Wednesday, March 19, 2014

March 7 – 13, 2014 Washington County Sheriff's Report

During this time the Washington County Sheriff’s Office responded to 50 calls for service. Several bail checks were done by the deputies during this time. Notable complaints are listed below:

Deputy Gregory Sawyer responded to a theft of oil complaint from a camp at Grand Lake Stream. Deputy Sawyer will conduct a further investigation.

Deputy Christopher Donahue arrested an individual in Topsfield for operating under the influence.

Deputy Dennis Worcester investigated an alleged violation of protection order. The protected party was receiving calls from the person he was not to have any contact. Investigation continues.

Deputy Dennis Worcester responded to a domestic disturbance in Lubec. A male who was allegedly intoxicated tried to run over his girlfriend. No charges at this time.

Lt Travis Willey responded to a report of sexual assault in Milbridge. Investigation continues.

Deputy Gregory Sawyer investigated a report of harassment in East Machias. An attorney reported being harassed by his client’s ex-husband. A verbal warning was issued.

Lt Travis Willey and Deputy Dennis Worcester responded to a sexual assault in Machiasport. A female reported 2 men had entered her residence and sexual assaulted her. The Sheriff’s Office was assisted at the scene by the Maine State police. The investigation is ongoing.

Deputy Gregory Sawyer arrested an individual near Baileyville for operating under the influence.

Sgt Ralph Pineo assisted DHHS with the removal of children in East Machias.

Sgt Ralph Pineo assisted Machias Police Department with a report of an attempted home invasion in Machias. The intruders had left the residence before the officers arrived. The investigation continues.

Deputy Christopher Donahue investigated a report of harassment in Waite. Text messages were being exchanged between parties. Verbal warnings were issued.