Friday, May 17, 2013

Washington County Sheriff’s Office Weekly Report

May 3 – May 9, 2013

Sgt Randy Perry responded to a report of an assault in Steuben. When Sgt Perry arrived he conducted interviews. After the interviews were conducted it was determined to be a verbal disagreement. No charges were filed.
Sgt Brandon Parker responded to a report of a vehicle that had crashed into a fence and left the scene in Steuben. Sgt Parker spoke with the property owner. Minutes later the Washington County Regional Communications Center (RCC) received information that a male and female had been involved in a crash and they were intoxicated. The caller stated that the individuals were at home in Steuben. After further investigation the female was placed under arrest for operating under the influence.

May 4, 2013

Sgt Brandon Parker served a Protection from Abuse Order in Steuben.
The American Legion Narraguagus Post # 8 presented the Sheriff and Deputies the Law Enforcement Certificate of Commendation for Outstanding Public Service.
Numerous vehicle stops were conducted by the Sheriff’s Office during this time period. Multiple warnings were issued. Most were due to speeding. The sheriff’s office would like to remind operators to observe the speed limits. The life you save may be your own.
The number of 911 calls has increased significantly over the past few months. The sheriff’s office encourages teaching children the importance of knowing how, and when to dial 911.

Deputy Ryan J. Allen responded to the Snowmobile Club in Perry reference theft of rail road ties. No one had permission to take the ties. After interviewing several people the rail road ties were located and returned to the Snowmobile Club. No charges were filed.
Deputy Ryan J. Allen responded to a 911 hang-up in Whitneyville. Upon call back it was discovered that there was some sort of domestic dispute. Warden Alan Curtis assisted at the scene. After interviewing the parties involved the officers determined that no assault had occurred and referred the individual for medical services.

May 5, 2013

Sgt Randy Perry investigated a property dispute in Columbia. An individual had blocked a right of way so no one could use the road. Both property owners were present and agreed that they need to get the property surveyed. No further action taken.

Sgt Randy Perry investigated a report of smoke in the Addison area. After responding to the area no smoke was found.

May 6, 2013
Deputy Gregory Sawyer was traveling North on Charlotte Rd in Baring and witnessed a white GMC traveling at a high rate of speed. The vehicle stopped and the driver was identified. After a check with DMW it was determined that the driver was operating without a valid driver’s license. The driver was issued a summons.

May 7, 2013
Lt Timothy Tabbutt received a phone harassment complaint from Jonesport. The caller reported that a family member keeps texting him. Lt Tabbutt spoke with both parties and they agreed to stop texting each other.
Lt Timothy Tabbutt received a call from a land owner in Columbia that someone had put a trailer across a right of way preventing them from having access. Lt Tabbutt and Cpl Pineo reported to the property. The Sheriff's Office has been called to this location several times for the same issues. A survey of the property is being conducted to avoid any further issues. The individual refused to move the trailer and was placed under arrest.

May 9, 2013
Deputy Ryan Allen was dispatched to a single vehicle crash in Marshfield. The operator was transported to Down East Community hospital.
Cpl Ralph Pineo investigated personal property missing in Pembroke. Investigation continues.
Deputy Ryan Allen gave a bike safety talk at the Alexander Elementary School.
Sgt Brandon Parker, Lt Mary Zidalis and Deputy Ryan Allen along with his canine Dozer attended the Special Olympics at the UMM Campus. Dozer was a big hit with the participants.