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 Sept. 18 through Sept. 24.

Sept. 18

Deputy James Moore responded to assist the Maine State Police at the scene of an assault in Appleton. This is a state police case.

Deputy John Palmer responded to a report of an out-of-control juvenile in Cushing. Upon arrival, it was determined that the juvenile would be transported to Pen Bay Medical Center for an evaluation.

Deputies Palmer, Dave Johnson and Chief Deputy Tim Carroll responded to a report of a domestic in Washington. Subsequent to this response, Jeff Moran, 24, of Washington was arrested on a charge of violating a protection from abuse order. The subject was transported to the Knox County Jail without incident.

Sept. 19

Deputy John Hansen responded to a report of threatening in Owls Head. Upon arrival, it was deemed that the male suspect involved would be transported to PBMC for a mental evaluation.

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

Sept. 30

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

Deputy Nathaniel Jack assisted Maine State Trooper Donald Webber at the scene of an assault in Warren. Deputy Jack attempted to locate the suspect in this case, which met with negative results. This is a state police case.

Sept. 21

Deputies Brandon Osgood and Elwell conducted a radar detail in Washington. One summons for speed and one warning for expired inspection were issued.

Deputy Moore responded to a report of a motor vehicle crash in St. George involving a single vehicle whose operator left the roadway, striking a tree and subsequently rolling the vehicle. The operator was transported to PBMC via St. George Rescue for injuries sustained.

Deputy Moore responded to a report of a motor vehicle crash in Washington involving a single vehicle leaving the roadway and striking a tree. Upon arrival, it was found that the operator and possible passengers had left the scene. The operator, Nickolas King, 21, of Union was located the following day and issued summonses for leaving the scene of an accident and failure to report accident by quickest means. The subject was also arrested on a charge of violating a condition of release and taken to the Knox County Jail without incident.

Deputies Jack and Sgt. Steve Burns responded to a request for a well-being check on an adult male who was said to have threatened to harm himself in Union. Upon arrival, contact was made with the male in question and everything appeared to be all set.

Sept. 22

Deputy Palmer arrested Merrill Chapman, 23, of Warren on an outstanding arrest warrant. The subject was transported to the Knox County Jail without incident.

Deputies Elwell and Osgood conducted a radar detail in Union. Three warnings for speed were issued.

Deputy Palmer began an investigation of harassment in Owls Head. Subsequent to this investigation, Tiffany Ames, 40, of Morrill was arrested on charges of harassment and violating a condition of release. The subject was transported to the Knox County Jail without incident.

Deputy Moore responded to a report of a missing juvenile in Washington. Shortly after the report was made, the juvenile was located and returned to her parents.

Deputies John Hansen and Sgt. Burns responded to a report of a domestic in Owls Head. Subsequent to this response, Tim Tolman, 31, of Owls Head was arrested on charges of domestic violence assault, domestic violence criminal mischief and obstructing report of a crime. The subject was transported to the Knox County Jail without incident.

Sept. 23

Deputy Moore began an investigation of criminal mischief at the Knox County Jail. Subsequent to this investigation, inmate Mark Chamberlin, 24, of Rockland was arrested on charges of aggravated criminal mischief and violating a condition of release.

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

Deputy Hansen responded to a report of a motor vehicle crash in Port Clyde involving two vehicles, one of which backed into the other causing it to go over the edge of the wharf, partially into the water. Non-reportable damage was sustained.

Sgt. Burns arrested Amanda French, 24, of Auburn on two outstanding arrest warrants. The subject was already incarcerated at the Knox County Jail on other charges.

Sept. 24

Deputies Elwell, Osgood and Sgt. Burns responded to a well-being check in Owls Head involving a male laying in the front yard. Upon arrival, the male was located and due to his level of intoxication, was assisted in getting into his home.

Deputy Hansen arrested Felicity Hall-Butler, 32, of Owls Head on two outstanding arrest warrants. The subject was transported to the Knox County Jail without incident.

Deputy Hansen arrested Amanda Struk-Miller, 20, of Rockland on an outstanding arrest warrant. The subject was currently incarcerated at the Knox County Jail on other charges.

Deputy Moore responded to assist Trooper James Leonard at the scene of a domestic in Warren. Upon arrival, it was deemed that this was a verbal argument only and the parties separated for the evening.

In total, during this one-week period, the Knox County Sheriff’s Office received 196 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.