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The Knox County Sheriff’s Office responded to the following calls from Feb. 28 to March 6.

Feb. 28

Deputies Matt Elwell and Don Murray responded to the scene of a motor vehicle crash in Warren involving a single vehicle. It was found that the operator had left the scene without reporting a personal injury accident. The operator was later located and issued summonses for leaving the scene of a personal injury accident, failing to give notice of accident by quickest means and failing to wear a seat belt. The vehicle was deemed a total loss.

Deputy John Palmer responded to a report of a motor vehicle crash in Warren involving a single vehicle whose operator lost control due to the icy road conditions. There was reportable damage sustained with no personal injuries noted.

Deputy Doug Brundrett responded to an agency assist request at the scene of a motor vehicle crash in Rockport. This crash was deemed nonreportable.

Deputy Larry Hesseltine began an investigation of a burglary on Vinalhaven. This is still an active investigation.

Deputy Palmer began an investigation of harassment in St. George. After all parties involved were spoken to, all were issued harassment warnings.

Deputy Hesseltine began an investigation of harassment on Vinalhaven. After all parties involved were spoken to, one was issued a warning.

Deputy Elwell responded to assist Thomaston Police Department units at the scene of a domestic situation. Timothy Wilson, 45, of Thomaston was arrested for domestic violence assault and taken to the Knox County Jail without incident.

March 1

Deputy Palmer began an investigation of criminal mischief in Friendship. The suspect in this case has been contacted and will be charged.

Deputy Mark Tibbetts responded to a report of a motor vehicle crash in Cushing involving a school bus striking a light pole and causing it to snap and land on an unoccupied parked car. There was reportable damage sustained with no personal injuries noted.

Deputy Palmer conducted a radar detail in St. George. No violations were noted.

Deputies Brundrett and Tibbetts responded to a report of a domestic incident in St. George. Edward Piotrowski, 51, of St. George was arrested on charges of assault, threatening and obstructing report of a crime. He was transported to the Knox County Jail without incident.

Deputies Palmer and Tibbetts responded to a report of a disorderly situation in Cushing. This was deemed a verbal argument only and the parties separated for the evening.

March 2

Deputy Elwell began an investigation of a theft in St. George. This is still an active investigation with no suspects or leads.

Deputy Brundrett responded to a report of a motor vehicle crash in Warren involving a single vehicle striking a deer. There was nonreportable damage sustained.

March 3

Deputy Tibbetts arrested Frank Maddocks, 38, of Appleton on an outstanding warrant.

Deputy Tibbetts began an investigation of a theft in Warren. This is still an active investigation with two suspects who have yet to be located.

Deputy Tibbetts began an investigation of harassment in Warren. After all parties involved were spoken to, all were issued warnings.

Deputy Hesseltine responded to a report of trespassing on Vinalhaven involving a female who was refusing to leave a residence. The female was advised to leave and did so.

Detective Justin Twitchell began an investigation of harassment on Vinalhaven. After all parties involved were spoken to, the female harasser was issued a warning.

Deputy Elwell arrested David Leonard, 53, of Mechanic Falls on a charge of violating a protection from abuse order. Leonard was taken to the Knox County Jail without incident.

March 4

Deputy Tibbetts responded to a report of a motor vehicle crash in Hope involving a single vehicle whose operator lost control due to the icy road conditions. There was reportable damage sustained.

Deputy Tibbetts arrested Thomas Weeks, 29, of Rockland on an outstanding warrant.

Deputy Tibbetts arrested Thomas Foy, 53, of Rockland on an outstanding warrant.

Deputy Elwell responded to a report of an assault in Warren. This incident involved a female refusing to allow another female to leave the residence. Upon arrival of law enforcement, the female was let out of the house. Subsequent to this response, Danielle Hopkins, 22, of Warren was issued summonses for criminal restraint and assault.

March 5

Deputy Potter began an investigation of a theft in Warren. This is still an active investigation with no suspects or leads.

Deputy Potter began an investigation of a burglary in Warren. This is still an active investigation.

Deputy Murray began an investigation of an assault that occurred in South Thomaston. This is still an active investigation with probable charges pending.

Deputy Murray responded to a report of a domestic incident in Warren. This was deemed a verbal argument only and the parties were separated for the evening.

March 6

Deputy Potter conducted a radar detail in St. George. No violations were noted.

Deputy Palmer began an investigation of a burglary in Warren. This is still an active investigation with no suspects or leads.

Deputies Murray and Sgt. Jacob Boyington assisted Waldo County Sheriff’s Office deputies in a vehicle pursuit that started in Morrill. The vehicle was eventually stopped by Waldoboro Police Department units after being spiked.

Subsequent to a traffic stop, Deputy Palmer arrested Gertrude Black, 58, of South Thomaston for operating under the influence. Black was taken to the Knox County Jail without incident.

In total this week, the Knox County Sheriff’s Office received 166 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.