ITEMS OF INTEREST:
The Sheriff’s Office has assisted with several drug overdose ambulance calls over the past few weeks. We would like to remind citizens that the well-being and safety of our citizens is at the forefront of our mission, and that calling 9-1-1 in an emergency is always the right thing to do. If you or a loved one have a substance abuse issue and would like to receive help, please contact your personal care provider, your mental health counselor, your local hospital, or your local law enforcement agency. The 24-hour crisis hotline number is 1-888-568-1112.
The Sheriff’s Office received and responded to 111 calls for service this week.
Sgt. Ralph Pineo responded to a two-vehicle accident on Route 191 in Lubec. Minor damage to the vehicles was reported.
Deputy Blaine Silk arrested an individual on Main Street in East Machias for Violation of Protective Order and Violation of Condition of Release. During the search, the individual was also found to have a plastic bag containing marijuana, and so was issued a summons for Possession of a Usable amount of Marijuana. The individual was transported to the Washington County Jail.
A car-deer crash on Ridge Road in Cherryfield was investigated by Lt. Timothy Tabbutt. No injuries were reported.
A moose-semi accident on Route 1 in Waite was attended to by Cpl. Christopher Donahue. No injuries were reported.
Sgt. Ralph Pineo responded to the scene of a deer-car crash on Chases Mill Road in East Machias. The driver reported no injuries.
Lt. Timothy Tabbutt attended a deer-car accident on Ridge Road in Addison. There were no injuries reported.
An individual with an outstanding warrant was arrested on the Irving Smith Road in Jonesboro by Deputy Blaine Silk. The individual, who was suicidal, was transported to the Down East Community Hospital before being taken to the Washington County Jail.
Deputy Blaine Silk investigated a report of theft on County Road in Lubec. The investigation remains ongoing.
An individual was arrested by Deputy Timothy Carter on Pumping Station Road in Lubec. The individual, who had three outstanding warrants, was transported to the Washington County Jail.
An individual from Jonesboro reported a suspected case of telephone fraud. Deputy Blaine Silk spoke to the caller. Because the calls were generated from out of state, the caller was given the information to call the FBI help line.
Lt. Timothy Tabbutt investigated a report of theft on Mill Street in Harrington. The stolen property was later returned and the victim did not wish to press any charges.
A deer-car accident on Route 191 in East Machias was investigated by Deputy Timothy Carter. No injuries were reported.
Sgt. Brandon Parker investigated a report of domestic disturbance on the Wyman Road in Milbridge. One of the parties was transported to the hospital by ambulance for minor injuries. The parties, who did not wish to file a formal complaint, were separated for the night.
A request to remove a subject from a residence in Steuben was investigated by Sgt. Brandon Parker. Because there was no criminal activity, and because both parties live at the residence, neither party could be removed. After talking with Sgt. Parker, one of the parties decided to spend the night somewhere else to avoid further disagreement.
Cpl. Christopher Donahue performed a civil assist at a residence in Baring. No further action was necessary.
A deer-car accident on North Main Street in Cherryfield was investigated by Lt. Timothy Tabbutt. No injuries were reported.
A caller from Perry reported a possible phone scam. Deputy Timothy Carter spoke to the caller and provided information to contact the FBI regarding the scam.
Deputy Timothy Carter removed a subject from a residence in Lubec. No further action was necessary.
A report of theft on the Lake Road in Robbinston was investigated by Deputy Ryan Murry. The investigation remains open.
A report of criminal threatening in Columbia Falls was investigated by Lt. Timothy Tabbutt. The parties were interviewed and advised not to have further contact with each other.