During this time the Washington County Sheriff’s Office responded to 59 calls for service. The following notable complaints were received:
Deputy Blaine Silk was assisted by Lieutenant Timothy Tabbutt in the Town of Milbridge where a male subjected was arrested and transported to the Washington County Jail. The male was charged with numerous offenses including Burglary, Aggravated Assault and Violating Condition of Release.
Sergeant Brandon Parker was assisted by Deputy Blaine Silk with a complaint in the Town of Lubec. As a result of this investigation, one male subject was arrested and transported to the Washington County Jail. He was charged with Burglary and Domestic Violence Assault. In addition to this arrest, one other male subject was issued a summons for Burglary. This investigation is continuing and additional charges may be brought.
Lieutenant Timothy Tabbutt responded to a complaint in Beddington. It was reported that some bee hives that had been placed on a blueberry field had been disturbed. It was further discovered that someone had placed a “pollen catcher” inside the hives which would collect the pollen off the bees. Lt. Tabbutt continues to investigate this matter.
A male subject having an active warrant for his arrest along with bail conditions was believed to be residing in the Town of Addison. Lt. Timothy Tabbutt stopped a vehicle in connection with locating the wanted subject. He was able to ascertain that moments earlier, the male had been dropped off in front of a residence and had run through a field into the woods. Lt. Tabbutt along with other assisting officers set up a perimeter of the area. A handler and K9 from the Maine State Police was contacted to assist with locating the wanted subject. The K9 was able to track the male subject to a beach area where the male was arrested and then transported to the Washington County Jail.
Deputy Steven Ramsey responded to a traffic accident in the Town of Danforth. This accident involved a fully loaded cement truck which had rolled over. The driver of the truck had to be extricated from the vehicle. Injuries received by the driver are unknown, but not believed to be life threatening.
Deputy Steven Ramsey is investigating a theft in the Town of Princeton. It was reported by a resident that several items had been stolen including a gun, generator and some torches. This investigation is continuing.