During this time the Washington County Sheriff’s Office responded to 76 calls for service. There were 36 false emergency 911 hang-ups received during this period.
Please use care when handling telephone devices, as false 911 calls place much strain on law enforcement resources. The following notable complaints were received:
Deputy Dennis Perry responded to a motor vehicle accident in Milbridge. Caller reported that he had received minor damage to his vehicle due to striking a deer. The animal was still alive and Deputy Perry assisted in dispatching the injured animal.
A complaint of harassment was received by Sgt. Brandon Parker. Sgt. Parker investigated this complaint and no charges have been filed at this time.
Corporal Gregory Sawyer was assisted by Lieutenant Timothy Tabbutt in the Town of Lubec where it was reported that an individual with a firearm was acting in a threatening manner toward a neighbor. This case remains under investigation.
While patrolling in the Edmunds Township area Lieutenant Travis Willey encountered an unregistered motor vehicle being operated by male subject. While conducting the vehicle stop, Lt. Willey discovered that the male driver’s right to operate a motor vehicle was under suspension. The vehicle was towed from the scene while the male operator was arrested and transported to the Washington County Jail.
Lieutenant Timothy Tabbutt conducted a bail checks in Marshfield and Jonesport. Both subjects were found to be in compliance with their bail conditions.
Corporal Gregory Sawyer was assisted by Deputy Richard Rolfe and K9 Stryker in a search of a residence in Perry. No charges at this time.
Deputy Dennis Worcester responded to a complaint from an individual who had been allegedly threatened by a male suspect with a knife. After interviewing all individuals involved, no charges were filed.
A complaint in Cherryfield of a fight in progress was received by Deputy Dennis Worcester and assisted by Lieutenant Timothy Tabbutt. An investigation was conducted and a warning of disorderly conduct was issued.
Deputy Dennis Worcester responded to a complaint in the Town of Cherryfield. Deputy Worcester discovered at the residence a female who had an outstanding warrant of arrest. The female was arrested and transported to the Washington County Jail.
Deputy Dennis Worcester and Sergeant Brandon Parker responded to a complaint in the Town of Machiasport. It was reported that someone was attempting to break into a home while the residents were inside. This matter remains under investigation.
Lieutenant Timothy Tabbutt responded to a theft complaint in the Town of Addison. The victim alleged that three of his pigs had been stolen. Lt. Tabbutt was able to locate the pigs and a summons for Theft By Unauthorized Taking or Transfer was issued to the defendant.
Deputy Dennis Worcester responded to an assault complaint in Lubec. The male victim received cuts and scrapes during the altercation. A male subject was arrested and transported to the Washington County Jail where he was then issued a summons for assault.
Deputy Dennis Worcester received a complaint of an alleged assault in Dennysville involving two male juveniles. Case remains open at this time.
Corporal Gregory Sawyer investigated a burglary complaint in Princeton. A subject reported that a seasonal residence had been forcibly entered and several items were missing including a television and fishing poles. This investigation is ongoing.
Sergeant Brandon Parker responded to a domestic disturbance in Jonesport involving two sisters. This case remains open at this time.