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 reported the following calls from June 5 through June 11.

June 5

Deputy David Arsenault responded to a motor vehicle crash in Warren involving a single vehicle striking a deer. Reportable damage was sustained.

Deputy John Palmer responded to a well-being check in Friendship. Upon arrival and after making contact with the subject in question, Waldoboro Emergency Medical Service responded to the scene to evaluate the subject’s physical condition and cleared same. Subsequent to this response, the male was involuntarily transported to Penobscot Bay Medical Center for an evaluation and later arrested for violating a condition of release.

Deputies James Moore and Arsenault responded to a well-being check in Cushing involving an adult female who was harming herself. Upon arrival and after speaking to the female subject, Cushing Rescue responded to the scene due to injuries sustained. The female voluntarily went to PBMC for an evaluation.

Deputy Moore conducted a county-wide seat-belt detail. No violations were noted.

June 6

Lt. Kirk Guerrette and Chief Deputy Tim Carroll assisted the Rockland District Middle School in a mock lock-down exercise.

Subsequent to a traffic stop in Tenants Harbor, Deputy John Hansen arrested Lawrence Wood, 50, of St. George for driving without a license. Wood was transported to the Knox County Jail without incident.

Deputy Hansen responded to an erratic vehicle complaint in St. George. Subsequent to this response, Wesley Williams, 20, of Cushing was arrested on charges of operating under the influence and violating a condition of release. Williams was transported to the Knox County Jail without incident and also issued a summons for consumption of alcohol by a minor.

Deputy Hansen began an investigation of harassment in Owls Head. Both parties were issued a warning for same.

June 7

Sgt. Steve Burns responded to a report of a motor vehicle crash in Cushing involving two vehicles, one of which pulled out in front of the other. Reportable damage was sustained with no personal injuries noted.

Deputy Moore began an investigation of theft on Vinalhaven. This incident is deemed inactive until further information is provided by the complainant.

Deputy Palmer responded to a report of a juvenile problem in St. George. Upon arrival and after speaking to all subjects involved, the juvenile went willingly to PBMC for an evaluation.

Deputy Moore responded to a report of a disorderly male on Vinalhaven. The adult male involved in this incident was issued a summons for same and also warned on criminal trespass.

Sgt. Michael Sprague began an investigation of theft in Warren. Contact was made with the suspect in this case, who was given two days to correct this issue, and otherwise charges will be sought.

Sgt. Sprague responded to assist Warren Rescue at the scene of a disorderly and intoxicated male. Subsequent to this response, Raymond Ott, 52, of Warren was arrested on charges of violating a condition of release and disorderly conduct.

June 8

Detective Don Murray began an investigation of theft in Tenants Harbor. This is an active investigation with no suspects or leads at this time.

Deputy Moore began an investigation of theft in Owls Head. This is an active investigation with one named suspect who has yet to be located.

Sgt. Steve Burns began an investigation of theft in Cushing. This is an active investigation with no suspects or leads at this time.

Deputies Robert Wood, Matt Elwell and Sgt. Burns responded to assist Thomaston police at the scene of a fight in progress. One arrest was made by Thomaston police.

June 9

Deputy Palmer responded to Thomaston to assist Thomaston Police Officer Blais at the scene of a disorderly male. The male subject was taken into custody for theft by Officer Blais.

Deputy Larry Hesseltine arrested Alonzo Hoose, 31, of Vinalhaven on an outstanding arrest warrant. Hoose was transported to the Knox County Jail via Maine Marine Patrol without incident.

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

Deputies Palmer and Lt. Guerrette responded to a report of a female running into traffic in Warren. Upon contact with the female, it was determined that she was under the influence and was a threat to herself and possibly others. The female was taken into protective custody and transported to PBMC for an evaluation.

Deputy Moore began an investigation of burglary in Warren. This is an active investigation with no suspects or leads at this time.

June 10

Deputy Palmer responded to a report of an intoxicated male in Warren. Subsequent to this response, Raymond Ott, 52, of Warren was arrested on a charge of violating a condition of release. Ott was transported to the Knox County Jail without incident.

Deputy Hansen responded to a report of a motor vehicle crash in Cushing involving a single vehicle whose operator left the roadway, striking a large rock. Reportable damage was sustained with no personal injuries noted.

Deputy Arthur Smith responded to a report of a motor vehicle crash in Warren involving two vehicles, one of which rear-ended the other. Reportable damage was sustained.

Deputy Moore responded to a request for a well-being check on an adult male in Cushing. A caseworker from Midcoast Mental Health Center responded to the scene and cleared the subject from any further action.

Sgt. Burns responded to a request for a well-being check on an adult female in Warren. Upon arrival and after speaking to same, everything was deemed in order.

Deputy Smith responded to a report of a motor vehicle crash in Warren involving a single vehicle leaving the roadway and striking a guardrail. Unsafe speed and driver inattention were the key factors in this crash.

Deputy Elwell arrested Nickolas King, 20, of Union on a probation violation. King was transported to the Knox County Jail without incident.

June 11

Deputy Smith arrested Michael Knowlton, 21, of Waldoboro on two outstanding arrest warrants. Knowlton was transported to the Knox County Jail without incident.

Deputies Dave Johnson and Sgt. Michael Sprague responded to assist Maine State Police Trooper Barney at the scene of a disorderly male in Union. Upon arrival, the male appeared to be calm and consented to a search of his residence. Drug paraphernalia was located and the male was summoned for same.

Deputies Smith and Sgt. Sprague responded to assist Trooper Barney at the scene of a burglary in Hope. Two juvenile males were issued summonses for criminal trespass. This is a state police case.

Deputies Smith and Sgt. Sprague responded to a report of a domestic in Union. Upon arrival and after speaking to the parties involved, this was deemed a verbal argument only.

Deputies Elwell, Johnson and Smith responded to a report of a motor vehicle crash in Washington involving a single vehicle whose operator misjudged a curve in the road causing him to drive off the road, and his vehicle struck a ditch and rolled. The operator was transported to PBMC via Union Ambulance for injuries sustained. The vehicle was a total loss.

In total this week, the Knox County Sheriff’s Office received 221 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.