Knox County Sheriff's log

Jul 03, 2014

The Knox County Sheriff's Office responded to the following incidents June 22-28:

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.

June 22

Deputy Robert Potter responded to an ATV problem on Vinalhaven. The operator was issued a summons for operating an ATV on a public way.

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

Deputy John Hansen responded to a report of a motor vehicle crash in Washington involving a single vehicle. Reportable damage sustained and the operator was issued summonses for expired license and failure to report accident by quickest means.

Deputies Hansen and Paul Pinkham responded to a report of an assault in Owls Head. No charges were sought and the female was removed from the property.

Deputies Paul Spear and Sgt. James Moore responded to a report of a motor vehicle crash in Warren involving a single vehicle. The operator, Shawna Maker, 32, of Warren was arrested on charges of leaving the scene of an accident, failure to report accident by quickest means and operating after suspension.

June 23

Deputy Matt Elwell responded to a report of an erratic vehicle in Union. The vehicle and operator were located and no erratic operation was noted.

Hansen conducted a radar detail in Warren. One summons was issued for operating after suspension.

Hansen responded to a report of a motor vehicle crash in Warren. The operator was issued a summons for an expired license. No damage noted.

Potter responded to a report of a disorderly complaint on Vinalhaven. The suspects in this case were issued warnings for harassment.

June 24

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

Hansen began an investigation of burglary in South Thomaston. This is still an active investigation with one suspect named.

Hansen began an investigation of harassment in South Thomaston. The suspect in this case was located and issued a warning for same.

Potter responded to a report of a motor vehicle crash on Vinalhaven involving a single vehicle. Reportable damage sustained.

Deputies Paul Pinkham and Nathaniel Jack responded to a report of a motor vehicle crash in Warren involving a single vehicle. Reportable damage sustained and the operator was transported to PBMC for non-life threatening injuries.

June 25

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

Sgt. John Palmer responded to a report of a motor vehicle crash in South Thomaston involving two vehicles. Reportable damage sustained with one operator being transported to PBMC for non-life threatening injuries.

Following a traffic stop in Rockport, Deputy Arthur Smith issued a summons for no inspection.

Potter responded to a report of an assault on Vinalhaven. One subject involved was charged with same.

June 26

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

Jack responded to a report of an erratic vehicle in Warren. The vehicle and operator were located and a warning was issued for driving while distracted.

Jack arrested George King, 54, of Appleton on an outstanding arrest warrant.

June 27

Pinkham and Smith responded to a report of a domestic Warren. Upon arrival and after speaking to the subjects involved, this was deemed a verbal argument only.

Following a traffic stop in Washington, Deputy Pinkham issued summonses for no inspection and no insurance.

Spear arrested Sumner Swett, 38, of Owls Head on an outstanding arrest warrant.

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

Following a traffic stop on Vinalhaven, Potter issued a summons for operating after suspension.

Moore arrested Sydni Barham, 26, of Warren on an outstanding arrest warrant.

Elwell conducted a county-wide OUI detail. No violations were noted.

June 28

Following a traffic stop in Rockport, Deputy Jeremy Joslyn issued a summons for no proof of insurance.

Spear and Pinkham responded to a report of a motor vehicle crash in Owls Head involving two vehicles. Reportable damage sustained with one operator transported to PBMC for non-life threatening injuries. A summons was issued for improper passing, which is what caused this accident.

Joslyn responded to a report of a motor vehicle crash in Hope involving two vehicles. No damage noted.

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