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Knox County court news

Nov 25, 2019

Rockland — A former Camden resident who was arrested after he tried to open a Brink's armored truck while he was wearing a mask successfully completed a deferred disposition and will serve no jail time.

Jon Baribeau, 50, of Brunswick, pleaded guilty last year to criminal attempt. Because he met terms of his deferred disposition, he was sentenced 364 days in jail all suspended and placed on probation for one year.

The incident occurred Aug. 28, 2017, in Camden, when a man wearing a mask and yellow outfit similar to a hazardous material outfit, approached the armored truck and tried to open the door. He then fled on foot.

That prompted a lengthy police search, but the suspect was not located.

A few days later, Brunswick police contacted Camden police to report that Baribeau's sister reported to the department that she suspected her brother was the man being sought for trying to get into the Brink's truck.

The sister told police that her brother suffered from untreated schizophrenia and had talked about robbing a bank in the past. A yellow raincoat and rain pants and a knitted hat were found during a search of the sister's residence, where he was staying.

Baribeau denied, in his initial statement to police, trying to get into the armored truck, but also told police that he was a "prince" and had papers from the Supreme Court that would exempt him from being charged. He said he had gone over to Hannaford for a coffee the morning of the incident.

Other cases completed in the state court in Knox County from Nov. 15 through Nov. 22 were:

Montana M. Wadleigh, 25, Vinalhaven, aggravated criminal mischief on June 8, 2016, dismissed; criminal mischief, 60 days jail.

Stephen R. Christie, 54, Rockport, OUI, 150-day license suspension, $500 fine.

Amanda Pryor, 39, Rockport, OUI, 48 hours jail, 150-day license suspension, $500 fine.

Nick McLeod, 67, New Sweden, theft by unauthorized taking on Aug. 15, 2018, $500 fine.

Logan L. MacDougall, 19, Warren, theft by unauthorized taking on Aug. 24, 2018 in Hope, dismissed.

Joshua William Peaslee, 33, Appleton, operating while license suspended or revoked, dismissed; violating condition of lease, dismissed.

Derek A. Leigh, 34, Washington, theft by unauthorized taking on Aug. 6, 2018 in Rockport, two years in jail with all but 45 days suspended, two years probation, restitution of $2,700.

Sharity A. Morris, 44, St. George, domestic violence assault, dismissed; disorderly conduct on May 16 in St. George, $250 fine.

Shawn R. Leclerc, 34, Waldoboro, domestic violence assault on July 5 in Rockland, dismissed; indecent conduct on July 5 in Rockland, 15 days in jail; criminal mischief, dismissed.

Roger Francis Plourde, 20, Jefferson, violating condition of release, failing to notify of motor vehicle accident on June 29 in Cushing, failing to make accident report, all seven days in jail.

Wili Calel, 28, Thomaston, OUi with one prior, $700 fine; operating while license suspended or revoked, $250 fine.

Donovan O. Conary, 22, Belfast, operating while license suspended, $250 fine.

Christopher M. Blais, 36, Warren, OUI, 48 hours jail, 150-day license suspension.

Tracy Condon, 32, Rockland, disorderly conduct, $250 fine; refusing to submit to arrest, $250 fine.

Jeffrey A. Madden Jr., 28, Thomaston, violating protection from abuse order on Oct. 10 in Rockland, 90 days all but three days suspended, one-year probation.

Jerry P. Poulin, 53, Camden, operating vehicle without a license, $250 fine.

Mathew L. Thibodeau, 31, Camden, motor vehicle speeding over 30 miles per hour over limit on Sept. 27 in  Thomaston, $500 fine.

Hunter E. Wincapaw, 23, Waldoboro, operating vehicle without license, $150 fine.

Zachary Brown, 33, Freedom, operating vehicle without license, $250 fine; failure to register vehicle, $150 fine.

Karen Ann Guschel, 56, Medford, Mass., operating while license suspended, $250 fine.

Michael Dean, 62, Camden,operating vehicle without license, $150 fine.

Michael Keating, 50, Owls Head, violation of menhadden requirement on Sept. 4 in Rockland, $150.

Samuel Lash, 33, Friendship, untagged lobster traps on Sept. 22 off Friendship, $1,400 fine.

Gary L. Kenney, 71, Rockland, untagged lobster traps on Sept. 13 off Rockland, $550 fine.

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Comments (1)
Posted by: Mary A McKeever | Nov 27, 2019 12:52

Really, Mike Dean, I am truly shocked to read you were; operating without a license! Your mother did not raise you to be so forgetful of the law.

Mary "Mickey" (Brown) McKeever +;0)

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