Knox County Sheriff’s beat: Car accidents and arrests on warrants

February 4th, 2014 by admin Leave a reply »

ROCKLAND — The Knox County Sheriff’s Office responded to the following incidents Jan. 26 through Feb. 1. In total, deputies received 266 calls for service. Calls not listed below concerned all-terrain vehicle problems, alarms, 911 hang-ups, nuisance issues, erratic vehicles and suspicious complaints. 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.

Jan. 26

Subsequent to a traffic stop in Camden, Deputy Arthur Smith issued a summons for driving to endanger.

Deputy Matt Elwell responded to a report of a motor vehicle crash in Friendship involving a single vehicle. Subsequent to this response, the operator was issued summonses for operating without a license and attaching false plates. There was reportable damage.

Deputy Paul Pinkham responded to a report of a motor vehicle crash in Hope involving a single vehicle. There was non-reportable damage.

Deputy Lance Mitchell and Sgt. James Moore responded to a report of a domestic in Owls Head. This was deemed a verbal argument only. The parties were separated for the evening and both issued warnings of harassment.

Deputy Robert Potter responded to a report of an erratic vehicle on Vinalhaven. The vehicle was located, on its side with no one around. The operator was later located and issued summonses for failure to report an accident by quickest means and leaving the scene. The vehicle was a total loss.

Deputy Smith and Sgt. Moore responded to Friendship to conduct a probation check on an adult male.

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