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The Knox County Sheriff’s Office responded to the following calls from Feb. 14 to Feb. 20.

Feb. 14

Deputy Matt Elwell responded to assist Maine State Police Trooper Jeremiah Wesbrock at the scene of a motor vehicle crash in Friendship.

Deputy Doug Brundrett arrested Allen Pagano, 54, of Union on an outstanding warrant.

Deputies Brundrett and James Moore responded to a report of a domestic incident in Owls Head. The juvenile involved was arrested on charges of domestic violence criminal mischief and terrorizing.

Subsequent to a traffic stop, Deputy Brundrett arrested Maxwell Bey, 18, of Damariscotta for unlawful possession of drugs. Bey was taken to the Knox County Jail without incident.

Deputy Moore responded to assist Trooper Adam McNaughton at the scene of a suspicious male in Cushing. The male was located and taken to Penobscot Bay Medical Center in Rockport for evaluation.

Feb. 15

Deputy Brundrett conducted a radar detail in South Thomaston. Two warnings for speed were issued.

Deputy John Palmer began an investigation of harassment in Washington. After all parties involved were spoken to, a warning was issued.

Deputy Elwell responded to a report of a motor vehicle crash in Hope. This accident was deemed nonreportable as it occurred on private property.

Deputies Brundrett and Elwell responded to a report of an assault in Union. The suspect was later located and arrested on a warrant for aggravated assault.

Feb. 16

Deputy Elwell began an investigation of a theft in Union. One of the two items missing was recovered and no charges were sought.

Deputy Palmer arrested Nicholas King, 19, of Union on three outstanding warrants. King was taken to the Knox County Jail without incident.

Feb. 17

Deputy Brundrett responded to a report of a motor vehicle crash in Hope. There was reportable damage sustained with no personal injuries noted.

Deputy Larry Hesseltine responded to a report of an assault on Vinalhaven. Tyler Philbrook, 21, of Vinalhaven was arrested on charges of aggravated assault, disorderly conduct and criminal threatening. Philbrook was taken to the Knox County Jail by the U.S. Coast Guard. He was later charged with domestic violence assault as well.

Feb. 18

Deputies Don Murray and Elwell began an investigation of a motor vehicle theft in St. George. The vehicle was located and no charges were sought.

Deputy Murray and Detective Justin Twitchell assisted state troopers at the scene of a domestic incident in Warren.

Deputy Elwell responded to a report of an erratic vehicle in Hope. The vehicle and operator were located and the operator was issued a warning on her driving habits.

Feb. 19

Deputy Moore responded to a report of a motor vehicle crash on North Haven. Further details were not available.

Deputy Robert Potter began an investigation of an assault in Owls Head. This is still an active investigation with the suspect yet to be located.

Deputy Murray responded to a report of a motor vehicle crash in Hope involving a single vehicle. The vehicle’s brakes failed, causing it to roll at an intersection. There was reportable damage sustained with no personal injuries noted.

Deputies Elwell and Murray responded to a report of a disorderly male in Hope. The male left prior to the arrival of deputies but was later located walking down the road. Gerald Torres, 43, of Hope was arrested for violating a protection order.

Deputy Murray responded to assist Trooper Wesbrock at the scene of a domestic incident in Warren.

Feb. 20

Deputy Murray responded to assist Thomaston police at the scene of an underage drinking party. No violations were found with all present being of legal age.

Subsequent to a traffic stop, Deputy Palmer arrested Yuri Kobayashi, 36, no address available, for operating without a license. Kobayashi was taken to the Knox County Jail without incident.

Deputy Brundrett began an investigation of a theft in Union. This is still an active investigation.

Deputies Brundrett and Elwell conducted a radar detail in Hope. Eight vehicles were stopped for speed.

In total this week, the Knox County Sheriff’s Office received 173 calls for service. Those calls not listed above involved things such as all-terrain vehicle problems, alarms, 911 hang-ups, and nuisance, erratic vehicle and suspicious complaints.