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 and reported the following calls from July 10 through July 16.

July 10

Deputy Matt Elwell responded to assist Maine State Police Trooper Pat Hood at the scene of an assault in Friendship. The unidentified male suspect was unable to be located.

Deputy John Hansen began an investigation of theft on North Haven. This is still an active investigation with no suspects or leads at this time.

Deputy David Johnson responded to a report of a motor vehicle crash in Tenants Harbor involving two vehicles in a parking lot. Non-reportable damage was sustained.

Subsequent to a traffic stop on Vinalhaven, Deputy Larry Hesseltine issued Philip Hopkins, 21, of Vinalhaven a summons for operating under the influence.

July 11

Deputy Paul Spear responded to assist Trooper Hood at the scene of a domestic in Washington. The male subject involved had left prior to the trooper’s arrival and the female was arrested on an outstanding arrest warrant. This is a state police case.

Deputy Nathaniel Jack arrested Josh Hallowell, 30, of St. George on an outstanding arrest warrant. The subject was transported to the Knox County Jail without incident.

Subsequent to a traffic stop, Sgt. Michael Sprague arrested Jeremy Delano, 38, of Rockland on charges of violating a condition of release, possession of marijuana, and use and or possession of drug paraphernalia. The subject was transported to the Knox County Jail without incident.

Deputy Elwell began an investigation of threatening in Cushing. This is still an active investigation and the report has been forwarded to the District Attorney’s Office for review.

July 12

Deputy Jack began an investigation of trespassing in Owls Head. The male suspect was located and issued a notice for same.

Deputy Jack responded to South Thomaston to assist Rockland Police Sgt. Finnegan in locating a female subject involved in a hit and run. The female was located and advised to contact Sgt. Finnegan.

July 13

Deputy Jack arrested Derek Lambert, 21, of Warren on an outstanding arrest warrant. The subject was transported to the Knox County Jail without incident.

Deputy Elwell responded to a report of an erratic vehicle in Warren. The vehicle and operator were located and sent on their way as no impairment was noted.

Deputy Elwell responded to a report of a domestic in Warren. Subsequent to this response, Gail Dinkins, 49, of Warren was arrested on a charge of domestic violence assault. The subject was transported to the Knox County Jail without incident.

Deputy Hesseltine responded to a 911 hang-up call on Vinalhaven. Upon arrival, it was found that a verbal argument had taken place and the female was issued a warning on trespassing.

July 14

Deputy John Palmer began an investigation of theft in Union. The female suspect in question was located and issued two summonses for same after reportedly admitting to the crime.

Chief Deputy Tim Carroll responded to a report of an erratic vehicle in Rockport. The vehicle and operator were located and after speaking with the operator, she was allowed to continue on as there were no signs of impairment.

Deputy Jack began an investigation of burglary in Warren. This is still an active investigation with no suspects or leads at this time. The case has been turned over to the Knox Sheriff’s Criminal Investigative Division for further investigation due to the value of the items taken.

Deputy Palmer began an investigation of criminal mischief in South Thomaston. This is still an active investigation with two suspects in question. Probable charges are pending.

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

Deputy Dave Johnson began an investigation of harassment in Warren. The female harasser was contacted and issued a warning for same.

July 15

Deputy Palmer arrested Wyatt Weaver, 26, of Cushing on an outstanding arrest warrant. The subject was transported to the Knox County Jail without incident.

Deputy Jack responded to a report of an erratic vehicle in South Thomaston. The vehicle and operator were located and the operator was issued a warning for same.

Deputy Palmer began an investigation of a vehicle theft in South Thomaston. This is still an active investigation with no suspects or leads at this time.

Deputy Palmer arrested Pauline Miller, 62, of St. George on an outstanding arrest warrant. The subject was transported to the Knox County Jail without incident.

Deputy Palmer arrested Alston Bartlett, 21, of Rockland on an outstanding arrest warrant after the subject turned himself in. The subject was taken to the Knox County Jail without incident.

Deputy Palmer responded to a report of a motor vehicle crash in Cushing involving a single vehicle whose operator fell asleep at the wheel, causing him to leave the roadway and strike a large tree. Reportable damage was sustained.

July 16

Detective Lt. Reggie Walker responded to a trespassing complaint in Owls Head. This is still an active investigation with probable charges pending due to the suspect already receiving a warning for same.

Detective Lt. Walker responded to a report of a motor vehicle crash in South Thomaston involving one vehicle backing into another. This crash was deemed non-reportable as it occurred on private property.

Deputy Johnson responded to an all-terrain vehicle accident in St. George. The male operator was taken to Pen Bay Medical Center for a head injury and the crash was turned over to the Maine Warden Service for further investigation.

In total this week, the Knox County Sheriff’s Office received 309 calls for service. Those calls that are not listed above are such calls as ATV problems, alarms, 911 hang-ups, along with nuisance, erratic vehicle and suspicious complaints.