Knox County sheriff's log

By Staff | Dec 11, 2012

Rockland — The Knox County Sheriff's Office reported the following from Nov. 11 to Nov. 17:

Nov. 11

Deputy Paul Spear responded to a report of a motor vehicle crash in Port Clyde involving two vehicles, one of which ran into the other while parking. This accident was deemed non-reportable due to occurring on private property.

Deputy John Hansen responded to a report of a motor vehicle crash in Warren involving a single vehicle striking a deer. Reportable damage was sustained.

Deputies Hansen and Paul Pinkham responded to a report of a domestic in Union.  Corey Sukeforth, 39, of Union was arrested on charges of domestic violence criminal threatening and possession of schedule drugs. He was taken to Knox County Jail.

Pinkham responded to a report of a female threatening to harm herself in St. George.  The female was located and taken to Pen Bay Medical Center by St. George Ambulance for evaluation.

Nov. 12

Deputies Hansen, John Palmer and units from assisting agencies responded to a report of a male subject who had threatened to harm himself in Hope. Upon arrival, it was found that the male had fled the scene, but was later located and taken to Pen Bay for an evaluation.

Sgt. James Moore responded to a report of a motor vehicle crash in Union involving a single vehicle striking a deer. Reportable damage was sustained.

Nov. 13

Palmer conducted a radar detail in South Thomaston. No violations noted.

Several Knox deputies responded to assist Maine State Police Trooper Jeremiah Wesbrock in locating a subject and vehicle who eluded the trooper at a very high rate of speed. The vehicle was located and towed but the operator was not.

Deputy Nathaniel Jack responded to a report of a motor vehicle crash in Union involving a single vehicle striking a deer. Non-reportable damage was sustained.

Jack and Moore responded to a report of trespassing in Warren. Upon arrival and after speaking to the subjects involved, the female trespasser was removed from the property and issued a warning not to return.

Nov. 14

Deputy Matt Elwell conducted radar detail in Washington. No violations noted

Deputy Dave Johnson responded to a report of an erratic vehicle in Warren. The vehicle and operator were located and issued a warning for their driving habits.

Subsequent to a traffic stop in Union, Elwell arrested Christopher Serber, 42, of Pittston on charges of operating under the influence and operating motor vehicle with an expired license. He was taken to Pen Bay Medical Center by Union Ambulance for injuries sustained due to his level of intoxication.

Deputy Larry Hesseltine investigated a car-deer accident on Vinalhaven.  Non-reportable damage was sustained.

Johnson responded to a report of a motor vehicle crash in Hope involving a single vehicle whose operator lost control causing him to leave the road. Daniel Dodge, 49, of Hope was arrested on charges of operating under the influence and operating after suspension. After being cleared medically, Dodge was taken to jail.

Deputy Lance Mitchell responded to a report of a motor vehicle crash in St. George involving two vehicles, one of which backed into the other. Non-reportable damage was sustained.

Mitchell responded to a report of a theft in Warren. Jennifer Bowen, 38, of Hope was arrested on charges of stealing drugs and possession of drug paraphernalia. She was taken to jail.

Nov. 15

Spear began an investigation of harassment in Warren. Jennifer Bowen, 38, of Hope was arrested on a charge of violation of condition of release.

Johnson arrested Brian Day, 31, of Washington on a probation hold. He was taken to jail.

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

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

Jack responded to a report of an intoxicated male walking in the road in Warren. The male was located and given a ride home, where he was later removed due to being disorderly.

Nov. 16

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

Chief Deputy Tim Carroll, along with several other Knox deputies, responded to a report of a plane crash in Owls Head.

Jack responded to a report of a motor vehicle crash in Warren involving a single vehicle striking a deer. Non-reportable damage was sustained.

Nov. 17

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

Elwell and Palmer conducted a Child Safety Seat Check in Rockland.

Mitchell began an investigation of harassment in Owls Head. The suspect in this case was contacted and issued a warning for same.

Mitchell assisted Thomaston Police Department at the scene of an alarm investigation.

In total, this one-week period, the Knox County Sheriff’s Office received 257 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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