22, of Rockland had a warrant out for his arrest. Ashley was arrested and taken to jail without incident.

Jan. 4

Deputy Lance Mitchell responded to Pen Bay Medical Center to assist medical staff with an unruly patient. Patient was secured.

Spear began an investigation of burglary in St. George. This is still an active investigation with evidence obtained from the scene.

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

Deputy Larry Hesseltine responded to a report of a domestic on Vinalhaven. Upon arrival and after speaking to the subjects involved, this was deemed a verbal argument only.

Jack and Mitchell responded to a report of a domestic in Cushing. Upon arrival and after speaking to the subjects involved, this was deemed a verbal argument only and the parties were separated.

Jan. 5

Deputies Jack and Mitchell responded to a report of a disorderly male in St. George. Subsequent to this response, Jacob Ortiz, 18, of Rockland was arrested on an outstanding arrest warrant.

Subsequent to a traffic stop in Thomaston, Spear arrested Taylor Olsen, 20, of Friendship on charges of operating after suspension and violating condition of release. Olsen was taken to jail without incident.

Pinkham began an investigation of harassment in Cushing. Rockport Police Department was requested to contact the suspect and issue a warning.

Spear responded to a report of a motor vehicle crash in Hope involving two vehicles, one of which lost control on a slippery corner, causing him to slide into the path of the other vehicle. Reportable damage sustained and two subjects were taken to Penobscot Bay Medical Center for injuries sustained.

Pinkham responded to a report of a motor vehicle crash in Owls Head involving a single vehicle striking a deer. Non-reportable damage sustained.

In total, this one-week period, the Knox County Sheriff’s Office received 323 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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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