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.

The Knox County Sheriff’s Office responded to the following calls from Nov. 28 through Dec. 4.

Nov. 28

Deputy Don Murray began an investigation of criminal mischief in South Thomaston. There was one suspect named but the complainant chose not to pursue the matter.

Deputy James Moore arrested Maurice Young, 43, of Cushing on an outstanding arrest warrant.

Deputy Moore responded to a report of a motor vehicle crash in Washington involving a single vehicle striking a deer. Reportable damage was sustained.

Nov. 29

Deputy Murray responded to a report of a motor vehicle crash in St. George involving a single vehicle whose operator lost control and left the roadway causing the vehicle to overturn. The operator was transported to Penobscot Bay Medical Center by St. George Ambulance for complaints of head pain. Reportable damage was sustained.

Deputy Mark Tibbetts began an investigation of burglary in Appleton. This is still an active investigation with no suspects or leads at this time.

Deputy Murray began an investigation of burglary in St. George. This is still an active investigation with no suspects or leads at this time.

Deputy Murray responded to a report of a motor vehicle crash in St. George involving two vehicles. Reportable damage was sustained with no personal injuries noted.

Deputy Moore responded to Thomaston to assist Officer Brundrett at the scene of a domestic. This was deemed a verbal argument only and the parties separated for the evening.

Nov. 30

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

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

Deputy Palmer arrested Scott Woodman, 38, of Owls Head on an outstanding arrest warrant. Woodman was also charged with possession of marijuana and violating a condition of release. Woodman was taken to the Knox County Jail without incident.

Detective Justin Twitchell responded to a report of a motor vehicle crash in Appleton involving a single vehicle whose operator left the roadway, striking a fence post and culvert. Reportable damage was sustained with speed being a factor.

Deputy Moore responded to a report of a motor vehicle crash in St. George involving a single vehicle striking a deer. Reportable damage was sustained.

Dec. 1

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

Deputy Larry Hesseltine investigated a motor vehicle crash on Vinalhaven involving two vehicles, one of which backed into the other. Reportable damage was sustained with speed and driver inattention being the key factors in this crash.

Deputy Palmer arrested Fredirica Justice, 51, of Union on an outstanding arrest warrant. Justice was transported to the Knox County Jail without incident.

Dec.  2

Deputy Palmer arrested Jeffrey Johnson, 44, of St. George on an outstanding arrest warrant. Johnson turned himself in and was taken to the Knox County Jail for processing.

Deputy Palmer responded to a well-being check in Owls Head. The female in question was located and appeared to be all set.

Deputy Palmer began an investigation of harassment in St. George. After speaking to all involved, the female harasser was issued a written warning for same.

Sgt. Jacob Boyington responded to a disorderly complaint in Washington. Upon arrival, it was found that the disorderly subjects had left on foot. The subjects have yet to be located.

Dec. 3

Deputy Palmer began a fraudulent documents investigation in St. George. The suspect in this case was located and issued a notice for same.

Deputy Palmer arrested Cheryl Leigh, 35, of Washington on an outstanding arrest warrant. Leigh was transported to the Knox County Jail without incident.

Sgt. Boyington began an investigation of theft in Warren. The suspect in this case was located and the items were returned.

Sgt. Boyington responded to a report of a motor vehicle crash in Owls Head involving a single vehicle striking a deer. Reportable damage was sustained.

Dec. 4

While on routine patrol, Deputy Palmer came upon a suspicious vehicle parked along the road in Union. After contact was made with the male passenger, it was found that the male was in violation of his conditions of release. Sidney Harford, 47, of Rockland was arrested for same and transported to the Knox County Jail without incident.

Deputy David Johnson arrested David Ames, 42, of Owls Head on an outstanding arrest warrant. Ames was transported to the Knox County Jail without incident.

Sgt. Boyington responded to a report of a motor vehicle crash in Washington involving a single vehicle. Upon arrival, it was found that no one was with the vehicle and the vehicle was a total loss. This is still an active investigation as the vehicle was reported stolen as well.

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

In total this week, the Knox County Sheriff’s Office received 190 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.