Thursday, May 29, 2014

Weekly Report May 16, 2014 to May 22, 2014

During this time the Washington County Sheriff’s Office responded to 47 calls for service. The following notable complaints were received:

Deputy Dennis Worcester responded to a burglary complaint in Lubec. It was reported that a residence had been forcibly entered and items stolen. Investigation continues in this matter.

Corporal Chris Donahue assisted in a forensic interview of an alleged sexual assault victim.

A request to remove a subject from a residence in Harrington was received by Deputy Dennis Worcester. As a result of this investigation, one adult male was arrested and charged with a violation of condition of release. The male subject was transported to the Washington County Jail.

A resident in the Town of Jonesport reported a complaint of alleged tampering with a motor vehicle. Deputy Dennis Worcester responded and continues to investigate this incident.

Deputy Steven Ramsey responded to a complaint in the Town of Princeton. The complainant reported that the fuel line connected to his residence had been cut and the propane tank had been taken. Deputy Ramsey continues his investigation into this matter.

A business in the Town of Columbia Falls reported a theft of money. Deputy Dennis Worcester responded to the complaint. Subsequently, the money was recovered and one adult male was arrested. The male suspect was then transported to the Washington County Jail charged with Theft By Unauthorized Taking or Transfer.

Deputy Dennis Perry investigated a theft of money and medication from several students in the Edmunds Township area. Several interviews were conducted and this investigation continues.

Several complaints were received regarding possible scams. Some of the tactics used were distribution of counterfeit checks along with telephone solicitations claiming that individuals had won prizes. Please cautious about providing any personal information to unknown individuals.