Saturday, June 14, 2014

Weekly Report May 30, 2014 to June 5, 2014

During this time the Washington County Sheriff’s Office responded to 71 calls for service. The following notable complaints were received:

Deputy Steven Ramsey received a complaint in Baileyville where a motel door had been forcibly opened and entry had been made into the room. This case remains open and the investigation is continuing.

Deputy Timothy Carter responded to a complaint in Vanceboro where it was reported that damaged had been discovered at a local cemetery. Several leads are being followed along with evidence being collected. The investigation continues in this matter.

A report of remnants of a possible meth lab was reported in the town of Danforth. Deputy Timothy Carter collected the evidence and is continuing the investigation with assistance of Corporal Gregory Sawyer.

A complaint of criminal trespass in the town of Beals is being investigated by Deputy Blaine Silk. The complainant reported that a locked rental property had been entered and the burner on a propane stove has been turned on and left. The investigation continues in this matter.

Deputy Dennis Worcester responded to a report of a burglary at a residence in Machiasport. It was reported that several electronic items were taken along with cash. This investigation is continuing.

Deputy Dennis Worcester received information which lead to the recovery of a stolen boat gas tank which was reported stolen in December 2013 from a residence in Machiasport.

A complainant who was mowing grass at a cemetery in Jonesport reported that while the complainant left for lunch their lawn mower and gas can were stolen. Sergeant Brandon Parker is investigating this matter.

While patrolling in the Marshfield area, Deputy Dennis Perry encountered two vehicles travelling at a high rate of speed. Deputy Perry was assisted by the Machias Police Department in stopping the vehicles. As a result, two young adult males were arrested and transported to the Washington County Jail, where they each received a summons for Criminal Speeding.