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Washington County Sheriff - Jun. 26, 2013

June 14 20, 2013


Deputy Gregory Sawyer assisted in a civil assist at the Rocky Lake Campground in Township 18.


Sgt Brandon Parker responded to a report of a car off the road in Cherryfield that was stuck on a mailbox.  The two subjects were both walking around the scene when Deputy Parker arrived. After speaking with the two subjects, the driver was summons for Operating under the influence and the passenger was summons for illegal possession of liquor by a minor.


Lt Timothy Tabbutt received a 911 hang up from Cherryfield. Lt Tabbutt determined the call to be an accident after speaking with the caller.  The caller was working on his truck and his phone was in his pocket.  The Sheriff's Office has responded to 521 "911 hang-up calls" since January 1, 2013, all of which require a response.  The Sheriff's Office has to respond to all 911 calls to determine if an emergency exists.  We encourage everyone to educate themselves about their cell phones. 


Lt Timothy Tabbutt responded to a motor vehicle accident in Columbia.  The driver was backing up in a parking lot with a boat and the boat hit the front of a parked vehicle.  After interviewing the driver and the victim, Lt Tabbutt determined it was an accident and no further action was taken.


Lt Timothy Tabbutt received a call about a possible break-in at Day Block Twp.  Warden Alan Curtis assisted with the investigation.  Investigation continues.


Deputy Ryan Allen was asked to assist Down East EMS with a possible domestic situation in Baileyville.  When Deputy Allen arrived the individuals had reached a peaceful agreement.


Deputy Gregory Sawyer responded to East Machias for a report of criminal threatening.  Deputy Sawyer met the suspect while in route to East Machias and stopped the vehicle.  After questioning the suspect, no charges were issued.  The suspect was on probation, so the matter was turned over to the Probation Dept. 


Deputy Gregory Sawyer served a criminal trespass notice in Calais.


Cpl Ralph Pineo investigated a possible harassment in Columbia Falls.  The complainant reported that she was being harassed on Facebook.  After investigating the complaint Cpl Pineo found no harassment had taken place.


Lt Timothy Tabbutt assisted Machias Police Department with traffic control for the Machias parade.


Deputy Gregory Sawyer responded to a disorderly conduct complaint in Lubec.  The individual was intoxicated and yelling.  Both parties came to an agreement for the night and no summons was issued. 


Deputy Gregory Sawyer responded to a motor vehicle accident in Whitneyville. The driver and his passengers were not injured and the vehicle was towed.  No charges were issued.


Sgt Brandon Parker responded to a loud party complaint at Schoodic Lake in TWP 18.  Lt Travis Willey and Deputy Dennis Worcester assisted with the investigation.  Several under age teenagers were issued summons for Illegal Possession of Liquor.  One individual was arrested and transported to Washington County Jail and charged with Disorderly Conduct after refusing to cooperate with the officers.