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The Knox County Sheriff’s Office responded to the following calls from Dec. 5 through Dec. 11.

Dec. 5

Deputy John Palmer responded to a report of a motor vehicle crash in Hope involving a single vehicle whose operator failed to negotiate a curve, causing her vehicle to leave the road and roll. The vehicle was damaged and both subjects in the vehicle were taken to Penobscot Bay Medical Center by Camden First Aid for an evaluation.

Sgt. Jacob Boyington began an investigation of theft in Washington. This is still an active investigation with no suspects or leads at this time.

Sgt. Boyington responded to a report of a motor vehicle crash in Hope involving two vehicles.  Reportable damage was sustained with no personal injuries noted.

Deputy David Johnson began an investigation of burglary in Owls Head. This is still an active investigation with no suspects or leads at this time.

Dec. 6

Deputy Mark Tibbetts responded to a report of a motor vehicle crash in Warren involving a single vehicle that left the road due to the slippery road conditions. Non-reportable damage was sustained.

Deputy James Moore responded to a report of a motor vehicle crash in Washington involving a single vehicle that slid off the road due to the slippery road conditions. Reportable damage was sustained.

Deputy Tibbetts responded to a report of a motor vehicle crash in Union involving two vehicles, one of which went out of control and struck the other. This was due to the slippery road conditions. Reportable damage was sustained.

Deputy Tibbetts responded to a report of a motor vehicle crash in Friendship involving a single vehicle whose operator lost control on a corner due to the slippery road conditions, causing the vehicle to roll. Reportable damage was sustained with no personal injuries noted.

Lt. Tim Carroll responded to a report of a motor vehicle crash in St. George involving a single vehicle whose operator lost control due to the slippery road conditions. Reportable damage was sustained.

Deputy Moore responded to a report of a motor vehicle crash in Owls Head involving a single vehicle whose operator lost control due to the slippery road conditions, causing him to strike a tree. Reportable damage was sustained.

Deputy Tibbetts responded to a report of a motor vehicle crash in Friendship involving a single vehicle whose operator lost control on a corner due to the slippery road conditions, causing his vehicle to strike a Central Maine Power pole. Reportable damage was sustained.

Deputy Tibbetts responded to a report of a motor vehicle crash in Cushing involving a single vehicle that left the road, striking several rocks due to the slippery road conditions. Reportable damage was sustained.

Deputy Tibbetts responded to a report of a motor vehicle crash in Cushing involving a single vehicle that left the road due to the slippery road conditions. Reportable damage was sustained.

Several other responses were made throughout the county for vehicles off the road due to the first winter storm. These incidents were all cleared with non-reportable damage and the vehicles were simply pulled out and the operators were sent on their way.

Dec. 7

Deputy Johnson conducted a radar detail in Warren. No violations were noted.

Deputy Larry Hesseltine responded to a report of a motor vehicle crash on Vinalhaven involving a single vehicle leaving the road and striking a large rock. Non-reportable damage was sustained.

Deputy Moore responded to a report of a motor vehicle crash in Thomaston involving a vehicle striking a pedestrian. There was no damage to the vehicle, and the pedestrian was transported to PBMC where she was treated and released for minor injuries. The operator was summoned for failing to yield for a pedestrian in the crosswalk.

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

Sgt. Matt Elwell began an investigation of burglary in Appleton. This is still an active investigation with no suspects or leads at this time.

Deputy Johnson arrested Pennie Gamage, 27, of Warren on an outstanding arrest warrant. Gamage was transported to the Knox County Jail without incident.

Deputy Moore arrested Kristina Duncan, 39, of Cushing on an outstanding arrest warrant. Duncan was transported to the Knox County Jail without incident.

Dec. 8

Deputy Johnson conducted a radar detail in Hope. No violations were noted.

Sgt. Elwell responded to a report of a motor vehicle crash in Washington involving a single vehicle striking a deer. Reportable damage was sustained. The operator was summoned for failing to report an accident by quickest means.

Dec. 9

Deputy Palmer began an investigation of theft in Tenants Harbor. This is still an active investigation with no suspects or leads at this time.

Deputy Johnson arrested Michael Wiley, 29, of Tenants Harbor on an outstanding arrest warrant.

Dec. 10

Deputy Arthur Smith began an investigation of harassment in Thomaston. A request for the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office to locate and warn the harasser was made.

Deputy Smith began an investigation of harassment in Warren. The male harasser was issued a warning for same.

Deputy John Hansen responded to a report of a vehicle off the road on North Haven.  Subsequent to this response, Evan Hopkins, 18, of North Haven was arrested on a charge of operating under the influence.

Deputy Moore assisted Waldoboro Police Department units in locating a male who was said to have made statements of harming himself. The vehicle was located in Friendship and the male was later located after admitting himself to Miles Memorial Hospital in Damariscotta for treatment.

Dec. 11

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

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

In total this week, the Knox County Sheriff’s Office received 216 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.